The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 67 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.31% 3.31% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.63% 17.11% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 16
Average daily rate £420 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £180.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.83% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 152 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.54% 19.34% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 50 75
Average daily rate £375 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £118 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 60 (50.42%) Windows
2 42 (35.29%) Linux
3 38 (31.93%) Finance
4 36 (30.25%) Banking
5 32 (26.89%) Oracle
6 26 (21.85%) IBM
7 23 (19.33%) Mainframe
7 23 (19.33%) AIX
8 20 (16.81%) SQL
9 19 (15.97%) WebSphere
10 18 (15.13%) Java
11 15 (12.61%) Solaris
11 15 (12.61%) VMware
12 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
12 14 (11.76%) Firewall
13 13 (10.92%) HP
13 13 (10.92%) SAN
13 13 (10.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 13 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (9.24%) Middleware
14 11 (9.24%) Tivoli
14 11 (9.24%) zOS
15 10 (8.40%) Migration
16 9 (7.56%) Financial Institution
16 9 (7.56%) Perl
16 9 (7.56%) Web Services
16 9 (7.56%) Performance Testing
17 8 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (6.72%) DB2
17 8 (6.72%) SOA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (15.97%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.20%) CICS
4 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.68%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.84%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) Firewall
2 13 (10.92%) SAN
3 7 (5.88%) WAN
3 7 (5.88%) NAS
4 6 (5.04%) FTP
5 4 (3.36%) LDAP
5 4 (3.36%) VPN
5 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.52%) LAN
6 3 (2.52%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.52%) Network Security
7 2 (1.68%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.68%) DNS
8 1 (0.84%) SSL
8 1 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.84%) TELNET
8 1 (0.84%) X.25
8 1 (0.84%) X.509
8 1 (0.84%) VoIP
8 1 (0.84%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) DB2
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.52%) Pentaho
4 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.68%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Selenium
2 5 (4.20%) JIRA
3 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.52%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.68%) Subversion
5 2 (1.68%) Maven
5 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.84%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.84%) Ant
6 1 (0.84%) JUnit
6 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 36 (30.25%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) International Banking
6 3 (2.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Administrator
2 19 (15.97%) Analyst
3 11 (9.24%) Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.04%) WebSphere Administrator
7 6 (5.04%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Tester
8 5 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Designer
8 5 (4.20%) Storage Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Consultant
10 3 (2.52%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) Middleware
2 9 (7.56%) Web Services
3 6 (5.04%) Drools
3 6 (5.04%) Java EE
4 4 (3.36%) SOAP
4 4 (3.36%) Spring
5 3 (2.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.68%) J2EE
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.68%) EDI
6 2 (1.68%) Velocity
7 1 (0.84%) Django
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.84%) HTML5
7 1 (0.84%) JAAS
7 1 (0.84%) JMS
7 1 (0.84%) CGI
7 1 (0.84%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.72%) Replication
3 6 (5.04%) Tandem
3 6 (5.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.20%) Clustering
5 4 (3.36%) iSeries
6 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.84%) VSAM
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.42%) Windows
2 42 (35.29%) Linux
3 23 (19.33%) AIX
4 15 (12.61%) Solaris
5 13 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.24%) zOS
7 7 (5.88%) HPUX
8 6 (5.04%) SUSE
9 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.84%) MVS
10 1 (0.84%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.40%) Migration
2 9 (7.56%) Performance Testing
3 8 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (6.72%) SOA
3 8 (6.72%) ETL
4 6 (5.04%) Scrum
4 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
5 5 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.20%) Project Management
5 5 (4.20%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.36%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (3.36%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.36%) Risk Management
6 4 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.36%) User Stories
7 3 (2.52%) Kanban
7 3 (2.52%) Network Design
7 3 (2.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) SQL
2 18 (15.13%) Java
3 9 (7.56%) Perl
4 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.20%) JCL
5 4 (3.36%) Korn
6 3 (2.52%) Python
7 2 (1.68%) C-shell
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) VBA
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.84%) REXX
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (5.04%) CCNP
2 5 (4.20%) ISEB
2 5 (4.20%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.84%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
1 5 (4.20%) SRDF
1 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (9.24%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.68%) Puppet
4 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.68%) nmon
5 1 (0.84%) Munin
5 1 (0.84%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Oracle
2 26 (21.85%) IBM
3 15 (12.61%) VMware
4 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 13 (10.92%) HP
6 7 (5.88%) Sun
7 6 (5.04%) EMC
7 6 (5.04%) JBoss
7 6 (5.04%) Mitel
7 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.20%) Veritas
8 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.36%) Sybase
9 4 (3.36%) Informatica
10 3 (2.52%) Symantec
10 3 (2.52%) F5
11 2 (1.68%) Teradata
12 1 (0.84%) Brocade
12 1 (0.84%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.84%) ForgeRock
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