The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 6.67% 2.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 26.67% 26.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Poole region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 Poole region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) NFC
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) OFDM
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) DAB
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ingres
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) DAB
1 1 (14.29%) NFC
1 1 (14.29%) OFDM
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Ingres
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle