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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 26.47% 10.53% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 35.29% 10.53% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 (74.19%) Finance
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Oracle
3 18 (58.06%) Banking
4 16 (51.61%) ObjectStore
4 16 (51.61%) EMC
5 12 (38.71%) Perl
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
6 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
8 8 (25.81%) SDLC
8 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Global One
10 6 (19.35%) SunGard
11 5 (16.13%) UniData
11 5 (16.13%) Ruby
12 4 (12.90%) VMware
12 4 (12.90%) Migration
12 4 (12.90%) C
12 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (9.68%) QA
13 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (9.68%) Apache
13 3 (9.68%) 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 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Jetty
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) FCoE
2 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Multicast
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) ObjectStore
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (16.13%) UniData
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Designer
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Development Officer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) SDLC
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.45%) Data Security
6 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) Perl
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) C
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Dovecot
2 2 (6.45%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) SRDF
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 16 (51.61%) EMC
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
4 6 (19.35%) SunGard
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO