The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 93 76 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.02% 5.29% 8.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.21% 33.48% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 83
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
280 227 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.15% 15.79% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 109 158
Median daily rate £387 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £115 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Linux.

1 75 (36.59%) Unix
2 70 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 65 (31.71%) Windows
3 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (30.73%) Finance
5 62 (30.24%) Java
6 46 (22.44%) SQL
6 46 (22.44%) Python
7 45 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (20.00%) Solaris
8 41 (20.00%) VMware
9 40 (19.51%) Oracle
9 40 (19.51%) Jenkins
10 39 (19.02%) Red Hat
11 38 (18.54%) DevOps
12 37 (18.05%) Migration
13 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 35 (17.07%) Perl
14 34 (16.59%) Web Services
14 34 (16.59%) Apache
14 34 (16.59%) Data Centre
15 33 (16.10%) AIX
15 33 (16.10%) SQL Server
16 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
17 30 (14.63%) Middleware
17 30 (14.63%) WebSphere
18 28 (13.66%) Disclosure Scotland
19 27 (13.17%) Windows Server
20 26 (12.68%) Puppet
20 26 (12.68%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 34 (16.59%) Apache
2 30 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 18 (8.78%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.80%) JBoss
5 11 (5.37%) nginx
6 10 (4.88%) IIS
7 9 (4.39%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.39%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.41%) GlassFish
9 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.44%) CICS
10 5 (2.44%) Confluence
10 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (1.95%) ColdFusion
11 4 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.46%) GeoServer
12 3 (1.46%) iPlanet
12 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.83%) PaaS
4 7 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.98%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.98%) IaaS
5 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.80%) HTTP
2 13 (6.34%) DNS
3 11 (5.37%) DHCP
3 11 (5.37%) LDAP
3 11 (5.37%) SAN
4 10 (4.88%) SSL
5 8 (3.90%) Firewall
5 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.44%) LAN
7 4 (1.95%) Skype
7 4 (1.95%) SSH
7 4 (1.95%) WAN
8 3 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.98%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.98%) IPsec
9 2 (0.98%) NAS
9 2 (0.98%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.98%) VLAN
9 2 (0.98%) VPN
9 2 (0.98%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.88%) MySQL
4 10 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.39%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.41%) DB2
7 5 (2.44%) GIS
7 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.95%) Informix
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.46%) QGIS
10 2 (0.98%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (0.98%) Redis
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.49%) Big Data
11 1 (0.49%) Cloudera CDH
11 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.49%) Impala
Development Applications
1 40 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.71%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.22%) Subversion
4 14 (6.83%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.34%) Hudson
6 11 (5.37%) MSBuild
6 11 (5.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (4.88%) JIRA
8 9 (4.39%) Bower
9 8 (3.90%) Maven
10 7 (3.41%) Selenium
11 6 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.95%) Ant
12 4 (1.95%) Introscope
13 3 (1.46%) DBeaver
13 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.46%) JUnit
13 3 (1.46%) Mockito
13 3 (1.46%) NetBeans
14 2 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (30.73%) Finance
2 23 (11.22%) Banking
3 15 (7.32%) Legal
4 8 (3.90%) Law
5 6 (2.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (16.59%) Developer
2 30 (14.63%) Administrator
3 23 (11.22%) Architect
4 19 (9.27%) Consultant
4 19 (9.27%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (7.80%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
7 14 (6.83%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.85%) Build Engineer
9 12 (5.85%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Analyst
10 11 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (5.37%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Build Automation Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.59%) Web Services
2 30 (14.63%) Middleware
3 26 (12.68%) HTML
4 23 (11.22%) CSS
5 18 (8.78%) Java EE
6 15 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.32%) jQuery
7 13 (6.34%) Node.js
7 13 (6.34%) RESTful
7 13 (6.34%) XML
8 11 (5.37%) JSON
9 10 (4.88%) Sass
9 10 (4.88%) SOAP
10 9 (4.39%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.41%) Flask
12 6 (2.93%) OAuth
12 6 (2.93%) Spring
13 5 (2.44%) JPA
13 5 (2.44%) LAMP
13 5 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.59%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.88%) Clustering
4 9 (4.39%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.41%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.93%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.93%) PKI
7 5 (2.44%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.46%) DataPower
8 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) User Experience
9 2 (0.98%) CMDB
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) Informatics
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.59%) Unix
2 70 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 65 (31.71%) Windows
4 41 (20.00%) Solaris
5 33 (16.10%) AIX
6 27 (13.17%) Windows Server
7 23 (11.22%) HPUX
8 16 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.37%) Mac OS X
9 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.90%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.93%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.95%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.95%) zOS
13 2 (0.98%) SUSE
14 1 (0.49%) Android
14 1 (0.49%) Fedora
14 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (18.54%) DevOps
4 37 (18.05%) Migration
5 24 (11.71%) Configuration Management
6 22 (10.73%) Change Management
7 18 (8.78%) Unit Testing
8 17 (8.29%) BDD
8 17 (8.29%) Kanban
8 17 (8.29%) Scrum
9 16 (7.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (7.32%) ITIL
11 12 (5.85%) Build Automation
11 12 (5.85%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.85%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.37%) TDD
13 10 (4.88%) Open Source
13 10 (4.88%) Refactoring
13 10 (4.88%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.24%) Java
2 46 (22.44%) Python
2 46 (22.44%) SQL
3 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.07%) Perl
4 21 (10.24%) PowerShell
5 19 (9.27%) PHP
6 15 (7.32%) Ruby
7 12 (5.85%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.88%) C++
8 10 (4.88%) CoffeeScript
9 9 (4.39%) Bourne shell
10 8 (3.90%) Korn
10 8 (3.90%) VBA
11 7 (3.41%) PHP 5
11 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.46%) C#
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.44%) VCAP
1 5 (2.44%) VCP6
1 5 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (1.46%) CCNP
2 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.46%) Degree
3 2 (0.98%) ISEB
3 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.49%) IISP
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.24%) Docker
1 21 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (3.90%) Veritas File System
4 8 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.93%) SRDF
5 6 (2.93%) vSphere
6 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.95%) XenApp
6 4 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.46%) GeoWebCache
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.98%) Xen
8 2 (0.98%) zsh
9 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.49%) Squid
9 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (12.68%) Puppet
2 21 (10.24%) Ansible
3 16 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.90%) TADDM
4 8 (3.90%) vRealize
5 7 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.93%) Nagios
6 6 (2.93%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.93%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.95%) CA Wily
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.46%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.98%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.49%) Oozie
10 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) VMware
2 40 (19.51%) Oracle
3 39 (19.02%) Red Hat
4 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
5 19 (9.27%) Veritas
6 12 (5.85%) IBM
7 11 (5.37%) Cisco
7 11 (5.37%) Citrix
7 11 (5.37%) Splunk
8 8 (3.90%) EMC
9 7 (3.41%) HP
10 4 (1.95%) CA
11 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.46%) Sun
12 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.98%) F5
12 2 (0.98%) SAP
12 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.98%) Sybase
12 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
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