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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 28 83 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 5.54% 5.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.95% 34.30% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 34
Median daily rate £318 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £266 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.75 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +11.55%
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
156 242 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.20% 16.17% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 99 119
Median daily rate £356 £342 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £173 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 9 December 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 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Linux
3 27 (34.62%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) SQL
5 21 (26.92%) Data Centre
6 20 (25.64%) Banking
7 19 (24.36%) Oracle
8 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.38%) Law
9 12 (15.38%) Solaris
9 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.10%) HP
10 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
10 11 (14.10%) iSeries
11 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (12.82%) Tandem
11 10 (12.82%) IBM
11 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
12 9 (11.54%) Migration
13 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.26%) Mainframe
13 8 (10.26%) JCL
13 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
13 8 (10.26%) FTP
13 8 (10.26%) Python
13 8 (10.26%) Java
13 8 (10.26%) Perl
13 8 (10.26%) ISPF
13 8 (10.26%) Splunk
13 8 (10.26%) Time Sharing Option

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 3 (3.85%) JBoss
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Endur
3 1 (1.28%) Findur
3 1 (1.28%) Minerva
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) FTP
2 5 (6.41%) SAN
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
4 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.85%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) LDAP
4 3 (3.85%) NAS
4 3 (3.85%) Network Security
4 3 (3.85%) SSH
4 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.56%) TACACS
6 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.28%) VoIP
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
6 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) DB2
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
3 3 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) Redis
4 2 (2.56%) Riak
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.28%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.41%) GitLab
1 5 (6.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.85%) git-flow
4 2 (2.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.28%) ERwin
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Banking
3 12 (15.38%) Law
4 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Analyst
1 15 (19.23%) Developer
2 8 (10.26%) Consultant
2 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Administrator
3 7 (8.97%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (7.69%) Technical Developer
5 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) DB2 Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) DBA
7 3 (3.85%) NAS Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) ISPF
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 5 (6.41%) Spring
4 4 (5.13%) RESTful
4 4 (5.13%) XML Messaging
5 3 (3.85%) JAXB
5 3 (3.85%) JDBC
5 3 (3.85%) JSON
5 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 3 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.85%) SOAP
5 3 (3.85%) Spring Security
5 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) XSD
6 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.28%) CSS3
7 1 (1.28%) Django
7 1 (1.28%) HTML5
7 1 (1.28%) jQuery
7 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) iSeries
3 10 (12.82%) Tandem
4 8 (10.26%) Mainframe
5 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.41%) PKI
7 3 (3.85%) Clustering
7 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.85%) Social Media
8 1 (1.28%) DataPower
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Linux
3 12 (15.38%) Solaris
4 6 (7.69%) AIX
5 5 (6.41%) HPUX
5 5 (6.41%) zOS
6 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.56%) OpenVMS
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.54%) Migration
4 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.97%) CRM
5 7 (8.97%) Functional Testing
5 7 (8.97%) Service Management
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps
6 5 (6.41%) ETL
6 5 (6.41%) Process Improvement
6 5 (6.41%) SDLC
6 5 (6.41%) SIEM
6 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.13%) API Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Defect Management
7 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (5.13%) System Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Validation
7 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
2 8 (10.26%) JCL
2 8 (10.26%) Perl
2 8 (10.26%) Python
3 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) PHP
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) CISM
2 3 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) COBIT
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 8 (10.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.85%) Docker
3 3 (3.85%) NFS
4 2 (2.56%) RACF
4 2 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.28%) SRDF
5 1 (1.28%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.85%) Ansible
2 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) QRadar
3 2 (2.56%) Fluentd
3 2 (2.56%) Graylog
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.10%) HP
4 10 (12.82%) IBM
5 8 (10.26%) Splunk
6 6 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.13%) ForgeRock
8 4 (5.13%) VMware
9 3 (3.85%) Brocade
9 3 (3.85%) EMC
9 3 (3.85%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.85%) NetApp
9 3 (3.85%) Qualys
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) Veritas
10 2 (2.56%) Axway
10 2 (2.56%) CA
10 2 (2.56%) Informatica
10 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
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