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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.00% 7.49% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 31.11% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Median daily rate £393 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
57 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.18% 24.06% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 25
Median daily rate £384 £230 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.84% -48.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.97 £33.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.96% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £9.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £49.19 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 June 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 June 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 +3 15 £421 - 11
Poole 0 1 - - 1
Dorchester - 1 £375 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (39.47%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Unix
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) Puppet
3 13 (34.21%) ITIL
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 12 (31.58%) F5
5 11 (28.95%) Nagios
5 11 (28.95%) Perl
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) VMware
5 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
8 8 (21.05%) BCP
8 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
9 7 (18.42%) NetApp
9 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
10 6 (15.79%) VPN
10 6 (15.79%) FTP
10 6 (15.79%) HTTP

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 (15.79%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) GemFire
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.63%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) FTP
3 6 (15.79%) HTTP
3 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
3 6 (15.79%) IPsec
3 6 (15.79%) LDAP
3 6 (15.79%) NAS
3 6 (15.79%) Network Security
3 6 (15.79%) VPN
4 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
4 5 (13.16%) tcpdump
4 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.63%) DAB
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) NFC
6 1 (2.63%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Ingres
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) PVCS
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Avionics
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) DBA
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 5 (13.16%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Support
4 4 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) J2EE
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) boto
3 2 (5.26%) POSIX
4 1 (2.63%) MFC
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.79%) iPad
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Unix
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) BCP
2 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
2 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) SIEM
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 2 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Python
2 11 (28.95%) Perl
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Samba
2 6 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Puppet
2 11 (28.95%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.63%) Salt
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) F5
1 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) NetApp
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) IBM