The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 13 9 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27  
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 7.69% 5.71% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 22.22% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £413 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -7.30%  
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 £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 15.38% 25.71% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) QGIS
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Oozie
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) QGIS
3 1 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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