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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 21 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.33% 6.04% 6.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.54% 28.03% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 30
Median daily rate £388 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £453
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 - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
130 132 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.26% 21.53% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 75 120
Median daily rate £350 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £100 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 51 (48.57%) Java
2 45 (42.86%) Unix
3 32 (30.48%) SQL
4 28 (26.67%) AIX
5 26 (24.76%) Perl
6 24 (22.86%) Python
6 24 (22.86%) Firewall
7 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (20.95%) Software Engineering
7 22 (20.95%) Relational Database
8 21 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 19 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (17.14%) Spring
10 18 (17.14%) VMware
10 18 (17.14%) Finance
11 17 (16.19%) IBM
11 17 (16.19%) Windows
12 15 (14.29%) HTML
12 15 (14.29%) REST
13 14 (13.33%) JMS
13 14 (13.33%) OO
14 13 (12.38%) Tomcat
14 13 (12.38%) J2EE
14 13 (12.38%) Solaris
14 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
15 12 (11.43%) HTML5
15 12 (11.43%) DevOps
15 12 (11.43%) Apache
15 12 (11.43%) SOA
15 12 (11.43%) DNS

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 (12.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.43%) Apache
3 9 (8.57%) JBoss
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Jadu
5 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.90%) CMS
6 2 (1.90%) IIS
6 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.86%) Firewall
2 12 (11.43%) DNS
3 10 (9.52%) HTTP
3 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.57%) Network Security
5 8 (7.62%) SAN
6 3 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.90%) NAS
7 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.90%) WAN
8 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.95%) Broadband
8 1 (0.95%) DVB
8 1 (0.95%) IPsec
8 1 (0.95%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.52%) MySQL
6 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.67%) DB2
7 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.86%) Big Data
9 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.95%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.67%) Maven
2 6 (5.71%) JUnit
3 3 (2.86%) GitLab
3 3 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) MSI
4 1 (0.95%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (3.81%) Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Publishing
5 2 (1.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Developer
2 22 (20.95%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Java Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) AIX Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
11 3 (2.86%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) Spring
2 15 (14.29%) HTML
2 15 (14.29%) REST
3 14 (13.33%) JMS
4 13 (12.38%) J2EE
5 12 (11.43%) HTML5
6 10 (9.52%) XSLT
7 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.76%) J2SE
7 5 (4.76%) JSON
8 4 (3.81%) Apache CXF
8 4 (3.81%) Middleware
8 4 (3.81%) OC4J
8 4 (3.81%) SOAP
9 3 (2.86%) Apache Flex
9 3 (2.86%) CSS
9 3 (2.86%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.90%) JSP
10 2 (1.90%) Web Services
10 2 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.90%) Equities
6 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.86%) Unix
2 28 (26.67%) AIX
3 19 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (16.19%) Windows
5 13 (12.38%) Solaris
6 6 (5.71%) Tru64
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) CentOS
9 2 (1.90%) HPUX
9 2 (1.90%) SUSE
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (20.95%) Software Engineering
2 14 (13.33%) OO
3 12 (11.43%) DevOps
3 12 (11.43%) SOA
4 11 (10.48%) Microservices
5 10 (9.52%) Analytics
6 8 (7.62%) UML
7 7 (6.67%) High Availability
7 7 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 7 (6.67%) SIEM
7 7 (6.67%) Web Development
8 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.76%) ITIL
9 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.81%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) Java
2 32 (30.48%) SQL
3 26 (24.76%) Perl
4 24 (22.86%) Python
5 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
5 11 (10.48%) C#
6 10 (9.52%) XPath
6 10 (9.52%) XQuery
7 9 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.62%) Korn
9 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.71%) PHP
10 6 (5.71%) Ruby
11 5 (4.76%) Groovy
11 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.81%) C++
12 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.86%) C
13 3 (2.86%) VBScript
14 2 (1.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) CISSP
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
4 5 (4.76%) SANS
5 2 (1.90%) MCSA
5 2 (1.90%) MCSE
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.62%) PowerHA
4 7 (6.67%) Docker
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.86%) vSphere
7 2 (1.90%) Squid
7 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.95%) KVM
8 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Ansible
1 9 (8.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.86%) QRadar
4 3 (2.86%) SCCM
4 3 (2.86%) WSUS
4 3 (2.86%) yum
5 2 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.90%) Puppet
5 2 (1.90%) SCOM
5 2 (1.90%) SELinux
5 2 (1.90%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.95%) logstash
6 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (17.14%) VMware
3 17 (16.19%) IBM
4 11 (10.48%) EMC
4 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.48%) Oracle
5 9 (8.57%) Splunk
6 7 (6.67%) Symantec
7 6 (5.71%) Atlassian
7 6 (5.71%) Sybase
8 5 (4.76%) ArcSight
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco
8 5 (4.76%) HP
9 4 (3.81%) Dell
10 3 (2.86%) F5
10 3 (2.86%) MapR
10 3 (2.86%) Veritas
11 2 (1.90%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.90%) Veeam
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