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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 10 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.70% 5.56% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 45.45% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%

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
7 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 18.92% 12.22% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £338 £235 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.61% +23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £125 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas