Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Kali Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kali Linux over the 6 months to 17 August 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.

Kali Linux
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Kali Linux 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.036% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £600 - -
UK median daily rate £474 £300 £475
% change year-on-year +57.83% -36.84% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Kali 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,115 964 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.17% 22.33% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 485 707
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £180
90th Percentile £500 £511 £477
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 45
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.68 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.15% -58.19% +29.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.35
90th Percentile £34.75 £29.19 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -

Kali Linux
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kali Linux within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 2 £600 -
Kali Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kali 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kali Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations

Kali Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys