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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Dorset
Rank 17 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.85% 6.15% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 34.29% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £494 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
16 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.53% 17.95% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 23
Median daily rate £338 £275 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Dorchester - 2 £494 - 1
Bournemouth +4 1 - -
Poole -7 1 £325 -27.77%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Grails
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Groovy
3 2 (28.57%) Java

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Grails
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) arcserve
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware