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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.61% 6.41% 6.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.87% 27.47% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 17
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
142 182 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.90% 23.33% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 118 65
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £94 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 67 (59.29%) Unix
2 49 (43.36%) Finance
3 36 (31.86%) Java
4 28 (24.78%) AIX
4 28 (24.78%) Banking
5 26 (23.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (23.01%) Oracle
6 24 (21.24%) VMware
7 21 (18.58%) Windows
8 19 (16.81%) Python
9 18 (15.93%) Sybase
10 17 (15.04%) Perl
10 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.04%) Ruby
11 16 (14.16%) SolarWinds
11 16 (14.16%) SNMP
11 16 (14.16%) BMC
11 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
12 15 (13.27%) Red Hat
12 15 (13.27%) IBM
13 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
13 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (12.39%) Ansible
13 14 (12.39%) DevOps
13 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
14 13 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (11.50%) C++
15 11 (9.73%) SQL
16 10 (8.85%) .NET
16 10 (8.85%) Migration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (5.31%) JBoss
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) IaaS
1 5 (4.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) SNMP
2 8 (7.08%) SAN
3 6 (5.31%) LAN
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
4 5 (4.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.54%) DNS
5 4 (3.54%) VPN
6 3 (2.65%) BGP
6 3 (2.65%) DHCP
6 3 (2.65%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.65%) IPsec
6 3 (2.65%) NAS
6 3 (2.65%) OSPF
6 3 (2.65%) SSL
6 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.65%) VoIP
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.77%) LDAP
7 2 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.65%) DB2
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.77%) QlikView
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.31%) Maven
2 5 (4.42%) Subversion
3 3 (2.65%) JUnit
4 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.77%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) ERwin
5 1 (0.88%) FishEye
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 49 (43.36%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Front Office
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Law
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (17.70%) Developer
2 12 (10.62%) Consultant
2 12 (10.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) C++ Developer
4 9 (7.96%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (6.19%) Administrator
6 7 (6.19%) Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Linux Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.42%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 4 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (4.42%) Middleware
4 4 (3.54%) HTML
4 4 (3.54%) Spring
5 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.65%) J2SE
5 3 (2.65%) JMS
6 2 (1.77%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.88%) Ember.js
7 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) Java EE
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) JSP
7 1 (0.88%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Clustering
2 6 (5.31%) Derivative
2 6 (5.31%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (5.31%) HACMP
3 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.65%) Equities
3 3 (2.65%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.77%) Animation
4 2 (1.77%) Celerra
4 2 (1.77%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.29%) Unix
2 28 (24.78%) AIX
3 26 (23.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (18.58%) Windows
5 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.42%) Solaris
7 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.54%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.77%) CentOS
8 2 (1.77%) HPUX
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Debian
9 1 (0.88%) Tru64
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
2 14 (12.39%) DevOps
3 10 (8.85%) Migration
4 9 (7.96%) Use Case
5 8 (7.08%) OO
5 8 (7.08%) SDLC
6 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.19%) Market Making
6 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.31%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.31%) ETL
7 6 (5.31%) SOA
8 5 (4.42%) ITIL
8 5 (4.42%) Microservices
8 5 (4.42%) Network Design
8 5 (4.42%) Scrum
8 5 (4.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) Java
2 19 (16.81%) Python
3 17 (15.04%) Perl
3 17 (15.04%) Ruby
4 13 (11.50%) C++
5 11 (9.73%) SQL
6 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.54%) C#
10 4 (3.54%) Clojure
11 3 (2.65%) ABAP
11 3 (2.65%) C
12 2 (1.77%) AWK
12 2 (1.77%) C-shell
12 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.77%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.54%) MCITP
4 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) CCNP
5 3 (2.65%) ISEB
5 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCNA
6 2 (1.77%) Degree
6 2 (1.77%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) GPFS
3 5 (4.42%) Docker
3 5 (4.42%) vCloud
4 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.77%) NFS
5 2 (1.77%) Samba
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Ansible
2 13 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.31%) Puppet
4 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.77%) Control-M
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.77%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.88%) Legato
5 1 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Oracle
2 24 (21.24%) VMware
3 18 (15.93%) Sybase
4 16 (14.16%) BMC
4 16 (14.16%) SolarWinds
5 15 (13.27%) IBM
5 15 (13.27%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.96%) HP
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco
7 8 (7.08%) Citrix
7 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.54%) Cognos
9 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.65%) EMC
9 3 (2.65%) SAP
10 2 (1.77%) Brocade
10 2 (1.77%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.77%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.77%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.77%) Veeam
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