Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 20 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 > Stirling
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 4 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 1.96% 22.22% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 84.21% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Stirling median daily rate - - £465
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
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 Stirling with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stirling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 9.80% 26.39% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Stirling median daily rate £270 - £465
10th Percentile £164 - £428
90th Percentile £397 - £505
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -9.97% -3.31% +14.39%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Stirling

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Stirling

For the 6 months to 20 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Delivery

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SANS