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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.45% 11.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.69% 15.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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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
58 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 40.85% 73.08% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 9
Average daily rate £340 £355 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £528 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle
6 11 (55.00%) Solaris
6 11 (55.00%) Citrix
6 11 (55.00%) SAN
7 10 (50.00%) HP
8 9 (45.00%) Netcool
9 8 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (40.00%) Tivoli
9 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (40.00%) NAS
9 8 (40.00%) IPsec
9 8 (40.00%) Clustering
9 8 (40.00%) Software Distribution
10 7 (35.00%) Veritas
10 7 (35.00%) Perl
11 6 (30.00%) Java
11 6 (30.00%) Change Management
12 5 (25.00%) ITIL
12 5 (25.00%) UNIX
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
13 4 (20.00%) LAN
13 4 (20.00%) WAN
13 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 4 (20.00%) HPUX
13 4 (20.00%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) NAS
2 8 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) e-Health
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Solaris
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) HPUX
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (15.00%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) KVM
2 3 (15.00%) RHEV
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Netcool
2 8 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (15.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Veritas
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.00%) Informatica
7 1 (5.00%) IBM