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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.42% 2.51% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.54% 8.77% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 10
Median daily rate £393 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
65 57 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.10% 28.64% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 40
Median daily rate £363 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Median hourly rate £11.71 £32.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.41% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +9 17 £400 - 5
Dorchester - 4 £363 - 1
Poole - 3 £500 - 3
Weymouth +3 1 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 14 (32.56%) Python
2 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) Puppet
3 12 (27.91%) Unix
4 11 (25.58%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (25.58%) F5
5 10 (23.26%) Nagios
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Perl
5 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.93%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
7 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
7 8 (18.60%) BCP
7 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
8 7 (16.28%) NetApp
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.95%) C++
9 6 (13.95%) Subversion
9 6 (13.95%) Degree

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 5 (11.63%) MQSeries
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) GemFire
4 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
3 5 (11.63%) FTP
3 5 (11.63%) HTTP
3 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
3 5 (11.63%) IPsec
3 5 (11.63%) LDAP
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) tcpdump
4 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.33%) DAB
6 1 (2.33%) NFC
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Ingres
3 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Avionics
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Support
5 4 (9.30%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) J2EE
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Sling
2 4 (9.30%) OSGi
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) boto
4 2 (4.65%) POSIX
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) MFC
5 1 (2.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Unix
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) BCP
2 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
2 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.30%) ETL
5 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
5 4 (9.30%) SIEM
5 4 (9.30%) Signal Processing
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Python
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) Perl
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C++
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.65%) C
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) F5
1 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
1 11 (25.58%) VMware
2 7 (16.28%) NetApp
3 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago