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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 64 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.73% 12.38% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 42.67% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 3
Average daily rate £475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £44.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +121.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
133 150 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.98% 29.01% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 90 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 21 £475 +11.76% 14
Gloucester 0 7 £400 - 12
Tewkesbury -2 3 - - 2
Filton - 2 £400 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 77 (74.76%) Security Cleared
2 68 (66.02%) DV Cleared
3 50 (48.54%) Java
4 30 (29.13%) Python
5 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
7 25 (24.27%) Oracle
7 25 (24.27%) Windows
8 23 (22.33%) C++
9 21 (20.39%) C
10 20 (19.42%) Shell Script
11 18 (17.48%) SQL
12 17 (16.50%) Unix
13 15 (14.56%) ISTQB
14 14 (13.59%) HP
14 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
15 13 (12.62%) ITIL
15 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
16 12 (11.65%) Selenium
16 12 (11.65%) TDD
16 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
16 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
16 12 (11.65%) BDD
17 11 (10.68%) WebLogic
17 11 (10.68%) AIX
17 11 (10.68%) Cisco
17 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
17 11 (10.68%) WebSphere
17 11 (10.68%) Oracle BPM
18 10 (9.71%) Cucumber

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.68%) WebLogic
1 11 (10.68%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.74%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.77%) JBoss
4 6 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.91%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (1.94%) Apache
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) DNS
1 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.85%) LAN
2 5 (4.85%) WAN
3 4 (3.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.88%) RS-232
3 4 (3.88%) RS-485
4 3 (2.91%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.91%) Firewall
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.94%) DHCP
5 2 (1.94%) HTTP
5 2 (1.94%) Network Security
5 2 (1.94%) RFID
5 2 (1.94%) SAN
5 2 (1.94%) VLAN
5 2 (1.94%) Wireless
6 1 (0.97%) AMQP
6 1 (0.97%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.97%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.94%) SQLite
3 2 (1.94%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.65%) Selenium
4 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.77%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.80%) Maven
7 6 (5.83%) IntelliJ
7 6 (5.83%) JUnit
7 6 (5.83%) Protractor
8 5 (4.85%) HP UFT
8 5 (4.85%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.85%) RSpec
9 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.94%) Ant
10 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.94%) MSTest
10 2 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.83%) Electronics
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Developer
2 10 (9.71%) Software Developer
2 10 (9.71%) Test Engineer
2 10 (9.71%) Test Manager
3 9 (8.74%) Linux Developer
3 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) C++ Developer
4 8 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Support Technician
4 8 (7.77%) Tester
5 7 (6.80%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.80%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Applications Support Technician
6 6 (5.83%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
1 6 (5.83%) OpenCL
1 6 (5.83%) RESTEasy
1 6 (5.83%) YAML
2 5 (4.85%) Middleware
2 5 (4.85%) REST
2 5 (4.85%) SOAP
2 5 (4.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (2.91%) Java EE
4 2 (1.94%) LAMP
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.97%) .NET
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) Django
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) HTML5
5 1 (0.97%) JMS
5 1 (0.97%) POSIX
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) VHDL
2 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.83%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.83%) Smartcard
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) Replication
5 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.94%) Ergonomics
5 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.94%) Physics
5 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Unix
3 11 (10.68%) AIX
4 5 (4.85%) HPUX
4 5 (4.85%) Solaris
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.91%) CentOS
6 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Debian
8 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.62%) ITIL
3 12 (11.65%) BDD
3 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
3 12 (11.65%) TDD
4 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
5 8 (7.77%) SDLC
5 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.80%) Change Management
6 7 (6.80%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.83%) DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Migration
7 6 (5.83%) Scrum
7 6 (5.83%) Web Application Development
8 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 5 (4.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) Java
2 30 (29.13%) Python
3 26 (25.24%) Bash Shell
4 23 (22.33%) C++
5 21 (20.39%) C
6 20 (19.42%) Shell Script
7 18 (17.48%) SQL
8 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.80%) VB
10 6 (5.83%) Perl
11 5 (4.85%) C#
11 5 (4.85%) Ruby
12 2 (1.94%) PHP
12 2 (1.94%) VC++
13 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.97%) Korn
13 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (74.76%) Security Cleared
2 68 (66.02%) DV Cleared
3 15 (14.56%) ISTQB
4 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.77%) ISEB
6 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CCNA
7 2 (1.94%) CCNP
7 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.94%) RHCE
8 1 (0.97%) MCPD
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.85%) Firmware
4 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.91%) Samba
4 3 (2.91%) vCloud
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.94%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.94%) OpenView
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (24.27%) Oracle
2 14 (13.59%) HP
3 11 (10.68%) Cisco
3 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.85%) SAP
6 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.91%) Google
6 3 (2.91%) NetApp
6 3 (2.91%) Sun
7 2 (1.94%) Aruba
7 2 (1.94%) Capita
7 2 (1.94%) Freescale
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.94%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.94%) Sophos
8 1 (0.97%) BT
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42 - 46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 46 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago