Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 August 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 167 142 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.29% 10.83% 13.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.82% 36.50% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 70
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £350 £324
90th Percentile £544 £547 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.75 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.39% -13.89% -10.00%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 390 389 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.69% 29.67% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 174 176
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £388 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +11.51% +4.12%
10th Percentile £164 £250 £188
90th Percentile £525 £509 £450
Scotland median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -16.67% -37.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.50 £19.50
90th Percentile £21.80 £23.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -57.71% +29.31%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 83 (49.70%) Unix
2 67 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.13%) Python
4 60 (35.93%) Java
5 59 (35.33%) SQL
6 48 (28.74%) Jenkins
7 47 (28.14%) Finance
8 46 (27.54%) Windows
8 46 (27.54%) DevOps
9 44 (26.35%) Oracle
10 43 (25.75%) Ansible
11 42 (25.15%) Git (software)
12 41 (24.55%) Perl
13 38 (22.75%) Relational Database
14 37 (22.16%) Shell Script
15 31 (18.56%) Configuration Management
16 30 (17.96%) JavaScript
16 30 (17.96%) Terraform
17 29 (17.37%) AngularJS
18 27 (16.17%) Spring
19 26 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
20 25 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 25 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (14.97%) SOAP
21 24 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
22 23 (13.77%) SDLC
22 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
23 21 (12.57%) JIRA
24 20 (11.98%) VMware
24 20 (11.98%) Continuous Delivery

Linux
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 11 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.19%) IBM Domino
2 7 (4.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.59%) nginx
4 5 (2.99%) IBM Connections
4 5 (2.99%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.40%) Confluence
5 4 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.80%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.80%) Apache
6 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) CMS
7 2 (1.20%) Drupal
7 2 (1.20%) MODX
7 2 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.20%) OpenROAD
7 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.98%) GitHub
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.19%) IaaS
6 6 (3.59%) Office 365
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.20%) Akamai
7 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (1.20%) Mailgun
7 2 (1.20%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.60%) Datadog
8 1 (0.60%) Heroku
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) HTTP
2 12 (7.19%) Firewall
3 7 (4.19%) DNS
4 5 (2.99%) VPN
5 4 (2.40%) SMS
5 4 (2.40%) VLAN
6 3 (1.80%) DHCP
6 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.80%) Wireless
7 2 (1.20%) HSPA
7 2 (1.20%) SAN
7 2 (1.20%) Skype
7 2 (1.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
8 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.75%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.78%) DB2
4 14 (8.38%) Neo4j
5 13 (7.78%) MySQL
5 13 (7.78%) NoSQL
6 12 (7.19%) Hadoop
6 12 (7.19%) MongoDB
7 11 (6.59%) ArangoDB
8 10 (5.99%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.79%) Ingres
10 7 (4.19%) Big Data
11 5 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.99%) Pentaho
12 4 (2.40%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.40%) MSDE
13 3 (1.80%) OrientDB
14 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (28.74%) Jenkins
2 42 (25.15%) Git (software)
3 21 (12.57%) JIRA
4 14 (8.38%) Maven
5 9 (5.39%) GoCD
5 9 (5.39%) Subversion
6 8 (4.79%) Artifactory
7 7 (4.19%) Gradle
7 7 (4.19%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.59%) GitLab
8 6 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.99%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.40%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.80%) Selenium
12 2 (1.20%) Ant
12 2 (1.20%) JUnit
12 2 (1.20%) PVCS
13 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
General
1 47 (28.14%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Banking
3 3 (1.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (34.73%) Developer
2 26 (15.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (14.97%) Java Developer
4 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Administrator
6 10 (5.99%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.39%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Architect
8 8 (4.79%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Core Java Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.59%) Designer
10 6 (3.59%) Scala Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.59%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.37%) AngularJS
2 27 (16.17%) Spring
3 25 (14.97%) SOAP
4 18 (10.78%) Elastic Stack
4 18 (10.78%) RESTful
5 17 (10.18%) HTML
6 15 (8.98%) REST
7 14 (8.38%) JSON
7 14 (8.38%) Web Services
7 14 (8.38%) XML
8 11 (6.59%) CSS
8 11 (6.59%) HTML5
8 11 (6.59%) React
8 11 (6.59%) Spring Boot
9 9 (5.39%) Akka
9 9 (5.39%) Play Framework
10 8 (4.79%) Kafka
11 5 (2.99%) Angular 2
11 5 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (2.99%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.78%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.39%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.40%) Clustering
5 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.20%) Equities
6 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.20%) iPhone
6 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) DataPower
7 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (49.70%) Unix
2 46 (27.54%) Windows
3 25 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (9.58%) AIX
5 11 (6.59%) CentOS
6 7 (4.19%) Solaris
6 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Android
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.60%) HPUX
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.54%) DevOps
3 31 (18.56%) Configuration Management
4 25 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (13.77%) SDLC
7 20 (11.98%) Analytics
7 20 (11.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 18 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 17 (10.18%) OO
10 14 (8.38%) TDD
11 12 (7.19%) Change Management
11 12 (7.19%) Data Protection
11 12 (7.19%) ITIL
11 12 (7.19%) Migration
12 11 (6.59%) Cryptography
12 11 (6.59%) Data Analytics
12 11 (6.59%) DRM
12 11 (6.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.13%) Python
2 60 (35.93%) Java
3 59 (35.33%) SQL
4 41 (24.55%) Perl
5 37 (22.16%) Shell Script
6 30 (17.96%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
8 16 (9.58%) Ruby
9 15 (8.98%) Scala
10 11 (6.59%) Go
10 11 (6.59%) PHP
11 5 (2.99%) C#
11 5 (2.99%) C++
11 5 (2.99%) Groovy
11 5 (2.99%) Java 8
11 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.40%) Ingres ABF
13 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.60%) ES6
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.59%) CISM
3 11 (6.59%) CISSP
4 5 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Degree
6 1 (0.60%) MCTS
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) GDPR
2 11 (6.59%) FINRA
3 8 (4.79%) QA
4 7 (4.19%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.99%) SLA
6 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.39%) Docker
3 7 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.80%) vSphere
6 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.20%) Postfix
6 2 (1.20%) RHEV
6 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.60%) HDFS
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (25.75%) Ansible
2 30 (17.96%) Terraform
3 13 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.78%) Puppet
4 7 (4.19%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.99%) Graphite
5 5 (2.99%) Icinga
5 5 (2.99%) Packer
6 4 (2.40%) Control-M
7 3 (1.80%) Kibana
7 3 (1.80%) logstash
7 3 (1.80%) SCCM
8 2 (1.20%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.20%) Malwarebytes
8 2 (1.20%) Nagios
8 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.20%) SCOM
8 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (26.35%) Oracle
2 20 (11.98%) VMware
3 18 (10.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.18%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.18%) Splunk
5 16 (9.58%) Sybase
6 14 (8.38%) Symantec
7 12 (7.19%) Cloudera
7 12 (7.19%) Hortonworks
7 12 (7.19%) IBM
8 11 (6.59%) McAfee
8 11 (6.59%) Varonis
9 5 (2.99%) Cisco
9 5 (2.99%) Citrix
10 4 (2.40%) Informatica
11 3 (1.80%) Adobe
11 3 (1.80%) Apple
11 3 (1.80%) Dell
11 3 (1.80%) F5
11 3 (1.80%) Veritas