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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 31.43% 1.33% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £475 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
22 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 31.43% 1.33% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Median daily rate £475 £465 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (70.83%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) Banking
5 11 (45.83%) Unix
5 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) ObjectStore
6 10 (41.67%) EMC
7 9 (37.50%) DevOps
8 8 (33.33%) SDLC
9 7 (29.17%) Global One
10 6 (25.00%) SunGard
10 6 (25.00%) Ruby
11 5 (20.83%) UniData
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) VMware
12 4 (16.67%) C
12 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (12.50%) QA
13 3 (12.50%) Selenium
13 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
13 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (12.50%) Apache
13 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
13 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 3 (12.50%) Control-M
14 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) FCoE
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) Multicast
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) ObjectStore
2 5 (20.83%) UniData
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Development Officer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Dovecot
2 2 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) SRDF
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Control-M
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) EMC
3 6 (25.00%) SunGard
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) DataSynapse
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Intel
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO