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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 44 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.28% 3.74% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.31% 9.52% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 2
Median daily rate £326 £324 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £324 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £372
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
181 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 46.41% 39.25% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 27 33
Median daily rate £321 £343 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £129 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 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 6 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 -2 44 £326 +0.54%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 45 (78.95%) Unix
2 43 (75.44%) SAN
3 38 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 36 (63.16%) SC Cleared
5 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
6 27 (47.37%) HP
7 24 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (40.35%) Change Control
8 23 (40.35%) ITIL
9 20 (35.09%) Perl
10 19 (33.33%) Korn
11 16 (28.07%) Solaris
12 15 (26.32%) Change Management
13 14 (24.56%) DNS
14 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
15 12 (21.05%) C-shell
15 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
15 12 (21.05%) Samba
15 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
15 12 (21.05%) Apache
15 12 (21.05%) Windows
15 12 (21.05%) AIX
15 12 (21.05%) HPUX
16 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
16 11 (19.30%) WAN
16 11 (19.30%) iSCSI
16 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
17 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
17 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
18 8 (14.04%) SQL

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 12 (21.05%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) lighttpd
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (75.44%) SAN
2 14 (24.56%) DNS
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.30%) iSCSI
4 11 (19.30%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) DHCP
6 2 (3.51%) LDAP
6 2 (3.51%) SMTP
7 1 (1.75%) Firewall
7 1 (1.75%) FTP
7 1 (1.75%) HTTP
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) IPv4
7 1 (1.75%) IPv6
7 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.75%) SNMP
7 1 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Storage Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Storage Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Backup Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Unix Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.51%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) Django
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.75%) Laravel
3 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Celerra
4 3 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.26%) Symmetrix
5 2 (3.51%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) CESG
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Unix
2 16 (28.07%) Solaris
3 12 (21.05%) AIX
3 12 (21.05%) HPUX
3 12 (21.05%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.75%) SUSE
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (40.35%) Change Control
2 23 (40.35%) ITIL
3 15 (26.32%) Change Management
4 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) Release Management
6 7 (12.28%) Service Management
7 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) High Availability
9 2 (3.51%) Migration
10 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.75%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.75%) Network Design
10 1 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Perl
2 19 (33.33%) Korn
3 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
4 12 (21.05%) C-shell
5 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.04%) SQL
7 7 (12.28%) Bourne shell
7 7 (12.28%) Java
7 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.28%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 36 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.51%) OCP
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Samba
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCOM
2 7 (12.28%) Netcool
2 7 (12.28%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.77%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.75%) Cacti
5 1 (1.75%) Munin
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.75%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (47.37%) HP
3 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.04%) 3PAR
5 7 (12.28%) CA
5 7 (12.28%) IBM
6 6 (10.53%) EMC
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 4 (7.02%) Brocade
9 3 (5.26%) VMware
10 2 (3.51%) Citrix
10 2 (3.51%) NetApp
11 1 (1.75%) Apple
11 1 (1.75%) AppSense
11 1 (1.75%) arcserve
11 1 (1.75%) CommVault
11 1 (1.75%) Lumension
11 1 (1.75%) Symantec