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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 10 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing Linux 62 68 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.75% 10.53% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.25% 40.96% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £318 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
181 166 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.63% 25.70% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 62
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +476.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £160.00 £19.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 87 (64.93%) Java
1 87 (64.93%) UNIX
2 49 (36.57%) SQL
3 47 (35.07%) Relational Database
4 39 (29.10%) Finance
5 36 (26.87%) Perl
6 35 (26.12%) HTML
7 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
8 30 (22.39%) OO
9 29 (21.64%) DB2
10 27 (20.15%) Windows
10 27 (20.15%) RDBMS
10 27 (20.15%) Spring
10 27 (20.15%) Multithreading
11 22 (16.42%) Mac OS X
12 21 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (14.93%) Banking
14 19 (14.18%) Hibernate
14 19 (14.18%) Sybase
15 17 (12.69%) Oracle
15 17 (12.69%) Front Office
16 16 (11.94%) AIX
16 16 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (11.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
18 13 (9.70%) CSS
18 13 (9.70%) .NET
18 13 (9.70%) OOD
18 13 (9.70%) Data Analysis
18 13 (9.70%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.49%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.49%) Apache
2 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.49%) GemFire
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) HTTP
2 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.99%) SAN
4 3 (2.24%) Firewall
4 3 (2.24%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.49%) NAS
5 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 2 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.75%) IPsec
6 1 (0.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.07%) Relational Database
2 29 (21.64%) DB2
3 27 (20.15%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.70%) MongoDB
4 13 (9.70%) Neo4j
5 11 (8.21%) KDB
6 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.73%) MySQL
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.49%) Ingres
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) JUnit
2 5 (3.73%) Jasmine
2 5 (3.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.73%) RSpec
3 4 (2.99%) Ant
3 4 (2.99%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (2.24%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.49%) Subversion
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.75%) Hudson
6 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.75%) JBehave
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 20 (14.93%) Banking
3 17 (12.69%) Front Office
4 3 (2.24%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 88 (65.67%) Developer
2 52 (38.81%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.21%) Database Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Analyst
5 7 (5.22%) Applications Support
5 7 (5.22%) C++ Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Programmer
7 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.24%) Administrator
9 3 (2.24%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.24%) DB2 Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (2.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.24%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.12%) HTML
2 27 (20.15%) Spring
3 19 (14.18%) Hibernate
4 13 (9.70%) CSS
4 13 (9.70%) .NET
5 12 (8.96%) JAX-RS
5 12 (8.96%) REST
6 11 (8.21%) JSP
7 9 (6.72%) jQuery
7 9 (6.72%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (5.97%) XML
8 8 (5.97%) Middleware
9 7 (5.22%) J2SE
9 7 (5.22%) JMS
10 5 (3.73%) Ember.js
10 5 (3.73%) J2EE
10 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.73%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) Hedge funds
3 7 (5.22%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (4.48%) Derivative
4 6 (4.48%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.48%) Equities
5 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (64.93%) UNIX
2 27 (20.15%) Windows
3 22 (16.42%) Mac OS X
4 16 (11.94%) AIX
5 12 (8.96%) Solaris
6 11 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) OO
2 27 (20.15%) Multithreading
3 21 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
5 13 (9.70%) OOD
5 13 (9.70%) Data Analysis
5 13 (9.70%) TDD
6 12 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (8.96%) Web Design
7 9 (6.72%) SOA
7 9 (6.72%) BDD
7 9 (6.72%) Web Development
8 7 (5.22%) ITIL
9 6 (4.48%) Database Tuning
9 6 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.73%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.73%) MVC
10 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (64.93%) Java
2 49 (36.57%) SQL
3 36 (26.87%) Perl
4 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.72%) C++
6 9 (6.72%) Ruby
7 8 (5.97%) Scala
7 8 (5.97%) C#
7 8 (5.97%) Python
8 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.73%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.24%) VB
10 3 (2.24%) C
10 3 (2.24%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) Korn
11 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.49%) R
11 2 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.49%) Samba
2 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) Netcool
2 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (14.18%) Sybase
2 17 (12.69%) Oracle
3 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.48%) HP
6 5 (3.73%) Cisco
7 4 (2.99%) Perforce
8 3 (2.24%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 3 (2.24%) IBM
9 2 (1.49%) Twitter
9 2 (1.49%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.75%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.75%) Veritas
10 1 (0.75%) EMC
10 1 (0.75%) Citrix
10 1 (0.75%) JBoss
10 1 (0.75%) Sun
10 1 (0.75%) Coverity
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