The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Renfrewshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.02% 9.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £294 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 50 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 47.47% 79.37% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 0
Average daily rate £328 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware