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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.66% 12.50% 19.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.31% 33.33% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 37
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£413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
130 147 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.80% 37.50% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 68 67
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 10
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -65.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £12.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -13 14 £383 +9.28% 7
Gloucester -4 11 £425 -5.55% 5
Filton - 1 £400 -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 3
Cirencester - - - - 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (63.30%) Security Cleared
2 49 (44.95%) DV Cleared
3 40 (36.70%) Windows
4 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
5 32 (29.36%) UNIX
6 31 (28.44%) HTML
7 30 (27.52%) Python
8 25 (22.94%) CSS
9 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (21.10%) SC Cleared
10 23 (21.10%) MySQL
11 22 (20.18%) HTML5
12 20 (18.35%) C
12 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (17.43%) Java
13 19 (17.43%) Bash Shell
14 18 (16.51%) CSS3
14 18 (16.51%) C++
14 18 (16.51%) Ruby
15 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
15 17 (15.60%) SQL
15 17 (15.60%) VMware
16 14 (12.84%) C#
16 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (12.84%) Maven
16 14 (12.84%) Ubuntu
17 13 (11.93%) OO
17 13 (11.93%) DNS
17 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
17 13 (11.93%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (11.01%) Node.js
2 8 (7.34%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.50%) Apache
3 6 (5.50%) Drupal
4 5 (4.59%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.67%) Mule
6 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.83%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.83%) Confluence
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.83%) nginx
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.92%) SAS
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) DNS
2 7 (6.42%) LAN
2 7 (6.42%) WAN
3 5 (4.59%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (4.59%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.67%) LDAP
4 4 (3.67%) DHCP
4 4 (3.67%) IPv6
5 3 (2.75%) ASN.1
5 3 (2.75%) Internet
5 3 (2.75%) OSPF
5 3 (2.75%) BGP
5 3 (2.75%) Network Security
6 2 (1.83%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.83%) IPsec
6 2 (1.83%) SAN
6 2 (1.83%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) MySQL
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.84%) Maven
3 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.34%) Subversion
4 6 (5.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (5.50%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.75%) JIRA
6 3 (2.75%) Ant
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (2.75%) GCC
6 3 (2.75%) GDB
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.83%) Hudson
7 2 (1.83%) TestNG
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Electronics
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (44.95%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) Software Developer
3 9 (8.26%) C++ Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Programmer
7 5 (4.59%) Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) C Programmer
8 4 (3.67%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.44%) HTML
2 25 (22.94%) CSS
3 22 (20.18%) HTML5
4 18 (16.51%) CSS3
5 10 (9.17%) jQuery
5 10 (9.17%) .NET
6 8 (7.34%) Web Services
7 7 (6.42%) Spring
8 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.50%) Spring MVC
8 6 (5.50%) XML
8 6 (5.50%) JPA
8 6 (5.50%) RESTful
9 5 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (4.59%) Apache Camel
9 5 (4.59%) Java EE
9 5 (4.59%) JSON
10 4 (3.67%) STL
10 4 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.75%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) DTV
1 6 (5.50%) Replication
2 5 (4.59%) Private Cloud
2 5 (4.59%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.75%) Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) Wiki
4 2 (1.83%) Open Source
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.92%) SCADA
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) CESG
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.70%) Windows
2 32 (29.36%) UNIX
3 14 (12.84%) Ubuntu
4 10 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.59%) CentOS
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.83%) Debian
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (11.93%) OO
4 11 (10.09%) Release Management
5 10 (9.17%) MVC
6 9 (8.26%) TDD
6 9 (8.26%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.34%) Integration Testing
7 8 (7.34%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.34%) ITIL
8 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.50%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.50%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.50%) Scrum
9 6 (5.50%) OOD
9 6 (5.50%) SOA
9 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.50%) Service Management
9 6 (5.50%) BDD
9 6 (5.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
2 30 (27.52%) Python
3 20 (18.35%) C
4 19 (17.43%) Java
4 19 (17.43%) Bash Shell
5 18 (16.51%) C++
5 18 (16.51%) Ruby
6 17 (15.60%) SQL
7 14 (12.84%) C#
8 13 (11.93%) Shell Script
9 10 (9.17%) PHP
10 9 (8.26%) PL/SQL
10 9 (8.26%) Perl
11 3 (2.75%) VB
12 2 (1.83%) VBScript
13 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.92%) Lua
Qualifications
1 69 (63.30%) Security Cleared
2 49 (44.95%) DV Cleared
3 23 (21.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) CISSP
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 2 (1.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.67%) vSphere
4 4 (3.67%) Varnish
5 3 (2.75%) vCloud
5 3 (2.75%) Firmware
6 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.83%) Samba
6 2 (1.83%) Postfix
6 2 (1.83%) XenApp
6 2 (1.83%) XenServer
6 2 (1.83%) iptables
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Puppet
2 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.83%) SCCM
4 2 (1.83%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) VMware
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 10 (9.17%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.26%) Cisco
5 7 (6.42%) NetApp
6 6 (5.50%) SAP
6 6 (5.50%) McAfee
7 4 (3.67%) HP
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.83%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.92%) F5
10 1 (0.92%) Twitter
10 1 (0.92%) Veritas
10 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.92%) Sun
10 1 (0.92%) Juniper
10 1 (0.92%) CA
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