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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.91% 9.04% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 43.59% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £410 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
34 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.56% 20.74% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 25
Median daily rate £238 £180 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
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 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -3 1 £300 -33.33% 2
Poole -3 1 £325 -27.77% 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Nagios
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 3 (21.43%) RACF
4 3 (21.43%) CICS
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Grails
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development

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%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WebEx
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
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 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Environment Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) RACF Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SOC Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Grails
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
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%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) 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
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Groovy
3 2 (14.29%) JCL
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
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
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
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
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) arcserve
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
Dorset
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago