The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North Lanarkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 5.88% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
North Lanarkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 76.47% 30.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £201 £250 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +138.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the North Lanarkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the North Lanarkshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the North Lanarkshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Top 17 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Legato
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legato
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault