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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 74 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.28% 12.13% 6.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.11% 42.57% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 24
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£381 £380 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £295 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £372 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
180 202 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.13% 28.49% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 98 117
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £31.75 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.83% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 65 (56.03%) Java
2 63 (54.31%) UNIX
3 55 (47.41%) SQL
4 45 (38.79%) Perl
5 37 (31.90%) Finance
6 34 (29.31%) Windows
7 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.28%) Spring
9 26 (22.41%) RDBMS
9 26 (22.41%) Relational Database
10 24 (20.69%) Oracle
11 23 (19.83%) DB2
11 23 (19.83%) C#
12 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
12 22 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (18.10%) OO
14 19 (16.38%) JMS
14 19 (16.38%) OOD
14 19 (16.38%) Sybase
15 18 (15.52%) JUnit
15 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.52%) Python
15 18 (15.52%) J2SE
15 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.79%) Banking
17 15 (12.93%) Front Office
17 15 (12.93%) C++
17 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
18 14 (12.07%) Database Tuning
18 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (4.31%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.31%) MQSeries
4 4 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.86%) concrete5
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Loan IQ
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.72%) Maximo
3 2 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.86%) assyst
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.72%) Route 53
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) SAN
1 6 (5.17%) Firewall
2 5 (4.31%) Network Security
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.45%) IPsec
4 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.59%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (2.59%) LDAP
5 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.72%) SSL
6 1 (0.86%) IPv4
6 1 (0.86%) IPv6
6 1 (0.86%) NAS
6 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) RDBMS
1 26 (22.41%) Relational Database
2 23 (19.83%) DB2
3 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.17%) MySQL
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.59%) KDB
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) JUnit
2 6 (5.17%) Hudson
3 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.45%) Selenium
4 4 (3.45%) Maven
4 4 (3.45%) JIRA
5 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.59%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.86%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Banking
3 15 (12.93%) Front Office
4 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Developer
2 36 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Analyst
3 11 (9.48%) Senior Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Designer
4 9 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.03%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (6.03%) Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.28%) Spring
2 19 (16.38%) JMS
3 18 (15.52%) J2SE
4 13 (11.21%) .NET
5 11 (9.48%) Web Services
6 9 (7.76%) HTML
6 9 (7.76%) Middleware
7 8 (6.90%) JSP
8 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.17%) CSS
8 6 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (5.17%) jQuery
9 5 (4.31%) Java EE
9 5 (4.31%) JRuby
9 5 (4.31%) Java EE 5
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.59%) Ext JS
11 3 (2.59%) RESTful
11 3 (2.59%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (6.90%) Derivative
3 8 (6.90%) Equities
4 4 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.59%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.72%) DTCC
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) iPad
7 1 (0.86%) SCADA
7 1 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (54.31%) UNIX
2 34 (29.31%) Windows
3 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.34%) Solaris
5 9 (7.76%) AIX
6 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) SUSE
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.86%) HPUX
10 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.86%) Debian
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.86%) Android
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
2 22 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (18.10%) OO
4 19 (16.38%) OOD
5 14 (12.07%) Database Tuning
6 11 (9.48%) ITIL
6 11 (9.48%) Scrum
7 9 (7.76%) SOA
8 8 (6.90%) TDD
9 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.03%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.31%) Use Case
10 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.31%) Performance Testing
10 5 (4.31%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.31%) ETL
10 5 (4.31%) UML
10 5 (4.31%) CRM
10 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.03%) Java
2 55 (47.41%) SQL
3 45 (38.79%) Perl
4 23 (19.83%) C#
5 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.52%) Python
6 15 (12.93%) C++
7 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.31%) Jython
10 5 (4.31%) Ruby
10 5 (4.31%) Korn
10 5 (4.31%) Groovy
11 3 (2.59%) C
12 2 (1.72%) PHP
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.59%) MCSE
5 3 (2.59%) CCNA
5 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) CISSP
5 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.72%) CCNP
6 2 (1.72%) PMP
6 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.72%) GCIA
7 1 (0.86%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) ISEB
7 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.72%) Nessus
1 2 (1.72%) Nmap
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (1.72%) logstash
2 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.86%) Netcool
2 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Oracle
2 19 (16.38%) Sybase
3 13 (11.21%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.62%) VMware
5 7 (6.03%) Citrix
5 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.45%) Sun
6 4 (3.45%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.59%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.72%) Cognos
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco
8 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) Dell
9 1 (0.86%) EMC
9 1 (0.86%) Misys
9 1 (0.86%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.86%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.86%) Informatica
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