The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.21% 6.48% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.78% 26.17% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £312 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -9.72%
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 149 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.93% 24.75% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 68 88
Average daily rate £325 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.08 £125.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.13% +693.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.60 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £125.00 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 50 (62.50%) UNIX
2 45 (56.25%) Java
3 29 (36.25%) Perl
3 29 (36.25%) SQL
4 27 (33.75%) Finance
5 26 (32.50%) Relational Database
6 23 (28.75%) Windows
6 23 (28.75%) RDBMS
7 21 (26.25%) OO
8 19 (23.75%) DB2
8 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
10 17 (21.25%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (20.00%) Sybase
11 16 (20.00%) Spring
12 13 (16.25%) AIX
13 12 (15.00%) JMS
14 11 (13.75%) OOD
14 11 (13.75%) J2SE
14 11 (13.75%) JUnit
15 10 (12.50%) Oracle
15 10 (12.50%) Degree
15 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
15 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 10 (12.50%) Database Tuning
15 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
16 9 (11.25%) Banking
17 8 (10.00%) Solaris
17 8 (10.00%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.75%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (3.75%) GlassFish
1 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.50%) Route 53
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) Firewall
3 5 (6.25%) Network Security
3 5 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (5.00%) IPsec
5 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.50%) SSL
6 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.25%) NAS
7 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.25%) IPv4
7 1 (1.25%) IPv6
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) Relational Database
2 23 (28.75%) RDBMS
3 19 (23.75%) DB2
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.25%) Redis
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) JUnit
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.50%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.50%) RSpec
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Front Office
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Database Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Designer
6 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.75%) Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) Spring
2 12 (15.00%) JMS
3 11 (13.75%) J2SE
4 8 (10.00%) Web Services
5 7 (8.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (7.50%) CSS
6 6 (7.50%) HTML
7 5 (6.25%) jQuery
7 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.25%) .NET
7 5 (6.25%) JSP
8 4 (5.00%) Middleware
9 3 (3.75%) Java EE
9 3 (3.75%) JRuby
9 3 (3.75%) Java EE 5
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (3.75%) XML
9 3 (3.75%) XSLT
10 2 (2.50%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.75%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (1.25%) CESG
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) UNIX
2 23 (28.75%) Windows
3 13 (16.25%) AIX
4 8 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) Android
8 1 (1.25%) SUSE
8 1 (1.25%) Debian
8 1 (1.25%) Tru64
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) OO
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.75%) OOD
5 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 8 (10.00%) SOA
7 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL
8 5 (6.25%) CRM
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) Workflow
9 4 (5.00%) Migration
10 3 (3.75%) TDD
10 3 (3.75%) Information Security
10 3 (3.75%) OWASP
10 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.75%) BDD
10 3 (3.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Java
2 29 (36.25%) Perl
2 29 (36.25%) SQL
3 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) Ruby
5 7 (8.75%) Python
6 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.00%) C
6 4 (5.00%) C++
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) Jython
7 3 (3.75%) Korn
7 3 (3.75%) Scala
7 3 (3.75%) Groovy
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) CISSP
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PMP
4 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) GCIA
5 1 (1.25%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.50%) Nmap
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.50%) Nessus
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.25%) Netcool
2 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.25%) logstash
2 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Sybase
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.00%) Citrix
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter
7 1 (1.25%) Coverity
7 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.25%) BMC
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Veritas
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco
7 1 (1.25%) EMC
7 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
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