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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.54% 11.84% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 52.94% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
17 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 26.15% 22.37% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Median daily rate £230 £475 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.57% +120.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) RACF
4 3 (30.00%) CICS
4 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (30.00%) CA Endevor
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (20.00%) REXX
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (20.00%) JCL
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL

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 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) WebEx
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Environment Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) RACF Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JCL
3 2 (20.00%) REXX
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) RACF
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) CA Endevor
3 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) VMware