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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.18% 32.84% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.93% 72.13% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 39 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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 61 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 43.88% 45.52% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 6
Average daily rate £385 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% +37.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.58 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.75 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) DTV
3 6 (27.27%) Electronics
3 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (18.18%) Mule
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) IPsec
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Junos
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Metasploit
3 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 6 (27.27%) Electronics
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) Spring MVC
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) JPA
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) STL
5 2 (9.09%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) Flask
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) DTV
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
1 6 (27.27%) TDD
1 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) BDD
2 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
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