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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 40 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.73% 1.16% 13.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.05% 2.99% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 18
Median daily rate £330 - £353
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
93 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 51.38% 38.73% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 53
Median daily rate £320 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend 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 7 December 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 +10 14 £330 -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 22 (66.67%) SQL
4 20 (60.61%) ITIL
5 19 (57.58%) Windows
5 19 (57.58%) HP
5 19 (57.58%) SAN
6 18 (54.55%) Unix
6 18 (54.55%) Solaris
6 18 (54.55%) Perl
7 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 14 (42.42%) Software Distribution
8 13 (39.39%) iSCSI
8 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
8 13 (39.39%) Python
9 12 (36.36%) NAS
10 11 (33.33%) AIX
10 11 (33.33%) Java
11 10 (30.30%) HPUX
12 9 (27.27%) Korn
12 9 (27.27%) Degree
12 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
13 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
13 8 (24.24%) PHP
13 8 (24.24%) CA
13 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
13 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
13 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
13 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
13 8 (24.24%) Windows Server

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) SAN
2 13 (39.39%) iSCSI
3 12 (36.36%) NAS
4 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.21%) DNS
5 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) HTTP
6 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
6 6 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
8 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (6.06%) French Language
1 2 (6.06%) German Language
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Mobility Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) JSON
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
1 7 (21.21%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.03%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Solaris
2 18 (54.55%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) AIX
4 10 (30.30%) HPUX
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Software Distribution
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.21%) ITSM
4 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Server Building
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Escalation Management
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.03%) Release Management
9 1 (3.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) Perl
3 13 (39.39%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Korn
6 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (21.21%) C-shell
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
8 6 (18.18%) Jython
9 3 (9.09%) VBScript
10 2 (6.06%) Bourne shell
11 1 (3.03%) C
11 1 (3.03%) C++
11 1 (3.03%) Groovy
11 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Samba
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
2 7 (21.21%) Netcool
3 6 (18.18%) BladeLogic
3 6 (18.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Puppet
3 6 (18.18%) SCOrch
4 3 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (6.06%) OVPA
6 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Unicenter
6 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) HP
2 8 (24.24%) CA
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) BMC
4 6 (18.18%) Dell
4 6 (18.18%) Veritas
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) BEA
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Compuware
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Samsung
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Sun