The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 27 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.55% 13.64% 12.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.05% 45.32% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 37
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £358 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £28.60 £41.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £44.86 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
82 139 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.36% 30.09% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 87
Median daily rate £125 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.74% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £44.10 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -12 4 £450 +9.75% 7
Cheltenham -4 3 £425 -10.52% 4
Tewkesbury +3 2 - -
Cirencester - 1 £320 - 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 40 (52.63%) DV Cleared
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) Python
4 31 (40.79%) Scrum
5 28 (36.84%) Windows
6 25 (32.89%) Oracle
7 22 (28.95%) Java
7 22 (28.95%) DevOps
8 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
9 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (25.00%) Perl
9 19 (25.00%) C
10 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
10 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
10 15 (19.74%) SDLC
11 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
11 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
11 14 (18.42%) C++
12 13 (17.11%) SQL
12 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
12 13 (17.11%) Validation
12 13 (17.11%) Integration Testing
12 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (17.11%) Defect Tracking
13 12 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
13 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
13 12 (15.79%) Selenium
13 12 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (15.79%) System Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.26%) Confluence
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) Mule
4 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.32%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.32%) Captiva
5 1 (1.32%) Documentum
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.21%) DHCP
2 7 (9.21%) DNS
3 3 (3.95%) SSH
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) RS-232
5 1 (1.32%) RS-485
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
2 12 (15.79%) Selenium
3 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.21%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.26%) Hudson
6 4 (5.26%) JUnit
7 3 (3.95%) Ant
7 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.95%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.63%) Gradle
8 2 (2.63%) Maven
9 1 (1.32%) CMake
9 1 (1.32%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Electronics
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Test Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) DBA
6 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Administrator
8 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
10 4 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) MySQL DBA
10 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) XML
2 7 (9.21%) Spring
3 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.89%) SOAP
3 6 (7.89%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) REST
5 4 (5.26%) CSS
5 4 (5.26%) EJB
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) Java EE
6 3 (3.95%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.95%) JMS
6 3 (3.95%) XSLT
7 2 (2.63%) .NET
7 2 (2.63%) JSON
7 2 (2.63%) Middleware
8 1 (1.32%) J2EE
8 1 (1.32%) XSD
8 1 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Replication
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.32%) Verilog
5 1 (1.32%) VHDL
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Unix
4 11 (14.47%) Solaris
5 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.95%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (1.32%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) Scrum
3 22 (28.95%) DevOps
4 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
5 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.74%) SDLC
7 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 13 (17.11%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (17.11%) Integration Testing
8 13 (17.11%) Validation
9 12 (15.79%) Kanban
9 12 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (15.79%) System Testing
9 12 (15.79%) V-Model
9 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (14.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) Python
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 19 (25.00%) C
3 19 (25.00%) Perl
4 14 (18.42%) C++
5 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
5 13 (17.11%) SQL
6 8 (10.53%) Embedded C++
7 7 (9.21%) Ruby
8 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.95%) C#
11 2 (2.63%) PHP
11 2 (2.63%) Scala
11 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.63%) XPath
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 46 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 40 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) Degree
5 3 (3.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 7 (9.21%) vSphere
3 5 (6.58%) Firmware
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.63%) SRDF
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) yum
2 2 (2.63%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) HP
5 5 (6.58%) EMC
5 5 (6.58%) SAP
5 5 (6.58%) TOWER Software
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Altera
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco
8 1 (1.32%) Dell
8 1 (1.32%) Renesas
8 1 (1.32%) Xilinx
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £450 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 19 hours ago