The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 59 27 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.22% 9.18% 18.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.76% 21.26% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 21
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£358 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -49.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £20.00 £37.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £20.00 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £32.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.41%
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 127 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.37% 43.20% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 46
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £30.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Cheltenham -2 22 £375 -3.84% 3
Gloucester +1 15 £375 -6.25% 3
Tewkesbury -2 5 - - 2
Cirencester - 3 £300 -
Stroud - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 56 (62.22%) Security Cleared
2 38 (42.22%) DV Cleared
3 37 (41.11%) Windows
4 31 (34.44%) Python
5 28 (31.11%) UNIX
6 26 (28.89%) Bash Shell
7 24 (26.67%) C++
8 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 21 (23.33%) OO
9 20 (22.22%) Perl
9 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 19 (21.11%) Ruby
10 19 (21.11%) Oracle
11 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (20.00%) VMware
12 17 (18.89%) Java
13 15 (16.67%) C
13 15 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (16.67%) Cisco
13 15 (16.67%) Maven
13 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.56%) Release Management
15 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.44%) .NET
15 13 (14.44%) ITIL
16 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
16 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
17 11 (12.22%) HTML5
17 11 (12.22%) CSS3
17 11 (12.22%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (8.89%) Node.js
2 7 (7.78%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) JBoss
4 4 (4.44%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (3.33%) IIS
5 3 (3.33%) SAS
6 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.11%) Drupal
7 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) DNS
2 8 (8.89%) Firewall
3 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.67%) Internet
3 6 (6.67%) LAN
3 6 (6.67%) SMTP
3 6 (6.67%) LDAP
4 5 (5.56%) WAN
5 4 (4.44%) MPLS
5 4 (4.44%) SAN
5 4 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.33%) AMQP
6 3 (3.33%) SNMP
6 3 (3.33%) DHCP
6 3 (3.33%) SSL
7 2 (2.22%) BGP
7 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.22%) IPv4
7 2 (2.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.67%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.44%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Maven
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.89%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (8.89%) Ant
3 8 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (8.89%) ClearCase
3 8 (8.89%) Subversion
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.56%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.33%) Selenium
6 3 (3.33%) GCC
6 3 (3.33%) GDB
7 1 (1.11%) NUnit
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Electronics
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
2 11 (12.22%) C++ Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Administrator
5 7 (7.78%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.33%) C Programmer
9 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) HTML5
2 11 (12.22%) CSS3
2 11 (12.22%) CSS
2 11 (12.22%) HTML
3 10 (11.11%) jQuery
4 6 (6.67%) XML
5 5 (5.56%) Spring
5 5 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 4 (4.44%) HornetQ
6 4 (4.44%) JMS
6 4 (4.44%) EJB
6 4 (4.44%) JPA
6 4 (4.44%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (4.44%) Java EE
7 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.33%) RESTful
7 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.33%) STL
7 3 (3.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Replication
1 5 (5.56%) Clustering
1 5 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.44%) User Experience
3 3 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.22%) SCADA
5 1 (1.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
5 1 (1.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 28 (31.11%) UNIX
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.78%) Ubuntu
4 7 (7.78%) CentOS
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) HPUX
7 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) OO
2 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.56%) Release Management
4 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.78%) Scrum
5 7 (7.78%) Regression Testing
6 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.67%) OOD
6 6 (6.67%) UML
6 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.56%) Service Management
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.44%) Change Control
8 4 (4.44%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) Python
2 26 (28.89%) Bash Shell
3 24 (26.67%) C++
4 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (22.22%) Perl
6 19 (21.11%) Ruby
7 17 (18.89%) Java
8 15 (16.67%) C
8 15 (16.67%) SQL
9 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 10 (11.11%) C#
10 10 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.33%) PHP
12 2 (2.22%) VBScript
12 2 (2.22%) VB
13 1 (1.11%) Korn
13 1 (1.11%) Lua
13 1 (1.11%) COBOL
13 1 (1.11%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 56 (62.22%) Security Cleared
2 38 (42.22%) DV Cleared
3 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.44%) CCNA
5 4 (4.44%) Degree
6 3 (3.33%) CCNP
7 2 (2.22%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.22%) MCSE
7 2 (2.22%) MCP
7 2 (2.22%) CCENT
7 2 (2.22%) LPIC
8 1 (1.11%) CCSA
8 1 (1.11%) CCSE
8 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) Squid
4 5 (5.56%) qmail
5 3 (3.33%) NFS
5 3 (3.33%) vCloud
5 3 (3.33%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.11%) Firmware
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.22%) Zenoss
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle
2 18 (20.00%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Cisco
4 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) NetApp
5 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.67%) Juniper
7 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) F5
8 2 (2.22%) Nokia
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Veeam
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.11%) IBM
9 1 (1.11%) Sun
9 1 (1.11%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
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