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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 4.60% 20.55% 10.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 68.18% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
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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 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.84% 30.14% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Average daily rate £220 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) RPG
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) STL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) STL
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) RPG
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) RPG/400
1 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix