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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 82 92 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.60% 12.99% 12.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.90% 43.81% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £359 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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
158 210 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.50% 29.66% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 115
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £122 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.75 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £19.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 67 (49.63%) Finance
2 65 (48.15%) SQL
3 63 (46.67%) Linux
4 53 (39.26%) Java
5 41 (30.37%) Perl
6 36 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 34 (25.19%) Spring
8 32 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (22.96%) Performance Tuning
10 30 (22.22%) Oracle
11 28 (20.74%) OO
12 27 (20.00%) SDLC
13 26 (19.26%) Sybase
13 26 (19.26%) DB2
14 25 (18.52%) RDBMS
14 25 (18.52%) Banking
15 22 (16.30%) JMS
15 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (15.56%) J2SE
16 21 (15.56%) JUnit
17 19 (14.07%) PL/SQL
17 19 (14.07%) OOD
18 18 (13.33%) Solaris
18 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
18 18 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (12.59%) Windows
19 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
19 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
20 16 (11.85%) Database Tuning
21 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) CICS
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Loan IQ
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.44%) HTTPS
2 6 (4.44%) SSL
3 5 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) SAN
4 4 (2.96%) LDAP
5 3 (2.22%) Network Security
5 3 (2.22%) NAS
6 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.74%) VLAN
7 1 (0.74%) IPv4
7 1 (0.74%) IPv6
7 1 (0.74%) DNS
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) FTP
7 1 (0.74%) HTTP
7 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 26 (19.26%) DB2
3 25 (18.52%) RDBMS
4 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database
5 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.70%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.70%) MySQL
7 5 (3.70%) MS Access
8 4 (2.96%) Big Data
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.48%) BODI
11 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) JUnit
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.96%) Selenium
3 4 (2.96%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (49.63%) Finance
2 25 (18.52%) Banking
3 14 (10.37%) Front Office
4 12 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Legal
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (37.04%) Developer
2 34 (25.19%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.30%) UNIX Administrator
4 21 (15.56%) Administrator
5 17 (12.59%) Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.15%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Designer
9 8 (5.93%) DBA
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (5.19%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.70%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Designer
12 4 (2.96%) Architect
12 4 (2.96%) UNIX Specialist
13 3 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.19%) Spring
2 22 (16.30%) JMS
3 21 (15.56%) J2SE
4 13 (9.63%) JSP
5 11 (8.15%) Web Services
6 9 (6.67%) CSS
6 9 (6.67%) J2EE
7 7 (5.19%) Java EE
7 7 (5.19%) Middleware
7 7 (5.19%) .NET
8 6 (4.44%) XML
9 5 (3.70%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (3.70%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.70%) jQuery
9 5 (3.70%) JRuby
9 5 (3.70%) Java EE 5
9 5 (3.70%) HTML
10 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.96%) JDBC
10 4 (2.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (6.67%) Derivative
4 4 (2.96%) DataPower
4 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.96%) Equities
5 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) DTCC
6 2 (1.48%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.48%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.67%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Solaris
3 17 (12.59%) Windows
4 8 (5.93%) AIX
5 4 (2.96%) SUSE
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.74%) HPUX
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (20.74%) OO
4 27 (20.00%) SDLC
5 19 (14.07%) OOD
6 18 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
8 16 (11.85%) Database Tuning
9 7 (5.19%) Scrum
9 7 (5.19%) Wealth Management
9 7 (5.19%) Security Testing
9 7 (5.19%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.19%) Investment Management
9 7 (5.19%) SOA
9 7 (5.19%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.44%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.44%) Workflow
10 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) SQL
2 53 (39.26%) Java
3 41 (30.37%) Perl
4 19 (14.07%) PL/SQL
5 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.89%) Python
8 8 (5.93%) C#
8 8 (5.93%) C++
9 5 (3.70%) Jython
9 5 (3.70%) Groovy
9 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.96%) Scala
10 4 (2.96%) Ruby
11 3 (2.22%) C
12 2 (1.48%) JCL
12 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.48%) Korn
13 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Degree
3 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
5 2 (1.48%) CCNP
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) GCIA
6 1 (0.74%) MCITP
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) RACF
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.96%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.48%) Netcool
3 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.48%) Nessus
3 2 (1.48%) Nmap
4 1 (0.74%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (22.22%) Oracle
2 26 (19.26%) Sybase
3 6 (4.44%) IBM
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.44%) Teradata
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) CA
5 4 (2.96%) Sun
5 4 (2.96%) HP
6 3 (2.22%) Veritas
7 2 (1.48%) Remedy
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco
7 2 (1.48%) Qualys
8 1 (0.74%) Netezza
8 1 (0.74%) Misys
8 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.74%) BMC
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) CommVault
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago