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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 65 23 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.08% 7.69% 24.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.22% 20.54% 59.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 46
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £412 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £44.25 £20.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.25% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -9.72%
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
147 112 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.58% 37.46% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 39 75
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £400 -9.09% 10
Gloucester +8 18 £385 -3.75% 6
Tewkesbury -1 3 - - 2
Cirencester - 2 £300 - 1
Tetbury - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 62 (64.58%) Security Cleared
2 43 (44.79%) DV Cleared
3 34 (35.42%) Windows
4 31 (32.29%) UNIX
5 30 (31.25%) Python
6 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 23 (23.96%) C++
7 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
8 21 (21.88%) OO
8 21 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (20.83%) C
9 20 (20.83%) HTML
10 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (18.75%) HTML5
11 17 (17.71%) Ruby
11 17 (17.71%) VMware
11 17 (17.71%) Perl
12 16 (16.67%) Java
12 16 (16.67%) Oracle
12 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 15 (15.63%) Release Management
13 15 (15.63%) Maven
13 15 (15.63%) SQL
13 15 (15.63%) CSS
13 15 (15.63%) CSS3
14 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco
15 12 (12.50%) .NET
16 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 10 (10.42%) Node.js
2 8 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.29%) Apache
4 5 (5.21%) Drupal
4 5 (5.21%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.13%) JBoss
5 3 (3.13%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) DNS
2 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.29%) LAN
4 6 (6.25%) WAN
5 5 (5.21%) Firewall
5 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.17%) SAN
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.13%) ASN.1
7 3 (3.13%) Internet
7 3 (3.13%) DHCP
7 3 (3.13%) LDAP
8 2 (2.08%) SMTP
8 2 (2.08%) SNMP
8 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.08%) IPv4
8 2 (2.08%) IPv6
8 2 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) MySQL
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.17%) DB2
6 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.63%) Maven
3 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 8 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (8.33%) Subversion
5 7 (7.29%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (7.29%) Ant
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.13%) Gerrit
8 3 (3.13%) GCC
8 3 (3.13%) GDB
9 2 (2.08%) JUnit
9 2 (2.08%) Selenium
9 2 (2.08%) TestNG
10 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.04%) Metasploit
10 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Developer
2 13 (13.54%) Software Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.38%) C++ Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Programmer
8 4 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) C Programmer
9 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) HTML
2 18 (18.75%) HTML5
3 15 (15.63%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) CSS3
4 12 (12.50%) .NET
5 9 (9.38%) jQuery
6 8 (8.33%) XML
7 7 (7.29%) Spring
8 5 (5.21%) Java EE
8 5 (5.21%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.17%) Web Services
9 4 (4.17%) JPA
10 3 (3.13%) RESTful
10 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.13%) STL
10 3 (3.13%) MFC
10 3 (3.13%) Laravel
10 3 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (3.13%) REST
11 2 (2.08%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Replication
1 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.04%) SCADA
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Wiki
5 1 (1.04%) CESG
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Windows
2 31 (32.29%) UNIX
3 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.25%) CentOS
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) HPUX
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) OO
1 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (15.63%) Release Management
4 9 (9.38%) ITIL
5 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.29%) Regression Testing
7 6 (6.25%) OOD
7 6 (6.25%) MVC
7 6 (6.25%) Service Management
8 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.21%) TDD
8 5 (5.21%) Scrum
8 5 (5.21%) Migration
8 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.17%) Change Control
9 4 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) Python
2 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.96%) C++
3 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
4 20 (20.83%) C
5 17 (17.71%) Ruby
5 17 (17.71%) Perl
6 16 (16.67%) Java
7 15 (15.63%) SQL
8 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
9 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
9 11 (11.46%) C#
10 8 (8.33%) PHP
11 3 (3.13%) VB
12 2 (2.08%) VBScript
13 1 (1.04%) Korn
13 1 (1.04%) Lua
13 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (64.58%) Security Cleared
2 43 (44.79%) DV Cleared
3 21 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.08%) MCSE
5 2 (2.08%) MCP
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) CCSE
6 1 (1.04%) CCSA
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.17%) vSphere
4 3 (3.13%) Varnish
4 3 (3.13%) vCloud
5 2 (2.08%) NFS
5 2 (2.08%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.08%) Firmware
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.08%) Squid
5 2 (2.08%) XenApp
5 2 (2.08%) qmail
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) VMware
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 12 (12.50%) Cisco
4 10 (10.42%) NetApp
5 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.08%) Juniper
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix
9 2 (2.08%) Nokia
10 1 (1.04%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.04%) Veritas
10 1 (1.04%) IBM
10 1 (1.04%) Sun
10 1 (1.04%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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