The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 117 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £290 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £319 £368
% change year-on-year
+49.01% -13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Linux Specialist
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
2054 3042 2617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.35% 95.06% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1588 1412
Median daily rate £354 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 - 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 £290 -
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) QRadar
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity

Linux Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat