Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 144 100 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.21% 8.76% 10.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.22% 32.36% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 62
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £302 £317 £316
90th Percentile £550 £433 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £14.25 £52.17 £36.00
% change year-on-year -72.69% +44.92% +23.41%

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 358 309 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.89% 27.08% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 143 187
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £203 £163 £148
90th Percentile £489 £446 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.82 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.86% +168.75% -16.27%
10th Percentile £10.53 £41.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £44.50 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.35% -54.67% +33.45%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 70 (48.61%) Unix
2 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (38.89%) Java
4 45 (31.25%) DevOps
5 44 (30.56%) Python
6 41 (28.47%) Ansible
7 37 (25.69%) Jenkins
7 37 (25.69%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (24.31%) Finance
9 34 (23.61%) Git (software)
10 33 (22.92%) Configuration Management
11 32 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 30 (20.83%) SQL
13 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 26 (18.06%) Oracle
16 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
17 24 (16.67%) SOAP
17 24 (16.67%) Shell Script
18 23 (15.97%) Web Services
18 23 (15.97%) Windows
18 23 (15.97%) SDLC
19 22 (15.28%) JIRA
20 21 (14.58%) Spring
20 21 (14.58%) OO
21 20 (13.89%) HTTP
21 20 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 18 (12.50%) RESTful
22 18 (12.50%) VMware
23 16 (11.11%) Splunk

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 10 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.56%) IBM Domino
3 6 (4.17%) Confluence
3 6 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.47%) IBM Connections
4 5 (3.47%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.08%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.08%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.39%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.86%) GitHub
4 5 (3.47%) IaaS
5 4 (2.78%) Office 365
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.69%) Datadog
7 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) HTTP
2 9 (6.25%) Firewall
3 8 (5.56%) DNS
4 7 (4.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (4.17%) SAN
6 5 (3.47%) SSL
7 4 (2.78%) SMS
8 3 (2.08%) VPN
9 2 (1.39%) DHCP
9 2 (1.39%) LAN
9 2 (1.39%) Skype
9 2 (1.39%) VLAN
9 2 (1.39%) WAN
10 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.72%) DB2
2 14 (9.72%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.17%) Big Data
6 5 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.78%) MySQL
7 4 (2.78%) Neo4j
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.78%) OrientDB
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.39%) Ingres
9 2 (1.39%) KDB
9 2 (1.39%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (23.61%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.28%) JIRA
4 9 (6.25%) GoCD
4 9 (6.25%) Maven
5 7 (4.86%) Subversion
5 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.78%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.78%) GitLab
6 4 (2.78%) Gradle
6 4 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.39%) JUnit
7 2 (1.39%) PVCS
8 1 (0.69%) Ant
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.69%) Hudson
8 1 (0.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Front Office
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 50 (34.72%) Developer
2 31 (21.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (17.36%) Java Developer
4 10 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (6.25%) Administrator
5 9 (6.25%) Architect
5 9 (6.25%) Designer
5 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.25%) Scala Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Analyst
6 8 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
7 6 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.47%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Lotus Notes Administrator
9 4 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 24 (16.67%) SOAP
3 23 (15.97%) Web Services
4 21 (14.58%) Spring
5 18 (12.50%) RESTful
6 16 (11.11%) REST
7 13 (9.03%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (9.03%) JSON
7 13 (9.03%) XML
8 11 (7.64%) HTML
8 11 (7.64%) React
9 10 (6.94%) Akka
9 10 (6.94%) HTML5
9 10 (6.94%) Play Framework
10 9 (6.25%) CSS
11 8 (5.56%) Spring Boot
12 7 (4.86%) Java EE
12 7 (4.86%) Kafka
13 5 (3.47%) Middleware
14 4 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.47%) Equities
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.78%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.08%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (48.61%) Unix
2 23 (15.97%) Windows
3 20 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (9.72%) AIX
5 6 (4.17%) Solaris
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.47%) CentOS
6 5 (3.47%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.08%) SUSE
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) HPUX
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.25%) DevOps
3 33 (22.92%) Configuration Management
4 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (15.97%) SDLC
6 21 (14.58%) OO
7 15 (10.42%) Analytics
8 14 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (9.72%) Scrum
8 14 (9.72%) Waterfall
9 13 (9.03%) TDD
10 10 (6.94%) Data Analytics
10 10 (6.94%) Migration
10 10 (6.94%) OOD
10 10 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.25%) Multithreading
11 9 (6.25%) OOP
11 9 (6.25%) Open Source
11 9 (6.25%) Project Management
12 8 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.89%) Java
2 44 (30.56%) Python
3 30 (20.83%) SQL
4 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 24 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.42%) Perl
7 11 (7.64%) Scala
8 9 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.56%) Ruby
10 4 (2.78%) Java 8
11 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) C#
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) HND
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) MCTS
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.94%) Docker
3 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.78%) vSphere
5 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.08%) Xen
5 3 (2.08%) XenServer
6 2 (1.39%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.39%) Firmware
6 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (28.47%) Ansible
2 12 (8.33%) Puppet
3 10 (6.94%) Terraform
4 8 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.17%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.78%) Graphite
6 4 (2.78%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.78%) Icinga
6 4 (2.78%) Packer
6 4 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.08%) SCCM
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (1.39%) Control-M
8 2 (1.39%) SCOM
8 2 (1.39%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.69%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.69%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) Oracle
2 18 (12.50%) VMware
3 16 (11.11%) Splunk
4 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.33%) IBM
6 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.78%) Capita
7 4 (2.78%) Cisco
7 4 (2.78%) Citrix
7 4 (2.78%) Sybase
8 3 (2.08%) Brocade
8 3 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.08%) F5
8 3 (2.08%) Lotus
8 3 (2.08%) Veritas
9 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.39%) Dell
9 2 (1.39%) Informatica
9 2 (1.39%) Symantec
10 1 (0.69%) EMC