Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.30% 14.89% 12.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 43.75% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 18
Cheltenham median daily rate £550 £419 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.34% -10.43% +55.83%
10th Percentile £525 £303 £350
90th Percentile £615 £575 £630
Gloucestershire median daily rate £444 £405 £444
% change year-on-year +9.57% -8.73% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -11.11% +6.51% -1.17%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 14.57% 34.04% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 51
Cheltenham median daily rate £280 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £125 £105
90th Percentile £580 £563 £538
Gloucestershire median daily rate £351 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -6.33% -6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £13.00 £16.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.70 £13.75 £14.13
% change year-on-year -0.36% -2.65% -29.38%

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 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 17 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) EasyMock
4 3 (37.50%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) EJB
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) JSF
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Wiki
4 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
5 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (25.00%) Facilities Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL

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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
1 3 (37.50%) EasyMock
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared DBA
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) EJB
1 3 (37.50%) JSF
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Wiki
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) OOD
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle