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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 120 139 127
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.097% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £442 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +47.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
2182 3106 2590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 94.98% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1611 1327
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 49
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.94 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 24 August 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
Edinburgh +4 5 £442 +4.00% 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) Law
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (12.50%) Puppet
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) Replication

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Django
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Laravel
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) SAML
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (12.50%) HPUX
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) RHEV
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Opsware
4 1 (6.25%) Sun