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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 13 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 46 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.35% 7.60% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.82% 30.72% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 23
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £422 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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
136 166 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.64% 24.74% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 88 97
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £103 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +10.34%
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 68 (60.18%) Java
2 51 (45.13%) Unix
3 39 (34.51%) SQL
4 30 (26.55%) Perl
4 30 (26.55%) Finance
4 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (23.01%) Spring
5 26 (23.01%) Relational Database
6 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
6 23 (20.35%) J2EE
6 23 (20.35%) Python
7 21 (18.58%) OO
7 21 (18.58%) Windows
8 20 (17.70%) Firewall
9 19 (16.81%) Red Hat
9 19 (16.81%) AIX
10 18 (15.93%) JBoss
11 17 (15.04%) Tomcat
11 17 (15.04%) JMS
11 17 (15.04%) DB2
12 16 (14.16%) HTML
12 16 (14.16%) Sybase
12 16 (14.16%) Apache
12 16 (14.16%) IBM
12 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
13 15 (13.27%) REST
13 15 (13.27%) RDBMS
14 14 (12.39%) Oracle
15 13 (11.50%) DNS

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 18 (15.93%) JBoss
2 17 (15.04%) Tomcat
3 16 (14.16%) Apache
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.65%) Jadu
6 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.77%) CMS
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.70%) Firewall
2 13 (11.50%) DNS
3 12 (10.62%) HTTP
4 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.19%) SAN
6 6 (5.31%) Network Security
7 5 (4.42%) Internet
8 4 (3.54%) DHCP
8 4 (3.54%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.54%) SSL
9 3 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.77%) NAS
10 2 (1.77%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.77%) WAN
11 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.88%) Broadband
11 1 (0.88%) DVB
11 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.88%) IPsec
11 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.01%) Relational Database
2 17 (15.04%) DB2
3 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.27%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (8.85%) MySQL
7 5 (4.42%) MarkLogic
7 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.65%) Big Data
8 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JUnit
2 7 (6.19%) Maven
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.65%) JIRA
5 2 (1.77%) GitLab
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (26.55%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Law
4 3 (2.65%) Front Office
4 3 (2.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (37.17%) Developer
2 29 (25.66%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Java Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Splunk Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) AIX Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) Scala Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.65%) Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.01%) Spring
2 23 (20.35%) J2EE
3 17 (15.04%) JMS
4 16 (14.16%) HTML
5 15 (13.27%) REST
6 12 (10.62%) HTML5
7 11 (9.73%) XSLT
8 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
9 7 (6.19%) J2SE
10 6 (5.31%) JSP
11 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.42%) Apache Commons
11 5 (4.42%) Drools
11 5 (4.42%) Ext JS
11 5 (4.42%) jBPM
11 5 (4.42%) JSON
11 5 (4.42%) Middleware
11 5 (4.42%) Servlets
11 5 (4.42%) XML
12 4 (3.54%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
1 11 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.42%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.65%) Equities
7 3 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.88%) DataPower
9 1 (0.88%) Derivative
9 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.13%) Unix
2 21 (18.58%) Windows
3 19 (16.81%) AIX
4 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.73%) Solaris
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.65%) Tru64
9 2 (1.77%) CentOS
9 2 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.77%) HPUX
9 2 (1.77%) SUSE
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
3 21 (18.58%) OO
4 13 (11.50%) SOA
5 11 (9.73%) DevOps
5 11 (9.73%) Microservices
6 10 (8.85%) Analytics
6 10 (8.85%) OOD
6 10 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.08%) High Availability
7 8 (7.08%) UML
8 7 (6.19%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.19%) Open Source
8 7 (6.19%) SIEM
8 7 (6.19%) Workflow
9 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.31%) SDLC
9 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.42%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.18%) Java
2 39 (34.51%) SQL
3 30 (26.55%) Perl
4 23 (20.35%) Python
5 12 (10.62%) C#
5 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.85%) XPath
6 10 (8.85%) XQuery
7 8 (7.08%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.08%) C++
8 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.19%) Korn
9 6 (5.31%) Scala
10 5 (4.42%) Groovy
10 5 (4.42%) PHP
11 3 (2.65%) C
11 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.65%) VBA
11 3 (2.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) CISSP
4 3 (2.65%) SANS
5 2 (1.77%) MCSA
5 2 (1.77%) MCSE
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) Docker
2 7 (6.19%) PowerHA
2 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) KVM
4 1 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Ansible
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.65%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.65%) QRadar
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) WSUS
3 2 (1.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) Netcool
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Red Hat
2 16 (14.16%) IBM
2 16 (14.16%) Sybase
3 14 (12.39%) Oracle
4 11 (9.73%) VMware
5 9 (7.96%) Splunk
6 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.19%) Symantec
7 6 (5.31%) Atlassian
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco
8 4 (3.54%) Dell
8 4 (3.54%) EMC
8 4 (3.54%) F5
8 4 (3.54%) HP
9 3 (2.65%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.65%) MapR
10 2 (1.77%) Avaya
10 2 (1.77%) NetApp
10 2 (1.77%) Veritas
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