The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 63 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.75% 3.32% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.63% 22.94% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £408 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
228 170 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.56% 14.46% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 59
Average daily rate £375 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 53 (42.06%) Finance
2 46 (36.51%) Oracle
3 39 (30.95%) Banking
4 38 (30.16%) SQL
5 34 (26.98%) Linux
6 29 (23.02%) Windows
6 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (19.05%) Solaris
8 21 (16.67%) Java
9 19 (15.08%) Migration
10 17 (13.49%) Veritas
10 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
10 17 (13.49%) Data Centre
11 16 (12.70%) CSS
11 16 (12.70%) Informatica
12 15 (11.90%) Git (software)
13 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
13 14 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
14 13 (10.32%) PowerCenter
14 13 (10.32%) Law
14 13 (10.32%) XML
14 13 (10.32%) SDLC
14 13 (10.32%) Data Quality
15 12 (9.52%) Oracle Database
15 12 (9.52%) JSP
15 12 (9.52%) Data Modelling
15 12 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 12 (9.52%) TDD
16 11 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.76%) PowerExchange
4 4 (3.17%) Confluence
5 3 (2.38%) JBoss
5 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) SAN
2 9 (7.14%) Firewall
3 8 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.17%) Network Security
5 3 (2.38%) FTP
5 3 (2.38%) LDAP
6 2 (1.59%) LAN
6 2 (1.59%) DHCP
6 2 (1.59%) DNS
6 2 (1.59%) SSL
6 2 (1.59%) HTTP
6 2 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.59%) SSH
7 1 (0.79%) NAS
7 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) PowerCenter
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.38%) MySQL
6 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) DB2
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.94%) Maven
3 9 (7.14%) Hudson
4 8 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.35%) Selenium
4 8 (6.35%) Ant
5 7 (5.56%) JIRA
6 6 (4.76%) Gradle
6 6 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.97%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.17%) Subversion
8 4 (3.17%) ERwin
9 3 (2.38%) JUnit
9 3 (2.38%) Xcode
9 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.38%) Appium
9 3 (2.38%) Calabash
10 2 (1.59%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.79%) JMeter
11 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (42.06%) Finance
2 39 (30.95%) Banking
3 13 (10.32%) Law
4 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.59%) International Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Administrator
2 21 (16.67%) Developer
3 16 (12.70%) UNIX Administrator
4 15 (11.90%) Architect
5 11 (8.73%) Consultant
5 11 (8.73%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.94%) Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.56%) ETL Architect
9 6 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) CSS
2 13 (10.32%) XML
3 12 (9.52%) JSP
4 10 (7.94%) J2EE
4 10 (7.94%) HTML
5 9 (7.14%) RESTful
6 8 (6.35%) Web Services
6 8 (6.35%) Spring
7 7 (5.56%) Struts
7 7 (5.56%) Ajax
8 6 (4.76%) Sass
9 5 (3.97%) LESS
9 5 (3.97%) HTML5
9 5 (3.97%) JPA
9 5 (3.97%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.97%) Spring Web Flow
9 5 (3.97%) GWT
9 5 (3.97%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.97%) JMS
10 4 (3.17%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.73%) Clustering
3 10 (7.94%) Mainframe
4 8 (6.35%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.76%) Statistics
6 5 (3.97%) VSAM
7 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.38%) iSeries
9 2 (1.59%) PKI
9 2 (1.59%) Derivative
9 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.79%) Photography
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Linux
2 29 (23.02%) Windows
3 24 (19.05%) Solaris
4 11 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.94%) AIX
6 7 (5.56%) HPUX
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Android
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.08%) Migration
3 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
3 13 (10.32%) SDLC
4 12 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 12 (9.52%) TDD
5 11 (8.73%) ETL
6 10 (7.94%) MVC
6 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.14%) Change Management
7 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.35%) Open Source
9 7 (5.56%) BDD
9 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.56%) ITIL
10 6 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.76%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.97%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.16%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) Java
3 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.73%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.94%) Perl
6 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) Jython
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.38%) ISEB
2 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.59%) CISA
3 2 (1.59%) QiCA
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (7.94%) Veritas File System
4 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.17%) SRDF
6 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) Oracle
2 17 (13.49%) Veritas
3 16 (12.70%) Informatica
4 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.35%) EMC
6 4 (3.17%) CA
6 4 (3.17%) Sybase
6 4 (3.17%) Sun
6 4 (3.17%) HP
6 4 (3.17%) VMware
7 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco
8 2 (1.59%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe
8 2 (1.59%) Symantec
8 2 (1.59%) Remedy
8 2 (1.59%) ESRI
8 2 (1.59%) Twitter
9 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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