The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.66% - 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Average daily rate
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£306 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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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
51 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.97% 88.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 20
Average daily rate £333 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £370 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (73.33%) Configuration Management
4 18 (60.00%) SAN
5 17 (56.67%) Citrix
5 17 (56.67%) Solaris
6 16 (53.33%) Oracle
7 14 (46.67%) Netcool
8 13 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
8 13 (43.33%) Tivoli
8 13 (43.33%) IPsec
8 13 (43.33%) Clustering
8 13 (43.33%) NAS
8 13 (43.33%) Software Distribution
9 12 (40.00%) Veritas
9 12 (40.00%) HP
10 10 (33.33%) Perl
11 9 (30.00%) Java
11 9 (30.00%) Change Management
12 6 (20.00%) UNIX
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
13 5 (16.67%) PHP
13 5 (16.67%) DNS
13 5 (16.67%) HPUX
13 5 (16.67%) CMDB
13 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) SAN
2 13 (43.33%) IPsec
2 13 (43.33%) NAS
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) CMDB
3 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (10.00%) e-Health
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Solaris
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) HPUX
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Configuration Management
2 13 (43.33%) Software Distribution
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) KVM
2 4 (13.33%) RHEV
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Netcool
2 13 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (43.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Citrix
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) Veritas
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
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