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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.51% 4.87% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.75% 16.42% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 23
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
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
118 67 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.48% 29.65% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 20 61
Average daily rate £350 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £130 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 7
Average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.25 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.75 £35.00 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Gloucester - 18 £438 - 7
Cheltenham -5 5 £256 - 3
Cirencester - - - - 1
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (40.74%) Perl
2 43 (39.81%) Windows
3 35 (32.41%) Security Cleared
4 34 (31.48%) Python
5 33 (30.56%) Cisco
6 27 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 26 (24.07%) Red Hat
7 26 (24.07%) SMTP
7 26 (24.07%) Java
8 24 (22.22%) DNS
8 24 (22.22%) Juniper
9 23 (21.30%) Apache
9 23 (21.30%) OO
10 22 (20.37%) Load Balancing
11 21 (19.44%) Squid
11 21 (19.44%) Oracle
11 21 (19.44%) LDAP
11 21 (19.44%) SNMP
11 21 (19.44%) Internet
11 21 (19.44%) F5
12 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 18 (16.67%) DV Cleared
14 17 (15.74%) qmail
14 17 (15.74%) Ruby
14 17 (15.74%) C++
15 16 (14.81%) MySQL
15 16 (14.81%) ITIL
15 16 (14.81%) UNIX
15 16 (14.81%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (21.30%) Apache
2 7 (6.48%) IIS
2 7 (6.48%) Drupal
3 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) SMTP
2 24 (22.22%) DNS
3 21 (19.44%) Internet
3 21 (19.44%) LDAP
3 21 (19.44%) SNMP
4 14 (12.96%) HTTP
4 14 (12.96%) SSL
4 14 (12.96%) SSH
5 13 (12.04%) Firewall
5 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.41%) SAN
6 8 (7.41%) BGP
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.48%) Junos
7 7 (6.48%) OSPF
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (6.48%) Network Security
7 7 (6.48%) LAN
8 6 (5.56%) WAN
9 3 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Maven
2 6 (5.56%) Selenium
3 5 (4.63%) NUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 4 (3.70%) Ant
4 4 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.70%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.70%) Gerrit
4 4 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Marketing
3 6 (5.56%) Electronics
4 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Developer
2 29 (26.85%) Linux Administrator
3 27 (25.00%) Administrator
4 20 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (18.52%) Python Developer
5 13 (12.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) jQuery
2 14 (12.96%) Web Services
3 7 (6.48%) .NET
3 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
4 6 (5.56%) CSS
4 6 (5.56%) SOAP
4 6 (5.56%) RSS
4 6 (5.56%) RESTful
5 5 (4.63%) J2EE
5 5 (4.63%) Spring
6 4 (3.70%) Java EE
6 4 (3.70%) JPA
6 4 (3.70%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (3.70%) EJB
6 4 (3.70%) JMS
6 4 (3.70%) FFmpeg
6 4 (3.70%) HornetQ
7 2 (1.85%) REST
7 2 (1.85%) Swing
7 2 (1.85%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Open Source
2 6 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.63%) DTV
4 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) IPTV
6 1 (0.93%) CCTV
6 1 (0.93%) SCADA
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.81%) Windows
2 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (14.81%) UNIX
4 11 (10.19%) Solaris
5 8 (7.41%) CentOS
6 5 (4.63%) HPUX
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) OO
2 22 (20.37%) Load Balancing
3 16 (14.81%) ITIL
3 16 (14.81%) DevOps
4 14 (12.96%) Problem Management
5 10 (9.26%) Scrum
6 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.33%) UML
6 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.63%) TDD
8 5 (4.63%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.63%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (4.63%) Kanban
9 4 (3.70%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.70%) Release Management
9 4 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.70%) Service Management
9 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.70%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.74%) Perl
2 34 (31.48%) Python
3 27 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 26 (24.07%) Java
5 17 (15.74%) C++
5 17 (15.74%) Ruby
6 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.33%) C
9 6 (5.56%) PHP
10 5 (4.63%) SQL
10 5 (4.63%) C#
10 5 (4.63%) Korn
10 5 (4.63%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.85%) VBScript
11 2 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (32.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 18 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 14 (12.96%) CCENT
3 14 (12.96%) LPIC
4 7 (6.48%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.78%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) Squid
2 17 (15.74%) qmail
3 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.48%) NFS
5 6 (5.56%) Varnish
5 6 (5.56%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Cisco
2 26 (24.07%) Red Hat
3 24 (22.22%) Juniper
4 21 (19.44%) Oracle
4 21 (19.44%) F5
5 15 (13.89%) VMware
6 11 (10.19%) NetApp
6 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.26%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.48%) JBoss
9 6 (5.56%) SAP
10 3 (2.78%) HP
11 2 (1.85%) Citrix
12 1 (0.93%) Nokia
12 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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