The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 98 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.40% 4.87% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 30.84% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 32
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +8.33%
Unix
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
280 227 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.15% 15.79% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 109 158
Median daily rate £387 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £115 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Edinburgh region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Edinburgh region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unix.

1 119 (60.10%) Finance
2 87 (43.94%) Solaris
3 76 (38.38%) Migration
4 75 (37.88%) Linux
5 72 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 63 (31.82%) Veritas
7 61 (30.81%) Windows
8 59 (29.80%) Oracle
9 58 (29.29%) Law
10 57 (28.79%) Banking
11 43 (21.72%) Clustering
12 41 (20.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 41 (20.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 37 (18.69%) Veritas File System
14 35 (17.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (17.68%) Java
15 31 (15.66%) Red Hat
16 27 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (13.64%) SQL
17 25 (12.63%) Active Directory
18 23 (11.62%) Mainframe
19 22 (11.11%) CA
20 21 (10.61%) Web Services
21 20 (10.10%) Change Management
21 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database
22 19 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
23 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
23 18 (9.09%) Python
24 17 (8.59%) Apache
24 17 (8.59%) IBM

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (8.59%) Apache
2 15 (7.58%) JBoss
2 15 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.54%) IIS
5 5 (2.53%) Confluence
6 4 (2.02%) ColdFusion
6 4 (2.02%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.52%) iPlanet
7 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.01%) nginx
8 2 (1.01%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) LDAP
2 9 (4.55%) SAN
3 7 (3.54%) FTP
3 7 (3.54%) SSL
4 6 (3.03%) SSH
5 4 (2.02%) Firewall
5 4 (2.02%) Network Security
6 3 (1.52%) LAN
6 3 (1.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.01%) DHCP
7 2 (1.01%) DNS
7 2 (1.01%) HTTP
7 2 (1.01%) IPsec
7 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
8 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.05%) PowerCenter
3 8 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.54%) Big Data
5 6 (3.03%) DB2
6 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.02%) MySQL
7 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.01%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.51%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (0.51%) Impala
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.05%) ERwin
4 8 (4.04%) JIRA
5 7 (3.54%) Subversion
6 6 (3.03%) Maven
7 4 (2.02%) Introscope
8 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.52%) Firebug
8 3 (1.52%) git-flow
8 3 (1.52%) GitLab
8 3 (1.52%) Hudson
8 3 (1.52%) JUnit
8 3 (1.52%) Mockito
8 3 (1.52%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.52%) Selenium
8 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.01%) Bower
10 1 (0.51%) Gradle
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 119 (60.10%) Finance
2 58 (29.29%) Law
3 57 (28.79%) Banking
4 6 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.53%) Billing
5 5 (2.53%) Retail
5 5 (2.53%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.02%) International Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (21.72%) Consultant
2 39 (19.70%) Administrator
3 29 (14.65%) Unix Administrator
4 25 (12.63%) Developer
5 24 (12.12%) Unix Consultant
6 22 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 17 (8.59%) Solaris Consultant
9 15 (7.58%) Solaris Administrator
10 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.05%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Build Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.05%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.55%) Build Automation Engineer
12 9 (4.55%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
14 7 (3.54%) Architect
14 7 (3.54%) Informatica Consultant
14 7 (3.54%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.61%) Web Services
2 13 (6.57%) Java EE
3 8 (4.04%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.04%) HTML
3 8 (4.04%) Spring
4 7 (3.54%) Middleware
5 6 (3.03%) CSS
5 6 (3.03%) OAuth
5 6 (3.03%) Spring Security
6 5 (2.53%) ISPF
6 5 (2.53%) RESTful
6 5 (2.53%) Servlets
7 4 (2.02%) JPA
7 4 (2.02%) Struts
8 3 (1.52%) JAXB
8 3 (1.52%) JSF
8 3 (1.52%) SOAP
8 3 (1.52%) STL
8 3 (1.52%) XML
8 3 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 72 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 43 (21.72%) Clustering
3 23 (11.62%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.55%) PKI
5 8 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.03%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.53%) iSeries
7 5 (2.53%) Tandem
8 4 (2.02%) DataPower
9 2 (1.01%) CMDB
9 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.01%) Fintech
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (43.94%) Solaris
2 75 (37.88%) Linux
3 61 (30.81%) Windows
4 35 (17.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.58%) AIX
6 11 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.54%) HPUX
8 6 (3.03%) zOS
9 4 (2.02%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) Fedora
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.38%) Migration
2 27 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.10%) Change Management
4 19 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.08%) DevOps
6 16 (8.08%) ETL
7 12 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 11 (5.56%) ETL Development
9 10 (5.05%) Build Automation
9 10 (5.05%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.05%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.05%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (4.04%) Kanban
12 7 (3.54%) ITIL
13 6 (3.03%) Identity Management
13 6 (3.03%) Project Management
13 6 (3.03%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.68%) Java
2 27 (13.64%) SQL
3 18 (9.09%) Python
4 14 (7.07%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.56%) Perl
6 10 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.54%) Ruby
7 7 (3.54%) VBA
8 6 (3.03%) PHP
9 5 (2.53%) JCL
9 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.51%) Korn
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.02%) CISSP
1 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.52%) CISM
2 3 (1.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.52%) PMP
3 1 (0.51%) APMP
3 1 (0.51%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.52%) COBIT
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.01%) QA
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (20.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 41 (20.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 37 (18.69%) Veritas File System
3 25 (12.63%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.07%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (3.54%) RACF
7 6 (3.03%) SRDF
8 5 (2.53%) Docker
8 5 (2.53%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (1.01%) Xen
10 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.51%) HDFS
10 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.05%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.55%) Puppet
3 8 (4.04%) TADDM
4 7 (3.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (3.54%) Tivoli
5 6 (3.03%) Nagios
6 4 (2.02%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.02%) CA Wily
7 3 (1.52%) Ansible
7 3 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.01%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (1.01%) SCCM
8 2 (1.01%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.51%) Oozie
9 1 (0.51%) QRadar
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (31.82%) Veritas
2 59 (29.80%) Oracle
3 31 (15.66%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.11%) CA
5 17 (8.59%) IBM
6 14 (7.07%) Informatica
7 12 (6.06%) VMware
8 11 (5.56%) EMC
9 9 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.04%) Teradata
11 7 (3.54%) Symantec
12 5 (2.53%) HP
13 4 (2.02%) Splunk
13 4 (2.02%) Sun
14 3 (1.52%) Citrix
14 3 (1.52%) ForgeRock
14 3 (1.52%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.52%) Qualys
15 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
15 2 (1.01%) IBM Sterling
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