The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 65 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate - £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Scotland median daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year -2.77% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 633 669 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 95.05% 93.96% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1085 1441
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -1.42%  
10th Percentile £240 £213 £238
90th Percentile £500 £475 £455
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 64
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.62 £9.50 £31.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.97% -70.05%  
10th Percentile £13.50 £9.25 £12.14
90th Percentile £56.63 £13.00 £66.05
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +89.65% -22.66%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Glasgow

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Glasgow

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Ansible
6 2 (28.57%) yum
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) CISSP
6 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (28.57%) SANS
7 1 (14.29%) Parquet
7 1 (14.29%) CEH
7 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (14.29%) Derivative
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) KDB
1 1 (14.29%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) Grok
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) SANS
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (28.57%) yum
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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