The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 15 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 75 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.33% 11.18% 6.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.15% 45.18% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 32
Median daily rate £400 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
136 166 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.64% 24.74% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 88 97
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £103 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unix.

1 52 (52.00%) SQL
2 51 (51.00%) Linux
3 49 (49.00%) Java
4 38 (38.00%) Finance
5 32 (32.00%) Oracle
6 29 (29.00%) Relational Database
7 24 (24.00%) Perl
8 22 (22.00%) DB2
9 21 (21.00%) Shell Script
10 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (20.00%) Spring
11 18 (18.00%) RDBMS
12 17 (17.00%) Banking
13 16 (16.00%) Sybase
13 16 (16.00%) J2EE
13 16 (16.00%) Internet
14 15 (15.00%) Oracle Database
15 14 (14.00%) IBM
16 13 (13.00%) AIX
16 13 (13.00%) XML
17 12 (12.00%) JUnit
17 12 (12.00%) JBoss
17 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (11.00%) OO
18 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
18 11 (11.00%) Firewall
19 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
19 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
20 9 (9.00%) Cybersecurity

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (12.00%) JBoss
2 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.00%) CICS
4 5 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.00%) Apache
6 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.00%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.00%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) Internet
2 11 (11.00%) Firewall
3 8 (8.00%) HTTPS
3 8 (8.00%) SSL
3 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.00%) Network Security
5 3 (3.00%) DNS
5 3 (3.00%) HTTP
5 3 (3.00%) LDAP
6 2 (2.00%) VLAN
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) DMZ
7 1 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (22.00%) DB2
3 18 (18.00%) RDBMS
4 15 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.00%) Big Data
7 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.00%) BODI
8 2 (2.00%) GIS
8 2 (2.00%) MySQL
8 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.00%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JUnit
2 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.00%) Hudson
3 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.00%) Maven
5 4 (4.00%) Ant
5 4 (4.00%) Gradle
5 4 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.00%) Concordion
6 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.00%) JBehave
6 3 (3.00%) JIRA
7 2 (2.00%) PVCS
7 2 (2.00%) Selenium
7 2 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.00%) ProC
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Law
4 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (32.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Administrator
5 7 (7.00%) DBA
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (7.00%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) AIX Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.00%) Programmer
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) Spring
2 16 (16.00%) J2EE
3 13 (13.00%) XML
4 9 (9.00%) JMS
4 9 (9.00%) JSON
5 8 (8.00%) SOAP
6 7 (7.00%) J2SE
6 7 (7.00%) Middleware
6 7 (7.00%) REST
7 6 (6.00%) HTML
8 5 (5.00%) HTML5
9 4 (4.00%) Apache CXF
9 4 (4.00%) Web Services
10 3 (3.00%) Apache Flex
10 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.00%) OC4J
10 3 (3.00%) Regular Expression
10 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 3 (3.00%) XSLT
11 2 (2.00%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.00%) DataPower
4 5 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.00%) Derivative
6 3 (3.00%) Equities
7 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.00%) Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) CMDB
8 1 (1.00%) FMCG
8 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) AIX
3 9 (9.00%) Solaris
4 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) MVS
5 3 (3.00%) Tru64
6 2 (2.00%) HPUX
6 2 (2.00%) SUSE
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.00%) OO
3 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (9.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (7.00%) Analytics
4 7 (7.00%) Information Security
4 7 (7.00%) SDLC
4 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (6.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (6.00%) OOD
6 5 (5.00%) High Availability
6 5 (5.00%) Microservices
6 5 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.00%) SOA
6 5 (5.00%) TDD
7 4 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.00%) SQL
2 49 (49.00%) Java
3 24 (24.00%) Perl
4 21 (21.00%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.00%) Korn
7 6 (6.00%) Python
7 6 (6.00%) Scala
8 5 (5.00%) C
9 4 (4.00%) C++
10 3 (3.00%) COBOL
10 3 (3.00%) JCL
10 3 (3.00%) VBA
11 2 (2.00%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.00%) XPath
11 2 (2.00%) XQuery
12 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) ISEB
4 4 (4.00%) CISSP
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) PowerHA
2 3 (3.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (2.00%) RACF
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) KVM
4 1 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (3.00%) QRadar
2 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 32 (32.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Sybase
3 14 (14.00%) IBM
4 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.00%) Compuware
5 4 (4.00%) Perforce
5 4 (4.00%) Siebel
6 3 (3.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.00%) CA
6 3 (3.00%) MapR
6 3 (3.00%) Splunk
6 3 (3.00%) Symantec
7 2 (2.00%) ESRI
7 2 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.00%) Talend
7 2 (2.00%) Veritas
7 2 (2.00%) VMware
8 1 (1.00%) BMC
8 1 (1.00%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.00%) PlateSpin
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