Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 168 168 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.96% 9.51% 10.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 42.86% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 54
Glasgow median daily rate £470 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.69% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £294 £345
90th Percentile £620 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.25 £15.00 £33.59
% change year-on-year +181.67% -55.34% -6.71%

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 384 392 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.05% 22.20% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 217 159
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £193 £183 £250
90th Percentile £575 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £11.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.30% -33.49% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.38 £23.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £15.75 £15.86
% change year-on-year +13.65% -0.69% -57.71%

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 16 July 2019.

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

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 77 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (41.67%) DevOps
3 66 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (38.10%) Terraform
5 58 (34.52%) Ansible
6 57 (33.93%) CentOS
7 56 (33.33%) Puppet
8 53 (31.55%) Python
9 50 (29.76%) SQL
9 50 (29.76%) MySQL
10 48 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 47 (27.98%) Bash Shell
12 44 (26.19%) Security Cleared
13 43 (25.60%) MariaDB
14 42 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 42 (25.00%) Windows
15 41 (24.40%) Java
15 41 (24.40%) Microservices
16 38 (22.62%) SC Cleared
17 36 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
18 35 (20.83%) Git (software)
19 33 (19.64%) Mentoring
20 32 (19.05%) Jenkins
20 32 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
21 31 (18.45%) VMware
21 31 (18.45%) JavaScript
22 27 (16.07%) Unix
23 26 (15.48%) Service Management
23 26 (15.48%) Migration
23 26 (15.48%) Spring

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 17 (10.12%) Apache
1 17 (10.12%) Confluence
2 15 (8.93%) JBoss
3 13 (7.74%) IIS
3 13 (7.74%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.17%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.19%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.60%) nginx
10 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 77 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (10.71%) IaaS
5 10 (5.95%) Google Docs
5 10 (5.95%) Slack
6 9 (5.36%) Office 365
7 2 (1.19%) SaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) Skype
2 7 (4.17%) Firewall
3 5 (2.98%) HTTP
3 5 (2.98%) Internet
3 5 (2.98%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) DNS
4 4 (2.38%) SAN
5 3 (1.79%) DHCP
6 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.76%) MySQL
2 43 (25.60%) MariaDB
3 19 (11.31%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 14 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
5 14 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.55%) Ingres
7 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.98%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.79%) DB2
10 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.19%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Zeppelin
11 1 (0.60%) Big Data
11 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.60%) Impala
11 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 35 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.71%) JIRA
4 17 (10.12%) SonarQube
5 5 (2.98%) Subversion
6 4 (2.38%) Maven
6 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.79%) GoCD
7 3 (1.79%) Hudson
7 3 (1.79%) JUnit
8 2 (1.19%) Ant
8 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.60%) Gradle
9 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.60%) PVCS
9 1 (0.60%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 19 (11.31%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.38%) Electronics
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.19%) French Language
6 2 (1.19%) German Language
6 2 (1.19%) Hindi Language
6 2 (1.19%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.19%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.19%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.19%) Law
6 2 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.19%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (23.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (16.07%) Developer
3 25 (14.88%) Lead DevOps
4 23 (13.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 20 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 12 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) Architect
8 11 (6.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (5.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) DBA
11 8 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
13 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
14 5 (2.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) Spring
2 25 (14.88%) RESTful
3 21 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 17 (10.12%) LDAP
5 16 (9.52%) Middleware
6 9 (5.36%) REST
6 9 (5.36%) SOAP
7 8 (4.76%) JSON
7 8 (4.76%) XML
8 7 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (3.57%) React
10 5 (2.98%) Web Services
11 4 (2.38%) .NET
11 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.38%) J2EE
11 4 (2.38%) WSDL
11 4 (2.38%) XML Schema
12 3 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (1.79%) HTML
12 3 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.12%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.76%) Clustering
3 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.79%) DataPower
4 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.79%) Replication
5 2 (1.19%) CMDB
5 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.93%) CentOS
2 48 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (25.00%) Windows
4 27 (16.07%) Unix
5 11 (6.55%) Solaris
6 9 (5.36%) AIX
7 7 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.38%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.38%) SUSE
9 2 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.67%) DevOps
2 66 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 41 (24.40%) Microservices
5 33 (19.64%) Mentoring
6 32 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
7 26 (15.48%) Migration
7 26 (15.48%) Service Management
8 22 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 20 (11.90%) ITSM
10 18 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (10.71%) TDD
11 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management
11 17 (10.12%) OWASP
12 15 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (7.74%) Data Modelling
13 13 (7.74%) Runbook
14 12 (7.14%) Business Analysis
14 12 (7.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 12 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.55%) Python
2 50 (29.76%) SQL
3 47 (27.98%) Bash Shell
4 41 (24.40%) Java
5 31 (18.45%) JavaScript
6 23 (13.69%) Shell Script
7 19 (11.31%) PowerShell
8 17 (10.12%) Perl
9 15 (8.93%) Ruby
10 14 (8.33%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.19%) Korn
12 1 (0.60%) C#
12 1 (0.60%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) Java 8
12 1 (0.60%) Scala
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.98%) CCNA
3 5 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.98%) MCSA
3 5 (2.98%) MCSE
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.38%) RHCA
4 4 (2.38%) RHCE
4 4 (2.38%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.38%) VCP6
4 4 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.79%) Degree
6 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) NCSC
1 15 (8.93%) NIST
2 8 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.98%) QA
4 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.79%) Docker
6 2 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (38.10%) Terraform
2 58 (34.52%) Ansible
3 56 (33.33%) Puppet
4 17 (10.12%) Packer
5 12 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.98%) Icinga
6 5 (2.98%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.79%) Graphite
7 3 (1.79%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.19%) Control-M
8 2 (1.19%) SCOM
9 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.60%) Plesk
9 1 (0.60%) Rancher
9 1 (0.60%) SCCM
9 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (18.45%) VMware
2 20 (11.90%) Oracle
3 18 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 18 (10.71%) Splunk
4 16 (9.52%) NetApp
5 15 (8.93%) IBM
6 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.95%) Google
8 7 (4.17%) Intel
9 6 (3.57%) Citrix
9 6 (3.57%) Dell
9 6 (3.57%) EMC
10 5 (2.98%) Cisco
11 4 (2.38%) SAP
12 3 (1.79%) Okta
12 3 (1.79%) Symantec
12 3 (1.79%) Veritas
13 2 (1.19%) AppDynamics
13 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.19%) Sun