The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 5.77% - 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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 Dundee region.

Operating Systems Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 32.69% 44.44% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £250 - £138
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Opsware
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Trac
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Opsware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat