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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.51% 4.39% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.52% 13.16% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 12
Median daily rate £320 £345 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +26.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
115 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.45% 33.33% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 27 56
Median daily rate £310 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £385 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -9 19 £320 -7.24%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (57.58%) ITIL
1 38 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 37 (56.06%) Solaris
2 37 (56.06%) HP
3 35 (53.03%) Unix
3 35 (53.03%) Perl
4 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 34 (51.52%) Windows
4 34 (51.52%) SAN
4 34 (51.52%) SC Cleared
5 25 (37.88%) AIX
5 25 (37.88%) HPUX
5 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
6 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 21 (31.82%) Red Hat
6 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 21 (31.82%) Korn
7 20 (30.30%) Java
8 19 (28.79%) DNS
8 19 (28.79%) CA
9 17 (25.76%) Python
10 16 (24.24%) iSCSI
11 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
11 15 (22.73%) Regular Expression
11 15 (22.73%) Tivoli
11 15 (22.73%) Netcool
12 14 (21.21%) Apache
12 14 (21.21%) PHP
12 14 (21.21%) NAS

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 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (51.52%) SAN
2 19 (28.79%) DNS
3 16 (24.24%) iSCSI
4 14 (21.21%) NAS
5 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.67%) WAN
6 9 (13.64%) HTTP
7 8 (12.12%) Firewall
7 8 (12.12%) SMTP
8 7 (10.61%) DHCP
9 6 (9.09%) IPsec
9 6 (9.09%) LDAP
10 5 (7.58%) HTTPS
11 4 (6.06%) FTP
11 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
11 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
11 4 (6.06%) SNMP
11 4 (6.06%) SSH
12 3 (4.55%) Network Security
12 3 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.03%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.03%) French Language
1 2 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Administrator
2 9 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (13.64%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Mobility Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Regular Expression
2 12 (18.18%) XML
3 9 (13.64%) Middleware
4 8 (12.12%) JSON
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
5 5 (7.58%) LAMP
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
7 3 (4.55%) Django
7 3 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (4.55%) Laravel
7 3 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.15%) Clustering
3 7 (10.61%) PKI
4 6 (9.09%) Replication
5 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.03%) CESG
7 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.03%) HP Storage
7 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.52%) CMDB
8 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.06%) Solaris
2 35 (53.03%) Unix
3 34 (51.52%) Windows
4 25 (37.88%) AIX
4 25 (37.88%) HPUX
5 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.06%) Debian
8 4 (6.06%) SUSE
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) Android
9 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Service Management
2 13 (19.70%) Software Distribution
3 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.64%) Release Management
5 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.61%) High Availability
6 7 (10.61%) ITSM
7 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) Server Building
8 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.58%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (4.55%) Escalation Management
9 3 (4.55%) Network Design
9 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.55%) OO
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Perl
2 34 (51.52%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) Korn
4 20 (30.30%) Java
5 17 (25.76%) Python
6 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 14 (21.21%) PHP
8 12 (18.18%) VBScript
9 11 (16.67%) C-shell
9 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.15%) Bourne shell
11 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (7.58%) Jython
13 2 (3.03%) C
13 2 (3.03%) C++
13 2 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 34 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) Degree
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) OCP
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) Samba
3 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Netcool
1 15 (22.73%) Tivoli
2 13 (19.70%) SCOM
3 9 (13.64%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.58%) BladeLogic
5 5 (7.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (7.58%) Puppet
5 5 (7.58%) SCOrch
6 4 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (6.06%) SCCM
6 4 (6.06%) SCVMM
6 4 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (6.06%) WSUS
7 3 (4.55%) Cacti
7 3 (4.55%) Munin
7 3 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) HP
2 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 19 (28.79%) CA
4 12 (18.18%) Citrix
5 10 (15.15%) Oracle
6 9 (13.64%) IBM
7 8 (12.12%) VMware
8 7 (10.61%) 3PAR
9 6 (9.09%) Veritas
10 5 (7.58%) BMC
10 5 (7.58%) Dell
11 4 (6.06%) AppSense
11 4 (6.06%) arcserve
11 4 (6.06%) Brocade
11 4 (6.06%) Lumension
11 4 (6.06%) Symantec
12 3 (4.55%) EMC
13 2 (3.03%) Compuware
13 2 (3.03%) SAP