Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 2.30% 8.72% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 20.22% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 34 4
Renfrewshire median daily rate - £321 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.88% -0.75%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £38.75 -
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 178 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 29.89% 43.10% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 142 57
Renfrewshire median daily rate £350 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £292
90th Percentile £444 £445 £435
Scotland median daily rate £378 £330 £348
% change year-on-year +14.39% -5.04% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.81% -
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 Renfrewshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Renfrewshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Renfrewshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +9 2 - -
Linux
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle