The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.03% 2.00% 6.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.95% 6.06% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 7
Median daily rate £315 £451 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.22% +22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £451 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £451 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
185 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 42.53% 33.00% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 23 43
Median daily rate £321 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £267 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -1 48 £315 -30.22% 1
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 50 (75.76%) Unix
2 47 (71.21%) SAN
3 40 (60.61%) Security Cleared
4 38 (57.58%) SC Cleared
5 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
6 33 (50.00%) HP
7 28 (42.42%) ITIL
8 25 (37.88%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (36.36%) Change Control
9 24 (36.36%) Perl
10 20 (30.30%) DNS
11 19 (28.79%) Korn
12 18 (27.27%) Solaris
13 16 (24.24%) Windows
13 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
13 16 (24.24%) Change Management
13 16 (24.24%) Bash Shell
14 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
15 14 (21.21%) Apache
16 13 (19.70%) AIX
16 13 (19.70%) HPUX
17 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 12 (18.18%) SQL
17 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
17 12 (18.18%) Samba
17 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
17 12 (18.18%) C-shell
17 12 (18.18%) Regular Expression
18 11 (16.67%) 3PAR
18 11 (16.67%) iSCSI

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (71.21%) SAN
2 20 (30.30%) DNS
3 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 11 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 11 (16.67%) WAN
5 8 (12.12%) SMTP
6 7 (10.61%) DHCP
7 5 (7.58%) LDAP
8 4 (6.06%) FTP
8 4 (6.06%) HTTP
8 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
8 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.06%) SNMP
8 4 (6.06%) SSH
9 3 (4.55%) Firewall
9 3 (4.55%) IPv4
9 3 (4.55%) IPv6
9 3 (4.55%) NAS
9 3 (4.55%) Network Security
9 3 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Storage Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) Backup Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) Backup Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) DBA
9 4 (6.06%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Regular Expression
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) LAMP
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) Django
3 3 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (4.55%) Laravel
3 3 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.61%) PKI
4 6 (9.09%) Replication
5 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.06%) Clustering
6 3 (4.55%) Celerra
6 3 (4.55%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.55%) EMC VNX
6 3 (4.55%) Symmetrix
7 2 (3.03%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.52%) CESG
8 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (75.76%) Unix
2 18 (27.27%) Solaris
3 16 (24.24%) Windows
4 13 (19.70%) AIX
4 13 (19.70%) HPUX
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
8 4 (6.06%) Debian
8 4 (6.06%) SUSE
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.52%) Android
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 25 (37.88%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (36.36%) Change Control
4 16 (24.24%) Change Management
5 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.12%) Service Management
8 7 (10.61%) High Availability
8 7 (10.61%) Release Management
9 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.06%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.55%) Network Design
11 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (4.55%) Validation
12 2 (3.03%) Migration
12 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
13 1 (1.52%) Performance Management
13 1 (1.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Perl
2 19 (28.79%) Korn
3 16 (24.24%) Bash Shell
4 12 (18.18%) C-shell
4 12 (18.18%) SQL
5 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.12%) Java
6 8 (12.12%) VBScript
7 7 (10.61%) Bourne shell
7 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.58%) PHP
9 4 (6.06%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 38 (57.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.55%) OCP
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Samba
2 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCOM
2 7 (10.61%) Netcool
2 7 (10.61%) Tivoli
3 6 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (6.06%) SCCM
4 4 (6.06%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (6.06%) WSUS
5 3 (4.55%) Cacti
5 3 (4.55%) Munin
5 3 (4.55%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.52%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 33 (50.00%) HP
3 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
4 11 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 11 (16.67%) CA
5 7 (10.61%) Brocade
5 7 (10.61%) IBM
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle
6 6 (9.09%) EMC
6 6 (9.09%) VMware
7 5 (7.58%) Citrix
8 4 (6.06%) AppSense
8 4 (6.06%) arcserve
8 4 (6.06%) Lumension
8 4 (6.06%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (1.52%) Apple
10 1 (1.52%) CommVault
10 1 (1.52%) Compuware
10 1 (1.52%) SAP
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
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