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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 19 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 55 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.50% 8.24% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.59% 32.47% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 24
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£328 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £258 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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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
159 154 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.69% 25.37% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 66
Average daily rate £328 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £210 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.08 £9.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.26% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £125.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 68 (45.64%) SQL
2 64 (42.95%) Java
3 59 (39.60%) Finance
4 57 (38.26%) Linux
5 53 (35.57%) Perl
6 50 (33.56%) Oracle
7 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
7 42 (28.19%) Relational Database
8 40 (26.85%) Banking
9 37 (24.83%) OO
10 31 (20.81%) Shell Script
11 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (20.13%) Spring
12 27 (18.12%) Windows
13 26 (17.45%) PL/SQL
13 26 (17.45%) JSP
14 25 (16.78%) DB2
14 25 (16.78%) RDBMS
14 25 (16.78%) Security Cleared
15 21 (14.09%) JMS
15 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.09%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (13.42%) .NET
17 18 (12.08%) J2EE
17 18 (12.08%) Sybase
17 18 (12.08%) WebSphere
17 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
18 17 (11.41%) XML
19 16 (10.74%) C#
19 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (12.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.34%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.04%) Firewall
3 7 (4.70%) SAN
4 5 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.36%) Network Security
5 4 (2.68%) WAN
6 3 (2.01%) LAN
6 3 (2.01%) DNS
7 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.67%) LDAP
8 1 (0.67%) DMZ
8 1 (0.67%) IPv4
8 1 (0.67%) IPv6
8 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.19%) Relational Database
2 25 (16.78%) DB2
2 25 (16.78%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.01%) BODI
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.34%) MySQL
10 1 (0.67%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) CruiseControl
1 13 (8.72%) Selenium
2 7 (4.70%) JUnit
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.36%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.36%) PVCS
3 5 (3.36%) Toad
4 4 (2.68%) Ant
5 3 (2.01%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.67%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 40 (26.85%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Front Office
4 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.34%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (49.66%) Developer
2 36 (24.16%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.38%) Database Developer
5 10 (6.71%) WPF Developer
6 9 (6.04%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (5.37%) Administrator
8 7 (4.70%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.36%) Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) DBA
10 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.13%) Spring
2 26 (17.45%) JSP
3 21 (14.09%) JMS
4 20 (13.42%) .NET
5 18 (12.08%) J2EE
6 17 (11.41%) XML
7 15 (10.07%) GWT
7 15 (10.07%) CSS
8 14 (9.40%) Struts
9 13 (8.72%) XSLT
9 13 (8.72%) JDBC
9 13 (8.72%) iBATIS
9 13 (8.72%) Ajax
9 13 (8.72%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (8.72%) Spring MVC
10 12 (8.05%) HTML
11 11 (7.38%) WPF
12 10 (6.71%) WCF
13 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
13 9 (6.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (4.70%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.68%) Derivative
4 4 (2.68%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.68%) Equities
4 4 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) CMDB
5 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.34%) DataPower
6 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.67%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.26%) Linux
2 27 (18.12%) Windows
3 10 (6.71%) Solaris
4 9 (6.04%) AIX
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Tru64
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) OO
2 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.09%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing
5 14 (9.40%) ITIL
6 13 (8.72%) Data Analysis
6 13 (8.72%) MVC
6 13 (8.72%) Web Application Development
7 12 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.71%) MVVM
9 9 (6.04%) OOD
10 8 (5.37%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.37%) SOA
11 7 (4.70%) ETL
11 7 (4.70%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.70%) Security Testing
11 7 (4.70%) Database Tuning
12 6 (4.03%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.03%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.64%) SQL
2 64 (42.95%) Java
3 53 (35.57%) Perl
4 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
5 31 (20.81%) Shell Script
6 26 (17.45%) PL/SQL
7 16 (10.74%) C#
8 7 (4.70%) C++
9 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.03%) C
9 6 (4.03%) Python
10 5 (3.36%) Korn
11 4 (2.68%) Ruby
12 3 (2.01%) VBScript
12 3 (2.01%) JCL
12 3 (2.01%) Scala
12 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) Groovy
13 2 (1.34%) Jython
14 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (16.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.71%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.70%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) CISSP
5 5 (3.36%) ISEB
5 5 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.68%) CISA
6 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.01%) SSCP
7 3 (2.01%) CCSP
7 3 (2.01%) GIAC
7 3 (2.01%) CEH
7 3 (2.01%) MCITP
8 2 (1.34%) Degree
8 2 (1.34%) GCIA
8 2 (1.34%) PMP
8 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) COBIT
2 2 (1.34%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) RACF
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.67%) Samba
3 1 (0.67%) Nmap
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.01%) SCOM
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Nessus
5 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (33.56%) Oracle
2 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.08%) Sybase
4 12 (8.05%) HP
5 11 (7.38%) IBM
6 5 (3.36%) BMC
6 5 (3.36%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.68%) Citrix
8 3 (2.01%) Siebel
8 3 (2.01%) Cisco
9 2 (1.34%) Twitter
9 2 (1.34%) Perforce
9 2 (1.34%) EMC
9 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.34%) Informatica
9 2 (1.34%) SAP
10 1 (0.67%) Cognos
10 1 (0.67%) CA
10 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.67%) Remedy
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