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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 53 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% - 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.30% +10.25%

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
528 557 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.83% 91.31% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 305 457
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 17
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £16.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.21 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) French Language
4 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware