The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.12% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -9.72%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.39% 60.71% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 19
Average daily rate £350 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 25 (75.76%) Configuration Management
2 25 (75.76%) Security Cleared
3 24 (72.73%) SC Cleared
4 23 (69.70%) SAN
5 22 (66.67%) Citrix
5 22 (66.67%) Solaris
6 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
6 19 (57.58%) Tivoli
6 19 (57.58%) Netcool
6 19 (57.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 19 (57.58%) Veritas
6 19 (57.58%) IPsec
6 19 (57.58%) Clustering
6 19 (57.58%) Software Distribution
6 19 (57.58%) NAS
7 10 (30.30%) Firewall
7 10 (30.30%) UNIX
8 9 (27.27%) Perl
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) HP
10 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
10 6 (18.18%) Information Security
10 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
10 6 (18.18%) SIEM
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) SAN
2 19 (57.58%) IPsec
2 19 (57.58%) NAS
3 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.09%) CMDB
3 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Solaris
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) HPUX
5 3 (9.09%) AIX
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Configuration Management
2 19 (57.58%) Software Distribution
3 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security
3 6 (18.18%) SIEM
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Security Cleared
2 24 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) CISSP
4 3 (9.09%) PMP
4 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.09%) GCIA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.09%) KVM
2 3 (9.09%) RHEV
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Tivoli
1 19 (57.58%) Netcool
1 19 (57.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Citrix
2 19 (57.58%) Veritas
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago