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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 49 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 25 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.04% 5.26% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 30.96% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 23
Median daily rate £325 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
135 239 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.42% 17.00% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 100 86
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 £140 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% +22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) Banking
4 16 (24.62%) Oracle
5 15 (23.08%) Finance
5 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 10 (15.38%) Perl
9 9 (13.85%) HP
9 9 (13.85%) Solaris
9 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
10 8 (12.31%) Cyber-Ark
10 8 (12.31%) Python
10 8 (12.31%) Migration
11 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
11 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.77%) iSeries
12 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (9.23%) Puppet
12 6 (9.23%) Change Control
12 6 (9.23%) IBM
12 6 (9.23%) VMware
12 6 (9.23%) Tandem
12 6 (9.23%) CRM

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 2 (3.08%) Apache
1 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Endur
2 1 (1.54%) Findur
2 1 (1.54%) Minerva
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) IaaS
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (6.15%) FTP
2 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.62%) LDAP
3 3 (4.62%) NAS
3 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.08%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.08%) TACACS
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.08%) Redis
4 2 (3.08%) Riak
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Gradle
3 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.54%) GitLab
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Mockito
3 1 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.54%) Toad
3 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (32.31%) Banking
2 15 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Law
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Administrator
3 6 (9.23%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Database Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Product Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.62%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) ISPF
3 3 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (4.62%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.08%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) CSS3
5 1 (1.54%) Django
5 1 (1.54%) Flask
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) Java EE
5 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) iSeries
3 6 (9.23%) Tandem
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.62%) PKI
6 3 (4.62%) Social Media
7 2 (3.08%) Clustering
7 2 (3.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.54%) DataPower
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (13.85%) Solaris
4 6 (9.23%) AIX
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) HPUX
5 5 (7.69%) zOS
6 3 (4.62%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (3.08%) OpenVMS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.31%) Migration
3 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.23%) Change Control
4 6 (9.23%) CRM
4 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps
5 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.62%) Machine Learning
6 3 (4.62%) Open Source
6 3 (4.62%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Server Building
6 3 (4.62%) SIEM
6 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) Perl
3 8 (12.31%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) JCL
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) CISM
1 1 (1.54%) CISSP
1 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.54%) COBIT
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (4.62%) NFS
4 2 (3.08%) RACF
4 2 (3.08%) SRDF
4 2 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.54%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.62%) Ansible
3 3 (4.62%) QRadar
4 2 (3.08%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.08%) vRealize
5 1 (1.54%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.54%) Graylog
5 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 9 (13.85%) HP
5 8 (12.31%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
6 6 (9.23%) VMware
7 5 (7.69%) Splunk
8 3 (4.62%) Brocade
8 3 (4.62%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) Axway
9 2 (3.08%) CA
9 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.08%) FireEye
9 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
9 2 (3.08%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (3.08%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.08%) Sun
9 2 (3.08%) Twitter
9 2 (3.08%) Veritas
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