The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.40% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£399 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.51% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
59 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 47.20% 36.67% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.57 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Renfrewshire region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) HPUX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) HPUX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) KVM
1 4 (100.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP