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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 7 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 111 87 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.68% 9.85% 14.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.39% 55.06% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 52
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +12.85%
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
216 158 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.51% 17.89% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 71 102
Median daily rate £338 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unix.

1 104 (69.80%) Linux
2 80 (53.69%) Java
3 69 (46.31%) SQL
4 53 (35.57%) Perl
5 50 (33.56%) Finance
6 47 (31.54%) DB2
7 46 (30.87%) Sybase
8 44 (29.53%) OO
9 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (26.17%) Relational Database
11 38 (25.50%) Oracle
12 37 (24.83%) JMS
13 36 (24.16%) Spring
14 35 (23.49%) RDBMS
15 34 (22.82%) OOD
15 34 (22.82%) SDLC
16 33 (22.15%) J2SE
17 32 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (20.13%) AIX
19 29 (19.46%) JUnit
19 29 (19.46%) Banking
20 26 (17.45%) IBM
21 25 (16.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
23 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
24 21 (14.09%) Front Office
25 19 (12.75%) Shell Script
25 19 (12.75%) HP
26 18 (12.08%) Windows
27 17 (11.41%) HTTP

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 16 (10.74%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (6.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (5.37%) MQSeries
4 8 (5.37%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 5 (3.36%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (2.01%) JBoss
7 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.34%) PowerExchange
7 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) HTTP
2 13 (8.72%) HTTPS
3 12 (8.05%) Firewall
4 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.37%) FTP
5 8 (5.37%) LAN
5 8 (5.37%) WAN
5 8 (5.37%) WinSCP
6 7 (4.70%) Internet
6 7 (4.70%) SAN
7 5 (3.36%) SSL
7 5 (3.36%) VLAN
8 3 (2.01%) DHCP
8 3 (2.01%) DNS
8 3 (2.01%) LDAP
9 2 (1.34%) SSH
9 2 (1.34%) VoIP
10 1 (0.67%) NAS
10 1 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.54%) DB2
2 39 (26.17%) Relational Database
3 35 (23.49%) RDBMS
4 12 (8.05%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.68%) MySQL
6 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.34%) Big Data
8 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.34%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.67%) DataStage
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (19.46%) JUnit
2 16 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.71%) Subversion
5 8 (5.37%) ClearCase
5 8 (5.37%) XMLSpy
6 4 (2.68%) Hudson
6 4 (2.68%) Maven
7 3 (2.01%) Flyway
7 3 (2.01%) PVCS
7 3 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.34%) Ant
8 2 (1.34%) ERwin
8 2 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
General
1 50 (33.56%) Finance
2 29 (19.46%) Banking
3 21 (14.09%) Front Office
4 12 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 11 (7.38%) Legal
6 6 (4.03%) Law
7 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (38.93%) Developer
2 33 (22.15%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.77%) Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.05%) Consultant
6 9 (6.04%) Security Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) Administrator
7 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (3.36%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Unix Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (2.68%) Technical Design Leader
10 4 (2.68%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.68%) Unix Consultant
10 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Specialist
11 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.83%) JMS
2 36 (24.16%) Spring
3 33 (22.15%) J2SE
4 15 (10.07%) Web Services
5 14 (9.40%) XML
6 10 (6.71%) Middleware
7 9 (6.04%) REST
7 9 (6.04%) XSLT
8 8 (5.37%) EDI
8 8 (5.37%) HTML
8 8 (5.37%) JSON
8 8 (5.37%) SOAP
8 8 (5.37%) WSDL
8 8 (5.37%) XSD
8 8 (5.37%) XSL
9 7 (4.70%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.03%) .NET
10 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.01%) J2EE
12 2 (1.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) DataPower
3 13 (8.72%) Clustering
3 13 (8.72%) Equities
3 13 (8.72%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (5.37%) SWIFT
5 5 (3.36%) Derivative
6 4 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.68%) Replication
6 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.34%) Wiki
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 104 (69.80%) Linux
2 30 (20.13%) AIX
3 25 (16.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.08%) Windows
5 15 (10.07%) Solaris
6 7 (4.70%) Mac OS X
7 6 (4.03%) HPUX
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) OO
2 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.82%) OOD
3 34 (22.82%) SDLC
4 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
5 17 (11.41%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (10.74%) Multithreading
7 14 (9.40%) DevOps
7 14 (9.40%) Migration
7 14 (9.40%) SOA
8 13 (8.72%) Database Tuning
9 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.04%) ETL
9 9 (6.04%) TDD
10 8 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.37%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (5.37%) EAI
11 7 (4.70%) Kanban
11 7 (4.70%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.69%) Java
2 69 (46.31%) SQL
3 53 (35.57%) Perl
4 19 (12.75%) Shell Script
5 14 (9.40%) C++
6 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.05%) Ruby
8 10 (6.71%) Python
9 7 (4.70%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.70%) Clojure
9 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.36%) Korn
10 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.01%) VBScript
12 2 (1.34%) ABAP
12 2 (1.34%) AWK
12 2 (1.34%) C#
12 2 (1.34%) Groovy
12 2 (1.34%) Scala
12 2 (1.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) ISEB
4 8 (5.37%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.70%) CISSP
5 7 (4.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.36%) Degree
6 5 (3.36%) MCITP
6 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.34%) OCP
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) HL7
1 8 (5.37%) SEPA
2 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Docker
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.34%) RHEV
3 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.67%) KVM
4 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.67%) RACF
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.38%) Ansible
3 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.01%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.34%) Mesos
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.34%) Packer
5 2 (1.34%) SCCM
5 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (30.87%) Sybase
2 38 (25.50%) Oracle
3 26 (17.45%) IBM
4 19 (12.75%) HP
5 16 (10.74%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.37%) Remedy
7 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.03%) VMware
9 5 (3.36%) Citrix
10 4 (2.68%) CA
10 4 (2.68%) Cisco
11 3 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (2.01%) Talend
12 2 (1.34%) Informatica
12 2 (1.34%) SAP
12 2 (1.34%) Teradata
13 1 (0.67%) BT
13 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.67%) PlateSpin
13 1 (0.67%) Siebel