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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 105 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.75% 7.13% 10.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.95% 39.75% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
219 161 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.76% 17.93% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 73 99
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £159 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 103 (74.10%) Unix
2 85 (61.15%) Java
3 58 (41.73%) Perl
3 58 (41.73%) SQL
4 50 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (33.81%) Finance
6 46 (33.09%) OO
7 45 (32.37%) Sybase
8 44 (31.65%) DB2
9 41 (29.50%) Relational Database
10 39 (28.06%) OOD
11 38 (27.34%) Spring
12 34 (24.46%) AIX
12 34 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (24.46%) SDLC
13 33 (23.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (23.02%) J2SE
15 31 (22.30%) RDBMS
16 28 (20.14%) JMS
16 28 (20.14%) JUnit
16 28 (20.14%) Oracle
17 24 (17.27%) Banking
18 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
18 23 (16.55%) Windows
19 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
20 21 (15.11%) Front Office
20 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
21 20 (14.39%) IBM
22 17 (12.23%) Python
22 17 (12.23%) JavaScript

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 12 (8.63%) JBoss
2 9 (6.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (5.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.60%) Apache
6 4 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.44%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) IaaS
1 4 (2.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) SAN
2 7 (5.04%) HTTP
3 5 (3.60%) Firewall
4 4 (2.88%) DNS
5 2 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.44%) Internet
5 2 (1.44%) LDAP
5 2 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.44%) SSH
5 2 (1.44%) SSL
6 1 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) LAN
6 1 (0.72%) NAS
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.65%) DB2
2 41 (29.50%) Relational Database
3 31 (22.30%) RDBMS
4 12 (8.63%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.88%) MarkLogic
6 4 (2.88%) MySQL
6 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.16%) GIS
8 2 (1.44%) Big Data
8 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.44%) QGIS
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) JUnit
2 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.51%) Subversion
4 11 (7.91%) Maven
5 7 (5.04%) Hudson
6 5 (3.60%) Ant
7 3 (2.16%) Bower
7 3 (2.16%) Flyway
8 2 (1.44%) DBeaver
8 2 (1.44%) Selenium
8 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) GitLab
9 1 (0.72%) JIRA
9 1 (0.72%) NetBeans
General
1 47 (33.81%) Finance
2 24 (17.27%) Banking
3 21 (15.11%) Front Office
4 13 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.76%) Law
6 4 (2.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (44.60%) Developer
2 38 (27.34%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.07%) C++ Developer
4 12 (8.63%) Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) Consultant
8 5 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.60%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (3.60%) Unix Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (2.88%) Technical Design Leader
9 4 (2.88%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.34%) Spring
2 32 (23.02%) J2SE
3 28 (20.14%) JMS
4 11 (7.91%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.47%) HTML
6 8 (5.76%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.04%) J2EE
8 6 (4.32%) CSS
9 5 (3.60%) Java EE
9 5 (3.60%) JSP
9 5 (3.60%) Middleware
9 5 (3.60%) XML
10 4 (2.88%) .NET
10 4 (2.88%) Apache Commons
10 4 (2.88%) Drools
10 4 (2.88%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.88%) jBPM
10 4 (2.88%) Node.js
10 4 (2.88%) Servlets
11 3 (2.16%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) Equity Derivative
3 13 (9.35%) Equities
4 11 (7.91%) Clustering
5 6 (4.32%) Derivative
5 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.88%) DataPower
7 4 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.16%) Replication
9 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.44%) Wiki
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.72%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (74.10%) Unix
2 34 (24.46%) AIX
3 33 (23.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (16.55%) Windows
5 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.76%) Solaris
7 7 (5.04%) HPUX
7 7 (5.04%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.09%) OO
3 39 (28.06%) OOD
4 34 (24.46%) SDLC
5 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.23%) DevOps
6 17 (12.23%) Multithreading
7 13 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.63%) Database Tuning
9 11 (7.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.91%) TDD
10 10 (7.19%) Kanban
10 10 (7.19%) Migration
10 10 (7.19%) Scrum
11 9 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (6.47%) Open Source
11 9 (6.47%) SOA
12 7 (5.04%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 85 (61.15%) Java
2 58 (41.73%) Perl
2 58 (41.73%) SQL
3 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.23%) Python
3 17 (12.23%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.07%) C++
5 13 (9.35%) Ruby
6 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.04%) Clojure
7 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.88%) Korn
9 4 (2.88%) VBScript
10 3 (2.16%) C#
10 3 (2.16%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.44%) ABAP
11 2 (1.44%) Groovy
11 2 (1.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.04%) Degree
4 5 (3.60%) ISEB
4 5 (3.60%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.88%) MCITP
5 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.44%) OCP
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.32%) Docker
3 4 (2.88%) RHEV
4 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.44%) GeoWebCache
5 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) Ansible
2 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.04%) Puppet
4 3 (2.16%) HP Fortify
5 2 (1.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.44%) Packer
6 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Netcool
6 1 (0.72%) SCOM
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (32.37%) Sybase
2 28 (20.14%) Oracle
3 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
4 20 (14.39%) IBM
5 17 (12.23%) VMware
6 11 (7.91%) HP
7 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.32%) Cisco
9 4 (2.88%) Citrix
10 3 (2.16%) EMC
11 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.44%) F5
11 2 (1.44%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.44%) PlateSpin
11 2 (1.44%) SAP
12 1 (0.72%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.72%) BMC
12 1 (0.72%) CA
12 1 (0.72%) Opsware
12 1 (0.72%) Splunk