The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.75% 5.37% 10.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.03% 17.81% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 30
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£390 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.33% 30.17% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 27 70
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.75 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
South West

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +11 31 £400 +6.66% 9
Cheltenham -5 5 £213 - 6
Cirencester - - - - 1
Lydney - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 45 (37.82%) Perl
1 45 (37.82%) Windows
2 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
3 35 (29.41%) Cisco
4 34 (28.57%) Python
4 34 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 28 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 27 (22.69%) Java
6 27 (22.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (21.85%) SMTP
8 25 (21.01%) DNS
8 25 (21.01%) Juniper
9 24 (20.17%) Oracle
10 23 (19.33%) OO
10 23 (19.33%) Apache
10 23 (19.33%) Load Balancing
10 23 (19.33%) F5
11 22 (18.49%) Internet
12 21 (17.65%) LDAP
12 21 (17.65%) SNMP
12 21 (17.65%) ITIL
12 21 (17.65%) Squid
13 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
13 19 (15.97%) DV Cleared
13 19 (15.97%) Firewall
14 18 (15.13%) VMware
14 18 (15.13%) UNIX
14 18 (15.13%) C++
15 17 (14.29%) qmail
15 17 (14.29%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 23 (19.33%) Apache
2 8 (6.72%) Drupal
3 7 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.85%) SMTP
2 25 (21.01%) DNS
3 22 (18.49%) Internet
4 21 (17.65%) LDAP
4 21 (17.65%) SNMP
5 19 (15.97%) Firewall
6 14 (11.76%) SSL
6 14 (11.76%) HTTP
6 14 (11.76%) SSH
6 14 (11.76%) Network Security
7 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
8 12 (10.08%) SAN
9 9 (7.56%) OSPF
9 9 (7.56%) BGP
9 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (7.56%) Junos
9 9 (7.56%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.20%) WAN
10 5 (4.20%) LAN
11 3 (2.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) MySQL
2 14 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.24%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.84%) Big Data
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Maven
2 6 (5.04%) Selenium
3 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.20%) NUnit
4 4 (3.36%) Subversion
4 4 (3.36%) Ant
4 4 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.36%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.36%) Gerrit
4 4 (3.36%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.68%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.68%) MSI
7 1 (0.84%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.84%) JIRA
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (9.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.88%) Marketing
3 6 (5.04%) Electronics
3 6 (5.04%) Finance
4 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Developer
2 29 (24.37%) Linux Administrator
3 28 (23.53%) Administrator
4 21 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (16.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 20 (16.81%) Python Developer
6 13 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Security Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Network Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Storage Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (4.20%) C++ Developer
12 5 (4.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.45%) jQuery
2 13 (10.92%) Web Services
3 7 (5.88%) RSS
3 7 (5.88%) .NET
3 7 (5.88%) CSS
3 7 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 6 (5.04%) SOAP
4 6 (5.04%) J2EE
4 6 (5.04%) RESTful
5 5 (4.20%) Spring
6 4 (3.36%) JPA
6 4 (3.36%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (3.36%) EJB
6 4 (3.36%) JMS
6 4 (3.36%) FFmpeg
6 4 (3.36%) HornetQ
7 3 (2.52%) Java EE
8 2 (1.68%) GWT
8 2 (1.68%) Drools
8 2 (1.68%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Open Source
2 6 (5.04%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.20%) DTV
4 4 (3.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.68%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
6 1 (0.84%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) IPTV
6 1 (0.84%) CCTV
6 1 (0.84%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.82%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (15.13%) UNIX
4 11 (9.24%) Solaris
5 8 (6.72%) CentOS
6 5 (4.20%) HPUX
7 2 (1.68%) AIX
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) OO
1 23 (19.33%) Load Balancing
2 21 (17.65%) ITIL
3 16 (13.45%) DevOps
4 14 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.40%) Scrum
5 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
5 10 (8.40%) UML
5 10 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.04%) Kanban
7 5 (4.20%) TDD
7 5 (4.20%) Programme Management
7 5 (4.20%) Network Design
7 5 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.36%) Release Management
8 4 (3.36%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.36%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.82%) Perl
2 34 (28.57%) Python
3 28 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 27 (22.69%) Java
5 18 (15.13%) C++
6 17 (14.29%) Ruby
7 15 (12.61%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.08%) C
9 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.88%) PHP
10 7 (5.88%) VB
11 5 (4.20%) Korn
11 5 (4.20%) SQL
11 5 (4.20%) C#
11 5 (4.20%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.68%) VBScript
12 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.84%) sed
13 1 (0.84%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
2 19 (15.97%) DV Cleared
3 14 (11.76%) LPIC
3 14 (11.76%) CCENT
4 7 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) MCP
5 2 (1.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) CCNP
5 2 (1.68%) CCNA
5 2 (1.68%) ISEB
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) Squid
2 17 (14.29%) qmail
3 16 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.88%) NFS
4 7 (5.88%) VirtualBox
5 6 (5.04%) Varnish
6 5 (4.20%) vSphere
7 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.36%) ISA Server
7 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) Zenoss
2 5 (4.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.68%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Cisco
2 34 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 25 (21.01%) Juniper
4 24 (20.17%) Oracle
5 23 (19.33%) F5
6 18 (15.13%) VMware
7 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
8 11 (9.24%) CheckPoint
9 10 (8.40%) NetApp
10 7 (5.88%) JBoss
11 6 (5.04%) SAP
12 3 (2.52%) HP
13 2 (1.68%) Citrix
13 2 (1.68%) Veritas
13 2 (1.68%) 3Com
13 2 (1.68%) Acronis
14 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.84%) Zend
14 1 (0.84%) Veeam
14 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
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