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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.59% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
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 £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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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
47 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 46.08% 69.81% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 21
Average daily rate £358 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (77.78%) SQL
1 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 26 (72.22%) Configuration Management
4 25 (69.44%) SAN
5 23 (63.89%) Citrix
5 23 (63.89%) Solaris
6 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 19 (52.78%) Tivoli
6 19 (52.78%) Netcool
6 19 (52.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 19 (52.78%) Veritas
6 19 (52.78%) IPsec
6 19 (52.78%) Clustering
6 19 (52.78%) NAS
6 19 (52.78%) Software Distribution
7 12 (33.33%) UNIX
8 11 (30.56%) Firewall
9 10 (27.78%) Perl
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle
10 8 (22.22%) HP
11 7 (19.44%) Windows
12 6 (16.67%) Python
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.67%) Information Security
12 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
12 6 (16.67%) SIEM
13 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) SAN
2 19 (52.78%) IPsec
2 19 (52.78%) NAS
3 11 (30.56%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) e-Health
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Solaris
2 12 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) HPUX
5 4 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Configuration Management
2 19 (52.78%) Software Distribution
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security
3 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Design
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Perl
3 6 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) GCIA
4 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 3 (8.33%) PMP
4 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (11.11%) KVM
2 4 (11.11%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Tivoli
1 19 (52.78%) Netcool
1 19 (52.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Citrix
2 19 (52.78%) Veritas
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.78%) Informatica