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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.34% 18.06% 12.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.23% 47.52% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
122 141 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.98% 38.01% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 83 48
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 14
Average hourly rate £15.55 £15.63 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.53 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -5 18 £425 +41.66% 4
Gloucester -10 7 £450 - 9
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 57 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 43 (47.78%) DV Cleared
3 26 (28.89%) Windows
4 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 24 (26.67%) HTML
5 24 (26.67%) Java
5 24 (26.67%) MySQL
5 24 (26.67%) Python
6 22 (24.44%) UNIX
6 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (22.22%) DNS
8 18 (20.00%) CSS
9 17 (18.89%) C
10 15 (16.67%) VMware
10 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.44%) SQL
12 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
12 13 (14.44%) Shell Script
12 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
12 13 (14.44%) Ruby
12 13 (14.44%) HTML5
13 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
13 12 (13.33%) Finance
14 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (12.22%) McAfee
14 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
14 11 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 6 (6.67%) Apache
1 6 (6.67%) Drupal
1 6 (6.67%) Node.js
2 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.44%) Mule
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (2.22%) nginx
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.22%) MediaWiki
4 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) DNS
2 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.00%) DHCP
4 7 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (7.78%) Wireshark
5 5 (5.56%) Firewall
5 5 (5.56%) Network Security
6 4 (4.44%) IPsec
6 4 (4.44%) LAN
6 4 (4.44%) WAN
6 4 (4.44%) VPN
7 3 (3.33%) ASN.1
7 3 (3.33%) OSPF
7 3 (3.33%) BGP
7 3 (3.33%) LDAP
8 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.22%) VLAN
8 2 (2.22%) SSL
8 2 (2.22%) IPv6
8 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) MySQL
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.22%) Impala
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.11%) QlikView
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) Maven
3 6 (6.67%) Subversion
4 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.44%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.22%) Metasploit
7 2 (2.22%) TestNG
7 2 (2.22%) Hudson
7 2 (2.22%) JIRA
7 2 (2.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.11%) Ant
8 1 (1.11%) Selenium
8 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.11%) JMeter
8 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Electronics
3 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.78%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Developer
2 10 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Python Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Designer
8 4 (4.44%) C Programmer
9 3 (3.33%) Interaction Designer
9 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) HTML
2 18 (20.00%) CSS
3 13 (14.44%) HTML5
4 9 (10.00%) Web Services
4 9 (10.00%) CSS3
5 7 (7.78%) JSON
5 7 (7.78%) Django
6 6 (6.67%) jQuery
6 6 (6.67%) JPA
6 6 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.67%) Spring
7 5 (5.56%) RESTful
7 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.56%) Flask
8 4 (4.44%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (4.44%) Leaflet
9 3 (3.33%) .NET
10 2 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.78%) DTV
3 6 (6.67%) Clustering
4 5 (5.56%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Wiki
6 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) UNIX
3 11 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.89%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.22%) CentOS
7 2 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (7.78%) Programme Management
3 7 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (7.78%) TDD
3 7 (7.78%) MVC
3 7 (7.78%) OO
3 7 (7.78%) SOA
3 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (7.78%) SIEM
3 7 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.67%) DevOps
4 6 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (6.67%) Release Management
4 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (6.67%) BDD
5 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.67%) Java
2 24 (26.67%) Python
3 17 (18.89%) C
4 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Shell Script
4 13 (14.44%) Ruby
5 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.11%) C++
6 8 (8.89%) C#
7 7 (7.78%) PHP
8 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.44%) Perl
9 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) VB
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 57 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 43 (47.78%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) CISSP
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.44%) CCNA
6 3 (3.33%) MCTS
6 3 (3.33%) MCITP
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.00%) vSphere
2 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.67%) Firmware
4 4 (4.44%) Varnish
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.22%) HDFS
5 2 (2.22%) iptables
5 2 (2.22%) Samba
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.22%) Postfix
5 2 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.22%) Nmap
5 1 (1.11%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) VMware
2 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.22%) McAfee
4 9 (10.00%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco
6 7 (7.78%) SAP
7 6 (6.67%) Infoblox
8 5 (5.56%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) TOWER Software
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle
10 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.22%) NetApp
12 1 (1.11%) Veritas
12 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.11%) F5
12 1 (1.11%) Twitter
12 1 (1.11%) Sun
12 1 (1.11%) Juniper
12 1 (1.11%) CA
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