The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.19% 7.57% 12.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 29.23% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Median daily rate £371 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £42.46 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.16% 25.90% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 38
Median daily rate £325 £245 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 19
Median hourly rate £15.26 £29.25 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +76.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Dorset region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Dorset region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 8 £371 -17.50% 6
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (69.23%) Unix
2 15 (57.69%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Puppet
3 14 (53.85%) F5
3 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 14 (53.85%) Nagios
4 13 (50.00%) Perl
5 12 (46.15%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 8 (30.77%) iPad
8 7 (26.92%) Solaris
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 6 (23.08%) NAS
9 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
9 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
9 6 (23.08%) Samba
9 6 (23.08%) IPsec
9 6 (23.08%) BCP
9 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
2 3 (11.54%) CICS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
3 6 (23.08%) FTP
3 6 (23.08%) HTTP
3 6 (23.08%) HTTPS
3 6 (23.08%) IPsec
3 6 (23.08%) LDAP
3 6 (23.08%) NAS
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
3 6 (23.08%) tcpdump
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.69%) WebEx
5 1 (3.85%) DAB
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) NFC
5 1 (3.85%) OFDM
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) PVCS
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Avionics
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Unix Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
3 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) iPad
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 3 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 6 (23.08%) BCP
3 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 13 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) JCL
5 2 (7.69%) REXX
6 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Samba
2 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.54%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 14 (53.85%) Nagios
3 3 (11.54%) CA Endevor
4 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) F5
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.85%) Splunk
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
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