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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 103 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.22% 4.49% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.33% 25.69% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 31
Median daily rate £438 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
300 253 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.04% 17.48% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 142
Median daily rate £387 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 115 (60.85%) Finance
2 82 (43.39%) Solaris
3 79 (41.80%) Migration
4 70 (37.04%) Data Centre
5 68 (35.98%) Linux
6 61 (32.28%) Veritas
7 58 (30.69%) Oracle
8 55 (29.10%) Windows
9 54 (28.57%) Law
10 53 (28.04%) Banking
11 44 (23.28%) Clustering
11 44 (23.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 40 (21.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 39 (20.63%) Veritas File System
14 33 (17.46%) Java
14 33 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 31 (16.40%) SQL
16 29 (15.34%) Red Hat
17 25 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (10.58%) Change Management
18 20 (10.58%) CA
18 20 (10.58%) Active Directory
18 20 (10.58%) Web Services
18 20 (10.58%) Oracle Database
19 18 (9.52%) Mainframe
19 18 (9.52%) Apache
20 16 (8.47%) AIX
20 16 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (7.94%) WebSphere
21 15 (7.94%) Java EE

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 18 (9.52%) Apache
2 15 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.41%) JBoss
4 9 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.70%) IIS
5 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.65%) Confluence
7 4 (2.12%) ArcGIS
7 4 (2.12%) ColdFusion
7 4 (2.12%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.59%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.59%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.06%) nginx
9 2 (1.06%) Node.js
10 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) LDAP
2 9 (4.76%) SAN
3 6 (3.17%) Network Security
4 5 (2.65%) FTP
4 5 (2.65%) SSL
5 4 (2.12%) Firewall
6 3 (1.59%) SSH
7 2 (1.06%) DHCP
7 2 (1.06%) DNS
7 2 (1.06%) HTTP
7 2 (1.06%) IPsec
7 2 (1.06%) LAN
7 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.06%) WAN
8 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.58%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.23%) PowerCenter
3 7 (3.70%) Big Data
3 7 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.12%) MySQL
5 4 (2.12%) QGIS
6 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.59%) DB2
6 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) Impala
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.29%) JIRA
3 8 (4.23%) ERwin
4 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.65%) Firebug
5 5 (2.65%) Selenium
5 5 (2.65%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.65%) Subversion
6 4 (2.12%) Introscope
7 3 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.59%) Hudson
7 3 (1.59%) JUnit
7 3 (1.59%) Maven
7 3 (1.59%) Mockito
7 3 (1.59%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.53%) Bower
9 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (60.85%) Finance
2 54 (28.57%) Law
3 53 (28.04%) Banking
4 6 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.65%) Billing
6 4 (2.12%) Retail
6 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (21.16%) Consultant
2 37 (19.58%) Administrator
3 28 (14.81%) Unix Administrator
4 24 (12.70%) Unix Consultant
5 23 (12.17%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (10.05%) Developer
6 19 (10.05%) Solaris Consultant
6 19 (10.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.94%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (5.29%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.76%) Analyst
9 9 (4.76%) Build Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) Build Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Architect
12 5 (2.65%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.65%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.58%) Web Services
2 15 (7.94%) Java EE
3 7 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 7 (3.70%) Middleware
4 6 (3.17%) HTML
4 6 (3.17%) OAuth
5 5 (2.65%) Servlets
6 4 (2.12%) CSS
6 4 (2.12%) Struts
7 3 (1.59%) ISPF
7 3 (1.59%) JPA
7 3 (1.59%) JSF
7 3 (1.59%) JSP
7 3 (1.59%) JSTL
7 3 (1.59%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (1.59%) Spring
7 3 (1.59%) Spring MVC
7 3 (1.59%) Spring Security
7 3 (1.59%) STL
7 3 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 44 (23.28%) Clustering
3 18 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.23%) PKI
5 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.12%) DataPower
6 4 (2.12%) iSeries
6 4 (2.12%) Tandem
6 4 (2.12%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.59%) Photography
8 2 (1.06%) CMDB
8 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (43.39%) Solaris
2 68 (35.98%) Linux
3 55 (29.10%) Windows
4 33 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.47%) AIX
6 10 (5.29%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.23%) HPUX
8 7 (3.70%) zOS
9 4 (2.12%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Fedora
10 1 (0.53%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.80%) Migration
2 25 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.58%) Change Management
4 16 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (7.41%) ETL
6 13 (6.88%) DevOps
7 9 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 9 (4.76%) ETL Development
7 9 (4.76%) Kanban
8 8 (4.23%) Build Automation
8 8 (4.23%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.23%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.23%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (4.23%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.70%) ITIL
9 7 (3.70%) Scrum
10 6 (3.17%) Identity Management
10 6 (3.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.46%) Java
2 31 (16.40%) SQL
3 15 (7.94%) Python
4 13 (6.88%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.82%) Perl
6 8 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.70%) Ruby
7 7 (3.70%) VBA
8 6 (3.17%) PHP
9 3 (1.59%) JCL
10 2 (1.06%) Korn
11 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.17%) CISSP
2 4 (2.12%) CISMP
3 3 (1.59%) Degree
3 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.59%) PMP
4 2 (1.06%) CISM
5 1 (0.53%) APMP
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) COBIT
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (23.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 40 (21.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 39 (20.63%) Veritas File System
4 20 (10.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.70%) RACF
5 7 (3.70%) SRDF
5 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.59%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (1.06%) Docker
7 2 (1.06%) Xen
8 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.53%) HDFS
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (4.23%) NetBackup
1 8 (4.23%) TADDM
2 7 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.17%) Nagios
3 6 (3.17%) Puppet
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.12%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.12%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.12%) QRadar
6 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.53%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.53%) Oozie
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (32.28%) Veritas
2 58 (30.69%) Oracle
3 29 (15.34%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.58%) CA
5 15 (7.94%) IBM
6 12 (6.35%) Informatica
7 11 (5.82%) VMware
8 9 (4.76%) EMC
9 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.17%) HP
10 6 (3.17%) Splunk
10 6 (3.17%) Teradata
11 5 (2.65%) Citrix
12 4 (2.12%) ESRI
13 3 (1.59%) Symantec
14 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
14 2 (1.06%) IBM Sterling
14 2 (1.06%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.06%) Qualys
14 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
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