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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.71% 11.28% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.69% 45.45% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Median daily rate £413 £450 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +75.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £419 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £468 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +13.43%
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
26 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.03% 24.81% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 16
Median daily rate £350 £436 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.77% +58.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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
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 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 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) DV Cleared
3 17 (58.62%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
7 8 (27.59%) C++
8 7 (24.14%) Unix
8 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
9 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) Selenium
9 6 (20.69%) JIRA
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle
9 6 (20.69%) C
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) JUnit
10 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
10 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
10 5 (17.24%) Maven
10 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.24%) JMeter
10 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
10 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
11 4 (13.79%) OrientDB
11 4 (13.79%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr

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 (13.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) BGP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) Telnet
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) OrientDB
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) JMeter
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) Ant
3 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) OpenCL
1 4 (13.79%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Java RMI
2 1 (3.45%) JDBC
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Kafka
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) OC4J
2 1 (3.45%) OCX
2 1 (3.45%) Servlets
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) Swing
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) VHDL
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.79%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) People Management
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
4 8 (27.59%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
6 6 (20.69%) C
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) Perl
8 2 (6.90%) Ruby
9 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) Korn
9 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) DV Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
Cheltenham
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