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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 9.09% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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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
10 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 45.45% 47.06% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £125 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) GPFS
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) GPFS
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM