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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 83 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.30% 5.11% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.43% 35.78% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 32
Median daily rate £413 £389 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £331 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +18.11%
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
183 232 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.39% 14.28% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 121 105
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £248 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 62 (40.26%) Unix
2 55 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 54 (35.06%) Java
4 53 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (31.17%) Python
6 45 (29.22%) Finance
7 39 (25.32%) Windows
8 38 (24.68%) SQL
9 35 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 34 (22.08%) DevOps
10 34 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (19.48%) Perl
11 30 (19.48%) Migration
12 27 (17.53%) VMware
13 26 (16.88%) Red Hat
14 25 (16.23%) Change Management
14 25 (16.23%) Banking
15 24 (15.58%) Configuration Management
15 24 (15.58%) Puppet
16 23 (14.94%) BDD
16 23 (14.94%) Docker
17 22 (14.29%) Ansible
17 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.29%) HTML
17 22 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 21 (13.64%) Solaris
19 19 (12.34%) Scrum
19 19 (12.34%) Oracle
19 19 (12.34%) AIX
20 18 (11.69%) CSS

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 18 (11.69%) Apache
2 14 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.44%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.79%) JBoss
5 9 (5.84%) GlassFish
6 5 (3.25%) IIS
7 4 (2.60%) ColdFusion
7 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.95%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.30%) CMS
9 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.39%) PaaS
3 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.60%) IaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.30%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) SAN
2 9 (5.84%) SSL
3 6 (3.90%) Firewall
4 4 (2.60%) BIG-IP
4 4 (2.60%) DNS
4 4 (2.60%) LDAP
4 4 (2.60%) SSH
5 2 (1.30%) DHCP
5 2 (1.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.65%) HTTP
6 1 (0.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) NoSQL
1 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.84%) GIS
3 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.19%) MySQL
4 7 (4.55%) DB2
5 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.95%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (1.95%) QGIS
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.30%) Redis
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.04%) Subversion
4 14 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 11 (7.14%) JIRA
5 11 (7.14%) MSBuild
5 11 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (6.49%) Hudson
7 9 (5.84%) Bower
8 8 (5.19%) Selenium
9 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.60%) Introscope
10 4 (2.60%) Maven
11 3 (1.95%) Ant
11 3 (1.95%) ClearQuest
11 3 (1.95%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.95%) DBeaver
11 3 (1.95%) Gradle
12 2 (1.30%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.30%) GitLab
General
1 45 (29.22%) Finance
2 25 (16.23%) Banking
3 15 (9.74%) Legal
4 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.95%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (16.88%) Administrator
2 21 (13.64%) Developer
3 18 (11.69%) Analyst
4 16 (10.39%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Unix Administrator
6 12 (7.79%) Architect
6 12 (7.79%) Build Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Consultant
6 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (7.79%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Build Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) HTML
2 18 (11.69%) CSS
3 16 (10.39%) AngularJS
4 15 (9.74%) Java EE
4 15 (9.74%) jQuery
4 15 (9.74%) Middleware
5 13 (8.44%) Sass
6 12 (7.79%) Node.js
7 9 (5.84%) Web Services
8 7 (4.55%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.90%) Flask
9 6 (3.90%) RESTful
9 6 (3.90%) Spring
10 5 (3.25%) J2EE
10 5 (3.25%) LAMP
11 4 (2.60%) OAuth
11 4 (2.60%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.60%) Struts
12 3 (1.95%) OpenLayers
12 3 (1.95%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.25%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.60%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.60%) PKI
6 3 (1.95%) Replication
6 3 (1.95%) User Experience
7 2 (1.30%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) Informatics
8 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.26%) Unix
2 55 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (25.32%) Windows
4 21 (13.64%) Solaris
5 19 (12.34%) AIX
6 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
7 13 (8.44%) HPUX
8 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.90%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.60%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.30%) SUSE
13 1 (0.65%) Android
13 1 (0.65%) CentOS
13 1 (0.65%) CyanogenMod
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (22.08%) DevOps
3 30 (19.48%) Migration
4 25 (16.23%) Change Management
5 24 (15.58%) Configuration Management
6 23 (14.94%) BDD
7 19 (12.34%) Scrum
8 16 (10.39%) ITIL
8 16 (10.39%) Kanban
9 14 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 12 (7.79%) Build Automation
11 11 (7.14%) Incident Management
12 10 (6.49%) TDD
13 8 (5.19%) Manual Testing
13 8 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.55%) Exploratory Testing
14 7 (4.55%) Front End Development
14 7 (4.55%) OOD
14 7 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.06%) Java
2 48 (31.17%) Python
3 38 (24.68%) SQL
4 30 (19.48%) Perl
5 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (11.69%) PowerShell
7 15 (9.74%) Ruby
8 14 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
9 11 (7.14%) PHP
10 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.84%) Bourne shell
12 8 (5.19%) C++
12 8 (5.19%) Korn
13 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.60%) VBA
14 1 (0.65%) C
14 1 (0.65%) C#
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) VCAP
1 5 (3.25%) VCP6
1 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.95%) ISEB
3 3 (1.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.30%) WAI
2 2 (1.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (14.94%) Docker
2 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.90%) SRDF
6 5 (3.25%) vSphere
7 4 (2.60%) Veritas File System
7 4 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.95%) GeoWebCache
8 3 (1.95%) vCloud
9 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.30%) zsh
10 1 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (15.58%) Puppet
2 22 (14.29%) Ansible
3 14 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (4.55%) vRealize
5 6 (3.90%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.90%) TADDM
5 6 (3.90%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.60%) CA Wily
6 4 (2.60%) Nagios
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.30%) Fluentd
8 2 (1.30%) Graylog
8 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.30%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.30%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) VMware
2 26 (16.88%) Red Hat
3 19 (12.34%) Oracle
4 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 13 (8.44%) Splunk
6 12 (7.79%) Veritas
7 10 (6.49%) IBM
8 9 (5.84%) HP
9 7 (4.55%) Cisco
9 7 (4.55%) EMC
10 4 (2.60%) CA
10 4 (2.60%) F5
11 2 (1.30%) BMC
11 2 (1.30%) Brocade
11 2 (1.30%) Citrix
11 2 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.65%) Sybase
12 1 (0.65%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago