The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Gloucester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.98% 10.78% 9.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 47.83% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Median daily rate £508 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.71% -2.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £334 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £458 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 23 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 13.86% 22.55% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 29
Median daily rate £190 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.76% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £317 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gloucester

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Gloucester

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Component Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (33.33%) Primavera
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Captiva
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 1 (33.33%) Captiva
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Component Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle