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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.18% 8.93% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.21% 36.28% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
147 113 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.06% 24.62% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 55 19
Average daily rate £350 £340 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +161.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.93% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.08 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £145.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +6 15 £450 +75.60% 6
Gloucester -9 11 £425 -2.85% 8
Tewkesbury - 2 £350 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (46.48%) DV Cleared
3 25 (35.21%) Java
4 21 (29.58%) Windows
5 20 (28.17%) DNS
6 19 (26.76%) Python
6 19 (26.76%) UNIX
7 16 (22.54%) MySQL
7 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.13%) Red Hat
9 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.90%) Oracle
9 12 (16.90%) C
9 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
9 12 (16.90%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
11 10 (14.08%) Finance
11 10 (14.08%) LAMP
11 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
12 9 (12.68%) Django
12 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.68%) C++
12 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.68%) Firewall
12 9 (12.68%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.23%) JBoss
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) WordPress
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) DNS
2 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.68%) Firewall
4 8 (11.27%) VPN
4 8 (11.27%) VLAN
4 8 (11.27%) Wireshark
4 8 (11.27%) SSL
5 7 (9.86%) DHCP
5 7 (9.86%) Network Security
5 7 (9.86%) IPsec
5 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.41%) Junos
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.41%) OSPF
7 1 (1.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) MySQL
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.63%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (5.63%) Impala
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Metasploit
3 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.04%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.23%) Hudson
6 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
7 2 (2.82%) Firebug
7 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.41%) Ant
8 1 (1.41%) Selenium
8 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 6 (8.45%) Electronics
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Python Developer
3 9 (12.68%) DBA
4 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Security Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior DBA
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.82%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) LAMP
2 9 (12.68%) Django
3 7 (9.86%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) jQuery
4 5 (7.04%) JSON
5 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) CSS
5 4 (5.63%) GraphX
6 3 (4.23%) SOAP
6 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.23%) Spring
7 2 (2.82%) Ajax
7 2 (2.82%) STL
7 2 (2.82%) XML
7 2 (2.82%) Symfony
7 2 (2.82%) RESTful
7 2 (2.82%) HTML5
7 2 (2.82%) CSS3
7 2 (2.82%) Laravel
7 2 (2.82%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Replication
3 6 (8.45%) DTV
4 5 (7.04%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) VHDL
5 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (11.27%) Cyber Security
4 8 (11.27%) TDD
4 8 (11.27%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps
7 5 (7.04%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) SIEM
8 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.63%) SOA
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.23%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.23%) Scrum
9 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Java
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 12 (16.90%) C
4 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
5 10 (14.08%) SQL
6 9 (12.68%) C++
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.68%) Ruby
6 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.45%) C#
8 4 (5.63%) PHP
8 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.23%) Perl
9 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (46.48%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.86%) CCNA
6 5 (7.04%) Degree
7 3 (4.23%) CISSP
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.23%) MCTS
7 3 (4.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (11.27%) VirtualBox
3 7 (9.86%) vSphere
4 4 (5.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (5.63%) HDFS
4 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Nmap
2 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.04%) Puppet
4 3 (4.23%) SCCM
5 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 8 (11.27%) McAfee
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco
4 8 (11.27%) HP
5 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.45%) SAP
7 5 (7.04%) TOWER Software
8 4 (5.63%) Infoblox
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix
10 2 (2.82%) Capita
10 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.41%) F5
11 1 (1.41%) BT
11 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.41%) Juniper
11 1 (1.41%) NetApp
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