Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 26 July 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
Renfrewshire > Erskine
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 86 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 14.68% 14.12% 8.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.62% 31.97% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 54 7
Erskine median daily rate £415 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -5.80% +1.75%
10th Percentile £380 £300 £307
90th Percentile £444 £415 £451
Renfrewshire median daily rate £415 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +27.69% -5.80% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Erskine median hourly rate - £36.00 -
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 74 269 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 67.89% 44.17% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 180 42
Erskine median daily rate £400 £321 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -7.95% +6.00%
10th Percentile £305 £260 £301
90th Percentile £445 £445 £451
Renfrewshire median daily rate £400 £321 £345
% change year-on-year +24.61% -6.96% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 1
Erskine median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year - +47.06% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Erskine

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 11 (68.75%) MSI
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Software Distribution
3 11 (68.75%) Patch Management
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 10
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Prototyping
3 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) VB
3 11 (68.75%) HTTP
3 11 (68.75%) HTTPS
3 11 (68.75%) SSL
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) REXX
3 11 (68.75%) Tcl
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (68.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) McAfee

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 11 (68.75%) HTTP
1 11 (68.75%) HTTPS
1 11 (68.75%) SSL
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 10
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
1 11 (68.75%) Patch Management
1 11 (68.75%) Prototyping
1 11 (68.75%) Software Distribution
1 11 (68.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
1 11 (68.75%) REXX
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) Tcl
1 11 (68.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Intel
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee