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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 83 72 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.12% 7.96% 7.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.55% 33.03% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
161 218 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.38% 24.09% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 86
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £179 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +218.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 138 (72.63%) Unix
2 116 (61.05%) Java
3 83 (43.68%) Perl
3 83 (43.68%) SQL
4 82 (43.16%) Finance
5 67 (35.26%) DB2
6 66 (34.74%) Sybase
7 63 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (33.16%) Spring
8 61 (32.11%) Relational Database
9 57 (30.00%) OO
10 52 (27.37%) OOD
11 47 (24.74%) RDBMS
12 45 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (23.16%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (23.16%) SDLC
13 44 (23.16%) J2SE
14 42 (22.11%) JMS
14 42 (22.11%) JUnit
15 40 (21.05%) AIX
16 35 (18.42%) Software Engineering
17 34 (17.89%) Windows
17 34 (17.89%) Oracle
17 34 (17.89%) Red Hat
18 33 (17.37%) Banking
19 29 (15.26%) Shell Script
20 27 (14.21%) Front Office
21 25 (13.16%) Multithreading
21 25 (13.16%) IBM
22 24 (12.63%) J2EE

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 22 (11.58%) JBoss
2 15 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.37%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.84%) Apache
5 12 (6.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (4.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (3.68%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.05%) GeoServer
10 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.89%) HTTP
2 14 (7.37%) Firewall
3 11 (5.79%) SAN
4 9 (4.74%) DNS
4 9 (4.74%) Internet
5 6 (3.16%) HTTPS
5 6 (3.16%) SSL
6 5 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.05%) DHCP
7 2 (1.05%) NAS
7 2 (1.05%) SSH
7 2 (1.05%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) CTI
8 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.53%) IPsec
8 1 (0.53%) LAN
8 1 (0.53%) SMTP
8 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (35.26%) DB2
2 61 (32.11%) Relational Database
3 47 (24.74%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.42%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.21%) MarkLogic
5 8 (4.21%) MySQL
6 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.05%) GIS
9 2 (1.05%) QGIS
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.53%) Big Data
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 42 (22.11%) JUnit
2 20 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.32%) Subversion
5 8 (4.21%) Maven
6 7 (3.68%) Hudson
7 5 (2.63%) Ant
8 3 (1.58%) Bower
8 3 (1.58%) Flyway
9 2 (1.05%) DBeaver
9 2 (1.05%) GitLab
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) JIRA
10 1 (0.53%) Selenium
10 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (43.16%) Finance
2 33 (17.37%) Banking
3 27 (14.21%) Front Office
4 16 (8.42%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.79%) Law
6 4 (2.11%) Legal
6 4 (2.11%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (50.00%) Developer
2 57 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 10 (5.26%) Consultant
5 8 (4.21%) Administrator
5 8 (4.21%) Analyst
5 8 (4.21%) Scala Developer
5 8 (4.21%) Senior Developer
5 8 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.16%) Security Engineer
8 5 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (2.63%) Splunk Engineer
8 5 (2.63%) Unix Developer
9 4 (2.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (2.11%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.11%) Support Specialist
9 4 (2.11%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (2.11%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (33.16%) Spring
2 44 (23.16%) J2SE
3 42 (22.11%) JMS
4 24 (12.63%) J2EE
5 16 (8.42%) Hibernate
6 13 (6.84%) HTML
7 11 (5.79%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.74%) JSP
8 9 (4.74%) REST
9 8 (4.21%) Apache Commons
9 8 (4.21%) Drools
9 8 (4.21%) Ext JS
9 8 (4.21%) jBPM
9 8 (4.21%) Servlets
9 8 (4.21%) XML
10 6 (3.16%) CSS
11 5 (2.63%) Java EE
11 5 (2.63%) JSON
11 5 (2.63%) Middleware
11 5 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.16%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.11%) Equity Derivative
3 17 (8.95%) Equities
4 14 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.32%) Clustering
6 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.26%) Derivative
8 8 (4.21%) Fixed Income
9 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
9 7 (3.68%) DataPower
10 5 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.11%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.58%) Replication
13 2 (1.05%) Market Risk
13 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.05%) Wiki
14 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.53%) IVR
14 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (72.63%) Unix
2 45 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (21.05%) AIX
4 34 (17.89%) Windows
5 15 (7.89%) Solaris
6 9 (4.74%) HPUX
7 8 (4.21%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.53%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.00%) OO
3 52 (27.37%) OOD
4 44 (23.16%) SDLC
5 35 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.16%) Multithreading
7 15 (7.89%) Database Tuning
7 15 (7.89%) DevOps
7 15 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (7.37%) Open Source
9 13 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.79%) SOA
11 10 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.74%) Migration
12 9 (4.74%) User Stories
12 9 (4.74%) Workflow
13 8 (4.21%) Asset Management
13 8 (4.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (4.21%) Integration Testing
13 8 (4.21%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (61.05%) Java
2 83 (43.68%) Perl
2 83 (43.68%) SQL
3 29 (15.26%) Shell Script
4 24 (12.63%) Python
5 22 (11.58%) C++
6 12 (6.32%) C#
6 12 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.79%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.79%) VBScript
8 10 (5.26%) Ruby
9 8 (4.21%) Scala
10 7 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.63%) Groovy
11 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.11%) Korn
12 4 (2.11%) VBA
12 4 (2.11%) XPath
12 4 (2.11%) XQuery
13 3 (1.58%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.84%) Degree
3 11 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.58%) CISSP
4 3 (1.58%) ISEB
4 3 (1.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.58%) SANS
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.05%) MCITP
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.05%) OCP
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.11%) RHEV
3 3 (1.58%) Docker
3 3 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.05%) GeoWebCache
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.84%) Ansible
2 8 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.16%) SCCM
4 5 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.11%) Puppet
6 3 (1.58%) HP Fortify
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.05%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.05%) Netcool
7 2 (1.05%) Packer
7 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 66 (34.74%) Sybase
2 34 (17.89%) Oracle
2 34 (17.89%) Red Hat
3 25 (13.16%) IBM
4 16 (8.42%) VMware
5 9 (4.74%) HP
5 9 (4.74%) Symantec
6 7 (3.68%) Cisco
6 7 (3.68%) EMC
6 7 (3.68%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.63%) Citrix
7 5 (2.63%) F5
7 5 (2.63%) Splunk
8 2 (1.05%) PlateSpin
8 2 (1.05%) Veritas
9 1 (0.53%) BMC
9 1 (0.53%) CA
9 1 (0.53%) Genesys
9 1 (0.53%) Google
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