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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.38% 10.76% 18.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.85% 32.43% 48.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 51
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
137 148 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.54% 33.18% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 105 82
Median daily rate £400 £410 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +21.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.10 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -11.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 1 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 1 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 -2 16 £450 - 9
Gloucester +2 10 £443 +1.14% 14
Tewkesbury - 1 £325 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 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 67 (69.07%) Security Cleared
2 51 (52.58%) DV Cleared
3 40 (41.24%) Java
4 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (35.05%) C++
6 30 (30.93%) Python
7 25 (25.77%) Windows
7 25 (25.77%) Bash Shell
8 21 (21.65%) Oracle
8 21 (21.65%) Red Hat
9 20 (20.62%) SQL
9 20 (20.62%) C
10 18 (18.56%) Git (software)
10 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
11 17 (17.53%) JIRA
11 17 (17.53%) Puppet
11 17 (17.53%) Unix
12 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
12 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
13 15 (15.46%) DevOps
13 15 (15.46%) ISTQB
14 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (14.43%) Perl
15 13 (13.40%) Scrum
16 11 (11.34%) VMware
16 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
16 11 (11.34%) TDD
16 11 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (10.31%) SDLC
17 10 (10.31%) Selenium

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 (10.31%) JBoss
2 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) Confluence
4 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) DHCP
3 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) SSH
5 3 (3.09%) Network Security
5 3 (3.09%) SAN
6 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.03%) ASN.1
7 1 (1.03%) BGP
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.03%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (1.03%) HTTP
7 1 (1.03%) IPv6
7 1 (1.03%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.03%) Telnet
7 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.53%) JIRA
3 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.31%) Selenium
5 8 (8.25%) Hudson
6 7 (7.22%) Maven
7 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.12%) Zephyr
8 3 (3.09%) Ant
8 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.06%) JUnit
9 2 (2.06%) MSTest
9 2 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.03%) JMeter
10 1 (1.03%) Protractor
10 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
1 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.28%) Electronics
3 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Test Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) C++ Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Administrator
4 8 (8.25%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Tester
5 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (4.12%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.09%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) HTML
2 9 (9.28%) Hibernate
2 9 (9.28%) JSON
2 9 (9.28%) Spring
3 8 (8.25%) jQuery
4 7 (7.22%) OpenCL
4 7 (7.22%) Web Services
5 6 (6.19%) SOAP
6 5 (5.15%) Node.js
6 5 (5.15%) REST
7 4 (4.12%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.06%) CSS
8 2 (2.06%) J2EE
8 2 (2.06%) LAMP
8 2 (2.06%) Middleware
8 2 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.03%) JDBC
9 1 (1.03%) JSP
9 1 (1.03%) OCX
9 1 (1.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) VHDL
2 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.06%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.06%) Ergonomics
3 2 (2.06%) Physics
3 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) SCADA
4 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Unix
3 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Solaris
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.12%) CentOS
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.03%) Debian
8 1 (1.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.46%) DevOps
4 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.40%) Scrum
6 11 (11.34%) TDD
7 10 (10.31%) Programme Management
7 10 (10.31%) SDLC
8 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.25%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (8.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.25%) Validation
8 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) System Testing
9 7 (7.22%) UML
9 7 (7.22%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) Java
2 34 (35.05%) C++
3 30 (30.93%) Python
4 25 (25.77%) Bash Shell
5 20 (20.62%) C
5 20 (20.62%) SQL
6 14 (14.43%) Perl
7 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.28%) C#
8 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.19%) Ruby
11 4 (4.12%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.12%) VC++
12 3 (3.09%) PHP
13 2 (2.06%) C-shell
14 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
14 1 (1.03%) Korn
14 1 (1.03%) Scala
14 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (69.07%) Security Cleared
2 51 (52.58%) DV Cleared
3 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
4 15 (15.46%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.15%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) RHCE
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) MCTS
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCIE
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) MCDST
8 1 (1.03%) MCITP
8 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (5.15%) vSphere
3 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.12%) Firmware
4 2 (2.06%) NFS
5 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) iptables
5 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Puppet
2 11 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.06%) yum
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.03%) Plesk
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
4 1 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Oracle
1 21 (21.65%) Red Hat
2 11 (11.34%) VMware
3 8 (8.25%) HP
3 8 (8.25%) SAP
4 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco
6 4 (4.12%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) Dell
7 3 (3.09%) EMC
8 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix
9 1 (1.03%) Google
9 1 (1.03%) Splunk
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas
9 1 (1.03%) Zend
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