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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.67% 8.13% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.28% 29.41% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £422 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £504 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.35%
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
29 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.17% 27.64% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 24
Median daily rate £400 £444 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +47.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £454 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Python
6 8 (27.59%) Unix
6 8 (27.59%) Oracle
6 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
6 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
7 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 5 (17.24%) Maven
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) JMeter
8 5 (17.24%) Solaris
8 5 (17.24%) JUnit
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
9 4 (13.79%) REST
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
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 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.79%) OrientDB
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
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%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.79%) 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 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) EJB
2 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Java RMI
3 1 (3.45%) JDBC
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) OCX
3 1 (3.45%) Servlets
3 1 (3.45%) Swing
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 4 (13.79%) 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%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
3 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) C
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CEH
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
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 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) 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%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas