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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 13 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.52% 9.46% 9.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.48% 18.42% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Median daily rate £410 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £404 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £446 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
29 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 53.70% 51.35% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 37
Median daily rate £400 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £284 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +11 10 £410 - 2
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (86.96%) Software Distribution
3 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
3 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
4 16 (69.57%) Windows
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
6 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
6 14 (60.87%) HTTP
6 14 (60.87%) HTTPS
6 14 (60.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
7 13 (56.52%) SAN
8 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
8 12 (52.17%) NAS
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (39.13%) ITIL
9 9 (39.13%) VB
10 8 (34.78%) Solaris
10 8 (34.78%) SSL
10 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
10 8 (34.78%) MSI
10 8 (34.78%) REXX
10 8 (34.78%) Tcl
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
10 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
10 8 (34.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 8 (34.78%) Prototyping
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) iPlanet
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
1 14 (60.87%) HTTPS
2 13 (56.52%) SAN
3 12 (52.17%) NAS
4 8 (34.78%) SSL
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) iSCSI
6 6 (26.09%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) LDAP
8 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Tester
3 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Solaris
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Software Distribution
2 14 (60.87%) Configuration Management
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Patch Management
4 8 (34.78%) Prototyping
4 8 (34.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) ITSM
5 6 (26.09%) Server Building
5 6 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (17.39%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
3 9 (39.13%) VB
4 8 (34.78%) REXX
4 8 (34.78%) Tcl
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) Jython
5 6 (26.09%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) C-shell
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Korn
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
3 6 (26.09%) BladeLogic
3 6 (26.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (26.09%) Netcool
3 6 (26.09%) Puppet
3 6 (26.09%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) BMC
2 6 (26.09%) CA
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Dell
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
Erskine
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
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Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago