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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 21 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.82% 7.27% 17.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.08% 26.45% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 52
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -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
146 121 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.40% 27.50% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 81
Median daily rate £385 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £20.00 £27.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham +5 14 £475 +11.76% 12
Gloucester +4 10 £405 -10.00% 7
Tewkesbury - 1 £325 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 72 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 60 (57.69%) DV Cleared
3 50 (48.08%) Java
4 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (32.69%) Python
6 30 (28.85%) C++
7 29 (27.88%) Bash Shell
8 26 (25.00%) Oracle
9 23 (22.12%) Windows
9 23 (22.12%) ISTQB
10 22 (21.15%) C
11 20 (19.23%) Red Hat
12 18 (17.31%) SQL
12 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
14 15 (14.42%) Unix
14 15 (14.42%) Scrum
14 15 (14.42%) Puppet
14 15 (14.42%) Jenkins
15 13 (12.50%) Cucumber
15 13 (12.50%) DevOps
15 13 (12.50%) JIRA
16 12 (11.54%) TDD
16 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
16 12 (11.54%) VMware
16 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
16 12 (11.54%) SDLC
17 11 (10.58%) Finance
17 11 (10.58%) Electronics
17 11 (10.58%) JBoss

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 11 (10.58%) JBoss
2 8 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) Node.js
7 2 (1.92%) Confluence
7 2 (1.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.96%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (9.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) DNS
2 7 (6.73%) DHCP
2 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.81%) Firewall
3 5 (4.81%) SSH
4 3 (2.88%) Network Security
4 3 (2.88%) SAN
5 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.92%) HTTP
5 2 (1.92%) LAN
5 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.96%) AMQP
6 1 (0.96%) BGP
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.96%) Internet
6 1 (0.96%) IPv6
6 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 13 (12.50%) JIRA
4 11 (10.58%) Selenium
5 8 (7.69%) Maven
6 5 (4.81%) Hudson
7 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.85%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.85%) JUnit
7 4 (3.85%) Protractor
7 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.85%) Zephyr
8 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.88%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.92%) Ant
9 2 (1.92%) MSTest
9 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.58%) Electronics
2 11 (10.58%) Finance
3 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Developer
2 16 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Test Manager
5 9 (8.65%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Administrator
6 8 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.69%) Tester
7 7 (6.73%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) SOAP
2 7 (6.73%) HTML
2 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
3 6 (5.77%) OpenCL
3 6 (5.77%) REST
3 6 (5.77%) Spring
4 5 (4.81%) jQuery
4 5 (4.81%) JSON
5 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.85%) RESTEasy
5 4 (3.85%) YAML
6 2 (1.92%) CSS
6 2 (1.92%) LAMP
6 2 (1.92%) Middleware
7 1 (0.96%) JDBC
7 1 (0.96%) JMS
7 1 (0.96%) JSP
7 1 (0.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) VHDL
2 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Ergonomics
3 3 (2.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.92%) Physics
4 2 (1.92%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
5 1 (0.96%) SCADA
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Unix
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.81%) CentOS
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.85%) Solaris
6 3 (2.88%) AIX
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Debian
8 1 (0.96%) HPUX
8 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
3 15 (14.42%) Scrum
4 13 (12.50%) DevOps
5 12 (11.54%) SDLC
5 12 (11.54%) TDD
6 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
8 9 (8.65%) BDD
9 8 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.73%) Defect Management
10 7 (6.73%) ITIL
10 7 (6.73%) OO
10 7 (6.73%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (6.73%) System Testing
10 7 (6.73%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) Java
2 34 (32.69%) Python
3 30 (28.85%) C++
4 29 (27.88%) Bash Shell
5 22 (21.15%) C
6 18 (17.31%) SQL
7 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.58%) Perl
8 8 (7.69%) C#
8 8 (7.69%) Ruby
8 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.85%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.85%) VC++
11 3 (2.88%) PHP
12 2 (1.92%) VB
13 1 (0.96%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.96%) Korn
13 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 60 (57.69%) DV Cleared
3 23 (22.12%) ISTQB
4 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.73%) ISEB
6 4 (3.85%) RHCE
7 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.92%) Degree
8 2 (1.92%) MCTS
9 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.96%) CCIE
9 1 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.96%) MCDST
9 1 (0.96%) MCITP
9 1 (0.96%) MCP
9 1 (0.96%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.85%) Firmware
3 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.96%) iptables
5 1 (0.96%) NFS
5 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) Puppet
2 10 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.92%) yum
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.96%) Plesk
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Oracle
2 20 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 10 (9.62%) SAP
5 9 (8.65%) HP
6 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco
8 4 (3.85%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.85%) IBM
9 3 (2.88%) Dell
9 3 (2.88%) EMC
10 2 (1.92%) NetApp
11 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.96%) Citrix
11 1 (0.96%) Google
11 1 (0.96%) Splunk
11 1 (0.96%) Veritas
11 1 (0.96%) Zend
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