The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 88 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.85% 6.24% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.61% 30.13% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 12
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £468 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 156 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.22% 20.72% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 48 85
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 61 (37.20%) Windows
2 54 (32.93%) Finance
3 48 (29.27%) AIX
3 48 (29.27%) Java
4 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (24.39%) UNIX
6 37 (22.56%) IBM
6 37 (22.56%) Red Hat
7 34 (20.73%) XML
8 32 (19.51%) WebSphere
9 30 (18.29%) Banking
10 27 (16.46%) Web Services
11 26 (15.85%) Waterfall
12 25 (15.24%) Project Management
12 25 (15.24%) JBoss
12 25 (15.24%) Subversion
13 24 (14.63%) SQL
13 24 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (14.02%) HTTP
15 22 (13.41%) Oracle
15 22 (13.41%) SOAP
16 21 (12.80%) Workflow
16 21 (12.80%) JSON
17 20 (12.20%) Scrum
18 19 (11.59%) Solaris
19 18 (10.98%) WebSphere Application Server
19 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
19 18 (10.98%) HTML
19 18 (10.98%) Mac OS X
19 18 (10.98%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 32 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (4.27%) Apache
5 6 (3.66%) CICS
5 6 (3.66%) Drupal
6 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.44%) IIS
8 2 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.22%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.22%) WordPress
9 1 (0.61%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) GitHub
2 2 (1.22%) PaaS
2 2 (1.22%) Heroku
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.02%) HTTP
2 16 (9.76%) SAN
3 14 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.71%) SSL
5 9 (5.49%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (5.49%) DNS
5 9 (5.49%) LDAP
6 6 (3.66%) Firewall
6 6 (3.66%) NAS
7 3 (1.83%) LAN
8 2 (1.22%) WAN
8 2 (1.22%) FTP
8 2 (1.22%) SNA
8 2 (1.22%) Intranet
8 2 (1.22%) Internet
8 2 (1.22%) TELNET
8 2 (1.22%) X.25
8 2 (1.22%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.22%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) DB2
2 8 (4.88%) MySQL
2 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.05%) Informix
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.61%) DataStage
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Subversion
2 17 (10.37%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.93%) ClearCase
4 12 (7.32%) ClearQuest
5 8 (4.88%) Maven
5 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.05%) Ant
7 4 (2.44%) Hudson
7 4 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.83%) JIRA
9 2 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.22%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.22%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.61%) ProC
10 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 54 (32.93%) Finance
2 30 (18.29%) Banking
3 16 (9.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.44%) Advertising
6 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Developer
2 26 (15.85%) Administrator
3 22 (13.41%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.54%) WebSphere Administrator
5 10 (6.10%) Architect
6 9 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (4.88%) Designer
8 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Designer
9 6 (3.66%) Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Release Manager
10 5 (3.05%) WebSphere Specialist
10 5 (3.05%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.73%) XML
2 27 (16.46%) Web Services
3 22 (13.41%) SOAP
4 21 (12.80%) JSON
5 18 (10.98%) HTML
5 18 (10.98%) Java EE
6 17 (10.37%) JAAS
7 16 (9.76%) CSS
8 14 (8.54%) Spring
9 12 (7.32%) RESTful
10 10 (6.10%) J2EE
10 10 (6.10%) Hibernate
11 9 (5.49%) XSLT
12 8 (4.88%) REST
13 7 (4.27%) HTML5
14 6 (3.66%) jQuery
14 6 (3.66%) Drools
14 6 (3.66%) CSS3
15 5 (3.05%) Backbone.js
15 5 (3.05%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) FMCG
2 7 (4.27%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.66%) Open Source
4 5 (3.05%) Replication
5 4 (2.44%) GIS
5 4 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.22%) Clustering
7 2 (1.22%) Handset
7 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.20%) Windows
2 48 (29.27%) AIX
3 40 (24.39%) UNIX
4 24 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.59%) Solaris
6 18 (10.98%) Mac OS X
7 11 (6.71%) zOS
8 6 (3.66%) SUSE
8 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.44%) HPUX
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.22%) MVS
10 2 (1.22%) OS/390
10 2 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.61%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.85%) Waterfall
3 25 (15.24%) Project Management
4 21 (12.80%) Workflow
5 20 (12.20%) Scrum
6 18 (10.98%) Business Transformation
7 17 (10.37%) Identity Management
8 16 (9.76%) Release Management
8 16 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.32%) BPMN
9 12 (7.32%) Web Development
9 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.32%) Workflow Management
10 11 (6.71%) Migration
10 11 (6.71%) SOA
10 11 (6.71%) ITIL
11 10 (6.10%) TDD
11 10 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.88%) System Testing
12 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.27%) Java
2 24 (14.63%) SQL
3 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.76%) Perl
5 9 (5.49%) PHP
6 5 (3.05%) Ruby
6 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.05%) Python
7 4 (2.44%) Korn
8 3 (1.83%) JCL
8 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.83%) C++
8 3 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.22%) REXX
9 2 (1.22%) C-shell
9 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.66%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.44%) SRDF
5 3 (1.83%) vSphere
6 2 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) Puppet
1 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.05%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
3 2 (1.22%) nmon
4 1 (0.61%) StatsD
4 1 (0.61%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.61%) Munin
4 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.61%) Legato
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) IBM
1 37 (22.56%) Red Hat
2 25 (15.24%) JBoss
3 22 (13.41%) Oracle
4 15 (9.15%) HP
5 12 (7.32%) VMware
6 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.05%) EMC
8 4 (2.44%) Sybase
8 4 (2.44%) F5
9 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.22%) Nortel
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco
9 2 (1.22%) NetApp
9 2 (1.22%) Veritas
10 1 (0.61%) Brocade
10 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.61%) Informatica
10 1 (0.61%) Sun
10 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
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