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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.48% 7.44% 21.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.28% 21.95% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 26
Median daily rate £388 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 39.81% 33.88% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 36
Median daily rate £358 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £144 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £9.80 £16.14 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.26% +17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 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 1 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Electronics
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) BDD

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) RS-232
3 1 (7.14%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) RSpec
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Software Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Software Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
1 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) MCDST
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Zend