Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Development Operations Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.65% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Somerset median daily rate £525 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
South West median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 455 442 457
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.27% 96.51% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 276 233
Somerset median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £250 £150 £165
90th Percentile £572 £509 £489
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 91
Somerset median hourly rate £41.00 £16.81 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.87% -55.76% -3.18%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.69 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.15 £43.08 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Somerset

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Somerset

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 £513 - 1
Taunton -5 1 £525 -4.55%
Linux DevOps Engineer
South West

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Linux DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SAP