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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.10% 13.91% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 35.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Average daily rate
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- £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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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
21 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 23.08% 39.13% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 18
Average daily rate £160 £450 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £354 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -56.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Server
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Server
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) VMware