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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.88% 5.32% 18.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 16.13% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Average daily rate
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- £438 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.74% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
20 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 23.53% 32.98% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 36
Average daily rate £328 £450 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £136 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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
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 29 June 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Server
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) C Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Data Security
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Symantec
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
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