The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Renfrewshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.52% 17.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.54% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 44.22% 65.22% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 15
Average daily rate £336 £408 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) HP
5 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) SAN
6 8 (50.00%) Solaris
7 7 (43.75%) Perl
8 6 (37.50%) Java
8 6 (37.50%) Netcool
8 6 (37.50%) Change Management
9 5 (31.25%) IPsec
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 5 (31.25%) NAS
9 5 (31.25%) Software Distribution
9 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
10 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
10 4 (25.00%) Veritas
10 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (25.00%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) WAN
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 4 (25.00%) ITIL
10 4 (25.00%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
2 5 (31.25%) NAS
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) e-Health
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Software Distribution
4 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 3 (18.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Netcool
2 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
3 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (6.25%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Veritas
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) IBM