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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.37% 9.39% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 40.48% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £447 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £39.98 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
46 42 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.22% 23.20% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 33
Median daily rate £210 £350 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
Median hourly rate £11.00 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.09% +69.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Dorchester - 2 £494 - 1
Bournemouth -8 1 £300 -35.13% 4
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 4 (28.57%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Nagios
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) CICS
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) RACF
4 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
4 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing

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 3 (21.43%) CICS
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Environment Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CICS Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) RACF Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Grails
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) JCL
4 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) RACF
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
3 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) F5
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
Christchurch, Dorset
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