Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 168 127 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.79% 10.95% 10.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.19% 47.74% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 67 52
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £290
90th Percentile £538 £553 £443
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.25 £13.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year +124.07% -74.04% -5.45%

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 389 266 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.98% 22.93% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 125 156
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +6.82%
10th Percentile £138 £300 £161
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -14.17% -68.75%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £28.75 £33.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -3.95% +2.70%

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 19 January 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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 86 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.48%) SQL
3 65 (38.69%) Perl
4 64 (38.10%) Python
5 60 (35.71%) DevOps
6 57 (33.93%) Finance
7 56 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 52 (30.95%) Java
8 52 (30.95%) Git (software)
9 51 (30.36%) Windows
10 45 (26.79%) Unix
10 45 (26.79%) Ansible
11 39 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (21.43%) Oracle
14 31 (18.45%) Relational Database
14 31 (18.45%) Terraform
15 28 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 27 (16.07%) MySQL
16 27 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (16.07%) Bash Shell
17 23 (13.69%) Security Cleared
18 22 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 21 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
19 21 (12.50%) Spring
19 21 (12.50%) VMware
20 20 (11.90%) SOAP
20 20 (11.90%) Varonis
21 19 (11.31%) Docker
21 19 (11.31%) Puppet

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 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.36%) Apache
3 8 (4.76%) Confluence
4 6 (3.57%) JBoss
5 5 (2.98%) nginx
6 4 (2.38%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (2.38%) SAS
7 3 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.19%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.93%) GitHub
3 13 (7.74%) IaaS
4 11 (6.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.17%) Office 365
6 6 (3.57%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.19%) npm
8 2 (1.19%) PaaS
8 2 (1.19%) SaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.60%) Apigee
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.60%) Datadog
9 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Firewall
2 9 (5.36%) DNS
3 6 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.98%) NAS
5 4 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.79%) HTTP
6 3 (1.79%) SAN
6 3 (1.79%) VLAN
7 2 (1.19%) DHCP
7 2 (1.19%) Internet
7 2 (1.19%) SSL
7 2 (1.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.60%) DKIM
8 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.60%) ISDN
8 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.60%) SMTP
8 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.45%) Relational Database
2 27 (16.07%) MySQL
3 19 (11.31%) MariaDB
3 19 (11.31%) SQL Server
4 17 (10.12%) Hadoop
5 15 (8.93%) ArangoDB
5 15 (8.93%) Neo4j
6 11 (6.55%) DB2
7 10 (5.95%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.98%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.38%) MSDE
11 3 (1.79%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.60%) Big Data
13 1 (0.60%) HBase
13 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 52 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.52%) Maven
4 13 (7.74%) Subversion
5 12 (7.14%) GoCD
6 11 (6.55%) JIRA
6 11 (6.55%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.57%) Gradle
7 6 (3.57%) JUnit
8 5 (2.98%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.38%) GitLab
9 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.79%) Ant
10 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.79%) Selenium
10 3 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.19%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.19%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.19%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 57 (33.93%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Banking
3 7 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.38%) Publishing
5 2 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (26.79%) Developer
2 37 (22.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.71%) DBA
5 14 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 13 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Administrator
9 8 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.57%) Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Perl Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Senior Technical Architect
11 6 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.50%) Spring
2 20 (11.90%) SOAP
3 15 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 15 (8.93%) REST
4 14 (8.33%) RESTful
5 13 (7.74%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (7.74%) XML
6 12 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (5.36%) HTML
7 9 (5.36%) JSON
7 9 (5.36%) Spring Boot
8 8 (4.76%) Web Services
9 7 (4.17%) LDAP
9 7 (4.17%) React
10 6 (3.57%) CSS
11 5 (2.98%) Node.js
12 4 (2.38%) Java EE
12 4 (2.38%) Kafka
13 3 (1.79%) Java SE
13 3 (1.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (4.76%) Clustering
2 8 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.76%) Replication
3 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Blog
6 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.60%) Derivative
6 1 (0.60%) Equities
6 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.36%) Windows
2 45 (26.79%) Unix
3 18 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.95%) CentOS
5 4 (2.38%) AIX
5 4 (2.38%) Solaris
5 4 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.19%) Tru64
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.60%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) SUSE
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.71%) DevOps
3 37 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 27 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (10.12%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (10.12%) Data Protection
7 17 (10.12%) Migration
8 16 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
8 16 (9.52%) IT Strategy
8 16 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (9.52%) SDLC
9 15 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.93%) Cryptography
9 15 (8.93%) Data Encryption
9 15 (8.93%) DRM
9 15 (8.93%) OO
9 15 (8.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 14 (8.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.48%) SQL
2 65 (38.69%) Perl
3 64 (38.10%) Python
4 52 (30.95%) Java
5 27 (16.07%) Bash Shell
6 19 (11.31%) Ruby
7 18 (10.71%) Shell Script
8 16 (9.52%) Go
8 16 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 12 (7.14%) C++
10 11 (6.55%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.36%) C#
11 9 (5.36%) Groovy
11 9 (5.36%) Scala
12 8 (4.76%) PHP
13 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.79%) Java 8
15 1 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.93%) CISM
2 15 (8.93%) CISSP
3 9 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.98%) Degree
4 5 (2.98%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) RHCE
6 2 (1.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.52%) GDPR
2 15 (8.93%) FINRA
3 13 (7.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (4.17%) SLA
5 6 (3.57%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.57%) QA
6 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (11.31%) Docker
2 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) HDFS
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) KVM
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.60%) NFS
5 1 (0.60%) Postfix
5 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.60%) Varnish
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.60%) Xen
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (26.79%) Ansible
2 31 (18.45%) Terraform
3 21 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (11.31%) Puppet
5 10 (5.95%) HAProxy
6 8 (4.76%) Graphite
6 8 (4.76%) Icinga
7 5 (2.98%) Nagios
8 4 (2.38%) Packer
9 3 (1.79%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (1.79%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.79%) Rancher
10 2 (1.19%) Control-M
10 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (1.19%) Kibana
10 2 (1.19%) logstash
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.19%) Salt
11 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (21.43%) Oracle
2 21 (12.50%) VMware
3 20 (11.90%) Varonis
4 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.12%) Sybase
4 17 (10.12%) Symantec
5 16 (9.52%) Cloudera
5 16 (9.52%) Hortonworks
6 15 (8.93%) McAfee
6 15 (8.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.98%) NetApp
7 5 (2.98%) Splunk
8 4 (2.38%) IBM
9 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.19%) Cisco
10 2 (1.19%) Dell
10 2 (1.19%) Informatica
10 2 (1.19%) Lets Encrypt
10 2 (1.19%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.60%) Palo Alto