The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 12 13 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.27% 6.48% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 41.18% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 17 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 25.00% 15.74% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 9
Median daily rate £130 £278 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.15% +68.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £378 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £10.75 £8.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.85% -72.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bournemouth

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Bournemouth

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bournemouth

Linux
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas