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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.39% 8.18% 8.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.74% 27.21% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 22
Median daily rate £425 £430 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £401 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
115 147 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.89% 30.06% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 98 55
Median daily rate £388 £363 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £12.88 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.90 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +4 15 £413 -8.33% 9
Gloucester 0 9 £450 +5.88% 11
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 70 (76.09%) Security Cleared
2 54 (58.70%) DV Cleared
3 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (41.30%) Java
5 33 (35.87%) Unix
6 31 (33.70%) Oracle
7 29 (31.52%) Python
8 26 (28.26%) C++
9 25 (27.17%) Bash Shell
10 23 (25.00%) JIRA
10 23 (25.00%) SQL
11 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
11 22 (23.91%) Git (software)
12 20 (21.74%) Jenkins
13 17 (18.48%) Puppet
14 16 (17.39%) JSON
14 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
14 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (17.39%) C
15 15 (16.30%) Solaris
16 14 (15.22%) TDD
17 13 (14.13%) Perl
17 13 (14.13%) Windows
18 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
18 12 (13.04%) HTML
18 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
18 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.04%) Hadoop
19 11 (11.96%) Maven
19 11 (11.96%) ISTQB

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 9 (9.78%) JBoss
1 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (7.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DHCP
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) SSH
3 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.26%) Firewall
4 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.26%) SAN
5 1 (1.09%) BGP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.09%) IPv6
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.09%) Telnet
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.43%) OrientDB
5 4 (4.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) JIRA
2 22 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 20 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.96%) Maven
4 11 (11.96%) Selenium
5 9 (9.78%) Hudson
6 8 (8.70%) Ant
7 7 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (7.61%) JMeter
8 6 (6.52%) JUnit
9 5 (5.43%) ClearCase
9 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
9 5 (5.43%) Zephyr
10 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.17%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.09%) Subversion
12 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Electronics
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.61%) Marketing
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Developer
2 17 (18.48%) Test Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Administrator
4 9 (9.78%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) DBA
5 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (7.61%) C++ Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared DBA
6 7 (7.61%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Tester
8 4 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) JSON
2 12 (13.04%) HTML
3 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
3 10 (10.87%) jQuery
3 10 (10.87%) Spring
4 9 (9.78%) REST
5 8 (8.70%) Node.js
6 7 (7.61%) OpenCL
7 5 (5.43%) SOAP
7 5 (5.43%) Web Services
8 4 (4.35%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.26%) J2EE
10 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.17%) CSS
10 2 (2.17%) LAMP
10 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (1.09%) Middleware
11 1 (1.09%) OC4J
11 1 (1.09%) OCX
11 1 (1.09%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) VHDL
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.17%) Ergonomics
3 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.87%) Unix
2 15 (16.30%) Solaris
3 13 (14.13%) Windows
4 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.17%) HPUX
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.09%) AIX
7 1 (1.09%) CentOS
7 1 (1.09%) Debian
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.22%) TDD
4 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.96%) DevOps
6 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.78%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (9.78%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (7.61%) E-business
9 7 (7.61%) ERP
10 5 (5.43%) Data Transformation
10 5 (5.43%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (5.43%) SDLC
10 5 (5.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) Java
2 29 (31.52%) Python
3 26 (28.26%) C++
4 25 (27.17%) Bash Shell
5 23 (25.00%) SQL
6 16 (17.39%) C
7 13 (14.13%) Perl
8 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 10 (10.87%) C#
9 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.43%) Ruby
11 3 (3.26%) C-shell
12 2 (2.17%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.17%) PHP
13 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.09%) Korn
13 1 (1.09%) Scala
13 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (76.09%) Security Cleared
2 54 (58.70%) DV Cleared
3 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.35%) ISEB
6 3 (3.26%) Degree
6 3 (3.26%) RHCE
7 2 (2.17%) CEH
7 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCIE
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.09%) MCDST
8 1 (1.09%) MCP
8 1 (1.09%) MCTS
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) vSphere
2 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) NFS
4 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.09%) SRDF
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Puppet
2 11 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.17%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.17%) yum
5 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Oracle
2 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.78%) HP
4 8 (8.70%) VMware
5 7 (7.61%) SAP
6 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
9 1 (1.09%) Splunk
9 1 (1.09%) Veritas
9 1 (1.09%) Zend