Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Linux
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 147 150 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.29% 13.42% 8.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.28% 48.23% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 49
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £288 £260
90th Percentile £550 £450 £426
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.25 £41.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -45.73% -25.45% +157.67%

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 332 311 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.50% 27.82% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 170 189
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £238 £175 £170
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 13
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.65 £13.38 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.02% -75.67% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £73.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%

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 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 81 (55.10%) Perl
2 67 (45.58%) Unix
3 66 (44.90%) Python
4 63 (42.86%) Finance
5 56 (38.10%) Java
6 54 (36.73%) SQL
7 43 (29.25%) Git (software)
8 42 (28.57%) Windows
9 41 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (27.21%) Firewall
11 36 (24.49%) Relational Database
11 36 (24.49%) SDLC
12 31 (21.09%) Sybase
12 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
13 29 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (19.05%) Jenkins
15 27 (18.37%) Ansible
15 27 (18.37%) DevOps
16 26 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (17.01%) RDBMS
17 25 (17.01%) Bash Shell
18 24 (16.33%) DB2
18 24 (16.33%) PowerShell
19 22 (14.97%) Oracle
20 21 (14.29%) HTML
21 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
21 20 (13.61%) Perforce
22 19 (12.93%) Symantec
22 19 (12.93%) Spring
22 19 (12.93%) PKI

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 14 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 10 (6.80%) IIS
3 9 (6.12%) Apache
4 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.72%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.40%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.21%) Firewall
2 17 (11.56%) DNS
3 10 (6.80%) Internet
4 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.04%) LDAP
6 2 (1.36%) DMZ
6 2 (1.36%) HTTP
6 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.36%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.36%) SAN
6 2 (1.36%) SSL
6 2 (1.36%) VPN
6 2 (1.36%) VSAN
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 25 (17.01%) RDBMS
3 24 (16.33%) DB2
4 13 (8.84%) Big Data
5 12 (8.16%) Parquet
6 8 (5.44%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.76%) SQLite
8 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.72%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (2.04%) MySQL
11 2 (1.36%) MSDE
12 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.68%) GIS
12 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (29.25%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.88%) JUnit
4 14 (9.52%) JIRA
5 9 (6.12%) Ant
6 8 (5.44%) Grunt
7 7 (4.76%) Gradle
7 7 (4.76%) Maven
7 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.08%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.40%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.72%) GoCD
11 3 (2.04%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.04%) FishEye
11 3 (2.04%) Hudson
11 3 (2.04%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.36%) Subversion
13 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 63 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Publishing
3 10 (6.80%) Law
4 8 (5.44%) Banking
5 7 (4.76%) Front Office
6 6 (4.08%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (46.26%) Developer
2 23 (15.65%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 15 (10.20%) Splunk Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.80%) C++ Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.80%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Perl Developer
8 7 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Security Specialist
8 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) HTML Developer
9 6 (4.08%) IT Security Specialist
9 6 (4.08%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (3.40%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) HTML
2 19 (12.93%) Spring
3 17 (11.56%) REST
4 14 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 14 (9.52%) Kafka
5 12 (8.16%) Grok
5 12 (8.16%) J2SE
5 12 (8.16%) Regular Expression
6 11 (7.48%) CSS
7 10 (6.80%) Ext JS
8 9 (6.12%) .NET
8 9 (6.12%) RESTful
9 8 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.08%) JMS
11 4 (2.72%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.72%) HTML5
11 4 (2.72%) jQuery
11 4 (2.72%) Middleware
11 4 (2.72%) SOAP
11 4 (2.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) PKI
2 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.44%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.44%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.40%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.36%) Clustering
10 2 (1.36%) RIA
10 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.68%) DataPower
11 1 (0.68%) Derivative
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.58%) Unix
2 42 (28.57%) Windows
3 29 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.16%) Solaris
5 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.12%) AIX
7 6 (4.08%) CentOS
8 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.04%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.36%) Tru64
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) SDLC
3 27 (18.37%) DevOps
4 26 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (11.56%) Configuration Management
6 17 (11.56%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (11.56%) OO
6 17 (11.56%) Web Development
7 16 (10.88%) Performance Analysis
8 15 (10.20%) SIEM
9 14 (9.52%) Analytics
9 14 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (9.52%) OOD
9 14 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 13 (8.84%) Anomaly Detection
10 13 (8.84%) Multithreading
11 11 (7.48%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (7.48%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (7.48%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.10%) Perl
2 66 (44.90%) Python
3 56 (38.10%) Java
4 54 (36.73%) SQL
5 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.01%) Bash Shell
7 24 (16.33%) PowerShell
8 16 (10.88%) C++
9 15 (10.20%) C#
9 15 (10.20%) Shell Script
10 11 (7.48%) Scala
11 6 (4.08%) Korn
12 5 (3.40%) Ruby
12 5 (3.40%) VBScript
13 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.72%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.04%) PHP
14 3 (2.04%) VBA
15 2 (1.36%) ES6
15 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) CISSP
2 13 (8.84%) SANS
3 12 (8.16%) CEH
4 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.36%) CCNA
6 2 (1.36%) CCNP
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) EMIR
3 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) Docker
2 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.04%) NFS
4 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.36%) Squid
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.36%) vSphere
5 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (18.37%) Ansible
2 17 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.88%) Puppet
4 13 (8.84%) SCCM
5 10 (6.80%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (6.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (5.44%) SCOM
7 7 (4.76%) Kubernetes
8 6 (4.08%) Netcool
9 4 (2.72%) Graphite
9 4 (2.72%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.72%) Icinga
9 4 (2.72%) WMI
10 3 (2.04%) Apache Brooklyn
10 3 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (2.04%) Marathon
10 3 (2.04%) Mesos
10 3 (2.04%) Packer
10 3 (2.04%) SELinux
11 2 (1.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Sybase
2 22 (14.97%) Oracle
3 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.61%) Perforce
4 19 (12.93%) Symantec
5 18 (12.24%) IBM
6 16 (10.88%) Splunk
7 13 (8.84%) Red Hat
7 13 (8.84%) VMware
8 11 (7.48%) Dell
9 10 (6.80%) HP
10 7 (4.76%) CyberArk
11 4 (2.72%) Adobe
11 4 (2.72%) EMC
11 4 (2.72%) McAfee
11 4 (2.72%) SAP
12 3 (2.04%) Cisco
12 3 (2.04%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.04%) Google
12 3 (2.04%) Juniper