The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.28% - 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.11%
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 11.54% 10.34% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Average daily rate £423 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirlingshire - - - - 1
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) FileNet
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Documentum
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) FileNet
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Documentum Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle