The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 26.19% 1.39% 14.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.26% 5.00% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 10
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.06% 27.78% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 3 25
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.90 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
Gloucestershire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 39 (62.90%) Perl
2 29 (46.77%) Cisco
3 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 26 (41.94%) Python
3 26 (41.94%) Bash Shell
4 25 (40.32%) SMTP
5 23 (37.10%) Load Balancing
5 23 (37.10%) Juniper
5 23 (37.10%) F5
6 22 (35.48%) Internet
7 20 (32.26%) SNMP
7 20 (32.26%) DNS
7 20 (32.26%) LDAP
7 20 (32.26%) Apache
7 20 (32.26%) Squid
8 16 (25.81%) DevOps
8 16 (25.81%) qmail
9 15 (24.19%) Open Source
9 15 (24.19%) OO
10 14 (22.58%) SSH
10 14 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (22.58%) LPIC
10 14 (22.58%) Problem Management
10 14 (22.58%) CCENT
10 14 (22.58%) MySQL
10 14 (22.58%) SSL
10 14 (22.58%) HTTP
10 14 (22.58%) Zenoss
11 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
12 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (32.26%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) SMTP
2 22 (35.48%) Internet
3 20 (32.26%) LDAP
3 20 (32.26%) SNMP
3 20 (32.26%) DNS
4 14 (22.58%) SSL
4 14 (22.58%) HTTP
4 14 (22.58%) SSH
5 11 (17.74%) Firewall
6 9 (14.52%) Junos
6 9 (14.52%) OSPF
6 9 (14.52%) BGP
6 9 (14.52%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (14.52%) Network Security
6 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.84%) SAN
9 1 (1.61%) LAN
9 1 (1.61%) WAN
9 1 (1.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) MySQL
1 14 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (3.23%) Electronics
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
1 24 (38.71%) Linux Administrator
2 23 (37.10%) Administrator
3 19 (30.65%) Python Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (24.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (20.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Security Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) QA Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Build Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
12 2 (3.23%) Java Swing Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Tester
13 1 (1.61%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) J2EE
1 2 (3.23%) SOAP
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
1 2 (3.23%) Swing
1 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.23%) Spring
1 2 (3.23%) jQuery
1 2 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Open Source
2 2 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.68%) CentOS
4 5 (8.06%) UNIX
5 4 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Load Balancing
2 16 (25.81%) DevOps
3 15 (24.19%) OO
4 14 (22.58%) Problem Management
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL
6 4 (6.45%) Computer Security
7 3 (4.84%) Scrum
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) TDD
8 2 (3.23%) Kanban
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.23%) BDD
9 1 (1.61%) High Availability
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.61%) Time Management
9 1 (1.61%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) Perl
2 26 (41.94%) Python
2 26 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 11 (17.74%) Ruby
4 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Korn
7 1 (1.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) LPIC
1 14 (22.58%) CCENT
2 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Squid
2 16 (25.81%) qmail
3 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) NFS
5 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco
2 23 (37.10%) Juniper
2 23 (37.10%) F5
3 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.90%) NetApp
6 8 (12.90%) VMware
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
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