The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 17.39% 5.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Linux
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Operating Systems Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 34.78% 21.05% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £175 £258 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.03% +68.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £258 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Poole region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Poole region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Linux
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Ingres
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ingres
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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