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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 19 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.26% 7.78% 13.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 36.84% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 16
Median daily rate £460 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £420 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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
26 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 27.66% 21.11% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 29
Median daily rate £113 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £20.00
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
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 21 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Docker
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Kanban
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
9 2 (14.29%) Unix
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) AIX
9 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (7.14%) Node.js
10 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (7.14%) Big Data
10 1 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
10 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning

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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripter
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source Development
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (7.14%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software
2 1 (7.14%) VMware