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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.05% 12.87% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.51% 25.49% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
43 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.95% 50.50% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 25
Median daily rate £400 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) DV Cleared
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle
6 11 (32.35%) Python
7 9 (26.47%) MySQL
7 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
8 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
8 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 8 (23.53%) JUnit
8 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
9 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
9 7 (20.59%) Unix
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) Ant
9 7 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (20.59%) JIRA
9 7 (20.59%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
10 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
10 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (17.65%) Replication
10 6 (17.65%) TDD
10 6 (17.65%) Maven
10 6 (17.65%) Selenium

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 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.76%) OrientDB
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.82%) Big Data
6 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) JUnit
3 7 (20.59%) Ant
3 7 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 6 (17.65%) Maven
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
5 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.71%) JMeter
6 4 (11.76%) ClearCase
7 3 (8.82%) Hudson
8 2 (5.88%) Gradle
8 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.94%) EasyMock
9 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) DBA
1 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.94%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) JSON
1 5 (14.71%) REST
2 4 (11.76%) EJB
2 4 (11.76%) Java EE
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) JMS
3 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) XSLT
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) JSF
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Swing
5 1 (2.94%) WSDL
5 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (14.71%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
6 5 (14.71%) Open Source
6 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) High Availability
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) XPath
8 1 (2.94%) Groovy
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.88%) CEH
5 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.94%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) CloudHub
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) IBM