The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.28% 4.50% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.12% 20.83% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
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£450 £256 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.56% 21.62% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 10
Average daily rate £435 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) DNS
3 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
4 15 (45.45%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 12 (36.36%) UNIX
5 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (24.24%) SSL
8 8 (24.24%) VPN
8 8 (24.24%) LAMP
8 8 (24.24%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (24.24%) VirtualBox
8 8 (24.24%) Cyber Security
8 8 (24.24%) Metasploit
8 8 (24.24%) Nmap
8 8 (24.24%) VLAN
8 8 (24.24%) Wireshark
8 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (24.24%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
9 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (21.21%) Network Security
9 7 (21.21%) vSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) DNS
2 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) VLAN
3 8 (24.24%) Wireshark
3 8 (24.24%) SSL
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
4 7 (21.21%) IPsec
4 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (21.21%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (6.06%) Impala
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) DBA
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Python Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) Django
3 2 (6.06%) GraphX
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (24.24%) Cyber Security
2 8 (24.24%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Database Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.21%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) MCTS
5 3 (9.09%) MCITP
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (24.24%) VirtualBox
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (21.21%) vSphere
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.09%) Firmware
6 2 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (6.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Nmap
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) McAfee
4 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.12%) Infoblox
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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