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 26 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 22.22% 5.00% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £423 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.60
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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 25.93% 30.00% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £424 £900 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.91% +157.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £960 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.60
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Taunton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 12 (85.71%) Cloudera
2 11 (78.57%) Ansible
3 10 (71.43%) Apache Hive
4 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (64.29%) Docker
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (57.14%) Big Data
5 8 (57.14%) DevOps
6 7 (50.00%) Apache Spark
7 6 (42.86%) Vagrant
7 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 6 (42.86%) Open Source
7 6 (42.86%) HBase
7 6 (42.86%) Java
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (35.71%) Scrum
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) Oozie
8 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
9 4 (28.57%) IaaS
9 4 (28.57%) Analytics
9 4 (28.57%) Apache Pig
9 4 (28.57%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics

Linux
Co-occurring 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 7 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Pig
2 4 (28.57%) nginx
3 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Jetty
4 1 (7.14%) Mongrel
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Hive
3 8 (57.14%) Big Data
4 6 (42.86%) HBase
5 4 (28.57%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (21.43%) GIS
7 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Vagrant
2 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Assurance Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (21.43%) Information Management
7 3 (21.43%) OWASP
7 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Dart
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) CLAS
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) HDFS
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Oozie
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cloudera
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) ESRI
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) VMware