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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 71 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.16% 5.84% 7.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.02% 28.57% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
215 252 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.63% 20.45% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 122 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.28 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.17% +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 64 (42.11%) Linux
2 57 (37.50%) Java
3 51 (33.55%) Oracle
4 50 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (32.89%) Banking
5 49 (32.24%) Finance
6 43 (28.29%) SQL
7 33 (21.71%) Perl
8 30 (19.74%) Windows
9 29 (19.08%) XML
10 28 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (15.13%) Red Hat
12 19 (12.50%) Tomcat
12 19 (12.50%) WebSphere
12 19 (12.50%) Selenium
13 18 (11.84%) SAN
14 17 (11.18%) Solaris
14 17 (11.18%) Spring
15 16 (10.53%) Security Testing
15 16 (10.53%) PHP
15 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 16 (10.53%) Python
15 16 (10.53%) ETL
15 16 (10.53%) EMC
15 16 (10.53%) Big Data
16 15 (9.87%) C++
16 15 (9.87%) Test Automation
17 14 (9.21%) AIX
17 14 (9.21%) CSS
17 14 (9.21%) JSP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 19 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.21%) JBoss
3 11 (7.24%) Apache
4 9 (5.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.63%) IIS
5 4 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.97%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.84%) SAN
2 7 (4.61%) DNS
2 7 (4.61%) LDAP
3 5 (3.29%) DHCP
3 5 (3.29%) NAS
4 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.97%) FTP
6 2 (1.32%) SSH
6 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.66%) HTTP
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) Big Data
2 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.61%) PowerCenter
5 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.29%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.63%) DB2
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.66%) OLAP
9 1 (0.66%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Selenium
2 10 (6.58%) Maven
2 10 (6.58%) CruiseControl
3 8 (5.26%) JIRA
4 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.29%) Subversion
5 5 (3.29%) ERwin
6 4 (2.63%) Gradle
7 3 (1.97%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.32%) Ant
8 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 2 (1.32%) PVCS
8 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.32%) Hudson
8 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (32.89%) Banking
2 49 (32.24%) Finance
3 3 (1.97%) Retail
3 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (28.95%) Developer
2 28 (18.42%) Analyst
3 19 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.53%) Administrator
5 15 (9.87%) Architect
6 12 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 10 (6.58%) Ab Initio Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.61%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Tester
10 6 (3.95%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) ETL Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Consultant
11 5 (3.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.29%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.08%) XML
2 17 (11.18%) Spring
3 14 (9.21%) CSS
3 14 (9.21%) JSP
4 12 (7.89%) JMS
4 12 (7.89%) J2EE
5 10 (6.58%) Spring MVC
5 10 (6.58%) Ajax
5 10 (6.58%) Spring Web Flow
5 10 (6.58%) GWT
5 10 (6.58%) Middleware
5 10 (6.58%) XSLT
5 10 (6.58%) Struts
6 8 (5.26%) JDBC
6 8 (5.26%) iBATIS
7 7 (4.61%) Web Services
7 7 (4.61%) DOM
7 7 (4.61%) JAXB
8 4 (2.63%) Java EE
9 3 (1.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.97%) Open Source
4 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) iSeries
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.11%) Linux
2 30 (19.74%) Windows
3 28 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.18%) Solaris
5 14 (9.21%) AIX
6 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.61%) HPUX
8 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.32%) Android
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.53%) Security Testing
2 16 (10.53%) ETL
3 15 (9.87%) Test Automation
4 13 (8.55%) Product Management
5 12 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 11 (7.24%) OO
6 11 (7.24%) Migration
7 10 (6.58%) Change Management
7 10 (6.58%) MVC
7 10 (6.58%) Web Application Development
8 9 (5.92%) Performance Testing
9 8 (5.26%) DevOps
9 8 (5.26%) Information Security
10 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.29%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.29%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.29%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.50%) Java
2 43 (28.29%) SQL
3 33 (21.71%) Perl
4 16 (10.53%) PHP
4 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.53%) Python
5 15 (9.87%) C++
6 12 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.66%) C
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby
9 1 (0.66%) MUMPS
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) VCP4
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.97%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.32%) NFS
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.66%) SRDF
7 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.97%) SCSM
2 3 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.97%) SCCM
2 3 (1.97%) SCOM
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.32%) Control-M
4 1 (0.66%) Graphite
4 1 (0.66%) StatsD
4 1 (0.66%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 51 (33.55%) Oracle
2 23 (15.13%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.53%) EMC
4 14 (9.21%) Informatica
5 11 (7.24%) Ab Initio
5 11 (7.24%) Veritas
6 9 (5.92%) VMware
7 8 (5.26%) NetApp
7 8 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.95%) CA
8 6 (3.95%) HP
8 6 (3.95%) IBM
9 5 (3.29%) Netezza
10 4 (2.63%) Citrix
10 4 (2.63%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.97%) Symantec
11 3 (1.97%) Dell
11 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.32%) Sun
12 2 (1.32%) 3PAR
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago