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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.93% 9.02% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 35.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £371 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £485 £408
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 £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
12 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 11.88% 25.41% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £350 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 1 October 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 17 (80.95%) Unix
2 14 (66.67%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Puppet
3 13 (61.90%) F5
3 13 (61.90%) Nagios
3 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) Perl
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (33.33%) Solaris
7 7 (33.33%) iPad
8 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
8 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Java
8 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 6 (28.57%) BCP
8 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
8 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 5 (23.81%) Samba
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
9 5 (23.81%) MQSeries

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 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
2 3 (14.29%) CICS
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 5 (23.81%) FTP
3 5 (23.81%) HTTP
3 5 (23.81%) HTTPS
3 5 (23.81%) IPsec
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) NAS
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) tcpdump
3 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) PVCS
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CICS Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) RACF Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) POSIX
3 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) iPad
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
4 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) BCP
3 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Perl
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) JCL
5 2 (9.52%) REXX
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Samba
1 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Puppet
2 13 (61.90%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) CA Endevor
4 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
5 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) F5
1 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
2 5 (23.81%) NetApp
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) CA
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk