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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.00% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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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
42 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.00% 54.10% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 15
Average daily rate £358 £363 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (78.13%) SQL
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 24 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (71.88%) SAN
4 22 (68.75%) Citrix
4 22 (68.75%) Solaris
5 19 (59.38%) Veritas
5 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
5 19 (59.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (59.38%) IPsec
5 19 (59.38%) Clustering
5 19 (59.38%) NAS
5 19 (59.38%) Software Distribution
6 18 (56.25%) Tivoli
6 18 (56.25%) Netcool
7 10 (31.25%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) UNIX
8 9 (28.13%) Perl
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
10 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (18.75%) Information Security
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle
10 6 (18.75%) Windows
10 6 (18.75%) Python
10 6 (18.75%) HP
10 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
10 6 (18.75%) SIEM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) SAN
2 19 (59.38%) IPsec
2 19 (59.38%) NAS
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
2 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Clustering
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) CMDB
3 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Solaris
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) HPUX
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (59.38%) Software Distribution
3 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.75%) SIEM
3 6 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design
6 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) PMP
4 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.38%) GCIA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) KVM
2 3 (9.38%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (56.25%) Tivoli
2 18 (56.25%) Netcool
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Citrix
2 19 (59.38%) Veritas
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) VMware