The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 25 5
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.04% 3.13% 14.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.03% 12.50% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Average daily rate £450 £338 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
39 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.60% 25.00% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 28
Average daily rate £180 £255 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +64.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £163 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £39.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +6 7 £450 +33.33% 2
Poole +8 4 £450 - 7
Weymouth - 2 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
6 4 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Apache Sling
6 4 (13.33%) vSphere
6 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) OSGi
6 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (13.33%) QA
6 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) 4G
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) LTE
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Ingres
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DBA
2 8 (26.67%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Sling
1 4 (13.33%) OSGi
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) WCF
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Qt
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 4 (13.33%) Data Security
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) VBScript
4 3 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
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