The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Weymouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Weymouth region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Weymouth - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Weymouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Weymouth - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Weymouth

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Weymouth

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Weymouth

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Weymouth

Linux
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Weymouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Weymouth 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 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Signal Processing
2 8 (88.89%) MATLAB
2 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Weymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Weymouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
2 8 (88.89%) Signal Processing
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared