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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 7.87% 3.96% 17.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 16.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £450 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
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
14 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 15.73% 24.75% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Average daily rate £180 £165 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) OSGi
4 4 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (28.57%) Apache Sling
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 4 (28.57%) Data Security
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VBScript
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Ingres
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Sling
1 4 (28.57%) OSGi
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) VBScript
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
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