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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 12 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 84 114 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.02% 7.89% 5.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.70% 41.61% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 35
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £326 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £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 £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
169 274 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.17% 18.98% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 123 97
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £57.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 65 (49.24%) Java
2 47 (35.61%) Windows
2 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.30%) SQL
4 38 (28.79%) Python
5 31 (23.48%) DevOps
6 28 (21.21%) Scrum
7 27 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
8 26 (19.70%) Unix
9 25 (18.94%) Finance
9 25 (18.94%) Banking
9 25 (18.94%) Jenkins
10 22 (16.67%) Spring
10 22 (16.67%) Perl
11 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 21 (15.91%) Subversion
12 20 (15.15%) Web Services
12 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
13 19 (14.39%) Computer Science
13 19 (14.39%) BDD
14 18 (13.64%) Degree
14 18 (13.64%) Management Information System
15 17 (12.88%) VMware
15 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
16 15 (11.36%) Ansible
16 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
17 14 (10.61%) Puppet

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 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.55%) IIS
3 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.03%) Apache
5 3 (2.27%) JBoss
6 2 (1.52%) CMS
6 2 (1.52%) Confluence
6 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.76%) CICS
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Liferay
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.76%) Endur
2 1 (0.76%) Findur
2 1 (0.76%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.76%) Minerva
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (6.06%) PaaS
4 7 (5.30%) IaaS
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (4.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.27%) SaaS
7 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.52%) Route 53
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.76%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) Firewall
2 8 (6.06%) DNS
3 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 6 (4.55%) VXLAN
5 5 (3.79%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.79%) SAN
5 5 (3.79%) SSL
6 3 (2.27%) BGP
6 3 (2.27%) DHCP
6 3 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.27%) Internet
6 3 (2.27%) OSPF
6 3 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.52%) HTTP
7 2 (1.52%) LAN
7 2 (1.52%) Network Security
7 2 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.82%) MySQL
4 8 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.79%) GIS
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.27%) Big Data
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.27%) SQLite
8 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.94%) Jenkins
3 21 (15.91%) Subversion
4 11 (8.33%) JIRA
4 11 (8.33%) Selenium
4 11 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.30%) Maven
5 7 (5.30%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.55%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.03%) Gradle
7 4 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.27%) Ant
8 3 (2.27%) Bower
9 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.76%) Hudson
10 1 (0.76%) Mockito
10 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (18.94%) Banking
1 25 (18.94%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Law
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.73%) Developer
2 22 (16.67%) Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Consultant
6 11 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.06%) Junior
9 7 (5.30%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Junior Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Security Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.67%) Spring
2 20 (15.15%) Web Services
3 11 (8.33%) HTML
3 11 (8.33%) RESTful
4 10 (7.58%) CSS
4 10 (7.58%) REST
5 9 (6.82%) XML
6 8 (6.06%) JSON
6 8 (6.06%) WSDL
6 8 (6.06%) XML Messaging
7 7 (5.30%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.30%) jQuery
8 6 (4.55%) Node.js
8 6 (4.55%) Sass
9 5 (3.79%) .NET
9 5 (3.79%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.03%) Middleware
11 3 (2.27%) Java EE
11 3 (2.27%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (3.79%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.52%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.52%) iSeries
8 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Fintech
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.61%) Windows
2 27 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (19.70%) Unix
4 7 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.55%) Android
6 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.03%) AIX
7 4 (3.03%) Solaris
8 3 (2.27%) HPUX
9 2 (1.52%) CentOS
9 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.52%) zOS
10 1 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.48%) DevOps
3 28 (21.21%) Scrum
4 19 (14.39%) BDD
5 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (7.58%) TDD
9 9 (6.82%) Kanban
9 9 (6.82%) Manual Testing
10 8 (6.06%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.06%) Open Source
10 8 (6.06%) Requirements Management
10 8 (6.06%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.30%) Project Management
11 7 (5.30%) SIEM
11 7 (5.30%) Use Case
11 7 (5.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.24%) Java
2 40 (30.30%) SQL
3 38 (28.79%) Python
4 22 (16.67%) Perl
5 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.30%) VBA
8 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.79%) Ruby
9 3 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) ES6
10 2 (1.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) C#
11 1 (0.76%) Korn
11 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) CCNP
4 3 (2.27%) CEH
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.27%) CISM
4 3 (2.27%) CISSP
4 3 (2.27%) GIAC
4 3 (2.27%) ISEB
4 3 (2.27%) VCAP
4 3 (2.27%) VCP6
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.76%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) vSphere
3 4 (3.03%) Docker
4 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.27%) SRDF
4 3 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
6 1 (0.76%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) Ansible
2 14 (10.61%) Puppet
3 11 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.06%) vRealize
5 6 (4.55%) QRadar
6 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.76%) Packer
7 1 (0.76%) SCCM
7 1 (0.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 17 (12.88%) VMware
3 13 (9.85%) Cisco
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle
4 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.30%) Splunk
6 6 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (4.55%) CyberArk
6 6 (4.55%) EMC
6 6 (4.55%) F5
7 5 (3.79%) HP
8 4 (3.03%) IBM
9 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.27%) Citrix
9 3 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.27%) Veritas
10 1 (0.76%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.76%) Charles River
10 1 (0.76%) CommVault
10 1 (0.76%) NetApp
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