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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 11 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 21.28% 13.68% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 23.88% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Median daily rate £405 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £405 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £446 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
28 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 59.57% 57.26% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 32
Median daily rate £390 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Linux.

1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (87.50%) Software Distribution
3 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (70.83%) Windows
5 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
6 15 (62.50%) HTTP
6 15 (62.50%) HTTPS
6 15 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
7 13 (54.17%) SAN
8 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (50.00%) NAS
9 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (41.67%) VB
10 9 (37.50%) ITIL
10 9 (37.50%) SSL
10 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
10 9 (37.50%) MSI
10 9 (37.50%) REXX
10 9 (37.50%) Tcl
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
10 9 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 9 (37.50%) Prototyping
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (37.50%) Patch Management

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) iPlanet
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) HTTP
1 15 (62.50%) HTTPS
2 13 (54.17%) SAN
3 12 (50.00%) NAS
4 9 (37.50%) SSL
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
6 6 (25.00%) IPsec
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
6 3 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Software Distribution
2 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Patch Management
3 9 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 9 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 6 (25.00%) Server Building
4 6 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (41.67%) VB
4 9 (37.50%) REXX
4 9 (37.50%) Tcl
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) Jython
5 6 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) C-shell
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Korn
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
3 6 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 6 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (25.00%) Netcool
3 6 (25.00%) Puppet
3 6 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) BMC
2 6 (25.00%) CA
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) Dell
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) BEA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
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