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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 22.86% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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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
11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 31.43% 20.83% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Ingres
2 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) SSH
2 7 (87.50%) Korn
3 6 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Change Control
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) Validation
3 6 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) VMS
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) PHP
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) JDBC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SSH
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Ingres
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) JDBC
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) CGI
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) DAO
1 5 (62.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) VMS
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Change Control
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Korn
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) PHP
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) AWK
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware