Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 85 89
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.16% 0.18% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Glasgow median daily rate - £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.35% +5.71%
Scotland median daily rate £519 £310 £365
% change year-on-year +67.34% -15.07% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1243 1064 1626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 95.08% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 568 845
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £211 £213
90th Percentile £500 £464 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £355 £365
% change year-on-year +9.15% -2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.25 £13.38 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.82% -60.31% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £62.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £21.50
% change year-on-year +25.08% -24.85% +22.86%

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 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Parquet
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Grok
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Grok
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk