The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 5 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.88% 5.56% 31.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 16.13% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 42
Median daily rate £410 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £405 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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 Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 32.67% 34.44% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 50
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Electronics
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) EMC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) RS-232
4 1 (4.55%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Hudson
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Software Test Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 2 (9.09%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.55%) FPGA Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
2 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) C-shell
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCDST
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Plesk
2 1 (4.55%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Zend