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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.65% 10.98% 8.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 32.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 12
Median daily rate £320 £345 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £306 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £451 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.54%
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
92 28 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.36% 34.15% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 20 58
Median daily rate £320 £355 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 July 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 59 (74.68%) Unix
2 49 (62.03%) Security Cleared
3 47 (59.49%) SAN
4 44 (55.70%) SC Cleared
5 42 (53.16%) Perl
6 41 (51.90%) ITIL
6 41 (51.90%) HP
7 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
8 30 (37.97%) Solaris
9 29 (36.71%) Korn
10 28 (35.44%) Windows
11 27 (34.18%) DNS
12 24 (30.38%) AIX
12 24 (30.38%) HPUX
13 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
14 22 (27.85%) SQL
15 21 (26.58%) Apache
15 21 (26.58%) Red Hat
16 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
16 19 (24.05%) Java
16 19 (24.05%) Samba
16 19 (24.05%) Unit Testing
16 19 (24.05%) C-shell
17 18 (22.78%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (22.78%) iSCSI
17 18 (22.78%) WAN
18 17 (21.52%) Shell Script
18 17 (21.52%) Change Control
19 15 (18.99%) Regular Expression
20 14 (17.72%) SQL Server

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 21 (26.58%) Apache
2 6 (7.59%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) lighttpd
4 3 (3.80%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
1 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (59.49%) SAN
2 27 (34.18%) DNS
3 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
4 18 (22.78%) iSCSI
4 18 (22.78%) WAN
5 8 (10.13%) SMTP
6 7 (8.86%) DHCP
7 6 (7.59%) LDAP
8 4 (5.06%) FTP
8 4 (5.06%) HTTP
8 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.06%) SNMP
8 4 (5.06%) SSH
9 3 (3.80%) Firewall
9 3 (3.80%) IPv4
9 3 (3.80%) NAS
9 3 (3.80%) Network Security
9 3 (3.80%) SSL
9 3 (3.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.53%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.53%) French Language
1 2 (2.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Unix Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Consultant
6 7 (8.86%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Storage Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Backup Consultant
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) DBA
9 4 (5.06%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.80%) Backup Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) Regular Expression
2 11 (13.92%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) JSON
4 5 (6.33%) CSS
4 5 (6.33%) LAMP
5 4 (5.06%) HTML
5 4 (5.06%) Middleware
6 3 (3.80%) Django
6 3 (3.80%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.80%) Laravel
6 3 (3.80%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.86%) PKI
4 6 (7.59%) Replication
5 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.06%) Clustering
6 3 (3.80%) Celerra
6 3 (3.80%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.80%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.80%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.53%) CESG
7 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.53%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.53%) User Experience
8 1 (1.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 59 (74.68%) Unix
2 30 (37.97%) Solaris
3 28 (35.44%) Windows
4 24 (30.38%) AIX
4 24 (30.38%) HPUX
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.06%) Debian
9 4 (5.06%) SUSE
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.53%) Android
10 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Unit Testing
3 18 (22.78%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (21.52%) Change Control
5 13 (16.46%) Change Management
5 13 (16.46%) Service Management
6 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.39%) Release Management
8 7 (8.86%) High Availability
8 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.06%) Validation
11 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.80%) Escalation Management
11 3 (3.80%) Network Design
11 3 (3.80%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.80%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) Perl
2 29 (36.71%) Korn
3 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
4 22 (27.85%) SQL
5 19 (24.05%) C-shell
5 19 (24.05%) Java
6 17 (21.52%) Shell Script
7 13 (16.46%) PHP
8 12 (15.19%) VBScript
9 11 (13.92%) Python
10 10 (12.66%) Bourne shell
10 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
11 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.53%) C
12 2 (2.53%) C++
12 2 (2.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 49 (62.03%) Security Cleared
2 44 (55.70%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.46%) Degree
4 8 (10.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) OCP
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Samba
2 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCOM
2 9 (11.39%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (11.39%) Netcool
2 9 (11.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.06%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (5.06%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.06%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.06%) WSUS
4 3 (3.80%) Cacti
4 3 (3.80%) Munin
4 3 (3.80%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.53%) OVPA
5 2 (2.53%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) HP
2 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.58%) Red Hat
4 14 (17.72%) CA
5 11 (13.92%) 3PAR
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle
7 9 (11.39%) IBM
8 8 (10.13%) VMware
9 7 (8.86%) Brocade
10 6 (7.59%) Citrix
10 6 (7.59%) EMC
11 4 (5.06%) AppSense
11 4 (5.06%) arcserve
11 4 (5.06%) Lumension
11 4 (5.06%) Symantec
12 2 (2.53%) Apple
12 2 (2.53%) Compuware
12 2 (2.53%) NetApp
12 2 (2.53%) Samsung
12 2 (2.53%) SAP