Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.13% 14.29% 13.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 40.79% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 28
Cheltenham median daily rate £345 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £273 £318 £357
90th Percentile £421 £535 £502
Gloucestershire median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.05 -
% change year-on-year -3.52% - -

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 46 76 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 32.62% 35.02% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 67
Cheltenham median daily rate £235 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.25% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £114 £150 £263
90th Percentile £321 £524 £497
Gloucestershire median daily rate £265 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -33.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Cheltenham median hourly rate £15.13 £12.63 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.80% -2.88% -16.13%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.23 £13.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.73% -17.46%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cheltenham

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Cheltenham

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Cheltenham

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Isilon