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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 84 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.56% 4.07% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.87% 27.47% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 25
Median daily rate £419 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.91% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.00%
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
248 233 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.38% 14.81% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 108 121
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 23 July 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.

1 117 (59.39%) Finance
2 81 (41.12%) Solaris
3 73 (37.06%) Data Centre
4 72 (36.55%) Linux
4 72 (36.55%) Migration
5 65 (32.99%) Windows
6 60 (30.46%) Veritas
7 59 (29.95%) Oracle
8 55 (27.92%) Law
9 54 (27.41%) Banking
10 39 (19.80%) Clustering
11 38 (19.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 38 (19.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 35 (17.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (17.26%) Veritas File System
14 31 (15.74%) SQL
15 30 (15.23%) Java
16 29 (14.72%) Red Hat
17 28 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (13.20%) Mainframe
18 26 (13.20%) Active Directory
19 22 (11.17%) CA
20 21 (10.66%) Oracle Database
21 20 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
21 20 (10.15%) Change Management
22 18 (9.14%) IBM
22 18 (9.14%) Python
22 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
23 17 (8.63%) ETL
24 15 (7.61%) Web Services

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 12 (6.09%) JBoss
2 10 (5.08%) Apache
3 9 (4.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.54%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.03%) ColdFusion
6 4 (2.03%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) Confluence
8 2 (1.02%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.51%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) LDAP
2 10 (5.08%) SAN
3 9 (4.57%) FTP
4 8 (4.06%) SSL
5 7 (3.55%) SSH
6 5 (2.54%) Firewall
6 5 (2.54%) Network Security
7 2 (1.02%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.02%) LAN
7 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.02%) VPN
7 2 (1.02%) WAN
8 1 (0.51%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) DNS
8 1 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.51%) HTTP
8 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.51%) IPsec
8 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.66%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.08%) PowerCenter
3 8 (4.06%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.05%) Big Data
4 6 (3.05%) DB2
5 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.03%) MySQL
6 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.08%) ERwin
4 5 (2.54%) GitLab
4 5 (2.54%) Maven
4 5 (2.54%) Subversion
5 4 (2.03%) git-flow
5 4 (2.03%) Introscope
6 3 (1.52%) Hudson
6 3 (1.52%) JIRA
7 2 (1.02%) Bower
7 2 (1.02%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.51%) Firebug
8 1 (0.51%) Gradle
8 1 (0.51%) Mockito
8 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.51%) Selenium
8 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 117 (59.39%) Finance
2 55 (27.92%) Law
3 54 (27.41%) Banking
4 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.54%) Billing
6 4 (2.03%) International Banking
6 4 (2.03%) Retail
6 4 (2.03%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (20.30%) Consultant
2 37 (18.78%) Administrator
3 28 (14.21%) Unix Administrator
4 27 (13.71%) Developer
5 22 (11.17%) Unix Consultant
6 20 (10.15%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (8.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 15 (7.61%) Solaris Consultant
9 14 (7.11%) Solaris Administrator
10 11 (5.58%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.58%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) Build Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) Build Automation Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.06%) Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
14 7 (3.55%) Technical Developer
14 7 (3.55%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.61%) Web Services
2 9 (4.57%) Java EE
2 9 (4.57%) Spring
3 8 (4.06%) ISPF
4 7 (3.55%) HTML
4 7 (3.55%) RESTful
5 6 (3.05%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.05%) Middleware
5 6 (3.05%) OAuth
5 6 (3.05%) XML
6 5 (2.54%) Spring Security
7 4 (2.03%) CSS
7 4 (2.03%) JAXB
7 4 (2.03%) JDBC
7 4 (2.03%) JSON
7 4 (2.03%) Node.js
7 4 (2.03%) SOAP
7 4 (2.03%) Struts
7 4 (2.03%) XSD
8 3 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 73 (37.06%) Data Centre
2 39 (19.80%) Clustering
3 26 (13.20%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.08%) PKI
5 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.06%) iSeries
5 8 (4.06%) Tandem
6 6 (3.05%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.02%) CMDB
8 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.02%) Fintech
8 2 (1.02%) Replication
8 2 (1.02%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) DataPower
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.12%) Solaris
2 72 (36.55%) Linux
3 65 (32.99%) Windows
4 35 (17.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.58%) AIX
5 11 (5.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.06%) HPUX
7 4 (2.03%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.52%) zOS
9 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.55%) Migration
2 28 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.15%) Change Management
3 20 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (8.63%) ETL
6 15 (7.61%) DevOps
7 12 (6.09%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.58%) Data Migration
8 11 (5.58%) ETL Development
9 10 (5.08%) Build Automation
9 10 (5.08%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.57%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (4.57%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.06%) ITIL
11 8 (4.06%) Service Management
11 8 (4.06%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.55%) Kanban
13 6 (3.05%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.74%) SQL
2 30 (15.23%) Java
3 18 (9.14%) Python
4 15 (7.61%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.09%) Perl
6 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.06%) JCL
6 8 (4.06%) Ruby
7 7 (3.55%) PHP
7 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.55%) VBA
8 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.51%) Korn
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.54%) CISSP
3 4 (2.03%) CISM
4 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.52%) PMP
5 1 (0.51%) APMP
5 1 (0.51%) CISMP
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.03%) COBIT
3 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (19.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 38 (19.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 34 (17.26%) Veritas File System
3 26 (13.20%) Active Directory
4 15 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.06%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (3.55%) RACF
6 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (3.05%) Docker
7 6 (3.05%) SRDF
8 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.51%) NFS
8 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.57%) Puppet
3 8 (4.06%) TADDM
4 7 (3.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (3.55%) Tivoli
5 6 (3.05%) Nagios
6 4 (2.03%) Ansible
6 4 (2.03%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.03%) CA Wily
6 4 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.02%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.02%) SCCM
8 2 (1.02%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.51%) Graylog
9 1 (0.51%) QRadar
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (30.46%) Veritas
2 59 (29.95%) Oracle
3 29 (14.72%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.17%) CA
5 18 (9.14%) IBM
6 14 (7.11%) Informatica
7 12 (6.09%) VMware
8 11 (5.58%) EMC
8 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.57%) HP
10 8 (4.06%) Symantec
10 8 (4.06%) Teradata
11 6 (3.05%) Splunk
12 4 (2.03%) ForgeRock
12 4 (2.03%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.03%) Qualys
12 4 (2.03%) Sun
13 3 (1.52%) Citrix
14 2 (1.02%) BMC
14 2 (1.02%) F5