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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 50 21 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.18% 6.98% 16.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.12% 17.36% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £510 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
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
166 121 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.81% 40.20% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 43 38
Average daily rate £363 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £30.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 20 £300 -23.07% 9
Gloucester +1 12 £333 -16.87% 6
Tewkesbury -3 6 - - 2
Cirencester - 3 £300 - 2
Stroud - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (54.74%) Security Cleared
2 40 (42.11%) Windows
3 35 (36.84%) Python
4 34 (35.79%) DV Cleared
5 26 (27.37%) Bash Shell
5 26 (27.37%) C++
6 25 (26.32%) UNIX
7 24 (25.26%) Perl
8 22 (23.16%) Oracle
9 21 (22.11%) Java
9 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
10 19 (20.00%) VMware
10 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (18.95%) OO
11 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.89%) Cisco
13 16 (16.84%) Maven
14 15 (15.79%) Ruby
14 15 (15.79%) Internet
14 15 (15.79%) C
15 14 (14.74%) .NET
15 14 (14.74%) ITIL
16 13 (13.68%) SMTP
16 13 (13.68%) DNS
17 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
17 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
17 12 (12.63%) Shell Script
17 12 (12.63%) SQL
17 12 (12.63%) Release Management
17 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 6 (6.32%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) Node.js
2 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.26%) JBoss
3 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.16%) SAS
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) Internet
2 13 (13.68%) DNS
2 13 (13.68%) SMTP
3 10 (10.53%) Firewall
4 9 (9.47%) LDAP
5 6 (6.32%) SSL
5 6 (6.32%) SAN
6 5 (5.26%) LAN
6 5 (5.26%) HTTP
6 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.21%) WAN
7 4 (4.21%) MPLS
7 4 (4.21%) AMQP
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.16%) DHCP
8 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.16%) SNMP
9 2 (2.11%) BGP
9 2 (2.11%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.32%) MySQL
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.21%) DB2
5 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Maven
2 10 (10.53%) Ant
2 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.32%) Subversion
4 6 (6.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (6.32%) ClearCase
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.26%) Gerrit
6 4 (4.21%) Selenium
7 3 (3.16%) GCC
7 3 (3.16%) GDB
8 2 (2.11%) NUnit
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.05%) Metasploit
9 1 (1.05%) JIRA
9 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.05%) Valgrind
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.11%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Developer
2 10 (10.53%) Software Developer
2 10 (10.53%) Administrator
2 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
2 10 (10.53%) C++ Developer
3 8 (8.42%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (8.42%) Python Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (7.37%) Architect
5 6 (6.32%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Analyst
8 2 (2.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) jQuery
3 8 (8.42%) HTML
3 8 (8.42%) CSS
3 8 (8.42%) CSS3
3 8 (8.42%) HTML5
4 6 (6.32%) XML
5 5 (5.26%) Apache Camel
5 5 (5.26%) Spring
6 4 (4.21%) JPA
6 4 (4.21%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (4.21%) EJB
6 4 (4.21%) HornetQ
6 4 (4.21%) JMS
6 4 (4.21%) FFmpeg
7 3 (3.16%) Laravel
7 3 (3.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.16%) REST
7 3 (3.16%) MFC
7 3 (3.16%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 5 (5.26%) Clustering
1 5 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.21%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) PKI
2 4 (4.21%) Replication
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.11%) SCADA
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Wiki
4 1 (1.05%) Open Source
4 1 (1.05%) CESG
4 1 (1.05%) CCTV
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) UNIX
3 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.32%) CentOS
5 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) AIX
8 1 (1.05%) HPUX
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) OO
1 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) ITIL
3 12 (12.63%) Release Management
4 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.47%) Scrum
7 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.42%) UML
8 6 (6.32%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.21%) Service Management
10 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.16%) DevOps
11 3 (3.16%) Change Control
11 3 (3.16%) User Stories
11 3 (3.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) Python
2 26 (27.37%) C++
2 26 (27.37%) Bash Shell
3 24 (25.26%) Perl
4 21 (22.11%) Java
5 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.79%) C
6 15 (15.79%) Ruby
7 12 (12.63%) Shell Script
7 12 (12.63%) SQL
8 9 (9.47%) C#
9 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.21%) VBScript
10 4 (4.21%) VB
11 3 (3.16%) PHP
12 1 (1.05%) COBOL
12 1 (1.05%) Korn
12 1 (1.05%) Lua
12 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 52 (54.74%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.79%) DV Cleared
3 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) RHCSA
4 5 (5.26%) LPIC
4 5 (5.26%) CCENT
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.21%) MCP
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
5 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) Degree
6 3 (3.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) CCSA
7 1 (1.05%) CCSE
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.42%) Squid
4 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.32%) qmail
6 4 (4.21%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.16%) vSphere
7 3 (3.16%) NFS
8 2 (2.11%) vCloud
8 2 (2.11%) XenApp
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Zenoss
2 2 (2.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.05%) Nagios
3 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle
2 19 (20.00%) VMware
3 17 (17.89%) Cisco
4 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.58%) NetApp
6 9 (9.47%) Juniper
7 5 (5.26%) F5
7 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.26%) HP
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix
9 2 (2.11%) Nokia
10 1 (1.05%) Veeam
10 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.05%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.05%) Sun
10 1 (1.05%) IBM
10 1 (1.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
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