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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.27% 17.24% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 40.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 2
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£383 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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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
42 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.81% 43.10% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 13
Average daily rate £425 £350 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 23 (62.16%) DV Cleared
1 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) MySQL
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) UNIX
4 13 (35.14%) Python
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (24.32%) Release Management
7 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
7 9 (24.32%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) PHP
8 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.62%) HTML5
8 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Ruby
9 7 (18.92%) C++
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.92%) OO
9 7 (18.92%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) ClearCase
11 5 (13.51%) SOA
11 5 (13.51%) McAfee
11 5 (13.51%) Maven
11 5 (13.51%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.51%) Drupal
1 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (13.51%) ClearCase
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
2 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) Laravel
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
5 2 (5.41%) Django
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
1 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (24.32%) Release Management
4 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) SOA
6 5 (13.51%) SIEM
7 4 (10.81%) Change Control
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) OOD
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
8 3 (8.11%) Information Management
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Web Design
9 2 (5.41%) User Stories
9 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Python
2 9 (24.32%) PHP
2 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) Ruby
4 7 (18.92%) C++
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 3 (8.11%) Java
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) DV Cleared
1 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Varnish
1 3 (8.11%) vCloud
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) McAfee
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) CA
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