The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 4.76% 11.25% 12.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 45.00% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate
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£393 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £383 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 18.10% 25.00% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 23
Average daily rate £393 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £97 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.93 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Bournemouth region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) CA Endevor
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) REXX
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) CICS
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (18.18%) RACF
6 2 (18.18%) JCL
6 2 (18.18%) ISPF
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Migration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Environment Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) REXX
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) JCL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
4 1 (9.09%) sed
4 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
4 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) RPG
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VCP5
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
3 2 (18.18%) RACF
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) CA Endevor
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) FalconStor
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat