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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 9 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.25% 21.51% 13.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 48.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 10
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
17 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.42% 44.09% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 21
Median daily rate £285 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017, 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 9 (40.91%) MySQL
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Replication
4 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Java EE
6 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) EJB

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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Anypoint
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) Mule ESB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) Hudson
3 3 (13.64%) Ant
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DBA
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) EJB
1 4 (18.18%) Java EE
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) JMS
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) JSF
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) WSDL
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Verilog
2 1 (4.55%) VHDL
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) UML
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) MapReduce
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) CloudHub
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Altera
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Xilinx