Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.42% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Somerset median daily rate £563 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
South West median daily rate £513 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +17.82% +5.45% -18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 471 510 450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.13% 97.70% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 303 299
Somerset median daily rate £421 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.97% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £169 £208 £154
90th Percentile £575 £530 £510
South West median daily rate £430 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +2.99% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 22
Somerset median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +20.30% +0.76%
10th Percentile £10.70 £16.56 £11.41
90th Percentile £45.10 £44.58 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £39.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year +4.40% +18.66% +21.82%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Somerset

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Somerset

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Somerset

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Clevedon - 1 £425 -
Linux/Unix DevOps
South West

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Linux/Unix DevOps 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/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

Linux/Unix DevOps 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible