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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 31 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.77% 4.45% 8.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.13% 12.64% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
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£375 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £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 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
134 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.26% 35.22% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 27
Average daily rate £365 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 11 £300 -16.08% 12
Gloucester -5 6 £413 -19.11% 10
Tewkesbury -4 3 - - 7
Cirencester - 1 £300 - 1
Stroud - - - - 2
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (41.94%) Perl
1 39 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 35 (37.63%) Python
3 34 (36.56%) Windows
4 26 (27.96%) Java
4 26 (27.96%) Cisco
5 25 (26.88%) DV Cleared
6 24 (25.81%) Bash Shell
7 23 (24.73%) SMTP
8 22 (23.66%) C++
9 21 (22.58%) DNS
9 21 (22.58%) OO
10 20 (21.51%) Oracle
10 20 (21.51%) Internet
11 19 (20.43%) LDAP
12 18 (19.35%) ITIL
12 18 (19.35%) Squid
13 16 (17.20%) Juniper
13 16 (17.20%) Ruby
14 15 (16.13%) VMware
14 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
14 15 (16.13%) UNIX
14 15 (16.13%) Apache
15 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
15 14 (15.05%) qmail
16 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
16 13 (13.98%) Maven
16 13 (13.98%) Shell Script
16 13 (13.98%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (16.13%) Apache
2 7 (7.53%) JBoss
3 6 (6.45%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) SAS
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) SMTP
2 21 (22.58%) DNS
3 20 (21.51%) Internet
4 19 (20.43%) LDAP
5 13 (13.98%) SSL
6 12 (12.90%) SNMP
6 12 (12.90%) HTTP
7 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.60%) Firewall
8 6 (6.45%) SSH
9 4 (4.30%) AMQP
9 4 (4.30%) SAN
9 4 (4.30%) MPLS
10 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.23%) LAN
11 2 (2.15%) WAN
11 2 (2.15%) BGP
11 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
11 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) MySQL
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.30%) DB2
5 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Maven
2 9 (9.68%) Ant
2 9 (9.68%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.53%) Selenium
5 6 (6.45%) ClearCase
5 6 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (6.45%) Subversion
6 5 (5.38%) NUnit
6 5 (5.38%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.38%) Gerrit
6 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.08%) Valgrind
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Linux Administrator
2 17 (18.28%) Administrator
3 14 (15.05%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (15.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (15.05%) Python Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.23%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Tester
9 2 (2.15%) Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) jQuery
3 4 (4.30%) HornetQ
3 4 (4.30%) Apache Camel
3 4 (4.30%) FFmpeg
3 4 (4.30%) JMS
3 4 (4.30%) EJB
3 4 (4.30%) Spring
3 4 (4.30%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (4.30%) JPA
4 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.23%) Web Services
4 3 (3.23%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (2.15%) CSS3
5 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.15%) CSS
5 2 (2.15%) HTML
5 2 (2.15%) Middleware
5 2 (2.15%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (6.45%) Open Source
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.08%) IPTV
7 1 (1.08%) CESG
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.08%) SCADA
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.56%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) UNIX
3 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.53%) CentOS
5 2 (2.15%) Solaris
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.08%) HPUX
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) OO
2 18 (19.35%) ITIL
3 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.83%) Release Management
6 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.68%) UML
7 9 (9.68%) DevOps
8 7 (7.53%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.38%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Scrum
9 5 (5.38%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.30%) Service Management
10 4 (4.30%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.30%) Computer Security
11 3 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (3.23%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.23%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.94%) Perl
2 35 (37.63%) Python
3 26 (27.96%) Java
4 24 (25.81%) Bash Shell
5 22 (23.66%) C++
6 16 (17.20%) Ruby
7 13 (13.98%) Shell Script
7 13 (13.98%) C
8 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
9 8 (8.60%) SQL
10 6 (6.45%) C#
11 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.15%) VBScript
12 2 (2.15%) VB
13 1 (1.08%) Korn
13 1 (1.08%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.08%) COBOL
13 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.88%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.90%) LPIC
4 12 (12.90%) CCENT
5 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.30%) CCNA
8 3 (3.23%) CCNP
9 2 (2.15%) MCSE
9 2 (2.15%) MCP
9 2 (2.15%) ISEB
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.08%) CCSE
10 1 (1.08%) CCSA
10 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Squid
2 14 (15.05%) qmail
3 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) NFS
5 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Cisco
2 20 (21.51%) Oracle
3 16 (17.20%) Juniper
4 15 (16.13%) VMware
4 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.90%) F5
7 10 (10.75%) NetApp
8 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.23%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix
10 2 (2.15%) Nokia
11 1 (1.08%) Veeam
11 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
11 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.08%) Sun
11 1 (1.08%) IBM
11 1 (1.08%) SAP
11 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Cirencester
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Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago