Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 121 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.18% 9.83% 7.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.21% 35.96% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 39
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £319 £301 £263
90th Percentile £550 £440 £433
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £60.00 - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £52.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -74.04% +38.67% +69.72%

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 251 292 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.11% 27.34% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 158 184
Glasgow median daily rate £389 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £157 £117
90th Percentile £524 £433 £460
Scotland median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £13.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.66% -34.73% +24.24%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.80
90th Percentile £34.38 £35.70 £135.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% +6.06% -

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 48 (39.67%) Unix
2 44 (36.36%) Java
3 43 (35.54%) Python
4 40 (33.06%) Finance
5 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (31.40%) Perl
7 36 (29.75%) DevOps
8 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (26.45%) Ansible
10 31 (25.62%) Relational Database
11 30 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (24.79%) SQL
12 29 (23.97%) Jenkins
13 26 (21.49%) SDLC
14 25 (20.66%) Windows
14 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
15 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
15 20 (16.53%) Firewall
16 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
17 18 (14.88%) Oracle
18 16 (13.22%) OO
18 16 (13.22%) Spring
19 15 (12.40%) Software Testing
19 15 (12.40%) Scrum
19 15 (12.40%) RDBMS
19 15 (12.40%) Web Services
20 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 13 (10.74%) OOD
21 13 (10.74%) REST
21 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell

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 6 (4.96%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.31%) Apache
3 4 (3.31%) Confluence
4 3 (2.48%) CloudStack
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
4 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.65%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.31%) GitHub
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.65%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) Firewall
2 12 (9.92%) DNS
3 10 (8.26%) HTTP
4 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (4.13%) SAN
5 5 (4.13%) SSL
6 3 (2.48%) Internet
7 2 (1.65%) DMZ
7 2 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.65%) LAN
7 2 (1.65%) SMS
7 2 (1.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.83%) DHCP
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.40%) RDBMS
3 10 (8.26%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.44%) DB2
5 5 (4.13%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.31%) Big Data
6 4 (3.31%) Parquet
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.65%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.65%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.65%) SQLite
9 1 (0.83%) GIS
9 1 (0.83%) KDB
9 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Jenkins
2 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.92%) JUnit
4 11 (9.09%) JIRA
5 7 (5.79%) Ant
5 7 (5.79%) GoCD
5 7 (5.79%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.96%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.48%) Gradle
7 3 (2.48%) Maven
8 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.65%) Subversion
8 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.83%) GitLab
9 1 (0.83%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (33.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Law
3 6 (4.96%) Publishing
4 4 (3.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (8.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Consultant
8 4 (3.31%) Designer
8 4 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) Spring
2 15 (12.40%) Web Services
3 13 (10.74%) REST
4 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.92%) RESTful
5 10 (8.26%) SOAP
6 7 (5.79%) HTML
6 7 (5.79%) JSON
6 7 (5.79%) Middleware
6 7 (5.79%) XML
7 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.96%) J2SE
7 6 (4.96%) Java EE
7 6 (4.96%) JMS
7 6 (4.96%) Kafka
8 5 (4.13%) CSS
8 5 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.31%) Akka
9 4 (3.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.96%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.31%) PKI
5 3 (2.48%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) Equities
5 3 (2.48%) IBM XIV
5 3 (2.48%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) RIA
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.67%) Unix
2 25 (20.66%) Windows
3 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.44%) AIX
5 5 (4.13%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.13%) Solaris
6 3 (2.48%) SUSE
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) CentOS
7 2 (1.65%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.75%) DevOps
3 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (21.49%) SDLC
5 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.22%) OO
7 15 (12.40%) Scrum
7 15 (12.40%) Software Testing
8 13 (10.74%) OOD
9 12 (9.92%) Project Management
10 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.26%) Business Continuity
11 10 (8.26%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (8.26%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.79%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.79%) Web Development
14 6 (4.96%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) Java
2 43 (35.54%) Python
3 38 (31.40%) Perl
4 30 (24.79%) SQL
5 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.92%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.61%) C#
9 8 (6.61%) Ruby
10 5 (4.13%) Scala
11 4 (3.31%) PHP
11 4 (3.31%) VBScript
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) XPath
12 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
1 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) CEH
2 4 (3.31%) CISSP
2 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) SANS
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Docker
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) vSphere
3 3 (2.48%) Xen
3 3 (2.48%) XenServer
4 2 (1.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (26.45%) Ansible
2 12 (9.92%) Puppet
3 9 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.96%) SCCM
5 5 (4.13%) Cobbler
5 5 (4.13%) Graphite
5 5 (4.13%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.13%) Icinga
5 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.48%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Brooklyn
7 2 (1.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (1.65%) EnCase
7 2 (1.65%) Marathon
7 2 (1.65%) Mesos
7 2 (1.65%) Packer
8 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
2 11 (9.09%) IBM
3 9 (7.44%) Sybase
3 9 (7.44%) Symantec
4 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.61%) VMware
5 6 (4.96%) Perforce
5 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.13%) Splunk
7 4 (3.31%) Capita
7 4 (3.31%) McAfee
8 3 (2.48%) AlgoSec
8 3 (2.48%) Brocade
8 3 (2.48%) Dell
8 3 (2.48%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.48%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.48%) HP
8 3 (2.48%) Juniper
8 3 (2.48%) Tufin
9 2 (1.65%) M86 Security