The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 12 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 2.78% 1.82% 6.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 5.26% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
Open Source
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
10 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 27.78% 34.55% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 21
Average daily rate £440 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Salisbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Open Source
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco