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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 59 24 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.16% 7.27% 23.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.74% 19.35% 59.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 51
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £44.25 - £42.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 - £39.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
129 124 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.60% 37.58% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 42 80
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 16
Average hourly rate £29.50 £13.75 £39.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.54% -65.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £28.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -3 18 £425 +16.43% 10
Gloucester +6 15 £419 -1.47% 10
Filton - 1 £400 -
Tewkesbury - - - - 3
Cirencester - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 66 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 46 (41.44%) DV Cleared
3 38 (34.23%) Windows
4 36 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 35 (31.53%) UNIX
6 33 (29.73%) Python
7 29 (26.13%) HTML
8 23 (20.72%) C++
8 23 (20.72%) CSS
8 23 (20.72%) Bash Shell
9 22 (19.82%) Java
10 21 (18.92%) C
10 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
10 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (18.02%) HTML5
12 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
12 19 (17.12%) SQL
13 18 (16.22%) MySQL
13 18 (16.22%) OO
14 17 (15.32%) Ruby
15 16 (14.41%) Maven
15 16 (14.41%) VMware
15 16 (14.41%) CSS3
16 15 (13.51%) Release Management
16 15 (13.51%) Oracle
16 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
17 14 (12.61%) Perl
18 13 (11.71%) Active Directory
18 13 (11.71%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (9.91%) Node.js
2 8 (7.21%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.31%) Apache
4 6 (5.41%) Drupal
5 5 (4.50%) Eucalyptus
6 4 (3.60%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.60%) Mule
7 3 (2.70%) SAS
7 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.80%) MediaWiki
8 2 (1.80%) nginx
8 2 (1.80%) Confluence
8 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.80%) IIS
9 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) DNS
2 7 (6.31%) LAN
2 7 (6.31%) WAN
3 6 (5.41%) Firewall
4 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.50%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.60%) Network Security
5 4 (3.60%) LDAP
5 4 (3.60%) DHCP
5 4 (3.60%) IPv6
6 3 (2.70%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.70%) Internet
6 3 (2.70%) BGP
6 3 (2.70%) ASN.1
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.80%) VPN
7 2 (1.80%) IPv4
7 2 (1.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) MySQL
2 9 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.60%) DB2
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.90%) QlikView
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.41%) Maven
3 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.11%) Subversion
5 7 (6.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (6.31%) ClearCase
6 6 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (5.41%) Ant
7 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.70%) JIRA
8 3 (2.70%) Hudson
8 3 (2.70%) GCC
8 3 (2.70%) GDB
9 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.80%) Selenium
9 2 (1.80%) TestNG
9 2 (1.80%) JUnit
10 1 (0.90%) JMeter
10 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Electronics
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
3 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Developer
2 15 (13.51%) Software Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.11%) C++ Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Administrator
7 5 (4.50%) Programmer
7 5 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) C Programmer
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) HTML
2 23 (20.72%) CSS
3 20 (18.02%) HTML5
4 16 (14.41%) CSS3
5 12 (10.81%) jQuery
5 12 (10.81%) .NET
6 11 (9.91%) Spring
7 9 (8.11%) Apache Camel
8 8 (7.21%) XML
9 7 (6.31%) Web Services
10 6 (5.41%) RESTful
10 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.41%) Spring MVC
10 6 (5.41%) JPA
11 5 (4.50%) JSON
11 5 (4.50%) Java EE
11 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.60%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (3.60%) STL
13 3 (2.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Replication
2 5 (4.50%) DTV
2 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.60%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) PKI
4 3 (2.70%) Wiki
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) SCADA
6 1 (0.90%) CESG
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Windows
2 35 (31.53%) UNIX
3 12 (10.81%) Ubuntu
4 9 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.50%) CentOS
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Debian
7 2 (1.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (16.22%) OO
4 15 (13.51%) Release Management
5 10 (9.01%) MVC
6 9 (8.11%) ITIL
6 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.11%) TDD
7 8 (7.21%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Regression Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.41%) BDD
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.41%) OOD
9 6 (5.41%) Service Management
10 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 33 (29.73%) Python
3 23 (20.72%) C++
3 23 (20.72%) Bash Shell
4 22 (19.82%) Java
5 21 (18.92%) C
6 19 (17.12%) SQL
7 17 (15.32%) Ruby
8 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
9 14 (12.61%) Perl
10 12 (10.81%) C#
11 11 (9.91%) PL/SQL
12 10 (9.01%) PHP
13 3 (2.70%) VB
14 2 (1.80%) VBScript
15 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.90%) COBOL
15 1 (0.90%) Lua
Qualifications
1 66 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 46 (41.44%) DV Cleared
3 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) VCP4
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (1.80%) Degree
6 2 (1.80%) MCSE
6 2 (1.80%) MCP
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 1 (0.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) CCNP
7 1 (0.90%) CCSE
7 1 (0.90%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) Varnish
4 4 (3.60%) vSphere
5 3 (2.70%) Firmware
5 3 (2.70%) vCloud
6 2 (1.80%) XenApp
6 2 (1.80%) XenServer
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.80%) Samba
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.80%) Postfix
6 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Puppet
2 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.80%) SCCM
4 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) VMware
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle
3 10 (9.01%) Cisco
4 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.31%) NetApp
6 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.50%) SAP
7 4 (3.60%) HP
7 4 (3.60%) Citrix
8 3 (2.70%) McAfee
9 2 (1.80%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.80%) Sun
9 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.90%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.90%) CA
10 1 (0.90%) Nokia
10 1 (0.90%) Veritas
10 1 (0.90%) Juniper
10 1 (0.90%) IBM
10 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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