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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 69 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.16% 8.25% 7.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.81% 32.10% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
154 162 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.45% 25.71% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 83 63
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £160.00 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.06% +770.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £160.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 89 (49.72%) Java
2 81 (45.25%) SQL
3 77 (43.02%) Linux
4 67 (37.43%) Relational Database
5 60 (33.52%) Oracle
6 59 (32.96%) Finance
7 56 (31.28%) Perl
8 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
8 51 (28.49%) Banking
9 46 (25.70%) Spring
10 45 (25.14%) OO
11 42 (23.46%) Shell Script
12 39 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (21.23%) JSP
14 37 (20.67%) Windows
15 32 (17.88%) HTML
16 31 (17.32%) PL/SQL
17 28 (15.64%) DB2
17 28 (15.64%) XML
17 28 (15.64%) RDBMS
18 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
19 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
19 26 (14.53%) JMS
19 26 (14.53%) J2EE
20 24 (13.41%) Unit Testing
21 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
21 22 (12.29%) .NET
21 22 (12.29%) Sybase
22 21 (11.73%) CSS
22 21 (11.73%) GWT

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.91%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.23%) IIS
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.12%) CICS
7 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) GemFire
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) Firewall
2 13 (7.26%) HTTP
2 13 (7.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.59%) WAN
4 9 (5.03%) LAN
5 8 (4.47%) SAN
5 8 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.35%) DNS
7 3 (1.68%) DMZ
8 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.12%) Network Security
9 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.56%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) SSL
9 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.43%) Relational Database
2 28 (15.64%) DB2
2 28 (15.64%) RDBMS
3 13 (7.26%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.26%) Neo4j
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.23%) BODI
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.12%) KDB
9 2 (1.12%) MySQL
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.12%) Ingres
10 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 19 (10.61%) CruiseControl
1 19 (10.61%) Selenium
2 8 (4.47%) JUnit
3 6 (3.35%) Ant
4 5 (2.79%) Toad
4 5 (2.79%) PVCS
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.23%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (2.23%) Subversion
6 3 (1.68%) JIRA
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 59 (32.96%) Finance
2 51 (28.49%) Banking
3 10 (5.59%) Front Office
4 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.68%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (56.42%) Developer
2 60 (33.52%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.53%) Analyst
4 12 (6.70%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.15%) Database Developer
5 11 (6.15%) WPF Developer
6 10 (5.59%) Test Analyst
7 7 (3.91%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (3.91%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (3.35%) Applications Support
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (2.79%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.79%) Consultant
9 5 (2.79%) Architect
10 4 (2.23%) IT Consultant
10 4 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.23%) DBA
10 4 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.70%) Spring
2 38 (21.23%) JSP
3 32 (17.88%) HTML
4 28 (15.64%) XML
5 26 (14.53%) JMS
5 26 (14.53%) J2EE
6 22 (12.29%) .NET
7 21 (11.73%) CSS
7 21 (11.73%) GWT
8 20 (11.17%) Hibernate
9 19 (10.61%) Ajax
9 19 (10.61%) iBATIS
9 19 (10.61%) Spring MVC
9 19 (10.61%) JDBC
9 19 (10.61%) XSLT
9 19 (10.61%) Struts
9 19 (10.61%) Spring Web Flow
10 14 (7.82%) REST
11 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET
12 12 (6.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (5.03%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.91%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.35%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.79%) Equities
6 5 (2.79%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.79%) Derivative
7 4 (2.23%) DataPower
7 4 (2.23%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.68%) CESG
8 3 (1.68%) Physics
8 3 (1.68%) CMDB
8 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.12%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.12%) RMADS
10 1 (0.56%) Statistics
10 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.02%) Linux
2 37 (20.67%) Windows
3 13 (7.26%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.47%) AIX
5 7 (3.91%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) zOS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Tru64
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.14%) OO
2 39 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.41%) Unit Testing
4 21 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (10.61%) Web Application Development
5 19 (10.61%) MVC
6 14 (7.82%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.26%) ITIL
7 13 (7.26%) Data Analysis
8 12 (6.70%) Web Design
8 12 (6.70%) OOD
8 12 (6.70%) Multithreading
8 12 (6.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.15%) MVVM
10 10 (5.59%) SOA
10 10 (5.59%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.47%) Performance Testing
13 7 (3.91%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.72%) Java
2 81 (45.25%) SQL
3 56 (31.28%) Perl
4 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
5 42 (23.46%) Shell Script
6 31 (17.32%) PL/SQL
7 18 (10.06%) C#
8 8 (4.47%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.91%) Scala
9 7 (3.91%) C++
10 6 (3.35%) JCL
11 4 (2.23%) Korn
12 3 (1.68%) VBScript
12 3 (1.68%) Python
12 3 (1.68%) C
13 2 (1.12%) Groovy
13 2 (1.12%) Jython
13 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.56%) C-shell
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) ISTQB
4 13 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.03%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.47%) CEH
6 8 (4.47%) CCSP
6 8 (4.47%) CISSP
7 7 (3.91%) GIAC
7 7 (3.91%) SSCP
7 7 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (3.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (2.79%) MCITP
9 5 (2.79%) ISEB
9 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.23%) Degree
11 3 (1.68%) CISA
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) COBIT
2 2 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) RACF
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.79%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 60 (33.52%) Oracle
2 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.29%) Sybase
4 16 (8.94%) HP
5 14 (7.82%) IBM
6 5 (2.79%) Cisco
6 5 (2.79%) Citrix
7 4 (2.23%) BMC
7 4 (2.23%) Perforce
8 3 (1.68%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.68%) SAP
8 3 (1.68%) Siebel
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.12%) Twitter
9 2 (1.12%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.12%) EMC
9 2 (1.12%) Kofax
10 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) Brocade
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