Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 178 154 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.45% 11.61% 13.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.72% 43.63% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 56
Glasgow median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £311 £340 £291
90th Percentile £538 £550 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +57.30% -45.73% -25.45%

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 381 353 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.36% 26.62% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 149 170
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £138 £178 £175
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +1.33% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.89 £13.33 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.74% -0.41% -73.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £22.78 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% +6.67%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 80 (44.94%) SQL
2 78 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (40.45%) Unix
4 70 (39.33%) Python
5 67 (37.64%) Perl
6 58 (32.58%) Finance
7 55 (30.90%) Windows
8 54 (30.34%) Java
8 54 (30.34%) DevOps
9 51 (28.65%) Jenkins
10 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
11 44 (24.72%) Oracle
11 44 (24.72%) Relational Database
12 39 (21.91%) Terraform
13 38 (21.35%) Ansible
13 38 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (18.54%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (18.54%) Bash Shell
15 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
16 28 (15.73%) SQL Server
16 28 (15.73%) MySQL
16 28 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 27 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (15.17%) Ruby
18 26 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
19 25 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
19 25 (14.04%) Software Engineering
19 25 (14.04%) Security Cleared
20 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
21 23 (12.92%) Sybase

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 (5.62%) Apache
2 9 (5.06%) Confluence
3 7 (3.93%) nginx
3 7 (3.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.25%) JBoss
6 4 (2.25%) SAS
6 4 (2.25%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.12%) CMS
7 2 (1.12%) Drupal
7 2 (1.12%) MODX
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.54%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.67%) GitHub
3 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (6.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.49%) Office 365
6 6 (3.37%) IaaS
7 3 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.69%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.12%) Akamai
8 2 (1.12%) Datadog
8 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.12%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (1.12%) Mailgun
8 2 (1.12%) npm
8 2 (1.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.56%) Heroku
9 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) Firewall
2 9 (5.06%) DNS
3 6 (3.37%) VLAN
4 5 (2.81%) HTTP
4 5 (2.81%) VPN
5 4 (2.25%) DHCP
5 4 (2.25%) SAN
5 4 (2.25%) Wireless
6 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.69%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.12%) HSPA
7 2 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.56%) Internet
8 1 (0.56%) ISDN
8 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.56%) Skype
8 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.72%) Relational Database
2 28 (15.73%) MySQL
2 28 (15.73%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.24%) Hadoop
4 19 (10.67%) Neo4j
5 18 (10.11%) ArangoDB
6 13 (7.30%) DB2
6 13 (7.30%) MariaDB
7 11 (6.18%) MongoDB
8 9 (5.06%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.37%) Ingres
10 6 (3.37%) MSDE
11 5 (2.81%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.56%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.56%) QlikView
13 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (28.65%) Jenkins
2 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.30%) JIRA
3 13 (7.30%) Maven
4 10 (5.62%) GoCD
5 9 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.49%) Subversion
7 7 (3.93%) Artifactory
7 7 (3.93%) Gradle
8 6 (3.37%) JUnit
9 5 (2.81%) GitLab
9 5 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.81%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.12%) Ant
11 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.12%) Selenium
11 2 (1.12%) webpack
12 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
General
1 58 (32.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Games
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Publishing
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) Developer
2 38 (21.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.55%) Python Developer
6 13 (7.30%) Applications Support
6 13 (7.30%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) DBA
8 11 (6.18%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Applications Support Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Administrator
11 8 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Analyst
13 5 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
13 5 (2.81%) Core Java Developer
13 5 (2.81%) Data Engineer
13 5 (2.81%) Security Engineer
14 4 (2.25%) Data Protection Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.11%) SOAP
1 18 (10.11%) Spring
2 16 (8.99%) AngularJS
3 14 (7.87%) XML
4 13 (7.30%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (6.74%) JSON
5 12 (6.74%) RESTful
6 10 (5.62%) HTML
6 10 (5.62%) REST
7 7 (3.93%) CSS
7 7 (3.93%) Web Services
8 6 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.81%) LDAP
10 4 (2.25%) HTML5
10 4 (2.25%) Node.js
10 4 (2.25%) Spring Boot
11 3 (1.69%) Akka
11 3 (1.69%) Angular 2
11 3 (1.69%) JMS
11 3 (1.69%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.49%) Clustering
5 7 (3.93%) Replication
6 5 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.69%) iPhone
7 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.12%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) DataPower
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.56%) Equities
9 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.45%) Unix
2 55 (30.90%) Windows
3 27 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.87%) CentOS
5 10 (5.62%) Solaris
6 9 (5.06%) AIX
7 8 (4.49%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.56%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) SUSE
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) DevOps
3 38 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 23 (12.92%) SDLC
8 21 (11.80%) Configuration Management
9 19 (10.67%) Data Protection
9 19 (10.67%) IT Strategy
10 18 (10.11%) Cryptography
10 18 (10.11%) Data Encryption
10 18 (10.11%) Data Loss Prevention
10 18 (10.11%) DRM
10 18 (10.11%) OO
10 18 (10.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 17 (9.55%) Change Management
12 16 (8.99%) Security Operations
13 14 (7.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.94%) SQL
2 70 (39.33%) Python
3 67 (37.64%) Perl
4 54 (30.34%) Java
5 33 (18.54%) Bash Shell
6 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
7 27 (15.17%) Ruby
8 19 (10.67%) Go
9 18 (10.11%) JavaScript
10 14 (7.87%) C++
10 14 (7.87%) PHP
10 14 (7.87%) Scala
11 11 (6.18%) C#
11 11 (6.18%) Groovy
12 9 (5.06%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.25%) Ingres ABF
14 3 (1.69%) Java 8
15 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.56%) Jython
16 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) CISM
2 18 (10.11%) CISSP
3 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) GDPR
2 18 (10.11%) FINRA
3 10 (5.62%) SLA
4 6 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (2.25%) QA
6 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Docker
2 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.25%) vSphere
5 3 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.12%) Postfix
6 2 (1.12%) RHEV
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.56%) Firmware
7 1 (0.56%) HDFS
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.56%) NFS
7 1 (0.56%) Varnish
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (21.91%) Terraform
2 38 (21.35%) Ansible
3 20 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.87%) Puppet
5 8 (4.49%) HAProxy
6 6 (3.37%) Graphite
6 6 (3.37%) Icinga
7 5 (2.81%) Packer
8 4 (2.25%) Control-M
8 4 (2.25%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.69%) Kibana
9 3 (1.69%) logstash
9 3 (1.69%) Malwarebytes
9 3 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.12%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.12%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 44 (24.72%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.92%) Sybase
4 21 (11.80%) Red Hat
4 21 (11.80%) Symantec
4 21 (11.80%) Varonis
5 19 (10.67%) Cloudera
5 19 (10.67%) Hortonworks
5 19 (10.67%) VMware
6 18 (10.11%) McAfee
7 6 (3.37%) Splunk
8 5 (2.81%) Cisco
8 5 (2.81%) IBM
8 5 (2.81%) NetApp
9 4 (2.25%) Apple
9 4 (2.25%) Dell
9 4 (2.25%) Informatica
10 3 (1.69%) Avaya
10 3 (1.69%) Google
10 3 (1.69%) Sophos