The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Erskine region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.22% 17.07% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.81% 24.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Average daily rate
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£351 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 40.43% 70.73% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 14
Average daily rate £325 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Linux
Renfrewshire

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 10 July 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) HP
5 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 7 (46.67%) SAN
6 7 (46.67%) Solaris
6 7 (46.67%) Perl
7 6 (40.00%) Java
7 6 (40.00%) Change Management
8 5 (33.33%) Netcool
9 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
9 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 4 (26.67%) WAN
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
9 4 (26.67%) UNIX
9 4 (26.67%) IPsec
9 4 (26.67%) Clustering
9 4 (26.67%) Lean Six Sigma
9 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (26.67%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) IPsec
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) e-Health
2 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Distribution
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma
3 4 (26.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 3 (20.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Netcool
2 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (6.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) IBM