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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 39 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 89 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.79% 6.08% 5.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.82% 32.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 32
Median daily rate £325 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.92% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £316 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+54.88% -35.43%

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
170 274 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.14% 18.70% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 120 102
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Linux
3 22 (32.84%) Banking
4 18 (26.87%) SQL
5 15 (22.39%) Finance
6 14 (20.90%) Oracle
6 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
7 13 (19.40%) Java
8 11 (16.42%) Python
8 11 (16.42%) Red Hat
9 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.93%) Perl
10 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
11 8 (11.94%) iSeries
11 8 (11.94%) IBM
12 7 (10.45%) HP
12 7 (10.45%) Law
12 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
12 7 (10.45%) QA
12 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.45%) Puppet
12 7 (10.45%) Change Control
13 6 (8.96%) Splunk
13 6 (8.96%) Big Data
13 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (8.96%) CyberArk
13 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Endur
1 1 (1.49%) Findur
1 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.49%) Minerva
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) IaaS
2 3 (4.48%) PaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) FTP
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
2 3 (4.48%) SSL
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) LDAP
3 2 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.99%) TACACS
3 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.96%) Big Data
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Redis
6 2 (2.99%) Riak
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) DataStage
7 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.99%) DbUnit
2 2 (2.99%) Gradle
2 2 (2.99%) JUnit
2 2 (2.99%) Mockito
2 2 (2.99%) Selenium
2 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 22 (32.84%) Banking
2 15 (22.39%) Finance
3 7 (10.45%) Law
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Developer
3 4 (5.97%) Administrator
3 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
3 4 (5.97%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (5.97%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (5.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.48%) Consultant
4 3 (4.48%) Database Designer
4 3 (4.48%) Designer
4 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (4.48%) Product Specialist
4 3 (4.48%) Python Developer
4 3 (4.48%) Security Specialist
4 3 (4.48%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 4 (5.97%) ISPF
4 3 (4.48%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (4.48%) XML
5 2 (2.99%) Java EE
5 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
5 2 (2.99%) Spring
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.99%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.49%) CSS
6 1 (1.49%) CSS3
6 1 (1.49%) Django
6 1 (1.49%) Flask
6 1 (1.49%) HTML
6 1 (1.49%) HTML5
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) iSeries
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.96%) Tandem
5 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
5 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.48%) Clustering
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (4.48%) Social Media
8 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.99%) PKI
8 2 (2.99%) Replication
9 1 (1.49%) DataPower
9 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Solaris
3 6 (8.96%) zOS
4 5 (7.46%) AIX
5 3 (4.48%) HPUX
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.99%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.45%) Change Control
2 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.96%) CRM
3 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.48%) Coaching
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.48%) DevOps
6 3 (4.48%) ETL
6 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.48%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Scrum
6 3 (4.48%) Server Building
6 3 (4.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Python
4 10 (14.93%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.97%) JCL
7 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.48%) Ruby
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
10 1 (1.49%) Korn
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) CEH
2 3 (4.48%) CISSP
3 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) SRDF
2 3 (4.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.99%) RACF
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.49%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.97%) Ansible
3 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.48%) QRadar
4 3 (4.48%) vRealize
5 2 (2.99%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 11 (16.42%) Red Hat
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) IBM
5 7 (10.45%) HP
6 6 (8.96%) CyberArk
6 6 (8.96%) Splunk
7 4 (5.97%) VMware
8 3 (4.48%) EMC
8 3 (4.48%) Veritas
9 2 (2.99%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.99%) Axway
9 2 (2.99%) CA
9 2 (2.99%) FireEye
9 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.99%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (2.99%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.99%) Sun
9 2 (2.99%) Thales
9 2 (2.99%) Twitter