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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.29% 7.14% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.48% 24.24% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 12
Median daily rate £320 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £420 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +18.11%
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
62 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.64% 29.46% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 54
Median daily rate £320 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 22 £320 -3.03%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 51 (71.83%) Unix
2 43 (60.56%) Perl
3 42 (59.15%) Security Cleared
4 41 (57.75%) ITIL
5 38 (53.52%) SAN
5 38 (53.52%) SC Cleared
6 35 (49.30%) HP
7 31 (43.66%) Solaris
8 29 (40.85%) Windows
8 29 (40.85%) Korn
9 27 (38.03%) DNS
10 25 (35.21%) AIX
10 25 (35.21%) HPUX
11 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
12 23 (32.39%) SQL
12 23 (32.39%) Bash Shell
13 21 (29.58%) Apache
13 21 (29.58%) Red Hat
14 20 (28.17%) Java
15 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
15 19 (26.76%) Unit Testing
15 19 (26.76%) Samba
15 19 (26.76%) C-shell
16 18 (25.35%) iSCSI
16 18 (25.35%) WAN
17 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
18 15 (21.13%) Regular Expression
19 14 (19.72%) PHP
19 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
19 14 (19.72%) CA

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 (29.58%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.23%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
1 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (53.52%) SAN
2 27 (38.03%) DNS
3 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
4 18 (25.35%) iSCSI
4 18 (25.35%) WAN
5 8 (11.27%) SMTP
6 7 (9.86%) DHCP
7 6 (8.45%) LDAP
8 4 (5.63%) FTP
8 4 (5.63%) HTTP
8 4 (5.63%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.63%) SNMP
8 4 (5.63%) SSH
9 3 (4.23%) Firewall
9 3 (4.23%) IPv4
9 3 (4.23%) NAS
9 3 (4.23%) Network Security
9 3 (4.23%) SSL
9 3 (4.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.82%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.82%) French Language
1 2 (2.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.86%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) DBA
8 4 (5.63%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Implementation Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Mobility Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) Regular Expression
2 12 (16.90%) XML
3 8 (11.27%) JSON
4 5 (7.04%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) LAMP
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) Middleware
6 3 (4.23%) Django
6 3 (4.23%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.23%) Laravel
6 3 (4.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) PKI
3 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.45%) Replication
4 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.63%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.82%) CESG
6 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Unix
2 31 (43.66%) Solaris
3 29 (40.85%) Windows
4 25 (35.21%) AIX
4 25 (35.21%) HPUX
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.63%) Debian
9 4 (5.63%) SUSE
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.82%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) ITIL
2 19 (26.76%) Unit Testing
3 13 (18.31%) Service Management
4 9 (12.68%) Change Management
4 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.68%) Release Management
5 8 (11.27%) Change Control
5 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.27%) Software Testing
6 7 (9.86%) High Availability
7 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.63%) Validation
9 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.23%) Escalation Management
9 3 (4.23%) Network Design
9 3 (4.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (2.82%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Perl
2 29 (40.85%) Korn
3 23 (32.39%) Bash Shell
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) Java
5 19 (26.76%) C-shell
6 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
7 14 (19.72%) PHP
8 12 (16.90%) Python
8 12 (16.90%) VBScript
9 10 (14.08%) Bourne shell
9 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
10 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.82%) C
11 2 (2.82%) C++
11 2 (2.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (59.15%) Security Cleared
2 38 (53.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) Degree
4 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) OCP
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Samba
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) SCOM
2 9 (12.68%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (12.68%) Netcool
2 9 (12.68%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.63%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (5.63%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.63%) SCCM
3 4 (5.63%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.63%) WSUS
4 3 (4.23%) Cacti
4 3 (4.23%) Munin
4 3 (4.23%) Nagios
5 2 (2.82%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.82%) OVPA
5 2 (2.82%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) HP
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.58%) Red Hat
4 14 (19.72%) CA
5 10 (14.08%) Oracle
6 9 (12.68%) IBM
7 8 (11.27%) 3PAR
7 8 (11.27%) VMware
8 6 (8.45%) Citrix
9 4 (5.63%) AppSense
9 4 (5.63%) arcserve
9 4 (5.63%) Brocade
9 4 (5.63%) Lumension
9 4 (5.63%) Symantec
10 3 (4.23%) EMC
11 2 (2.82%) Apple
11 2 (2.82%) Compuware
11 2 (2.82%) NetApp
11 2 (2.82%) Samsung
11 2 (2.82%) SAP