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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 56 64 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.02% 10.09% 11.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.94% 41.56% 51.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 52
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£348 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £289 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
181 154 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.68% 24.29% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 71 103
Average daily rate £310 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £150 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.61 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.30 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £15.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (49.07%) SQL
2 48 (44.44%) Java
2 48 (44.44%) Linux
3 41 (37.96%) Finance
4 39 (36.11%) Perl
5 38 (35.19%) Oracle
6 34 (31.48%) Relational Database
7 30 (27.78%) Spring
8 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (26.85%) OO
9 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
9 26 (24.07%) RDBMS
10 24 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (21.30%) DB2
12 21 (19.44%) PL/SQL
13 20 (18.52%) Sybase
13 20 (18.52%) JMS
13 20 (18.52%) Banking
14 18 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.89%) JSP
17 14 (12.96%) Solaris
18 13 (12.04%) ITIL
18 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
19 12 (11.11%) Web Services
19 12 (11.11%) JUnit
19 12 (11.11%) J2SE
19 12 (11.11%) OOD
20 11 (10.19%) CSS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.63%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.63%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.63%) SAN
3 4 (3.70%) Firewall
3 4 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.85%) DNS
4 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) IPv4
5 1 (0.93%) IPv6
5 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.93%) NAS
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.48%) Relational Database
2 26 (24.07%) RDBMS
3 23 (21.30%) DB2
4 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (6.48%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.63%) MySQL
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.85%) BODI
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) JUnit
2 6 (5.56%) CruiseControl
2 6 (5.56%) Selenium
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (4.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.70%) PVCS
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.70%) Toad
5 2 (1.85%) Ant
5 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (37.96%) Finance
2 20 (18.52%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Front Office
4 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Developer
2 31 (28.70%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.67%) Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) UNIX Administrator
5 14 (12.96%) Administrator
6 8 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Database Developer
8 6 (5.56%) DBA
8 6 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.56%) Designer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Designer
9 5 (4.63%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.70%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) Spring
2 20 (18.52%) JMS
3 15 (13.89%) JSP
4 12 (11.11%) J2SE
4 12 (11.11%) Web Services
5 11 (10.19%) CSS
6 9 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.41%) GWT
7 8 (7.41%) J2EE
8 7 (6.48%) XML
8 7 (6.48%) Struts
8 7 (6.48%) Java EE
9 6 (5.56%) iBATIS
9 6 (5.56%) Ajax
9 6 (5.56%) jQuery
9 6 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (5.56%) Spring MVC
9 6 (5.56%) XSLT
9 6 (5.56%) .NET
9 6 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (2.78%) Equities
3 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.85%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.85%) Derivative
4 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.44%) Linux
2 14 (12.96%) Solaris
3 10 (9.26%) Windows
4 6 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) SUSE
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) OO
1 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (12.04%) ITIL
5 12 (11.11%) OOD
6 11 (10.19%) Database Tuning
7 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.48%) Scrum
8 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.48%) SOA
8 7 (6.48%) Performance Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.56%) Web Application Development
9 6 (5.56%) CRM
9 6 (5.56%) MVC
10 5 (4.63%) Workflow
10 5 (4.63%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.07%) SQL
2 48 (44.44%) Java
3 39 (36.11%) Perl
4 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.44%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.56%) Python
8 5 (4.63%) Jython
8 5 (4.63%) Groovy
8 5 (4.63%) C
9 4 (3.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) JCL
11 2 (1.85%) Korn
11 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.93%) C-shell
12 1 (0.93%) C#
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) CISA
4 3 (2.78%) ISEB
4 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) CISSP
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) PMP
5 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.85%) GCIA
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) CCNP
5 2 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) COBIT
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) RACF
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.85%) Nmap
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.93%) Samba
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.85%) Nessus
3 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.93%) Legato
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) Oracle
2 20 (18.52%) Sybase
3 3 (2.78%) Sun
3 3 (2.78%) HP
3 3 (2.78%) BMC
4 2 (1.85%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.85%) Siebel
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
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