The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 111 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.035% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.037% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £305 £330 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £330 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £330 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00
Linux Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1876 2706 2717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.67% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1402 1457
Median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Scotland region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Scotland region.

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Glasgow +10 3 £305 -7.57%
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) NFS
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 5 (45.45%) CommVault
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Canon
5 3 (27.27%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Law
5 3 (27.27%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (18.18%) Ansible
7 1 (9.09%) Docker
7 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (9.09%) Puppet
7 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (27.27%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) NFS
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) CommVault
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) NetApp
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Sun
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Canon
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat