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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.64% 10.38% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.95% 40.00% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 11
Median daily rate £393 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £216 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £424 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £41.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
38 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.03% 25.94% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 29
Median daily rate £370 £265 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.97 £42.46 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.03% +277.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 -7 10 £393 +22.65% 5
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (52.78%) Unix
1 19 (52.78%) Python
2 18 (50.00%) Puppet
3 16 (44.44%) F5
3 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 16 (44.44%) Firewall
4 15 (41.67%) Nagios
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
5 14 (38.89%) Perl
6 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.00%) BCP
9 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity
9 9 (25.00%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 8 (22.22%) NetApp
11 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (19.44%) HTTPS
11 7 (19.44%) VPN
11 7 (19.44%) FTP
11 7 (19.44%) HTTP
11 7 (19.44%) MQSeries

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 7 (19.44%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) GemFire
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) FTP
3 7 (19.44%) HTTP
3 7 (19.44%) HTTPS
3 7 (19.44%) IPsec
3 7 (19.44%) LDAP
3 7 (19.44%) NAS
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security
3 7 (19.44%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 6 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.78%) DAB
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) NFC
6 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) PVCS
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Avionics
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Support
4 4 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.78%) DBA
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) J2EE
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) boto
4 2 (5.56%) POSIX
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) MFC
5 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (19.44%) iPad
3 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) BCP
2 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) SIEM
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) UML
8 1 (2.78%) Analytics
8 1 (2.78%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) Perl
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.89%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Samba
2 7 (19.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Puppet
2 15 (41.67%) Nagios
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.78%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) F5
1 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) NetApp
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk
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