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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 23 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 0.93% 9.17% 10.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 23.26% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 13
Median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -8.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 26 43 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 24.30% 39.45% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 29
Median daily rate £120 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.90% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £10.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Gloucester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Documentum
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) JBoss
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Primavera
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Captiva
2 1 (14.29%) Documentum
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (14.29%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Documentum Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle