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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.41% 10.68% 16.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 27.50% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +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
28 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 25.93% 38.83% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 23
Median daily rate £408 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.88 £14.10 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% +34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) Unix
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) Python
6 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (40.00%) JIRA
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (35.00%) Node.js
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (30.00%) C#
9 6 (30.00%) C++
9 6 (30.00%) Perl
9 6 (30.00%) JBoss
9 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Spring
9 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (30.00%) Puppet
9 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (30.00%) DevOps
9 6 (30.00%) Hudson
9 6 (30.00%) JSON

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 (30.00%) JBoss
1 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripter
4 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) UX Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (30.00%) jQuery
2 6 (30.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Bash Shell
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.00%) C-shell
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) MCDST
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Zend