The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.72% 17.52% 7.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.61% 44.44% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 7
Median daily rate £450 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £413 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Linux
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
46 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.94% 39.42% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 22
Median daily rate £338 £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +142.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) DV Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) Python
5 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.86%) C
8 5 (17.86%) C++
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) VHDL
8 5 (17.86%) OpenCL
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) Solaris
9 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (10.71%) Unix
10 3 (10.71%) Selenium
10 3 (10.71%) VMware
10 3 (10.71%) Validation
10 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) DevOps
10 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (10.71%) Puppet
10 3 (10.71%) Waterfall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) BGP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) IPv6
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) Telnet
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) OpenCL
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) EJB
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Java RMI
3 1 (3.57%) JDBC
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) Kafka
3 1 (3.57%) OC4J
3 1 (3.57%) OCX
3 1 (3.57%) Servlets
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) VHDL
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) System Testing
5 2 (7.14%) V-Model
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) C
4 5 (17.86%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Korn
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (53.57%) DV Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.57%) vCloud
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago