The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 115 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.44% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £344 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £394 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
Linux Engineer
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 2698 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.58% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1388 1466
Median daily rate £363 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -1.33%
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 £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 53
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +24.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Engineer
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 Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 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
Edinburgh +18 1 £400 -
Glasgow +4 1 £450 +22.03%
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £275 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (23.08%) C-shell
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Korn
5 3 (23.08%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Law
5 3 (23.08%) Samba

Linux Engineer 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Route 53
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
5 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) C-shell
2 3 (23.08%) Korn
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware