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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.20% 10.21% 14.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 33.57% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 38
Median daily rate £420 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £403 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
135 143 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.44% 30.43% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 104 72
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 -1 18 £425 -5.55% 14
Gloucester +4 12 £443 +4.11% 19
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 76 (71.70%) Security Cleared
2 54 (50.94%) DV Cleared
3 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (39.62%) Java
5 37 (34.91%) C++
6 30 (28.30%) Oracle
6 30 (28.30%) Unix
7 29 (27.36%) Python
8 24 (22.64%) Red Hat
9 23 (21.70%) SQL
9 23 (21.70%) Bash Shell
10 22 (20.75%) Windows
10 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
11 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
11 21 (19.81%) JIRA
12 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
12 20 (18.87%) C
13 19 (17.92%) Jenkins
14 17 (16.04%) Puppet
14 17 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (15.09%) DevOps
16 15 (14.15%) Perl
16 15 (14.15%) Scrum
17 14 (13.21%) Solaris
17 14 (13.21%) JSON
17 14 (13.21%) Selenium
17 14 (13.21%) TDD
18 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
18 12 (11.32%) HTML
18 12 (11.32%) VMware

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 10 (9.43%) JBoss
1 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.77%) Confluence
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.89%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) DNS
2 7 (6.60%) DHCP
3 6 (5.66%) Firewall
3 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.72%) SSH
5 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.83%) SAN
6 2 (1.89%) Network Security
7 1 (0.94%) BGP
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.94%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.94%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.94%) HTTP
7 1 (0.94%) IPv6
7 1 (0.94%) LAN
7 1 (0.94%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.94%) RS-232
7 1 (0.94%) Telnet
7 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.77%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.83%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
1 21 (19.81%) JIRA
2 19 (17.92%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.21%) Selenium
4 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.49%) Hudson
4 9 (8.49%) Maven
5 6 (5.66%) Ant
6 5 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.72%) JMeter
6 5 (4.72%) Zephyr
7 4 (3.77%) JUnit
7 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.83%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.94%) Subversion
10 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.55%) Electronics
3 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Developer
2 17 (16.04%) Test Engineer
3 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.32%) C++ Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Tester
7 7 (6.60%) DBA
7 7 (6.60%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared DBA
8 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) JSON
2 12 (11.32%) HTML
3 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
3 10 (9.43%) jQuery
3 10 (9.43%) Spring
4 8 (7.55%) Node.js
4 8 (7.55%) OpenCL
5 7 (6.60%) REST
5 7 (6.60%) SOAP
6 6 (5.66%) Web Services
7 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.83%) J2EE
9 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.89%) CSS
9 2 (1.89%) LAMP
9 2 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.94%) Kafka
10 1 (0.94%) Middleware
10 1 (0.94%) OCX
10 1 (0.94%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) VHDL
2 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.83%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Ergonomics
3 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Physics
4 1 (0.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Unix
2 22 (20.75%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) Solaris
4 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.77%) CentOS
7 2 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) AIX
8 1 (0.94%) Debian
8 1 (0.94%) HPUX
8 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
3 17 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (15.09%) DevOps
5 15 (14.15%) Scrum
6 14 (13.21%) TDD
7 11 (10.38%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 10 (9.43%) SDLC
9 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (7.55%) Validation
10 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.60%) E-business
11 7 (6.60%) ERP
11 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.62%) Java
2 37 (34.91%) C++
3 29 (27.36%) Python
4 23 (21.70%) Bash Shell
4 23 (21.70%) SQL
5 20 (18.87%) C
6 15 (14.15%) Perl
7 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.43%) C#
8 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.72%) Embedded C++
10 5 (4.72%) Ruby
11 3 (2.83%) C-shell
11 3 (2.83%) PHP
12 2 (1.89%) VC++
13 1 (0.94%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.94%) Korn
13 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (71.70%) Security Cleared
2 54 (50.94%) DV Cleared
3 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.77%) ISEB
6 3 (2.83%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) RHCE
7 2 (1.89%) CEH
7 2 (1.89%) MCTS
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.94%) MCDST
8 1 (0.94%) MCITP
8 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (5.66%) vSphere
3 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.83%) NFS
5 2 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (16.04%) Puppet
2 12 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.89%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.89%) yum
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.94%) Plesk
5 1 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) Oracle
2 24 (22.64%) Red Hat
3 12 (11.32%) VMware
4 10 (9.43%) HP
5 8 (7.55%) SAP
6 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.72%) Cisco
8 4 (3.77%) IBM
9 3 (2.83%) Dell
9 3 (2.83%) EMC
9 3 (2.83%) NetApp
10 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.94%) Citrix
11 1 (0.94%) Splunk
11 1 (0.94%) Veritas
11 1 (0.94%) Zend
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