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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 76 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.56% 4.53% 7.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.78% 22.27% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
225 229 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.45% 20.36% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 114 64
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 62 (46.62%) Linux
2 50 (37.59%) Java
3 48 (36.09%) Banking
4 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (32.33%) Finance
5 38 (28.57%) Oracle
6 33 (24.81%) Perl
7 32 (24.06%) SQL
8 29 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (20.30%) XML
9 27 (20.30%) Windows
10 24 (18.05%) Red Hat
11 19 (14.29%) Selenium
11 19 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 18 (13.53%) Solaris
13 17 (12.78%) Tomcat
13 17 (12.78%) SAN
14 16 (12.03%) Python
14 16 (12.03%) PHP
14 16 (12.03%) Security Testing
14 16 (12.03%) Big Data
15 15 (11.28%) Test Automation
15 15 (11.28%) C++
15 15 (11.28%) AIX
15 15 (11.28%) EMC
16 13 (9.77%) Degree
16 13 (9.77%) Spring
16 13 (9.77%) JBoss
17 12 (9.02%) JMS
17 12 (9.02%) CSS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 17 (12.78%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.77%) JBoss
4 11 (8.27%) Apache
5 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.01%) IIS
6 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.26%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.75%) Confluence
8 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Heroku
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) SAN
2 7 (5.26%) LDAP
2 7 (5.26%) DNS
3 5 (3.76%) NAS
3 5 (3.76%) DHCP
4 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.50%) FTP
5 2 (1.50%) Network Security
5 2 (1.50%) SSH
5 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) Big Data
2 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.75%) OLAP
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Selenium
2 10 (7.52%) CruiseControl
3 6 (4.51%) Maven
3 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.01%) Gradle
6 3 (2.26%) JIRA
6 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.50%) Ant
7 2 (1.50%) PVCS
7 2 (1.50%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.50%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.50%) Hudson
8 1 (0.75%) Calabash
8 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.75%) Appium
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (36.09%) Banking
2 43 (32.33%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
3 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) Analyst
3 19 (14.29%) Administrator
4 15 (11.28%) UNIX Administrator
5 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Architect
6 10 (7.52%) Ab Initio Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Tester
10 6 (4.51%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.51%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.76%) UNIX Support
11 5 (3.76%) Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.30%) XML
2 13 (9.77%) Spring
3 12 (9.02%) JMS
3 12 (9.02%) CSS
3 12 (9.02%) JSP
3 12 (9.02%) J2EE
4 10 (7.52%) Struts
4 10 (7.52%) XSLT
4 10 (7.52%) Spring MVC
4 10 (7.52%) Spring Web Flow
4 10 (7.52%) GWT
4 10 (7.52%) Ajax
5 8 (6.02%) JDBC
5 8 (6.02%) Middleware
5 8 (6.02%) iBATIS
6 7 (5.26%) Web Services
7 6 (4.51%) DOM
7 6 (4.51%) JAXB
8 3 (2.26%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.26%) Open Source
3 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.50%) iSeries
4 2 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (46.62%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (20.30%) Windows
4 18 (13.53%) Solaris
5 15 (11.28%) AIX
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.26%) HPUX
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.50%) Android
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.03%) Security Testing
3 15 (11.28%) Test Automation
4 12 (9.02%) Product Management
5 11 (8.27%) OO
6 10 (7.52%) Web Application Development
6 10 (7.52%) Migration
6 10 (7.52%) Change Management
6 10 (7.52%) MVC
6 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.02%) ETL
7 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.02%) Information Security
7 8 (6.02%) Performance Testing
7 8 (6.02%) DevOps
8 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) Java
2 33 (24.81%) Perl
3 32 (24.06%) SQL
4 16 (12.03%) Python
4 16 (12.03%) PHP
5 15 (11.28%) C++
6 12 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.75%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.50%) NFS
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.26%) SCSM
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) SCOM
3 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.50%) Control-M
3 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.75%) StatsD
4 1 (0.75%) Graphite
4 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Oracle
2 24 (18.05%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.28%) EMC
4 12 (9.02%) Ab Initio
5 11 (8.27%) Veritas
6 8 (6.02%) NetApp
6 8 (6.02%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.02%) VMware
7 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 6 (4.51%) Informatica
8 5 (3.76%) HP
9 4 (3.01%) Citrix
9 4 (3.01%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.26%) Netezza
10 3 (2.26%) Symantec
10 3 (2.26%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.50%) Sun
11 2 (1.50%) CA
11 2 (1.50%) Dell
11 2 (1.50%) 3PAR
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