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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 17 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 46 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.97% 5.45% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.02% 27.68% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 29
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £80.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 121 112 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.59% 19.68% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 101
Median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £110 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (46.00%) Unix
2 42 (42.00%) Java
3 34 (34.00%) AIX
4 26 (26.00%) Python
4 26 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (25.00%) SQL
6 24 (24.00%) Perl
6 24 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 24 (24.00%) Firewall
6 24 (24.00%) VMware
7 19 (19.00%) Finance
8 17 (17.00%) IBM
8 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
9 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.00%) EMC
10 15 (15.00%) Ansible
10 15 (15.00%) DevOps
11 14 (14.00%) Shell Script
11 14 (14.00%) Windows
12 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (13.00%) OO
12 13 (13.00%) Solaris
12 13 (13.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (13.00%) Bash Shell
13 12 (12.00%) NoSQL
13 12 (12.00%) Network Security
13 12 (12.00%) Spring
14 11 (11.00%) RDBMS
14 11 (11.00%) J2EE

Linux
Top Related 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 10 (10.00%) JBoss
2 8 (8.00%) Apache
2 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) Jadu
4 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) IaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) Firewall
2 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.00%) Network Security
4 9 (9.00%) DNS
5 8 (8.00%) HTTP
6 7 (7.00%) SAN
7 3 (3.00%) DHCP
8 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.00%) WAN
9 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
9 1 (1.00%) Broadband
9 1 (1.00%) DVB
9 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.00%) Modbus
9 1 (1.00%) NAS
9 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.00%) MySQL
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.00%) DB2
8 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.00%) Big Data
9 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.00%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.00%) Maven
3 5 (5.00%) GitLab
3 5 (5.00%) JUnit
4 3 (3.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.00%) Mockito
6 1 (1.00%) MSI
6 1 (1.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.00%) French Language
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Java Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) AIX Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Consultant
6 9 (9.00%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 5 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Designer
9 4 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) Splunk Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.00%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) Spring
2 11 (11.00%) HTML
2 11 (11.00%) J2EE
3 9 (9.00%) JMS
4 7 (7.00%) HTML5
5 6 (6.00%) REST
5 6 (6.00%) XSLT
6 5 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.00%) J2SE
6 5 (5.00%) XML
7 4 (4.00%) CSS
8 3 (3.00%) JSP
8 3 (3.00%) OC4J
9 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.00%) jQuery
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (2.00%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.00%) SOAP
9 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) DataPower
5 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.00%) Unix
2 34 (34.00%) AIX
3 26 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (14.00%) Windows
5 13 (13.00%) Solaris
6 7 (7.00%) Tru64
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.00%) CentOS
9 2 (2.00%) HPUX
9 2 (2.00%) SUSE
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.00%) DevOps
4 13 (13.00%) OO
5 9 (9.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.00%) UML
5 9 (9.00%) Web Development
6 8 (8.00%) SOA
7 7 (7.00%) Microservices
7 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.00%) High Availability
8 6 (6.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (4.00%) Analytics
10 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.00%) Scrum
10 4 (4.00%) SDLC
10 4 (4.00%) SIEM
10 4 (4.00%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.00%) Java
2 26 (26.00%) Python
3 25 (25.00%) SQL
4 24 (24.00%) Perl
5 14 (14.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.00%) C#
8 10 (10.00%) Ruby
9 9 (9.00%) Korn
9 9 (9.00%) PHP
10 6 (6.00%) C++
10 6 (6.00%) XPath
10 6 (6.00%) XQuery
11 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.00%) C
12 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.00%) Groovy
13 2 (2.00%) VBScript
14 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) CISSP
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.00%) SANS
4 2 (2.00%) MCSA
4 2 (2.00%) MCSE
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.00%) PowerHA
3 7 (7.00%) Docker
4 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.00%) Squid
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.00%) KVM
7 1 (1.00%) RACF
7 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Ansible
2 13 (13.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (6.00%) yum
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
5 3 (3.00%) SELinux
5 3 (3.00%) WSUS
6 2 (2.00%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.00%) Puppet
6 2 (2.00%) QRadar
6 2 (2.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.00%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Red Hat
1 24 (24.00%) VMware
2 17 (17.00%) IBM
3 15 (15.00%) EMC
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle
5 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.00%) Atlassian
6 6 (6.00%) Splunk
7 5 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 5 (5.00%) HP
7 5 (5.00%) Sybase
7 5 (5.00%) Symantec
8 4 (4.00%) Dell
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco
9 3 (3.00%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.00%) Avaya
10 2 (2.00%) NetApp
10 2 (2.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.00%) Veeam
10 2 (2.00%) WatchGuard
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