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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 49 61 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.49% 13.83% 5.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.51% 43.57% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 4
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£425 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £337 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £564 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
142 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.41% 31.75% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +8 24 £450 +111.76% 4
Gloucester -9 13 £425 +6.25% 14
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (44.83%) DV Cleared
3 32 (36.78%) Java
4 27 (31.03%) Windows
5 24 (27.59%) UNIX
5 24 (27.59%) DNS
6 23 (26.44%) Python
7 22 (25.29%) MySQL
8 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
11 15 (17.24%) Shell Script
11 15 (17.24%) HTML
12 14 (16.09%) C
12 14 (16.09%) SQL
12 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
13 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
13 13 (14.94%) Finance
14 12 (13.79%) TDD
14 12 (13.79%) Oracle
14 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
14 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
15 11 (12.64%) Ruby
15 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
15 11 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (12.64%) CSS
15 11 (12.64%) VMware
15 11 (12.64%) McAfee
16 10 (11.49%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.60%) Mule
3 3 (3.45%) JBoss
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) WordPress
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) DNS
2 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.49%) Firewall
4 9 (10.34%) Wireshark
4 9 (10.34%) VPN
5 8 (9.20%) SSL
5 8 (9.20%) DHCP
5 8 (9.20%) IPsec
5 8 (9.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (9.20%) VLAN
5 8 (9.20%) Network Security
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
6 2 (2.30%) OSPF
6 2 (2.30%) BGP
6 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 2 (2.30%) LAN
6 2 (2.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.15%) IPv6
7 1 (1.15%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) MySQL
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.60%) Apache Accumulo
7 4 (4.60%) Impala
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) QlikView
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.15%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Maven
2 8 (9.20%) Metasploit
3 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.60%) Hudson
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.30%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Firebug
7 1 (1.15%) Selenium
7 1 (1.15%) Ant
7 1 (1.15%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
2 9 (10.34%) Electronics
2 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Python Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) DBA
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (6.90%) Administrator
6 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) CSS
3 10 (11.49%) LAMP
3 10 (11.49%) jQuery
4 9 (10.34%) Django
5 8 (9.20%) JSON
6 7 (8.05%) Web Services
6 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.05%) Spring
7 5 (5.75%) RESTful
7 5 (5.75%) Flask
8 4 (4.60%) GraphX
8 4 (4.60%) Leaflet
8 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.60%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.60%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (4.60%) JPA
8 4 (4.60%) Spring MVC
9 3 (3.45%) HTML5
9 3 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) DTV
2 8 (9.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.05%) Replication
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) VHDL
5 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Wiki
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Windows
2 24 (27.59%) UNIX
3 10 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) CentOS
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (2.30%) Debian
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) TDD
3 11 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 9 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (9.20%) Cyber Security
6 8 (9.20%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (8.05%) SIEM
7 7 (8.05%) DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) SOA
8 6 (6.90%) MVC
8 6 (6.90%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.75%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.60%) BDD
10 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.60%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) Java
2 23 (26.44%) Python
3 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 14 (16.09%) C
5 14 (16.09%) SQL
6 11 (12.64%) Ruby
7 10 (11.49%) C++
8 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.90%) PHP
9 6 (6.90%) C#
10 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.45%) Perl
11 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (44.83%) DV Cleared
3 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.20%) CCNA
6 5 (5.75%) CISSP
7 4 (4.60%) Degree
8 3 (3.45%) MCTS
8 3 (3.45%) MCITP
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 8 (9.20%) vSphere
2 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (9.20%) VirtualBox
3 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.60%) Firmware
5 4 (4.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (4.60%) HDFS
6 1 (1.15%) iptables
6 1 (1.15%) Samba
6 1 (1.15%) Varnish
6 1 (1.15%) Postfix
6 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) Nmap
3 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.75%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.45%) SCCM
6 2 (2.30%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.15%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 11 (12.64%) McAfee
3 11 (12.64%) VMware
4 9 (10.34%) SAP
5 8 (9.20%) HP
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco
7 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.75%) Infoblox
7 5 (5.75%) TOWER Software
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix
9 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.15%) F5
10 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.15%) Juniper
10 1 (1.15%) CA
10 1 (1.15%) NetApp
10 1 (1.15%) Sun
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