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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.52% 13.04% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.54% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 0
Average daily rate £410 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
65 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.22% 43.48% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 11
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £315 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Unix
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Change Control
2 14 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
6 2 (12.50%) Brocade
6 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
6 2 (12.50%) Symmetrix
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Celerra
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) OCP
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Storage Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Backup Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Celerra
2 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 2 (12.50%) Symmetrix
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Change Control
1 14 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) C-shell
1 1 (6.25%) Korn
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) OCP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago