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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 37 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.93% 3.11% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.49% 23.87% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 18
Median daily rate £400 £395 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +19.20%
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
151 222 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.85% 13.01% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 129 108
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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 77 (54.61%) Finance
2 55 (39.01%) Linux
3 54 (38.30%) Windows
4 47 (33.33%) Oracle
5 45 (31.91%) Banking
6 44 (31.21%) Solaris
7 43 (30.50%) Migration
8 42 (29.79%) Data Centre
9 29 (20.57%) Law
10 26 (18.44%) SQL
11 23 (16.31%) Veritas
11 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (13.48%) IBM
14 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
15 17 (12.06%) Java
16 15 (10.64%) HP
16 15 (10.64%) Mainframe
16 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database
17 14 (9.93%) Shell Script
17 14 (9.93%) Service Delivery
17 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (9.93%) ETL
17 14 (9.93%) Python
18 13 (9.22%) AIX
18 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
18 13 (9.22%) Change Management
19 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
19 12 (8.51%) SAN
19 12 (8.51%) HPUX

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 8 (5.67%) JBoss
2 7 (4.96%) Apache
3 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.84%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.13%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.42%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Endur
2 1 (0.71%) Findur
2 1 (0.71%) Minerva
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) IaaS
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) SAN
2 11 (7.80%) FTP
3 8 (5.67%) SSL
4 5 (3.55%) Firewall
4 5 (3.55%) LDAP
4 5 (3.55%) Network Security
4 5 (3.55%) SSH
5 3 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.13%) NAS
6 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.42%) LAN
6 2 (1.42%) VPN
6 2 (1.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.71%) DNS
7 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.67%) PowerCenter
3 7 (4.96%) Big Data
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.26%) DB2
5 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.84%) MySQL
7 3 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.42%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.67%) ERwin
4 6 (4.26%) GitLab
5 4 (2.84%) git-flow
5 4 (2.84%) Maven
6 3 (2.13%) Introscope
7 2 (1.42%) Subversion
8 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.71%) Bower
8 1 (0.71%) Gradle
8 1 (0.71%) JUnit
8 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (54.61%) Finance
2 45 (31.91%) Banking
3 29 (20.57%) Law
4 5 (3.55%) Billing
5 4 (2.84%) International Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (17.02%) Consultant
2 23 (16.31%) Developer
3 20 (14.18%) Administrator
4 14 (9.93%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (7.09%) Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Technical Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) Solaris Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Informatica Consultant
8 7 (4.96%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Build Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Systems Support
9 6 (4.26%) Unix Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Build Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) ISPF
2 8 (5.67%) Spring
2 8 (5.67%) XML
3 7 (4.96%) RESTful
3 7 (4.96%) Web Services
4 6 (4.26%) HTML
4 6 (4.26%) Middleware
5 5 (3.55%) Java EE
6 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.84%) JAXB
6 4 (2.84%) JDBC
6 4 (2.84%) JSON
6 4 (2.84%) SOAP
6 4 (2.84%) Spring Security
6 4 (2.84%) XML Messaging
6 4 (2.84%) XSD
7 3 (2.13%) CSS
7 3 (2.13%) Node.js
7 3 (2.13%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.64%) Mainframe
3 11 (7.80%) Clustering
3 11 (7.80%) iSeries
3 11 (7.80%) Tandem
4 7 (4.96%) PKI
5 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) CMDB
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) DataPower
8 1 (0.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) Linux
2 54 (38.30%) Windows
3 44 (31.21%) Solaris
4 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.22%) AIX
6 12 (8.51%) HPUX
7 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.84%) zOS
9 3 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.50%) Migration
2 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.93%) ETL
3 14 (9.93%) Service Delivery
3 14 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.22%) Change Management
5 11 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (7.80%) DevOps
6 10 (7.09%) Service Management
7 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.67%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.67%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.67%) ETL Development
8 7 (4.96%) Functional Testing
8 7 (4.96%) ITIL
9 6 (4.26%) Build Automation
9 6 (4.26%) CRM
10 5 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (3.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.44%) SQL
2 17 (12.06%) Java
3 14 (9.93%) Python
3 14 (9.93%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.80%) JCL
5 8 (5.67%) Perl
6 7 (4.96%) PHP
7 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) CISM
1 5 (3.55%) CISSP
1 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) APMP
2 1 (0.71%) ISEB
2 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.55%) COBIT
2 5 (3.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (8.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (7.80%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (7.80%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (5.67%) Veritas File System
5 6 (4.26%) Docker
5 6 (4.26%) SRDF
6 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.71%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (7.09%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.38%) Puppet
3 7 (4.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.84%) Ansible
6 3 (2.13%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.13%) QRadar
7 2 (1.42%) Fluentd
7 2 (1.42%) Graylog
7 2 (1.42%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.42%) SCCM
7 2 (1.42%) SCOM
7 2 (1.42%) TADDM
Vendors
1 47 (33.33%) Oracle
2 23 (16.31%) Veritas
3 19 (13.48%) IBM
4 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 15 (10.64%) HP
6 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 11 (7.80%) CA
7 11 (7.80%) Informatica
8 10 (7.09%) EMC
8 10 (7.09%) Splunk
9 9 (6.38%) Symantec
10 8 (5.67%) Teradata
10 8 (5.67%) VMware
11 5 (3.55%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.55%) Qualys
12 4 (2.84%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (2.84%) ForgeRock
12 4 (2.84%) Sun
13 3 (2.13%) IBM Sterling
13 3 (2.13%) NetApp
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