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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 23.81% 8.62% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 100.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £458 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 30.95% 8.62% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £465 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (76.67%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Finance
3 19 (63.33%) Banking
4 18 (60.00%) Oracle
5 17 (56.67%) ObjectStore
5 17 (56.67%) EMC
6 13 (43.33%) Perl
7 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Unix
8 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Selenium
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
9 9 (30.00%) DevOps
10 8 (26.67%) SDLC
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (23.33%) Global One
12 6 (20.00%) SunGard
12 6 (20.00%) Ruby
13 5 (16.67%) Migration
13 5 (16.67%) UniData
14 4 (13.33%) VMware
14 4 (13.33%) C
14 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (10.00%) QA
15 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (10.00%) Apache
15 3 (10.00%) Control-M

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 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) FCoE
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) Multicast
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) ObjectStore
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (16.67%) UniData
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) HBase
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Designer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Development Officer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps
3 8 (26.67%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.67%) Data Security
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (13.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Dovecot
2 2 (6.67%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.33%) SRDF
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Control-M
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 17 (56.67%) EMC
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.00%) SunGard
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO