The first table below looks at the demand for Gentoo skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gentoo over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gentoo Linux
Rank - 538 584
Contract jobs citing Gentoo 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.060% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12312 10060 12139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 21.08% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6850 5374 6201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 989 1179
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Gentoo
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gentoo within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Gentoo Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gentoo
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gentoo within the UK.

Gentoo Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Gentoo
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Gentoo within the UK.

Gentoo Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Gentoo
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gentoo within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
England - - - - 1

Gentoo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Gentoo 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 Gentoo.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) X-Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) GTK+
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Redis
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (25.00%) OrientDB
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

Gentoo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Gentoo 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 Gentoo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IMAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (25.00%) OrientDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) X-Windows
2 2 (50.00%) GTK+
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (25.00%) SendGrid
1 1 (25.00%) New Relic
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) CQG