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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 32 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 63 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.43% 4.19% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.25% 21.37% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 14
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£395 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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
240 234 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.89% 19.60% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 138 52
Average daily rate £338 £353 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 57 (41.91%) Oracle
2 54 (39.71%) SQL
3 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (33.82%) Banking
4 45 (33.09%) Linux
5 44 (32.35%) Finance
6 38 (27.94%) Java
7 26 (19.12%) XML
8 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
9 23 (16.91%) Windows
9 23 (16.91%) CSS
10 22 (16.18%) JSP
11 21 (15.44%) Solaris
11 21 (15.44%) Spring
12 19 (13.97%) Informatica
12 19 (13.97%) Red Hat
12 19 (13.97%) Perl
13 18 (13.24%) Selenium
13 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
14 17 (12.50%) Tomcat
15 16 (11.76%) Maven
16 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
16 15 (11.03%) ETL
17 14 (10.29%) PL/SQL
17 14 (10.29%) J2EE
17 14 (10.29%) MVC
17 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (9.56%) Ajax
18 13 (9.56%) WebSphere
18 13 (9.56%) Struts

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.41%) JBoss
3 6 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.68%) Apache
5 4 (2.94%) Confluence
6 3 (2.21%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) SAN
2 9 (6.62%) LDAP
3 8 (5.88%) Firewall
3 8 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.68%) FTP
5 4 (2.94%) DNS
5 4 (2.94%) DHCP
5 4 (2.94%) Network Security
6 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (0.74%) Internet
8 1 (0.74%) VoIP
8 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) Oracle Database
2 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.35%) PowerCenter
4 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.94%) DB2
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Selenium
2 16 (11.76%) Maven
3 12 (8.82%) JIRA
4 11 (8.09%) CruiseControl
5 10 (7.35%) Ant
5 10 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.88%) Hudson
7 8 (5.88%) Gradle
8 7 (5.15%) ERwin
9 6 (4.41%) Subversion
10 5 (3.68%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.68%) JUnit
11 4 (2.94%) NetBeans
11 4 (2.94%) Appium
11 4 (2.94%) Calabash
12 3 (2.21%) Xcode
13 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
13 2 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 46 (33.82%) Banking
2 44 (32.35%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Retail
3 4 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (27.94%) Developer
2 23 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Architect
5 15 (11.03%) Administrator
6 10 (7.35%) UNIX Administrator
7 9 (6.62%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.88%) ETL Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Quality Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.68%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) UNIX Support
12 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) ETL Developer
12 4 (2.94%) UNIX Specialist
12 4 (2.94%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) XML
2 23 (16.91%) CSS
3 22 (16.18%) JSP
4 21 (15.44%) Spring
5 14 (10.29%) J2EE
6 13 (9.56%) Ajax
6 13 (9.56%) Struts
7 12 (8.82%) JMS
8 11 (8.09%) Spring Web Flow
8 11 (8.09%) Spring MVC
8 11 (8.09%) GWT
9 10 (7.35%) DOM
9 10 (7.35%) JAXB
10 9 (6.62%) RESTful
10 9 (6.62%) HTML
10 9 (6.62%) XSLT
11 8 (5.88%) Web Services
11 8 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.41%) JDBC
12 6 (4.41%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) Open Source
2 7 (5.15%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.41%) Statistics
4 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) iSeries
5 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 2 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.09%) Linux
2 23 (16.91%) Windows
3 21 (15.44%) Solaris
4 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.09%) AIX
6 9 (6.62%) HPUX
7 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.68%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) zOS
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
3 15 (11.03%) ETL
4 14 (10.29%) MVC
5 12 (8.82%) Web Application Development
5 12 (8.82%) OO
6 11 (8.09%) Performance Testing
6 11 (8.09%) TDD
6 11 (8.09%) Change Management
6 11 (8.09%) Migration
7 10 (7.35%) Test Automation
7 10 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.62%) BDD
8 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.88%) Product Management
10 7 (5.15%) Change Control
10 7 (5.15%) UML
10 7 (5.15%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.71%) SQL
2 38 (27.94%) Java
3 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.97%) Perl
5 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
6 14 (10.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) Jython
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.47%) QiCA
3 2 (1.47%) CISA
3 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ISEB
3 2 (1.47%) OCP
3 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (2.94%) NFS
2 4 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.47%) Samba
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.68%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (41.91%) Oracle
2 19 (13.97%) Informatica
2 19 (13.97%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.82%) EMC
4 9 (6.62%) Veritas
5 7 (5.15%) CA
6 6 (4.41%) NetApp
6 6 (4.41%) Netezza
7 5 (3.68%) VMware
7 5 (3.68%) HP
8 4 (2.94%) Sun
9 3 (2.21%) Sybase
9 3 (2.21%) Dell
10 2 (1.47%) Cisco
10 2 (1.47%) Adobe
10 2 (1.47%) Symantec
10 2 (1.47%) CommVault
10 2 (1.47%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.47%) 3PAR
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