Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 12 17
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.46% 8.25% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 33.33% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £460 £288 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +25.00% -34.29%
10th Percentile £411 £281 £215
90th Percentile £517 £301 £245
Scotland median daily rate £425 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £29.17
Scotland median hourly rate £22.25 £41.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -45.73% -25.45% +157.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.44% 24.74% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Aberdeen median daily rate £350 £288 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +41.98% -34.68%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £154
90th Percentile £438 £341 £447
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -7.44% +103.28%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.68 £15.85
90th Percentile £18.91 £41.48 £40.62
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -14.65% +1.99% +14.39%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Aberdeen

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Aberdeen

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle