The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 8 17
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 16.67% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 47.83% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £230 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.17 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.62% 34.85% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £340 £140 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -56.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £29.17 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Aberdeen region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) PhD
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Life Science
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PhD