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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.18% 8.52% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.66% 32.41% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
154 216 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.67% 26.28% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 104 69
Median daily rate £335 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% +26.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 89 (61.81%) Java
2 83 (57.64%) Unix
3 59 (40.97%) Finance
4 57 (39.58%) SQL
5 52 (36.11%) Perl
6 45 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (30.56%) Relational Database
8 43 (29.86%) Spring
9 39 (27.08%) Sybase
10 38 (26.39%) DB2
11 35 (24.31%) OO
12 30 (20.83%) RDBMS
12 30 (20.83%) Windows
13 28 (19.44%) Software Engineering
14 27 (18.75%) JMS
15 26 (18.06%) J2EE
16 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
16 25 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (16.67%) AIX
17 24 (16.67%) OOD
18 23 (15.97%) JUnit
19 22 (15.28%) Oracle
19 22 (15.28%) JBoss
19 22 (15.28%) J2SE
20 21 (14.58%) IBM
20 21 (14.58%) Firewall
21 20 (13.89%) Python
21 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (13.19%) Banking
23 18 (12.50%) SDLC

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 22 (15.28%) JBoss
2 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.72%) Apache
4 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (3.47%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (3.47%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.08%) Jadu
7 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.39%) CMS
8 2 (1.39%) IIS
8 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.58%) Firewall
2 13 (9.03%) HTTP
3 10 (6.94%) DNS
4 8 (5.56%) Internet
4 8 (5.56%) SAN
4 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.17%) Network Security
6 5 (3.47%) HTTPS
6 5 (3.47%) SSL
7 4 (2.78%) DHCP
7 4 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.39%) NAS
8 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.39%) WAN
9 1 (0.69%) CTI
9 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.69%) SMTP
9 1 (0.69%) VoIP
9 1 (0.69%) VPN
9 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 38 (26.39%) DB2
3 30 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 15 (10.42%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.86%) MySQL
7 6 (4.17%) MarkLogic
7 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.08%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.08%) Big Data
9 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (15.97%) JUnit
2 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.78%) Maven
4 3 (2.08%) GitLab
4 3 (2.08%) JIRA
5 2 (1.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 59 (40.97%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Front Office
4 7 (4.86%) Law
5 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (43.06%) Developer
2 40 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 10 (6.94%) C++ Developer
3 10 (6.94%) Java Engineer
3 10 (6.94%) Software Engineer
4 9 (6.25%) Scala Developer
5 8 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Consultant
7 6 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Administrator
8 5 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.47%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Splunk Engineer
10 3 (2.08%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.08%) Security Consultant
10 3 (2.08%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.86%) Spring
2 27 (18.75%) JMS
3 26 (18.06%) J2EE
4 22 (15.28%) J2SE
5 16 (11.11%) HTML
6 14 (9.72%) Hibernate
7 12 (8.33%) REST
8 9 (6.25%) HTML5
9 8 (5.56%) XSLT
10 7 (4.86%) JSP
11 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.17%) Apache Commons
11 6 (4.17%) CSS
11 6 (4.17%) Drools
11 6 (4.17%) Ext JS
11 6 (4.17%) jBPM
11 6 (4.17%) Servlets
11 6 (4.17%) XML
12 5 (3.47%) JSON
13 4 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.64%) Equity Derivative
5 10 (6.94%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.47%) DataPower
7 5 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.78%) Derivative
8 4 (2.78%) Equities
8 4 (2.78%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.39%) Clustering
10 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.69%) IVR
11 1 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 83 (57.64%) Unix
2 30 (20.83%) Windows
3 25 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (16.67%) AIX
5 15 (10.42%) Solaris
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.08%) HPUX
10 3 (2.08%) Tru64
11 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.69%) CentOS
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.31%) OO
3 28 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 24 (16.67%) OOD
5 18 (12.50%) SDLC
6 15 (10.42%) Multithreading
7 12 (8.33%) SOA
7 12 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.25%) Analytics
8 9 (6.25%) DevOps
8 9 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.56%) High Availability
9 8 (5.56%) Microservices
9 8 (5.56%) Open Source
9 8 (5.56%) Workflow
10 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.86%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (4.86%) TDD
10 7 (4.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (61.81%) Java
2 57 (39.58%) SQL
3 52 (36.11%) Perl
4 20 (13.89%) Python
5 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.42%) C++
7 14 (9.72%) C#
8 12 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 9 (6.25%) Scala
9 9 (6.25%) VBScript
10 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.86%) Korn
11 7 (4.86%) XPath
11 7 (4.86%) XQuery
12 6 (4.17%) PHP
12 6 (4.17%) Ruby
13 5 (3.47%) Groovy
13 5 (3.47%) VBA
14 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.33%) Degree
3 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) CISSP
4 5 (3.47%) SANS
5 2 (1.39%) MCSA
5 2 (1.39%) MCSE
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.86%) PowerHA
4 4 (2.78%) Docker
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.69%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.69%) KVM
6 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Ansible
1 6 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (4.17%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.08%) QRadar
3 3 (2.08%) WSUS
4 2 (1.39%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.69%) logstash
5 1 (0.69%) Netcool
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Sybase
2 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
3 22 (15.28%) Oracle
4 21 (14.58%) IBM
5 12 (8.33%) VMware
6 11 (7.64%) Symantec
7 7 (4.86%) Cisco
7 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.17%) Splunk
9 5 (3.47%) EMC
9 5 (3.47%) F5
10 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.78%) Dell
11 3 (2.08%) ArcSight
11 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.08%) HP
11 3 (2.08%) MapR
12 2 (1.39%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.39%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.39%) Veeam
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