The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 73 79 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.25% 9.78% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.24% 40.93% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
196 193 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.84% 23.89% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 80 47
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.70 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Linux
Scotland

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 94 (64.83%) Java
2 89 (61.38%) UNIX
3 61 (42.07%) SQL
4 45 (31.03%) Relational Database
5 44 (30.34%) Perl
6 42 (28.97%) HTML
7 41 (28.28%) Finance
8 35 (24.14%) OO
9 34 (23.45%) Spring
10 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
11 29 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 27 (18.62%) DB2
13 26 (17.93%) RDBMS
14 24 (16.55%) Mac OS X
14 24 (16.55%) Sybase
15 23 (15.86%) Banking
16 22 (15.17%) Front Office
17 21 (14.48%) Hibernate
17 21 (14.48%) C++
17 21 (14.48%) Oracle
17 21 (14.48%) Windows
18 20 (13.79%) OOD
19 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (12.41%) KDB
20 17 (11.72%) Python
20 17 (11.72%) JUnit
20 17 (11.72%) CSS
21 16 (11.03%) XML
21 16 (11.03%) .NET
21 16 (11.03%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.07%) Apache
4 2 (1.38%) GemFire
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) NAS
4 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 27 (18.62%) DB2
3 26 (17.93%) RDBMS
4 18 (12.41%) KDB
5 13 (8.97%) Neo4j
5 13 (8.97%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.83%) MySQL
7 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.45%) Ingres
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.69%) Sybase IQ
11 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) JUnit
2 6 (4.14%) RSpec
2 6 (4.14%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.14%) Subversion
3 5 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.76%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (2.76%) Ant
5 3 (2.07%) Maven
5 3 (2.07%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.38%) JBehave
6 2 (1.38%) Hudson
6 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.69%) JIRA
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.69%) WATIR
7 1 (0.69%) Selenium
7 1 (0.69%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 41 (28.28%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Banking
3 22 (15.17%) Front Office
4 3 (2.07%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (68.28%) Developer
2 54 (37.24%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.72%) C++ Developer
4 12 (8.28%) Analyst
5 11 (7.59%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.21%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Programmer
7 5 (3.45%) Database Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.76%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.07%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.07%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (2.07%) Test Specialist
9 3 (2.07%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.97%) HTML
2 34 (23.45%) Spring
3 21 (14.48%) Hibernate
4 17 (11.72%) CSS
5 16 (11.03%) XML
5 16 (11.03%) .NET
6 14 (9.66%) REST
7 12 (8.28%) JSP
7 12 (8.28%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (8.28%) JAX-RS
8 11 (7.59%) jQuery
8 11 (7.59%) J2SE
8 11 (7.59%) JMS
9 10 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (5.52%) SOAP
11 7 (4.83%) Middleware
11 7 (4.83%) J2EE
11 7 (4.83%) HTML5
12 5 (3.45%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (7.59%) Equities
3 10 (6.90%) Derivative
4 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.14%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (3.45%) Physics
6 4 (2.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 89 (61.38%) UNIX
2 24 (16.55%) Mac OS X
3 21 (14.48%) Windows
4 13 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.97%) Solaris
5 11 (7.59%) AIX
6 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.69%) MVS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) OO
2 29 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 20 (13.79%) OOD
4 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.03%) TDD
6 14 (9.66%) Web Design
7 13 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (8.28%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (7.59%) BDD
9 11 (7.59%) Web Development
9 11 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.21%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.21%) MVC
11 8 (5.52%) ITIL
12 7 (4.83%) ETL
13 6 (4.14%) Pair Programming
13 6 (4.14%) Data Analysis
14 5 (3.45%) Security Testing
14 5 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (64.83%) Java
2 61 (42.07%) SQL
3 44 (30.34%) Perl
4 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.48%) C++
6 17 (11.72%) Python
7 14 (9.66%) C#
8 12 (8.28%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.90%) Ruby
10 6 (4.14%) Scala
11 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.45%) C
11 5 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (2.76%) Korn
13 3 (2.07%) PHP
13 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.07%) VB
14 2 (1.38%) R
14 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.45%) MCITP
3 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.69%) NFS
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Sybase
2 21 (14.48%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.52%) HP
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco
7 4 (2.76%) Perforce
7 4 (2.76%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.07%) SAP
9 2 (1.38%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.38%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.69%) Brocade
10 1 (0.69%) Qualys
10 1 (0.69%) JBoss
10 1 (0.69%) Symantec
10 1 (0.69%) Remedy
10 1 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) EMC
10 1 (0.69%) Sun
10 1 (0.69%) VMware
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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