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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.68% 4.20% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 11.11% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
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£413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
44 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 32.12% 37.82% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 8
Average daily rate £375 £290 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -42.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
2 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) HTML5
3 12 (42.86%) CSS3
4 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) C#
6 9 (32.14%) Node.js
7 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 8 (28.57%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Maven
10 5 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (17.86%) Marketing
10 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (17.86%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.86%) SAP
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) Python
10 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
10 5 (17.86%) Electronics
10 5 (17.86%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (32.14%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) Mule
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) IPv4
2 1 (3.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) GCC
3 2 (7.14%) GDB
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 5 (17.86%) Electronics
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) HTML5
2 12 (42.86%) CSS3
3 8 (28.57%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 4 (14.29%) JPA
5 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.71%) STL
6 3 (10.71%) Laravel
7 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Business Development
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.57%) User Stories
7 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.71%) VB
8 2 (7.14%) VBScript
9 1 (3.57%) C
9 1 (3.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SAP
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Infoblox
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter