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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 96 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.00% 8.31% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.24% 37.41% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 30
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£400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £323 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -4.41%
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
199 147 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.79% 22.21% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 68 53
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £101 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 105 (55.26%) Java
2 91 (47.89%) Linux
3 83 (43.68%) SQL
4 69 (36.32%) Finance
5 67 (35.26%) Relational Database
6 59 (31.05%) Perl
7 56 (29.47%) Oracle
8 53 (27.89%) Shell Script
9 51 (26.84%) Banking
10 48 (25.26%) Spring
11 44 (23.16%) JavaScript
12 43 (22.63%) OO
13 42 (22.11%) Windows
14 37 (19.47%) HTML
14 37 (19.47%) JSP
15 33 (17.37%) Sybase
16 31 (16.32%) XML
17 30 (15.79%) WebSphere
18 28 (14.74%) RDBMS
19 27 (14.21%) J2EE
20 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
20 26 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (13.16%) JMS
22 24 (12.63%) DB2
23 23 (12.11%) .NET
23 23 (12.11%) PL/SQL
23 23 (12.11%) Hibernate
24 21 (11.05%) Unit Testing
25 20 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
25 20 (10.53%) C#

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.32%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.74%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.21%) IIS
5 7 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.58%) Apache
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.05%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.05%) CICS
8 2 (1.05%) Confluence
8 2 (1.05%) GemFire
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.53%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) Maximo
2 1 (0.53%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.47%) Firewall
2 16 (8.42%) HTTP
3 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.74%) LAN
4 9 (4.74%) WAN
4 9 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.16%) SAN
5 6 (3.16%) DNS
6 4 (2.11%) LDAP
6 4 (2.11%) SSL
6 4 (2.11%) DMZ
7 3 (1.58%) X.509
7 3 (1.58%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.58%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.05%) Network Security
9 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (35.26%) Relational Database
2 28 (14.74%) RDBMS
3 24 (12.63%) DB2
4 13 (6.84%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.84%) Neo4j
5 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.16%) KDB
8 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.11%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.58%) Ingres
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.05%) MySQL
11 2 (1.05%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.05%) BODI
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) CruiseControl
1 17 (8.95%) Selenium
2 9 (4.74%) JUnit
3 8 (4.21%) Subversion
3 8 (4.21%) Ant
4 5 (2.63%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.11%) Maven
5 4 (2.11%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (1.58%) JIRA
6 3 (1.58%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.53%) PVCS
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) Toad
8 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 69 (36.32%) Finance
2 51 (26.84%) Banking
3 12 (6.32%) Front Office
4 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 107 (56.32%) Developer
2 65 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 30 (15.79%) Analyst
4 15 (7.89%) Applications Support
5 14 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.84%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (6.32%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.79%) WPF Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.68%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (3.16%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Consultant
11 6 (3.16%) Architect
12 4 (2.11%) Tester
12 4 (2.11%) IT Consultant
12 4 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.26%) Spring
2 37 (19.47%) HTML
2 37 (19.47%) JSP
3 31 (16.32%) XML
4 27 (14.21%) J2EE
5 25 (13.16%) JMS
6 23 (12.11%) .NET
6 23 (12.11%) Hibernate
7 19 (10.00%) CSS
8 18 (9.47%) GWT
9 17 (8.95%) Spring Web Flow
9 17 (8.95%) JDBC
9 17 (8.95%) XSLT
9 17 (8.95%) Struts
9 17 (8.95%) Ajax
9 17 (8.95%) iBATIS
9 17 (8.95%) Spring MVC
10 13 (6.84%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.84%) REST
11 12 (6.32%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.21%) Equities
3 7 (3.68%) Derivative
4 6 (3.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.63%) DataPower
5 5 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.11%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.11%) Physics
7 3 (1.58%) PKI
7 3 (1.58%) CMDB
7 3 (1.58%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.58%) CESG
8 2 (1.05%) RMADS
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (47.89%) Linux
2 42 (22.11%) Windows
3 13 (6.84%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.16%) AIX
5 2 (1.05%) zOS
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) MVS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.63%) OO
2 26 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.05%) Unit Testing
4 20 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (9.47%) OOD
6 17 (8.95%) MVC
6 17 (8.95%) Web Application Development
7 15 (7.89%) Multithreading
7 15 (7.89%) ITIL
8 14 (7.37%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.84%) ETL
10 12 (6.32%) Web Design
10 12 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (5.79%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.79%) MVVM
12 10 (5.26%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.26%) SOA
13 9 (4.74%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.21%) Performance Testing
15 7 (3.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (55.26%) Java
2 83 (43.68%) SQL
3 59 (31.05%) Perl
4 53 (27.89%) Shell Script
5 44 (23.16%) JavaScript
6 23 (12.11%) PL/SQL
7 20 (10.53%) C#
8 11 (5.79%) C++
9 8 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.68%) Scala
10 7 (3.68%) Korn
11 5 (2.63%) Python
12 4 (2.11%) JCL
13 3 (1.58%) VBScript
14 2 (1.05%) Jython
14 2 (1.05%) Groovy
14 2 (1.05%) C
15 1 (0.53%) PHP
15 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.37%) ISTQB
4 13 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.21%) CISSP
6 8 (4.21%) CCSP
6 8 (4.21%) CEH
7 7 (3.68%) SSCP
7 7 (3.68%) GIAC
7 7 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (2.63%) Degree
9 5 (2.63%) MCITP
9 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.05%) ISEB
11 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.58%) SCOM
2 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.58%) Puppet
2 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (29.47%) Oracle
2 33 (17.37%) Sybase
3 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.42%) HP
5 15 (7.89%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) Cisco
6 5 (2.63%) Citrix
7 4 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.11%) Perforce
8 3 (1.58%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.58%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.58%) Informatica
8 3 (1.58%) BMC
8 3 (1.58%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.05%) Kofax
9 2 (1.05%) Twitter
9 2 (1.05%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.05%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.53%) Brocade
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Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago