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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 10 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 108 97 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.15% 11.38% 8.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.84% 49.24% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £277 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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
190 197 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.37% 23.12% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 68
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 108 (56.54%) Finance
2 104 (54.45%) SQL
3 80 (41.88%) Java
4 79 (41.36%) Linux
5 53 (27.75%) Oracle
6 49 (25.65%) Shell Script
7 45 (23.56%) Perl
8 43 (22.51%) Relational Database
9 41 (21.47%) Sybase
10 40 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (19.37%) Banking
11 37 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (18.85%) OO
13 34 (17.80%) Spring
13 34 (17.80%) SDLC
14 32 (16.75%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (15.18%) DB2
16 28 (14.66%) Windows
17 27 (14.14%) RDBMS
18 25 (13.09%) OOD
19 23 (12.04%) PL/SQL
20 22 (11.52%) JUnit
20 22 (11.52%) JMS
20 22 (11.52%) J2SE
20 22 (11.52%) Solaris
20 22 (11.52%) Software Engineering
20 22 (11.52%) Oracle Database
21 20 (10.47%) Equity Derivative
21 20 (10.47%) WebSphere
22 17 (8.90%) Derivative

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (10.47%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.71%) CICS
3 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.62%) JBoss
3 5 (2.62%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.05%) FileNet
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.52%) Node.js
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.09%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.52%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) LDAP
2 4 (2.09%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.09%) SSL
3 3 (1.57%) SAN
3 3 (1.57%) Firewall
3 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.05%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.52%) VLAN
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.51%) Relational Database
2 29 (15.18%) DB2
3 27 (14.14%) RDBMS
4 22 (11.52%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.28%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.71%) Sybase IQ
7 9 (4.71%) Sybase ASE
8 8 (4.19%) MS Access
9 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.66%) BODI
10 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.62%) Big Data
11 5 (2.62%) Data Mart
12 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.57%) QlikView
13 3 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.57%) KDB
Development Applications
1 22 (11.52%) JUnit
2 7 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.62%) Subversion
3 5 (2.62%) Maven
4 4 (2.09%) JIRA
4 4 (2.09%) Selenium
4 4 (2.09%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.09%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.09%) FishEye
5 3 (1.57%) ERwin
5 3 (1.57%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.05%) Toad
6 2 (1.05%) Ant
7 1 (0.52%) NUnit
7 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.52%) Bower
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 108 (56.54%) Finance
2 37 (19.37%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Investment Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Front Office
4 6 (3.14%) Legal
5 4 (2.09%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (41.36%) Developer
2 41 (21.47%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.14%) Analyst
4 22 (11.52%) Administrator
5 17 (8.90%) SQL Developer
6 15 (7.85%) UNIX Administrator
7 14 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.24%) DBA
10 9 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (4.19%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Architect
11 8 (4.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.19%) Technical Leader
11 8 (4.19%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Technical Developer
12 7 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.14%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.80%) Spring
2 22 (11.52%) J2SE
2 22 (11.52%) JMS
3 15 (7.85%) J2EE
4 12 (6.28%) iBATIS
5 10 (5.24%) Middleware
5 10 (5.24%) XML
6 8 (4.19%) HTML
7 7 (3.66%) CSS
7 7 (3.66%) Web Services
7 7 (3.66%) JSP
8 5 (2.62%) .NET
8 5 (2.62%) Drools
9 4 (2.09%) JDBC
9 4 (2.09%) Struts
9 4 (2.09%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.09%) Ajax
9 4 (2.09%) XSL
9 4 (2.09%) XSLT
9 4 (2.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.47%) Equity Derivative
3 17 (8.90%) Derivative
4 8 (4.19%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.14%) Market Risk
5 6 (3.14%) DataPower
6 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.57%) HACMP
7 3 (1.57%) Clustering
7 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.05%) Equities
8 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.05%) DTCC
9 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (41.36%) Linux
2 28 (14.66%) Windows
3 22 (11.52%) Solaris
4 12 (6.28%) AIX
5 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.57%) HPUX
7 2 (1.05%) MVS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.05%) SUSE
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Tru64
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.85%) OO
3 34 (17.80%) SDLC
4 32 (16.75%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (13.09%) OOD
6 22 (11.52%) Software Engineering
7 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.33%) Database Tuning
8 13 (6.81%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.81%) Data Modelling
9 12 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.76%) ETL
11 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.24%) System Testing
12 8 (4.19%) TDD
13 7 (3.66%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.14%) Security Testing
14 6 (3.14%) Wealth Management
15 5 (2.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (54.45%) SQL
2 80 (41.88%) Java
3 49 (25.65%) Shell Script
4 45 (23.56%) Perl
5 23 (12.04%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.38%) C#
7 13 (6.81%) C++
7 13 (6.81%) Python
8 10 (5.24%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.66%) JCL
11 4 (2.09%) C
11 4 (2.09%) VBA
11 4 (2.09%) Scala
12 2 (1.05%) Korn
12 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.05%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (1.57%) Degree
1 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.52%) MCITP
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) QA
1 7 (3.66%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) RACF
2 5 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.57%) GPFS
4 2 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (2.09%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (1.57%) Netcool
3 3 (1.57%) Control-M
4 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (27.75%) Oracle
2 41 (21.47%) Sybase
3 13 (6.81%) IBM
4 11 (5.76%) VMware
5 9 (4.71%) Teradata
6 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.66%) Informatica
8 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.62%) Perforce
10 4 (2.09%) Veritas
10 4 (2.09%) HP
10 4 (2.09%) CA
11 3 (1.57%) Cognos
11 3 (1.57%) Siebel
12 2 (1.05%) Cisco
12 2 (1.05%) Sun
12 2 (1.05%) Actuate
12 2 (1.05%) Remedy
12 2 (1.05%) Qualys
13 1 (0.52%) Netezza
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