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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.97% 5.06% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 12.12% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 2
Median daily rate £330 £324 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £324 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
180 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 47.87% 41.77% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 20 32
Median daily rate £321 £343 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 44 (78.57%) Unix
2 43 (76.79%) SAN
3 38 (67.86%) Security Cleared
4 36 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 26 (46.43%) HP
7 24 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (41.07%) Change Control
8 23 (41.07%) ITIL
9 19 (33.93%) Perl
9 19 (33.93%) Korn
10 16 (28.57%) Solaris
11 15 (26.79%) Change Management
12 13 (23.21%) DNS
13 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.43%) Windows
13 12 (21.43%) AIX
13 12 (21.43%) HPUX
13 12 (21.43%) Samba
13 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 12 (21.43%) C-shell
13 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
14 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
14 11 (19.64%) iSCSI
14 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
14 11 (19.64%) Apache
14 11 (19.64%) WAN
15 10 (17.86%) Management Information System
16 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
17 8 (14.29%) SQL

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 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (76.79%) SAN
2 13 (23.21%) DNS
3 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.64%) iSCSI
4 11 (19.64%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.79%) SMTP
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.79%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Storage Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Consultant
3 11 (19.64%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Storage Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Backup Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) DBA
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Unix Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Celerra
3 3 (5.36%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) Symmetrix
4 2 (3.57%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) CESG
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Unix
2 16 (28.57%) Solaris
3 12 (21.43%) AIX
3 12 (21.43%) HPUX
3 12 (21.43%) Windows
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (41.07%) Change Control
2 23 (41.07%) ITIL
3 15 (26.79%) Change Management
4 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.50%) Release Management
6 7 (12.50%) Service Management
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (5.36%) Validation
9 2 (3.57%) Migration
10 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.79%) High Availability
10 1 (1.79%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Korn
1 19 (33.93%) Perl
2 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 12 (21.43%) C-shell
3 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) Bourne shell
5 7 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 36 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) OCP
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Samba
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCOM
2 7 (12.50%) Netcool
2 7 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.93%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.79%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) HP
3 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 7 (12.50%) CA
5 7 (12.50%) IBM
6 6 (10.71%) EMC
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle
8 4 (7.14%) Brocade
9 3 (5.36%) VMware
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) AppSense
11 1 (1.79%) arcserve
11 1 (1.79%) CommVault
11 1 (1.79%) Lumension
11 1 (1.79%) Symantec
Erskine, Renfrewshire
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