The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £356 £500
% change year-on-year
-12.28% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
647 897 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.69% 96.14% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 483 363
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -24.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.47 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £36.25 £30.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Linux Engineer
Scotland

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux Engineer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat