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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.37% 12.24% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 41.86% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
22 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 23.16% 29.25% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 17
Average daily rate £280 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -22.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Electronics
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) RS-232
1 2 (14.29%) RS-485
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 3 (21.43%) RSpec
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) 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%) Applications Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Web Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Gloucester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 46 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago