The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 12 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 50 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.10% 7.76% 9.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.97% 33.33% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 32
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 180 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.53% 23.29% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £94 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Glasgow region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Glasgow region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 66 (44.90%) Linux
2 59 (40.14%) Finance
3 46 (31.29%) Oracle
4 43 (29.25%) SQL
5 34 (23.13%) Java
5 34 (23.13%) IBM
6 33 (22.45%) AIX
7 29 (19.73%) Banking
8 22 (14.97%) Shell Script
8 22 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (12.93%) Oracle Database
10 18 (12.24%) DataPower
11 17 (11.56%) Tivoli
11 17 (11.56%) ClearCase
11 17 (11.56%) HTTPS
12 16 (10.88%) SNMP
12 16 (10.88%) Python
12 16 (10.88%) BMC
12 16 (10.88%) SolarWinds
13 15 (10.20%) HP
13 15 (10.20%) Solaris
13 15 (10.20%) Perl
13 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.52%) Web Services
14 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (8.84%) SDLC
15 13 (8.84%) LDAP
15 13 (8.84%) Migration
16 12 (8.16%) Ruby
16 12 (8.16%) Windows

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (6.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 7 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 7 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.40%) CICS
4 3 (2.04%) JBoss
4 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) HTTPS
2 16 (10.88%) SNMP
3 13 (8.84%) LDAP
4 12 (8.16%) SSL
5 8 (5.44%) Firewall
5 8 (5.44%) FTP
5 8 (5.44%) HTTP
5 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.44%) WinSCP
6 7 (4.76%) LAN
6 7 (4.76%) WAN
7 5 (3.40%) Internet
8 4 (2.72%) SAN
8 4 (2.72%) VLAN
9 3 (2.04%) BGP
9 3 (2.04%) DNS
9 3 (2.04%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.04%) IPsec
9 3 (2.04%) OSPF
9 3 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.72%) DB2
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.04%) BODI
4 3 (2.04%) MS Access
4 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.36%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.36%) QlikView
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) ClearCase
2 8 (5.44%) XMLSpy
3 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.36%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.36%) JUnit
4 2 (1.36%) NUnit
5 1 (0.68%) ERwin
5 1 (0.68%) FishEye
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 29 (19.73%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (2.04%) Law
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (13.61%) Analyst
2 14 (9.52%) Administrator
2 14 (9.52%) Developer
3 13 (8.84%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (6.80%) DBA
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (6.12%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (5.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Architect
7 7 (4.76%) Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) Tivoli Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Data Centre Architect
9 5 (3.40%) Monitoring Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.52%) Web Services
2 11 (7.48%) XML
3 10 (6.80%) SOAP
4 9 (6.12%) J2EE
4 9 (6.12%) JMS
4 9 (6.12%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 8 (5.44%) JSON
5 8 (5.44%) Middleware
6 7 (4.76%) .NET
6 7 (4.76%) EDI
6 7 (4.76%) REST
6 7 (4.76%) WSDL
6 7 (4.76%) XSD
6 7 (4.76%) XSL
6 7 (4.76%) XSLT
7 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.04%) HTML
7 3 (2.04%) Spring
8 2 (1.36%) Drools
8 2 (1.36%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) DataPower
2 8 (5.44%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.08%) Clustering
4 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.08%) HACMP
5 4 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) Derivative
7 2 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.90%) Linux
2 33 (22.45%) AIX
3 22 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.20%) Solaris
5 12 (8.16%) Windows
6 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.04%) MVS
8 2 (1.36%) HPUX
8 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.68%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (8.84%) Migration
3 13 (8.84%) SDLC
4 11 (7.48%) OO
4 11 (7.48%) Security Testing
4 11 (7.48%) Software Testing
4 11 (7.48%) TDD
5 10 (6.80%) DevOps
5 10 (6.80%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (5.44%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (5.44%) Information Assurance
6 8 (5.44%) Information Security
6 8 (5.44%) SOA
7 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.76%) EAI
7 7 (4.76%) ETL
8 6 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.25%) SQL
2 34 (23.13%) Java
3 22 (14.97%) Shell Script
4 16 (10.88%) Python
5 15 (10.20%) Perl
6 12 (8.16%) Ruby
7 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.72%) C#
9 4 (2.72%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) Clojure
10 3 (2.04%) JCL
10 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.36%) ABAP
11 2 (1.36%) C
11 2 (1.36%) R
12 1 (0.68%) Korn
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (3.40%) CISSP
1 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) CCNP
2 3 (2.04%) ISEB
2 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.04%) MCITP
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) CCNA
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SEPA
2 7 (4.76%) HL7
3 5 (3.40%) SLA
4 2 (1.36%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 6 (4.08%) GPFS
3 2 (1.36%) RACF
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.56%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 9 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (5.44%) Ansible
5 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.40%) Netcool
6 5 (3.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.04%) Legato
8 2 (1.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (31.29%) Oracle
2 34 (23.13%) IBM
3 16 (10.88%) BMC
3 16 (10.88%) SolarWinds
4 15 (10.20%) HP
5 11 (7.48%) VMware
6 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.12%) Sybase
7 8 (5.44%) CA
7 8 (5.44%) Remedy
8 6 (4.08%) Cisco
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.04%) Teradata
11 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.36%) Cognos
11 2 (1.36%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.36%) Informatica
11 2 (1.36%) Juniper
11 2 (1.36%) Perforce
11 2 (1.36%) SAP
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