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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.50% 5.71% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.47% 18.18% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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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 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.33% 31.43% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 4
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £366 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Drupal
3 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) RSS
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Varnish
4 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) Maven
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) MPLS
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) TACACS
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) RSS
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.53%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware
7 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) IPTV
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) OO
1 3 (15.79%) Scrum
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) Release Management
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Kanban
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) Korn
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Varnish
1 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) JBoss
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
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