The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 85 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.98% 7.39% 7.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.43% 34.95% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +18.11%
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
148 186 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.34% 21.16% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 82
Median daily rate £290 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +208.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 131 (75.29%) Unix
2 103 (59.20%) Java
3 80 (45.98%) Finance
4 76 (43.68%) Perl
5 75 (43.10%) SQL
6 65 (37.36%) DB2
7 64 (36.78%) Sybase
8 60 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (33.33%) OO
10 57 (32.76%) Spring
11 55 (31.61%) Relational Database
12 53 (30.46%) OOD
13 46 (26.44%) RDBMS
14 45 (25.86%) SDLC
15 44 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (25.29%) J2SE
15 44 (25.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 41 (23.56%) JUnit
17 39 (22.41%) AIX
18 38 (21.84%) JMS
19 34 (19.54%) Oracle
20 33 (18.97%) Red Hat
21 32 (18.39%) Windows
22 31 (17.82%) Software Engineering
22 31 (17.82%) Banking
23 28 (16.09%) Shell Script
24 25 (14.37%) Front Office
24 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
25 23 (13.22%) Equity Derivative
25 23 (13.22%) JBoss

Linux
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 23 (13.22%) JBoss
2 14 (8.05%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (6.32%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.75%) Apache
5 10 (5.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (4.02%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.15%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.57%) IaaS
1 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) HTTP
2 9 (5.17%) Firewall
2 9 (5.17%) Internet
2 9 (5.17%) SAN
3 6 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.45%) SSL
4 5 (2.87%) DNS
5 4 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.15%) DHCP
6 2 (1.15%) SSH
6 2 (1.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.57%) CTI
7 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.57%) LAN
7 1 (0.57%) NAS
7 1 (0.57%) SMTP
7 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.57%) VoIP
7 1 (0.57%) WAN
7 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.36%) DB2
2 55 (31.61%) Relational Database
3 46 (26.44%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.17%) MarkLogic
6 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.30%) MySQL
9 2 (1.15%) Big Data
9 2 (1.15%) GIS
9 2 (1.15%) QGIS
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (23.56%) JUnit
2 19 (10.92%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.20%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.90%) Subversion
5 8 (4.60%) Maven
6 7 (4.02%) Hudson
7 5 (2.87%) Ant
8 3 (1.72%) Bower
8 3 (1.72%) Flyway
9 2 (1.15%) DBeaver
9 2 (1.15%) GitLab
9 2 (1.15%) Selenium
9 2 (1.15%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 80 (45.98%) Finance
2 31 (17.82%) Banking
3 25 (14.37%) Front Office
4 16 (9.20%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.75%) Law
6 4 (2.30%) Legal
7 3 (1.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (50.57%) Developer
2 51 (29.31%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.49%) C++ Developer
4 11 (6.32%) Analyst
5 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (4.60%) Consultant
6 8 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Scala Developer
8 6 (3.45%) Administrator
8 6 (3.45%) Security Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Unix Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (2.30%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Support Specialist
10 4 (2.30%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (2.30%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (32.76%) Spring
2 44 (25.29%) J2SE
3 38 (21.84%) JMS
4 20 (11.49%) J2EE
5 16 (9.20%) Hibernate
6 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.75%) HTML
7 10 (5.75%) JSP
8 9 (5.17%) Apache Commons
8 9 (5.17%) Drools
8 9 (5.17%) Ext JS
8 9 (5.17%) jBPM
8 9 (5.17%) Servlets
9 8 (4.60%) XML
10 6 (3.45%) CSS
11 5 (2.87%) Java EE
12 3 (1.72%) .NET
12 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.72%) Middleware
12 3 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.22%) Equity Derivative
3 15 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (8.62%) Equities
4 11 (6.32%) Clustering
4 11 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.75%) Derivative
6 7 (4.02%) DataPower
7 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Replication
10 2 (1.15%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.15%) Wiki
11 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 131 (75.29%) Unix
2 44 (25.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (22.41%) AIX
4 32 (18.39%) Windows
5 14 (8.05%) Solaris
6 9 (5.17%) HPUX
7 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.57%) CentOS
11 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.33%) OO
3 53 (30.46%) OOD
4 45 (25.86%) SDLC
5 31 (17.82%) Software Engineering
6 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
7 15 (8.62%) Database Tuning
7 15 (8.62%) DevOps
7 15 (8.62%) Open Source
7 15 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.75%) User Stories
10 9 (5.17%) BPMN
10 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.17%) Integration Testing
10 9 (5.17%) Migration
10 9 (5.17%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (5.17%) Workflow
11 8 (4.60%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 103 (59.20%) Java
2 76 (43.68%) Perl
3 75 (43.10%) SQL
4 28 (16.09%) Shell Script
5 22 (12.64%) C++
6 20 (11.49%) Python
7 13 (7.47%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.32%) C#
8 11 (6.32%) VBScript
9 9 (5.17%) Ruby
9 9 (5.17%) Scala
10 7 (4.02%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.30%) Korn
11 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.30%) VBA
12 3 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.15%) Clojure
13 2 (1.15%) Groovy
13 2 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.47%) Degree
3 12 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) ISEB
4 5 (2.87%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.30%) MCITP
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.15%) CISSP
7 2 (1.15%) OCP
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.15%) SANS
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.30%) RHEV
4 3 (1.72%) Docker
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.15%) GeoWebCache
5 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.57%) KVM
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) Ansible
2 8 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.87%) SCCM
4 4 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.30%) Puppet
5 3 (1.72%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.15%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.15%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.15%) Packer
7 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) Netcool
7 1 (0.57%) SCOM
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (36.78%) Sybase
2 34 (19.54%) Oracle
3 33 (18.97%) Red Hat
4 23 (13.22%) IBM
5 15 (8.62%) VMware
6 11 (6.32%) HP
7 8 (4.60%) Cisco
7 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.02%) Symantec
9 6 (3.45%) EMC
10 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.30%) Citrix
10 4 (2.30%) F5
11 2 (1.15%) PlateSpin
12 1 (0.57%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.57%) Atmel
12 1 (0.57%) Genesys
12 1 (0.57%) Google
12 1 (0.57%) Opsware
12 1 (0.57%) Splunk
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