The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 24 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.33% 6.99% 15.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.34% 26.19% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 43
Median daily rate £325 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.05 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
139 126 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.48% 26.69% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 79 74
Median daily rate £358 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 21
Median hourly rate £13.23 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.20% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £12.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +11 14 £438 +2.57% 13
Gloucester +2 7 £388 -6.06% 12
Tewkesbury - 2 £325 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 71 (71.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (57.00%) DV Cleared
3 51 (51.00%) Java
4 31 (31.00%) Python
4 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (26.00%) Bash Shell
5 26 (26.00%) C++
6 24 (24.00%) Oracle
6 24 (24.00%) Windows
7 23 (23.00%) C
8 22 (22.00%) ISTQB
9 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.00%) SQL
11 14 (14.00%) Selenium
11 14 (14.00%) Cucumber
12 13 (13.00%) BDD
12 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
12 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (13.00%) Scrum
12 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
12 13 (13.00%) SDLC
13 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
13 12 (12.00%) Shell Script
14 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.00%) ITIL
14 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
14 11 (11.00%) TDD
15 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 10 (10.00%) HP
15 10 (10.00%) Oracle EBS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.00%) JBoss
1 8 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) DNS
1 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.00%) DHCP
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) Network Security
3 3 (3.00%) SAN
3 3 (3.00%) SSH
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) LAN
4 2 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (1.00%) AMQP
5 1 (1.00%) ASN.1
5 1 (1.00%) BGP
5 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.00%) IPv6
5 1 (1.00%) Telnet
5 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Big Data
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.00%) SQLite
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Cucumber
1 14 (14.00%) Selenium
2 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.00%) Maven
4 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.00%) IntelliJ
4 6 (6.00%) JUnit
4 6 (6.00%) Protractor
5 4 (4.00%) JIRA
6 3 (3.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.00%) RSpec
6 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.00%) Ant
7 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.00%) MSTest
7 2 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.00%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.00%) Electronics
2 10 (10.00%) Finance
3 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Test Manager
3 11 (11.00%) Tester
4 9 (9.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Administrator
6 7 (7.00%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Linux Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) SOAP
2 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.00%) RESTEasy
2 6 (6.00%) YAML
3 5 (5.00%) OpenCL
3 5 (5.00%) REST
3 5 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.00%) LAMP
4 2 (2.00%) Middleware
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.00%) Java EE
5 1 (1.00%) JMS
5 1 (1.00%) Kafka
5 1 (1.00%) OCX
5 1 (1.00%) POSIX
5 1 (1.00%) WCF
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) VHDL
2 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.00%) Ergonomics
2 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.00%) Physics
4 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Unix
3 8 (8.00%) AIX
4 5 (5.00%) CentOS
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Debian
6 1 (1.00%) HPUX
6 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.00%) BDD
3 13 (13.00%) Scrum
3 13 (13.00%) SDLC
4 11 (11.00%) ITIL
4 11 (11.00%) TDD
4 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (9.00%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (9.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.00%) DevOps
6 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (7.00%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (7.00%) System Testing
7 7 (7.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.00%) Java
2 31 (31.00%) Python
3 26 (26.00%) Bash Shell
3 26 (26.00%) C++
4 23 (23.00%) C
5 15 (15.00%) SQL
6 12 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.00%) Ruby
9 6 (6.00%) Perl
10 5 (5.00%) VB
11 4 (4.00%) C#
11 4 (4.00%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.00%) VC++
12 3 (3.00%) PHP
13 1 (1.00%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.00%) Korn
13 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (71.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (57.00%) DV Cleared
3 22 (22.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.00%) ISEB
6 5 (5.00%) RHCE
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.00%) CCNP
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.00%) Degree
8 2 (2.00%) MCTS
9 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.00%) CCNA
9 1 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.00%) MCDST
9 1 (1.00%) MCITP
9 1 (1.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.00%) Firmware
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.00%) iptables
4 1 (1.00%) vCloud
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Puppet
2 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.00%) Capistrano
4 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.00%) Plesk
5 1 (1.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.00%) HP
4 9 (9.00%) SAP
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.00%) VMware
6 4 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (1.00%) Aruba
7 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) NetApp
7 1 (1.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.00%) Veritas
7 1 (1.00%) Zend
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