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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 90 66 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.98% 7.53% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.92% 40.99% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 65
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
196 161 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.43% 18.38% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 103
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £109 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 90 (69.23%) Unix
2 71 (54.62%) Java
3 44 (33.85%) Perl
3 44 (33.85%) SQL
4 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (28.46%) OO
6 35 (26.92%) Finance
7 32 (24.62%) AIX
7 32 (24.62%) OOD
7 32 (24.62%) Relational Database
8 31 (23.85%) SDLC
8 31 (23.85%) Sybase
8 31 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (23.08%) DB2
9 30 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (21.54%) Spring
11 26 (20.00%) RDBMS
12 25 (19.23%) Windows
13 24 (18.46%) J2SE
14 22 (16.92%) JUnit
14 22 (16.92%) Oracle
15 21 (16.15%) Red Hat
16 19 (14.62%) VMware
16 19 (14.62%) JMS
16 19 (14.62%) Software Engineering
17 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
17 18 (13.85%) Front Office
17 18 (13.85%) DevOps
18 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
18 17 (13.08%) Python

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 13 (10.00%) JBoss
2 7 (5.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.85%) Apache
4 5 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.08%) Node.js
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.54%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.77%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) IaaS
1 6 (4.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) SAN
2 5 (3.85%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) DNS
3 4 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (1.54%) LDAP
4 2 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.54%) SSH
5 1 (0.77%) DHCP
5 1 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.77%) Internet
5 1 (0.77%) LAN
5 1 (0.77%) NAS
5 1 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.62%) Relational Database
2 30 (23.08%) DB2
3 26 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 11 (8.46%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.08%) MarkLogic
7 4 (3.08%) MySQL
8 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.31%) GIS
9 2 (1.54%) Big Data
9 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.54%) QGIS
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.77%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (16.92%) JUnit
2 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.31%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.77%) Subversion
5 13 (10.00%) Maven
6 7 (5.38%) Hudson
7 5 (3.85%) Ant
8 3 (2.31%) Bower
8 3 (2.31%) Flyway
9 2 (1.54%) DBeaver
9 2 (1.54%) Selenium
9 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.77%) JIRA
10 1 (0.77%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Front Office
3 16 (12.31%) Banking
4 12 (9.23%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.38%) Law
6 4 (3.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Developer
2 29 (22.31%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.77%) Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) C++ Developer
5 9 (6.92%) Consultant
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Administrator
7 6 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (3.85%) Unix Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (3.08%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Integration Test Analyst
10 3 (2.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.31%) Test Specialist
10 3 (2.31%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.54%) Spring
2 24 (18.46%) J2SE
3 19 (14.62%) JMS
4 11 (8.46%) HTML
5 10 (7.69%) .NET
6 9 (6.92%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.15%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.38%) Middleware
9 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.62%) CSS
9 6 (4.62%) Java EE
9 6 (4.62%) JSP
10 5 (3.85%) J2EE
11 4 (3.08%) Apache Commons
11 4 (3.08%) Drools
11 4 (3.08%) Ext JS
11 4 (3.08%) jBPM
11 4 (3.08%) jQuery
11 4 (3.08%) Servlets
12 3 (2.31%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.00%) Equities
2 13 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (8.46%) Clustering
4 6 (4.62%) Derivative
4 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.54%) DataPower
7 2 (1.54%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.54%) Wiki
8 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (69.23%) Unix
2 32 (24.62%) AIX
3 31 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (19.23%) Windows
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.38%) HPUX
6 7 (5.38%) Solaris
7 5 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.08%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.77%) CentOS
10 1 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.46%) OO
3 32 (24.62%) OOD
4 31 (23.85%) SDLC
5 19 (14.62%) Software Engineering
6 18 (13.85%) DevOps
7 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.23%) Open Source
10 11 (8.46%) Migration
10 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.69%) Database Tuning
12 9 (6.92%) Multithreading
12 9 (6.92%) Scrum
12 9 (6.92%) TDD
13 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.15%) Kanban
13 8 (6.15%) SOA
14 7 (5.38%) Security Testing
15 6 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (54.62%) Java
2 44 (33.85%) Perl
2 44 (33.85%) SQL
3 17 (13.08%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.08%) Python
3 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.46%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.69%) Ruby
7 9 (6.92%) C++
8 5 (3.85%) Clojure
8 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.08%) Korn
10 3 (2.31%) ABAP
10 3 (2.31%) AWK
10 3 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (2.31%) sed
10 3 (2.31%) VBScript
11 2 (1.54%) Groovy
11 2 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) ISEB
3 8 (6.15%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.38%) MCITP
4 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.62%) Degree
5 6 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.54%) OCP
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.15%) Docker
3 4 (3.08%) RHEV
4 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.77%) KVM
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Ansible
2 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.92%) Puppet
4 3 (2.31%) HP Fortify
5 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.54%) Packer
6 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) Netcool
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) Sybase
2 22 (16.92%) Oracle
3 21 (16.15%) Red Hat
4 19 (14.62%) VMware
5 17 (13.08%) IBM
6 14 (10.77%) HP
7 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.15%) Cisco
9 7 (5.38%) Citrix
10 3 (2.31%) SAP
11 2 (1.54%) EMC
11 2 (1.54%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.54%) PlateSpin
12 1 (0.77%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.77%) BMC
12 1 (0.77%) CA
12 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.77%) F5
12 1 (0.77%) Opsware
12 1 (0.77%) Splunk
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