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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 99 102 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.61% 12.35% 11.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.56% 50.75% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 32
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 £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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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
172 201 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.16% 24.33% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 80
Average daily rate £330 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £23.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 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 4 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 94 (54.97%) SQL
2 92 (53.80%) Finance
3 73 (42.69%) Java
4 71 (41.52%) Linux
5 49 (28.65%) Oracle
6 43 (25.15%) Relational Database
7 41 (23.98%) Perl
7 41 (23.98%) Shell Script
8 40 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (21.64%) Spring
9 37 (21.64%) Sybase
10 36 (21.05%) OO
10 36 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (19.88%) Banking
12 32 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (18.71%) SDLC
13 30 (17.54%) DB2
14 29 (16.96%) RDBMS
15 25 (14.62%) OOD
16 24 (14.04%) PL/SQL
17 23 (13.45%) Windows
18 22 (12.87%) JMS
18 22 (12.87%) J2SE
18 22 (12.87%) JUnit
18 22 (12.87%) Software Engineering
19 21 (12.28%) Solaris
20 19 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
20 19 (11.11%) Oracle Database
21 18 (10.53%) WebSphere
22 17 (9.94%) Database Tuning

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.09%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.09%) CICS
3 5 (2.92%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.75%) JBoss
5 2 (1.17%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.17%) FileNet
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.58%) Node.js
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.58%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) LDAP
2 4 (2.34%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.34%) SSL
3 3 (1.75%) SAN
3 3 (1.75%) Firewall
3 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.58%) VLAN
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
5 1 (0.58%) FTP
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.15%) Relational Database
2 30 (17.54%) DB2
3 29 (16.96%) RDBMS
4 19 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
6 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
7 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.51%) BODI
8 6 (3.51%) MS Access
9 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.92%) Big Data
10 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.75%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.75%) KDB
12 2 (1.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.87%) JUnit
2 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.34%) Selenium
3 4 (2.34%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.75%) Subversion
4 3 (1.75%) Maven
4 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.17%) Ant
5 2 (1.17%) ERwin
5 2 (1.17%) JIRA
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.17%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.17%) FishEye
6 1 (0.58%) Toad
6 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.58%) NUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Bower
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 92 (53.80%) Finance
2 34 (19.88%) Banking
3 15 (8.77%) Front Office
4 14 (8.19%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.34%) Legal
6 3 (1.75%) Back Office
7 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (42.69%) Developer
2 42 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.28%) Analyst
4 17 (9.94%) Administrator
5 16 (9.36%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.19%) UNIX Administrator
7 13 (7.60%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (7.60%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Architect
9 8 (4.68%) DBA
10 7 (4.09%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (4.09%) Designer
11 6 (3.51%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.92%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.92%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.64%) Spring
2 22 (12.87%) J2SE
2 22 (12.87%) JMS
3 14 (8.19%) J2EE
4 11 (6.43%) Middleware
5 10 (5.85%) iBATIS
6 9 (5.26%) CSS
6 9 (5.26%) JSP
6 9 (5.26%) XML
7 8 (4.68%) Web Services
7 8 (4.68%) HTML
8 6 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.34%) XSL
9 4 (2.34%) XSLT
9 4 (2.34%) Ajax
9 4 (2.34%) Java EE
9 4 (2.34%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.34%) Spring Web Flow
9 4 (2.34%) JDBC
9 4 (2.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 15 (8.77%) Derivative
4 7 (4.09%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.51%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.92%) DataPower
7 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.17%) Equities
9 2 (1.17%) DTCC
9 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.52%) Linux
2 23 (13.45%) Windows
3 21 (12.28%) Solaris
4 8 (4.68%) AIX
5 3 (1.75%) SUSE
5 3 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) HPUX
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.58%) MVS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.05%) OO
2 36 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (18.71%) SDLC
4 25 (14.62%) OOD
5 22 (12.87%) Software Engineering
6 17 (9.94%) Database Tuning
7 11 (6.43%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.85%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.26%) System Testing
9 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.68%) TDD
10 8 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.09%) Wealth Management
11 7 (4.09%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.09%) ETL
12 6 (3.51%) Scrum
12 6 (3.51%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.51%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.97%) SQL
2 73 (42.69%) Java
3 41 (23.98%) Perl
3 41 (23.98%) Shell Script
4 24 (14.04%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.19%) C#
6 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.85%) Python
8 9 (5.26%) C++
8 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.51%) JCL
10 4 (2.34%) VBA
10 4 (2.34%) Scala
11 3 (1.75%) C
12 2 (1.17%) Jython
12 2 (1.17%) Korn
12 2 (1.17%) Groovy
12 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.75%) Degree
1 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.17%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.58%) MCITP
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.92%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) RACF
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (2.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.17%) Netcool
5 1 (0.58%) Control-M
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (28.65%) Oracle
2 37 (21.64%) Sybase
3 11 (6.43%) VMware
4 7 (4.09%) IBM
4 7 (4.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.51%) Teradata
6 5 (2.92%) Informatica
7 4 (2.34%) CA
7 4 (2.34%) Veritas
8 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.75%) Perforce
8 3 (1.75%) Sun
8 3 (1.75%) Siebel
9 2 (1.17%) Cisco
9 2 (1.17%) HP
9 2 (1.17%) Remedy
9 2 (1.17%) Qualys
10 1 (0.58%) Netezza
10 1 (0.58%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix