The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 7.75% 10.48% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.04% 39.29% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £393 £320 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -18.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Linux
Dorset

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
27 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.93% 26.67% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 10
Median daily rate £393 £438 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (76.00%) Unix
2 18 (72.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Puppet
3 16 (64.00%) F5
3 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
3 16 (64.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) Nagios
5 14 (56.00%) ITIL
5 14 (56.00%) Perl
6 10 (40.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) BCP
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity
7 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (36.00%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (28.00%) Samba
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) IPsec
9 7 (28.00%) J2EE
9 7 (28.00%) MQSeries
9 7 (28.00%) LDAP
9 7 (28.00%) NetApp
9 7 (28.00%) Solaris
9 7 (28.00%) FTP
9 7 (28.00%) HTTP
9 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 (28.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) FTP
2 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 7 (28.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (28.00%) IPsec
2 7 (28.00%) LDAP
2 7 (28.00%) NAS
2 7 (28.00%) Network Security
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (24.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) PVCS
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Environment Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) boto
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) POSIX
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (28.00%) iPad
3 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Unix
2 7 (28.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) BCP
2 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (36.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (8.00%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
8 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (4.00%) Release Management
8 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Perl
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Samba
1 7 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Puppet
2 15 (60.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.00%) Salt
4 1 (4.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) F5
1 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) NetApp
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk