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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.26% 7.45% 7.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.26% 21.88% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 39.81% 34.04% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 32
Median daily rate £325 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) DV Cleared
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) Python
4 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 11 (52.38%) Unix
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 8 (38.10%) DevOps
8 8 (38.10%) JIRA
8 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
9 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (33.33%) Spring
9 7 (33.33%) Node.js
10 6 (28.57%) Puppet
10 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (28.57%) Hudson
10 6 (28.57%) jQuery
10 6 (28.57%) JSON
10 6 (28.57%) TDD
10 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) C++
10 6 (28.57%) HTML
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) Perl
10 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL

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 6 (28.57%) JBoss
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Hudson
4 2 (9.52%) Ant
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripter
4 3 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UX Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Node.js
1 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source Development
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C-shell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) yum
3 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software