The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 9.68% 5.00% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 28.57% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.90% 17.50% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £330 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +12.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) ObjectStore
3 9 (69.23%) EMC
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) ObjectStore
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Designer
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) EMC
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) VMware