The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.88% 6.76% 9.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.27% 15.63% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 14
Median daily rate £320 £345 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +12.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Linux
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
110 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 45.64% 43.24% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 24 57
Median daily rate £315 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £411 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Linux.

1 39 (57.35%) ITIL
2 38 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 37 (54.41%) Unix
3 37 (54.41%) Solaris
3 37 (54.41%) HP
4 36 (52.94%) SAN
4 36 (52.94%) Perl
5 34 (50.00%) SQL
5 34 (50.00%) Windows
5 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 25 (36.76%) AIX
6 25 (36.76%) HPUX
6 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
7 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 22 (32.35%) Korn
8 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
8 21 (30.88%) Red Hat
9 20 (29.41%) DNS
9 20 (29.41%) Java
10 19 (27.94%) CA
11 17 (25.00%) Python
11 17 (25.00%) iSCSI
12 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
13 15 (22.06%) Regular Expression
13 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
13 15 (22.06%) Apache
13 15 (22.06%) Tivoli
13 15 (22.06%) Netcool
14 14 (20.59%) PHP
14 14 (20.59%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 15 (22.06%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.41%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
1 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.94%) SAN
2 20 (29.41%) DNS
3 17 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 14 (20.59%) NAS
5 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 12 (17.65%) WAN
6 9 (13.24%) HTTP
7 8 (11.76%) Firewall
7 8 (11.76%) SMTP
8 7 (10.29%) DHCP
9 6 (8.82%) IPsec
9 6 (8.82%) LDAP
10 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
11 4 (5.88%) FTP
11 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
11 4 (5.88%) NetScaler
11 4 (5.88%) SNMP
11 4 (5.88%) SSH
12 3 (4.41%) Network Security
12 3 (4.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) MySQL
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.94%) French Language
1 2 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Administrator
1 10 (14.71%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) DBA
6 4 (5.88%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Mobility Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Regular Expression
2 12 (17.65%) XML
3 9 (13.24%) Middleware
4 8 (11.76%) JSON
5 5 (7.35%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) LAMP
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) Django
7 3 (4.41%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (4.41%) Laravel
7 3 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Clustering
3 7 (10.29%) PKI
4 6 (8.82%) Replication
5 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.94%) CESG
7 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.94%) User Experience
8 1 (1.47%) CMDB
8 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Solaris
1 37 (54.41%) Unix
2 34 (50.00%) Windows
3 25 (36.76%) AIX
3 25 (36.76%) HPUX
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.88%) Debian
7 4 (5.88%) SUSE
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.94%) Android
8 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Service Management
2 13 (19.12%) Software Distribution
3 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.24%) Release Management
5 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.29%) High Availability
6 7 (10.29%) ITSM
7 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
7 6 (8.82%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) Server Building
8 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.35%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (4.41%) Escalation Management
9 3 (4.41%) Network Design
9 3 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.41%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.41%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) Perl
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) Korn
4 20 (29.41%) Java
5 17 (25.00%) Python
6 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
8 14 (20.59%) PHP
9 12 (17.65%) C-shell
9 12 (17.65%) VBScript
10 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (14.71%) Bourne shell
11 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
12 5 (7.35%) Jython
13 2 (2.94%) C
13 2 (2.94%) C++
13 2 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) Degree
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.41%) OCP
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) Samba
3 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Netcool
1 15 (22.06%) Tivoli
2 13 (19.12%) SCOM
3 9 (13.24%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.35%) BladeLogic
5 5 (7.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (7.35%) Puppet
5 5 (7.35%) SCOrch
6 4 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (5.88%) SCCM
6 4 (5.88%) SCVMM
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (5.88%) WSUS
7 3 (4.41%) Cacti
7 3 (4.41%) Munin
7 3 (4.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) HP
2 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.88%) Red Hat
4 19 (27.94%) CA
5 12 (17.65%) Citrix
6 10 (14.71%) Oracle
7 9 (13.24%) IBM
8 8 (11.76%) VMware
9 7 (10.29%) 3PAR
10 6 (8.82%) Veritas
11 5 (7.35%) BMC
11 5 (7.35%) Dell
12 4 (5.88%) AppSense
12 4 (5.88%) arcserve
12 4 (5.88%) Brocade
12 4 (5.88%) Lumension
12 4 (5.88%) Symantec
13 3 (4.41%) EMC
14 2 (2.94%) Compuware
14 2 (2.94%) SAP