The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 64 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Linux Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
605 851 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.09% 95.73% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 455 371
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 16
Median hourly rate £13.59 £27.44 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.48% +103.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Glasgow region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Korn
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) RHEV
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Flyway
4 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Flyway
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) RHEV
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM