The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Somerset
Rank 21 31 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.21% 2.26% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.54% 16.67% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Median daily rate £383 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 37 36 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 17.79% 13.58% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 21
Median daily rate £350 £341 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +33.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £160 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -18.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £15.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £41.38 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Somerset

Linux
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +6 8 £350 +2.56% 6
Taunton -4 2 £400 -3.03% 1
Street - 2 £484 -
Glastonbury - 1 £365 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (22.58%) Ansible
4 7 (22.58%) Docker
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
5 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
6 5 (16.13%) Cloudera
7 4 (12.90%) HDFS
7 4 (12.90%) C++

Linux
Top Related 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 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) GitHub
3 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) HBase
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) QGIS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
4 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Core
2 3 (9.68%) React
3 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) PostGIS
3 2 (6.45%) Sass
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) boto
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) OpenWrt
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
4 4 (12.90%) Lua
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) HDFS
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) BusyBox
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) Oozie
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) SCCM
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Cloudera
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago