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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 70 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.13% 4.61% 7.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.19% 29.41% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 61
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
161 238 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.58% 15.67% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 97 125
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £57.63 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.59% +256.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 40 (38.83%) Java
1 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) SQL
3 28 (27.18%) Unix
3 28 (27.18%) Windows
4 26 (25.24%) Banking
5 22 (21.36%) Python
6 21 (20.39%) BDD
7 19 (18.45%) DevOps
8 17 (16.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (14.56%) Finance
9 15 (14.56%) JIRA
10 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
10 13 (12.62%) Disclosure Scotland
10 13 (12.62%) Puppet
10 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
11 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (11.65%) AIX
11 12 (11.65%) Perl
12 11 (10.68%) DNS
12 11 (10.68%) SSL
12 11 (10.68%) VMware
12 11 (10.68%) Scrum
12 11 (10.68%) Kanban
12 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
13 10 (9.71%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (9.71%) Git (software)

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 8 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.80%) Apache
2 7 (6.80%) IIS
2 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.83%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.91%) CMS
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.97%) CICS
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.97%) Liferay
7 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.97%) Endur
2 1 (0.97%) Findur
2 1 (0.97%) Minerva
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.71%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.80%) IaaS
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.85%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (4.85%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.85%) PaaS
5 3 (2.91%) SaaS
6 2 (1.94%) Route 53
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) DNS
1 11 (10.68%) SSL
2 7 (6.80%) Firewall
3 5 (4.85%) BIG-IP
3 5 (4.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.88%) SAN
5 3 (2.91%) DHCP
5 3 (2.91%) Internet
6 2 (1.94%) HTTP
6 2 (1.94%) LAN
6 2 (1.94%) Network Security
6 2 (1.94%) WAN
7 1 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.77%) GIS
3 6 (5.83%) DB2
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.91%) Big Data
5 3 (2.91%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) JIRA
2 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.80%) Selenium
5 6 (5.83%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.83%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.85%) Subversion
7 4 (3.88%) Gradle
7 4 (3.88%) Hudson
7 4 (3.88%) Maven
8 3 (2.91%) Bower
8 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.94%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.94%) GitLab
9 2 (1.94%) NuGet
9 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.97%) Ant
10 1 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 26 (25.24%) Banking
2 15 (14.56%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Law
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 16 (15.53%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (14.56%) Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (14.56%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.88%) DB2 DBA
10 4 (3.88%) GIS Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior GIS Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) Web Services
2 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
2 8 (7.77%) CSS
2 8 (7.77%) HTML
3 7 (6.80%) jQuery
3 7 (6.80%) Middleware
3 7 (6.80%) Sass
4 6 (5.83%) Spring
5 4 (3.88%) Java EE
5 4 (3.88%) Node.js
5 4 (3.88%) RESTful
5 4 (3.88%) Spring Boot
5 4 (3.88%) WSDL
5 4 (3.88%) XML
5 4 (3.88%) XML Messaging
6 3 (2.91%) .NET
6 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.91%) J2EE
6 3 (2.91%) JPA
6 3 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) DataPower
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) iSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Unix
1 28 (27.18%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (11.65%) AIX
4 8 (7.77%) HPUX
4 8 (7.77%) Solaris
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.94%) SUSE
7 2 (1.94%) zOS
8 1 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) i5/OS
8 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) BDD
3 19 (18.45%) DevOps
4 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
5 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (10.68%) Kanban
5 11 (10.68%) Scrum
6 10 (9.71%) ITIL
7 9 (8.74%) User Stories
8 8 (7.77%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Change Management
10 6 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.83%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Migration
10 6 (5.83%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.85%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.85%) High Availability
11 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.85%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.83%) Java
2 34 (33.01%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) Python
4 12 (11.65%) Perl
5 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.88%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (3.88%) PHP
9 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 3 (2.91%) VBA
10 2 (1.94%) C#
11 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) ISEB
2 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.91%) CEH
3 3 (2.91%) CISM
3 3 (2.91%) CISSP
3 3 (2.91%) GIAC
3 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.91%) VCAP
3 3 (2.91%) VCP6
4 2 (1.94%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.94%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) WAI
3 2 (1.94%) WCAG
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Docker
2 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (3.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.91%) vCloud
4 3 (2.91%) zsh
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.97%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.97%) Squid
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Puppet
2 9 (8.74%) Ansible
3 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.83%) QRadar
4 4 (3.88%) vRealize
5 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.94%) Fluentd
6 2 (1.94%) Graylog
6 2 (1.94%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.97%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) VMware
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) Cisco
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.77%) Splunk
5 7 (6.80%) IBM
6 6 (5.83%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (5.83%) EMC
6 6 (5.83%) HP
7 5 (4.85%) F5
8 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.91%) Citrix
10 2 (1.94%) Brocade
11 1 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.97%) CommVault
11 1 (0.97%) Dell
11 1 (0.97%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.97%) Progress
11 1 (0.97%) SAP
11 1 (0.97%) Sybase
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