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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 13.00% 26.19% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.71% 62.26% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 1
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
41 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 41.00% 42.06% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 3
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.58 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 29 July 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 29 July 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 11 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) SAP
6 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 6 (27.27%) Electronics
6 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 6 (27.27%) DTV
6 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (27.27%) Marketing
6 6 (27.27%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) IPsec
2 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) Junos
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Firebug
4 2 (9.09%) Metasploit
4 2 (9.09%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
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 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Django Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) JPA
5 4 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
6 3 (13.64%) JSON
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) STL
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) LAMP
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) Django
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) DTV
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) BDD
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Nmap
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.55%) F5
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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