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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.62% 7.03% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.05% 28.66% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
179 157 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.80% 24.53% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 73 104
Average daily rate £310 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £150 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.61 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.30 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £15.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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 26 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (60.47%) Java
2 49 (56.98%) UNIX
3 33 (38.37%) SQL
4 32 (37.21%) Perl
5 28 (32.56%) RDBMS
5 28 (32.56%) Relational Database
6 27 (31.40%) Windows
7 24 (27.91%) DB2
8 23 (26.74%) OO
8 23 (26.74%) Finance
8 23 (26.74%) Spring
9 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (24.42%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.93%) Sybase
13 16 (18.60%) Oracle
14 14 (16.28%) JMS
14 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.12%) Banking
15 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
15 13 (15.12%) OOD
15 13 (15.12%) J2SE
15 13 (15.12%) JUnit
16 12 (13.95%) Web Services
16 12 (13.95%) Database Tuning
16 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
16 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (12.79%) Degree
17 11 (12.79%) ITIL
18 9 (10.47%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.81%) GlassFish
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (5.81%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (3.49%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
4 1 (1.16%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.33%) Route 53
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) SAN
2 5 (5.81%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) IPsec
2 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.65%) Network Security
4 3 (3.49%) LDAP
4 3 (3.49%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
5 2 (2.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.16%) WAN
6 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.16%) IPv4
6 1 (1.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) RDBMS
1 28 (32.56%) Relational Database
2 24 (27.91%) DB2
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) JUnit
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.16%) Hudson
4 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) RSpec
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Front Office
4 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.14%) Designer
5 6 (6.98%) Database Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) Spring
2 14 (16.28%) JMS
3 13 (15.12%) J2SE
4 12 (13.95%) Web Services
5 8 (9.30%) .NET
6 7 (8.14%) CSS
6 7 (8.14%) JSP
6 7 (8.14%) jQuery
6 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.98%) Middleware
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (5.81%) HTML
8 5 (5.81%) Java EE
8 5 (5.81%) JRuby
8 5 (5.81%) Java EE 5
9 3 (3.49%) RESTful
9 3 (3.49%) Ext JS
9 3 (3.49%) JAX-RS
9 3 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (1.16%) CESG
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) iSeries
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.98%) UNIX
2 27 (31.40%) Windows
3 9 (10.47%) Solaris
4 8 (9.30%) AIX
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.49%) SUSE
7 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.16%) Tru64
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.16%) Debian
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) OO
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.42%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.12%) OOD
6 12 (13.95%) Database Tuning
7 11 (12.79%) ITIL
8 7 (8.14%) SOA
8 7 (8.14%) Scrum
8 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.81%) Use Case
9 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) UML
9 5 (5.81%) CRM
9 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) Java
2 33 (38.37%) SQL
3 32 (37.21%) Perl
4 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.14%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) Ruby
7 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.81%) Jython
7 5 (5.81%) Groovy
8 4 (4.65%) C
8 4 (4.65%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) C++
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) Korn
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.16%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.49%) CCNA
4 3 (3.49%) CISSP
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) PMP
5 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.33%) GCIA
5 2 (2.33%) CCNP
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) VCP4
6 1 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.33%) Nmap
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.33%) Netcool
1 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.33%) Nessus
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.16%) logstash
2 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Sybase
2 16 (18.60%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.98%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) VMware
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.49%) Sun
7 3 (3.49%) IBM
7 3 (3.49%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.49%) ForgeRock
8 2 (2.33%) Veritas
8 2 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) EMC
9 1 (1.16%) SAP
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.16%) Coverity
9 1 (1.16%) BMC
9 1 (1.16%) Informatica
9 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago