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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.12% 9.51% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.69% 38.51% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 18
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £310 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
187 161 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.13% 24.69% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 72 115
Average daily rate £330 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £135 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £17.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 April 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 1 April 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 53 (56.38%) Java
2 48 (51.06%) UNIX
3 42 (44.68%) SQL
4 33 (35.11%) Windows
5 28 (29.79%) Perl
6 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (24.47%) Spring
8 22 (23.40%) Finance
9 21 (22.34%) Oracle
9 21 (22.34%) RDBMS
9 21 (22.34%) Relational Database
10 19 (20.21%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (19.15%) OO
11 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
12 17 (18.09%) DB2
12 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
13 16 (17.02%) OOD
14 15 (15.96%) JMS
14 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.89%) J2SE
15 14 (14.89%) JUnit
15 14 (14.89%) Sybase
16 13 (13.83%) Web Services
16 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
17 12 (12.77%) Banking
17 12 (12.77%) .NET
17 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (12.77%) Database Tuning
18 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
18 11 (11.70%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.32%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (5.32%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.19%) JBoss
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.06%) concrete5
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.06%) Maximo
3 1 (1.06%) assyst
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.13%) Route 53
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
1 7 (7.45%) SAN
2 5 (5.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.26%) IPsec
3 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (3.19%) LDAP
4 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (1.06%) NAS
6 1 (1.06%) DNS
6 1 (1.06%) IPv4
6 1 (1.06%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) RDBMS
1 21 (22.34%) Relational Database
2 17 (18.09%) DB2
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.38%) MySQL
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.06%) Redis
10 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) JUnit
2 6 (6.38%) Hudson
3 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.26%) Selenium
4 4 (4.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.19%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Front Office
4 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Designer
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (7.45%) Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) Spring
2 15 (15.96%) JMS
3 14 (14.89%) J2SE
4 13 (13.83%) Web Services
5 12 (12.77%) .NET
6 9 (9.57%) HTML
6 9 (9.57%) Middleware
7 8 (8.51%) JSP
8 6 (6.38%) jQuery
8 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.38%) CSS
9 5 (5.32%) XML
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (5.32%) JRuby
9 5 (5.32%) Java EE 5
9 5 (5.32%) Java EE
10 4 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.19%) RESTful
11 3 (3.19%) JAX-RS
11 3 (3.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (4.26%) Equities
3 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Derivative
5 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) CESG
6 1 (1.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) iSeries
6 1 (1.06%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.06%) UNIX
2 33 (35.11%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Solaris
4 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.38%) AIX
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.19%) SUSE
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.06%) HPUX
9 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.06%) Tru64
9 1 (1.06%) Debian
9 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (19.15%) OO
4 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.02%) OOD
6 12 (12.77%) Database Tuning
7 11 (11.70%) ITIL
7 11 (11.70%) Scrum
8 8 (8.51%) SOA
9 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.38%) TDD
10 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.32%) CRM
10 5 (5.32%) UML
10 5 (5.32%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Use Case
11 4 (4.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) Java
2 42 (44.68%) SQL
3 28 (29.79%) Perl
4 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.64%) Python
6 9 (9.57%) C#
7 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.32%) C++
8 5 (5.32%) Jython
8 5 (5.32%) Groovy
8 5 (5.32%) Ruby
9 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.19%) C
10 2 (2.13%) Korn
10 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.19%) CISSP
5 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.13%) GCIA
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) PMP
6 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCP
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
1 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Nessus
1 2 (2.13%) Nmap
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.06%) logstash
2 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.06%) Netcool
2 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Sybase
3 10 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.45%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) Citrix
5 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.19%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.19%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.19%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) Sun
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.06%) Cognos
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) EMC
8 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.06%) BMC
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
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