The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.71% 1.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £385 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 14 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 7.43% 9.79% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Median daily rate £158 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.72% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Exeter

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Exeter.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Exeter

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Exeter.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Exeter

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Exeter region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (58.33%) Subversion
4 7 (58.33%) GlassFish
4 7 (58.33%) Kerberos
4 7 (58.33%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) AIX
4 7 (58.33%) Ant
4 7 (58.33%) VBScript
4 7 (58.33%) Domain Models
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) IIS
2 7 (58.33%) GlassFish
2 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Ant
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) JPA
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Domain Models
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
1 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) VMware