The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.84% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Open Source
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.57% 17.32% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £453 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.25% -66.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Gloucestershire region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Open Source
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 Open Source within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Gloucester - 1 £300 - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
1 14 (73.68%) Problem Management
2 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
2 13 (68.42%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (68.42%) SSH
2 13 (68.42%) Perl
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) OO
2 13 (68.42%) Apache
2 13 (68.42%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) SNMP
2 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
4 2 (10.53%) QA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (10.53%) tcpdump
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Ethereal
4 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (68.42%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SSH
1 13 (68.42%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (10.53%) tcpdump
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) Ethereal
2 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) ATM
2 2 (10.53%) ISDN
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) SONET
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
2 13 (68.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Python Developer
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Network Supervisor
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Application Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) FFmpeg
1 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Problem Management
2 13 (68.42%) OO
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
1 13 (68.42%) Perl
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
1 2 (10.53%) F5
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Juniper
1 2 (10.53%) NetQoS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Zend