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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 65 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.24% 7.58% 9.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.68% 32.99% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
193 197 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.49% 22.96% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 68
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 79 (62.70%) UNIX
2 66 (52.38%) Java
3 61 (48.41%) Finance
4 58 (46.03%) SQL
5 48 (38.10%) Perl
6 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (26.19%) Windows
8 30 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 29 (23.02%) Relational Database
9 29 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (23.02%) SDLC
10 28 (22.22%) Spring
10 28 (22.22%) DB2
11 27 (21.43%) C#
11 27 (21.43%) Sybase
12 26 (20.63%) RDBMS
13 25 (19.84%) OOD
14 23 (18.25%) Oracle
15 22 (17.46%) C++
15 22 (17.46%) JUnit
15 22 (17.46%) JMS
15 22 (17.46%) OO
15 22 (17.46%) J2SE
16 21 (16.67%) Banking
17 19 (15.08%) Shell Script
17 19 (15.08%) AIX
17 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database
18 18 (14.29%) Solaris
18 18 (14.29%) Python
18 18 (14.29%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.79%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Loan IQ
2 2 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.59%) Maximo
3 1 (0.79%) assyst
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.59%) Engine Yard
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) Relational Database
2 28 (22.22%) DB2
3 26 (20.63%) RDBMS
4 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database
5 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.76%) KDB
9 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.97%) Big Data
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (2.38%) Data Mart
11 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.59%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
12 2 (1.59%) QlikView
12 2 (1.59%) MySQL
12 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (17.46%) JUnit
2 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.94%) Maven
4 9 (7.14%) JIRA
4 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.56%) Subversion
6 6 (4.76%) Hudson
7 5 (3.97%) FishEye
8 3 (2.38%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.38%) Selenium
8 3 (2.38%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.59%) Toad
9 2 (1.59%) ERwin
9 2 (1.59%) Ant
10 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.79%) Bower
General
1 61 (48.41%) Finance
2 21 (16.67%) Banking
3 14 (11.11%) Front Office
4 10 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.76%) Legal
6 4 (3.17%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.79%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) Developer
2 37 (29.37%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.73%) Administrator
4 11 (8.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 9 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (7.14%) DBA
6 8 (6.35%) Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Technical Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Designer
7 7 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
9 5 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) Spring
2 22 (17.46%) J2SE
2 22 (17.46%) JMS
3 10 (7.94%) .NET
4 9 (7.14%) Middleware
5 7 (5.56%) HTML
6 6 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (3.97%) Software Packaging
8 4 (3.17%) XML
8 4 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.59%) Web Services
10 2 (1.59%) CSS
10 2 (1.59%) JSP
10 2 (1.59%) jQuery
11 1 (0.79%) Grails
11 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.52%) Derivative
3 11 (8.73%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (4.76%) Equities
5 4 (3.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.38%) HACMP
7 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.59%) DTCC
7 2 (1.59%) CMDB
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) SCADA
8 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.70%) UNIX
2 33 (26.19%) Windows
3 19 (15.08%) AIX
4 18 (14.29%) Solaris
5 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.38%) HPUX
6 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.59%) SUSE
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 29 (23.02%) SDLC
4 25 (19.84%) OOD
5 22 (17.46%) OO
6 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (9.52%) Database Tuning
8 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.94%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.14%) DevOps
11 8 (6.35%) TDD
12 7 (5.56%) Scrum
13 6 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.76%) BDD
14 5 (3.97%) Investment Management
14 5 (3.97%) Time Management
14 5 (3.97%) Kanban
14 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
14 5 (3.97%) Wealth Management
14 5 (3.97%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.38%) Java
2 58 (46.03%) SQL
3 48 (38.10%) Perl
4 27 (21.43%) C#
5 22 (17.46%) C++
6 19 (15.08%) Shell Script
7 18 (14.29%) Python
8 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.35%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.56%) Korn
11 4 (3.17%) Scala
12 3 (2.38%) C
13 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.79%) Groovy
14 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) MCITP
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) MCSE
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) vSphere
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.38%) GPFS
4 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.38%) Control-M
4 2 (1.59%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.59%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.79%) Puppet
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.79%) Ansible
5 1 (0.79%) logstash
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Sybase
2 23 (18.25%) Oracle
3 18 (14.29%) VMware
4 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.56%) IBM
7 6 (4.76%) HP
8 4 (3.17%) Cognos
8 4 (3.17%) Citrix
8 4 (3.17%) Perforce
9 3 (2.38%) EMC
9 3 (2.38%) Informatica
9 3 (2.38%) Sun
10 2 (1.59%) Dell
10 2 (1.59%) Veritas
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
11 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.79%) Misys
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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