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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 57 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.88% 3.75% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.57% 27.51% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 14
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
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
175 229 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.00% 13.65% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 125 95
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £270 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 93 (58.13%) Finance
2 63 (39.38%) Linux
3 59 (36.88%) Solaris
4 56 (35.00%) Migration
5 53 (33.13%) Windows
5 53 (33.13%) Data Centre
6 49 (30.63%) Oracle
7 47 (29.38%) Banking
8 39 (24.38%) Veritas
9 37 (23.13%) Law
10 33 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (16.25%) Red Hat
11 26 (16.25%) SQL
12 24 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 24 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 24 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (15.00%) Clustering
13 21 (13.13%) Java
14 20 (12.50%) Veritas File System
15 19 (11.88%) IBM
15 19 (11.88%) Mainframe
16 18 (11.25%) Python
17 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
17 17 (10.63%) Change Management
18 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
18 16 (10.00%) ETL
18 16 (10.00%) Oracle Database
19 15 (9.38%) DevOps
19 15 (9.38%) CA
19 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (5.63%) JBoss
2 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.38%) Apache
4 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.50%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.50%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.25%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) IaaS
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) SAN
2 9 (5.63%) FTP
2 9 (5.63%) LDAP
2 9 (5.63%) SSL
3 7 (4.38%) SSH
4 6 (3.75%) Firewall
5 5 (3.13%) Network Security
6 3 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.88%) NAS
7 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.25%) LAN
7 2 (1.25%) VPN
7 2 (1.25%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) DNS
8 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.25%) PowerCenter
3 7 (4.38%) Big Data
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.75%) DB2
5 4 (2.50%) MySQL
6 3 (1.88%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (1.25%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.25%) ERwin
4 6 (3.75%) GitLab
5 4 (2.50%) git-flow
5 4 (2.50%) Introscope
5 4 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (1.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.63%) Bower
7 1 (0.63%) Gradle
7 1 (0.63%) JUnit
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (58.13%) Finance
2 47 (29.38%) Banking
3 37 (23.13%) Law
4 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.13%) Billing
6 4 (2.50%) International Banking
7 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (20.00%) Consultant
2 28 (17.50%) Administrator
3 22 (13.75%) Developer
3 22 (13.75%) Unix Administrator
4 15 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (8.75%) Unix Consultant
6 11 (6.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Build Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Build Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Solaris Administrator
8 9 (5.63%) Solaris Consultant
9 8 (5.00%) Technical Developer
10 7 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Informatica Consultant
10 7 (4.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.38%) Unix Support
11 6 (3.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) Web Services
2 9 (5.63%) ISPF
3 8 (5.00%) Spring
4 7 (4.38%) RESTful
5 6 (3.75%) HTML
5 6 (3.75%) Java EE
5 6 (3.75%) Middleware
5 6 (3.75%) XML
6 5 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.50%) JAXB
7 4 (2.50%) JDBC
7 4 (2.50%) JSON
7 4 (2.50%) SOAP
7 4 (2.50%) Spring Security
7 4 (2.50%) Struts
7 4 (2.50%) XSD
8 3 (1.88%) Node.js
8 3 (1.88%) OAuth
8 3 (1.88%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.13%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.00%) Clustering
3 19 (11.88%) Mainframe
4 9 (5.63%) iSeries
4 9 (5.63%) Tandem
5 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.00%) PKI
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.25%) CMDB
7 2 (1.25%) DataPower
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (39.38%) Linux
2 59 (36.88%) Solaris
3 53 (33.13%) Windows
4 33 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.50%) AIX
6 9 (5.63%) HPUX
7 7 (4.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.50%) zOS
9 3 (1.88%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) Migration
2 24 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.63%) Change Management
4 16 (10.00%) ETL
5 15 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.38%) DevOps
5 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 10 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 10 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 10 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.25%) ETL Development
8 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.00%) ITIL
9 8 (5.00%) Service Management
10 6 (3.75%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.13%) Kanban
11 5 (3.13%) SIEM
11 5 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.25%) SQL
2 21 (13.13%) Java
3 18 (11.25%) Python
4 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.63%) JCL
6 8 (5.00%) Perl
6 8 (5.00%) PHP
7 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.13%) Ruby
9 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.88%) VBA
10 2 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) CISM
1 5 (3.13%) CISSP
1 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) APMP
2 1 (0.63%) ISEB
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.13%) COBIT
3 5 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 24 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 24 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 20 (12.50%) Veritas File System
3 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (5.63%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (3.75%) Docker
6 6 (3.75%) SRDF
6 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.88%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.63%) RACF
8 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.63%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 9 (5.63%) Puppet
3 7 (4.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (4.38%) Tivoli
4 6 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.13%) TADDM
6 4 (2.50%) Ansible
6 4 (2.50%) CA Wily
7 3 (1.88%) Nagios
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.25%) Fluentd
8 2 (1.25%) Graylog
8 2 (1.25%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.25%) SCCM
8 2 (1.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (30.63%) Oracle
2 39 (24.38%) Veritas
3 26 (16.25%) Red Hat
4 19 (11.88%) IBM
5 15 (9.38%) CA
6 14 (8.75%) Informatica
7 12 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.88%) EMC
8 11 (6.88%) HP
9 10 (6.25%) VMware
10 9 (5.63%) Symantec
11 8 (5.00%) Teradata
12 7 (4.38%) Splunk
13 5 (3.13%) Intel Security
13 5 (3.13%) Qualys
14 4 (2.50%) ForgeRock
14 4 (2.50%) Sun
15 3 (1.88%) Brocade
15 3 (1.88%) IBM Sterling
15 3 (1.88%) NetApp
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