The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.02% 14.97% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 40.74% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 3
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£425 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
43 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 35.25% 36.73% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 7
Average daily rate £300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £130 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £12.27 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) HTML5
3 13 (43.33%) CSS3
4 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) Node.js
7 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
8 8 (26.67%) .NET
8 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (16.67%) VMware
11 5 (16.67%) Maven
11 5 (16.67%) Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) jQuery
11 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 5 (16.67%) SAP
11 5 (16.67%) Web Services
11 5 (16.67%) Python
11 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (16.67%) DTV
11 5 (16.67%) Electronics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) Mule
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) IPv4
3 1 (3.33%) IPv6
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) GCC
3 2 (6.67%) GDB
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
1 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 13 (43.33%) HTML5
2 13 (43.33%) CSS3
3 8 (26.67%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (13.33%) Apache Camel
5 4 (13.33%) JPA
5 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (13.33%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.00%) STL
6 3 (10.00%) Laravel
7 2 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) BDD
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Business Development
6 2 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.33%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 4 (13.33%) C++
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (6.67%) VBScript
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) SAP
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint