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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.24% 6.90% 8.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.54% 22.22% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 12
Median daily rate £320 £345 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £306 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £451 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
104 36 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.24% 31.03% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 21 58
Median daily rate £320 £352 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 25 July 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 38 £320 -7.24%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 66 (76.74%) Unix
2 56 (65.12%) Security Cleared
3 54 (62.79%) SAN
4 51 (59.30%) SC Cleared
5 46 (53.49%) HP
6 42 (48.84%) Perl
7 41 (47.67%) ITIL
8 40 (46.51%) Microsoft
9 30 (34.88%) Solaris
10 29 (33.72%) Korn
11 28 (32.56%) Windows
12 27 (31.40%) DNS
13 25 (29.07%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (27.91%) Change Control
14 24 (27.91%) AIX
14 24 (27.91%) HPUX
15 23 (26.74%) Bash Shell
16 22 (25.58%) SQL
17 21 (24.42%) Apache
17 21 (24.42%) Red Hat
18 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
18 19 (22.09%) Java
18 19 (22.09%) Samba
18 19 (22.09%) Unit Testing
18 19 (22.09%) C-shell
19 18 (20.93%) iSCSI
19 18 (20.93%) WAN
20 17 (19.77%) Shell Script
21 16 (18.60%) Change Management
22 15 (17.44%) Mentoring

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 21 (24.42%) Apache
2 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) lighttpd
4 3 (3.49%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
1 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (62.79%) SAN
2 27 (31.40%) DNS
3 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
4 18 (20.93%) iSCSI
4 18 (20.93%) WAN
5 8 (9.30%) SMTP
6 7 (8.14%) DHCP
7 6 (6.98%) LDAP
8 4 (4.65%) FTP
8 4 (4.65%) HTTP
8 4 (4.65%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.65%) SNMP
8 4 (4.65%) SSH
9 3 (3.49%) Firewall
9 3 (3.49%) IPv4
9 3 (3.49%) NAS
9 3 (3.49%) Network Security
9 3 (3.49%) SSL
9 3 (3.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.33%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.33%) French Language
1 2 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Storage Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Administrator
4 10 (11.63%) Storage Consultant
5 9 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) Backup Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.65%) Backup Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) DBA
9 4 (4.65%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.49%) Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) Regular Expression
2 11 (12.79%) XML
3 7 (8.14%) JSON
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 5 (5.81%) LAMP
5 4 (4.65%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) Middleware
6 3 (3.49%) Django
6 3 (3.49%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.49%) Laravel
6 3 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
1 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) PKI
4 6 (6.98%) Replication
5 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.65%) Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) Celerra
6 3 (3.49%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.49%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.49%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.33%) CESG
7 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.33%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Unix
2 30 (34.88%) Solaris
3 28 (32.56%) Windows
4 24 (27.91%) AIX
4 24 (27.91%) HPUX
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.47%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.65%) Debian
9 4 (4.65%) SUSE
9 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.33%) Android
10 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) ITIL
2 25 (29.07%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (27.91%) Change Control
4 19 (22.09%) Unit Testing
5 16 (18.60%) Change Management
6 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.12%) Service Management
8 9 (10.47%) Release Management
9 7 (8.14%) High Availability
9 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Capacity Management
10 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.65%) Validation
12 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.49%) Escalation Management
12 3 (3.49%) Network Design
12 3 (3.49%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (3.49%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.49%) Server Virtualisation
13 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.84%) Perl
2 29 (33.72%) Korn
3 23 (26.74%) Bash Shell
4 22 (25.58%) SQL
5 19 (22.09%) C-shell
5 19 (22.09%) Java
6 17 (19.77%) Shell Script
7 13 (15.12%) PHP
8 12 (13.95%) VBScript
9 11 (12.79%) Python
10 10 (11.63%) Bourne shell
10 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
11 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.33%) C
12 2 (2.33%) C++
12 2 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (65.12%) Security Cleared
2 51 (59.30%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) Degree
4 8 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) OCP
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) Samba
2 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCOM
2 9 (10.47%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (10.47%) Netcool
2 9 (10.47%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.65%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.65%) SCCM
3 4 (4.65%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (4.65%) WSUS
4 3 (3.49%) Cacti
4 3 (3.49%) Munin
4 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.33%) OVPA
5 2 (2.33%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) HP
2 40 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.42%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.28%) CA
5 11 (12.79%) 3PAR
6 10 (11.63%) Oracle
7 9 (10.47%) IBM
8 8 (9.30%) VMware
9 7 (8.14%) Brocade
10 6 (6.98%) Citrix
10 6 (6.98%) EMC
11 4 (4.65%) AppSense
11 4 (4.65%) arcserve
11 4 (4.65%) Lumension
11 4 (4.65%) Symantec
12 2 (2.33%) Apple
12 2 (2.33%) Compuware
12 2 (2.33%) NetApp
12 2 (2.33%) Samsung
12 2 (2.33%) SAP