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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 56 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.54% 9.85% 10.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.94% 40.69% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 45
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £287
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
170 145 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.88% 24.21% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 93
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £125.00 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 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 29 January 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 54 (46.15%) SQL
2 49 (41.88%) Java
3 47 (40.17%) Linux
3 47 (40.17%) Finance
4 40 (34.19%) Oracle
5 37 (31.62%) Perl
6 35 (29.91%) Relational Database
7 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 27 (23.08%) OO
8 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (21.37%) Spring
10 23 (19.66%) Banking
10 23 (19.66%) RDBMS
11 22 (18.80%) PL/SQL
12 19 (16.24%) JMS
12 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 17 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (14.53%) Sybase
14 17 (14.53%) DB2
15 16 (13.68%) JSP
15 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
16 15 (12.82%) Windows
17 12 (10.26%) ITIL
17 12 (10.26%) Solaris
17 12 (10.26%) CSS
17 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
18 11 (9.40%) XML
18 11 (9.40%) WebSphere

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (9.40%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.42%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Maximo
3 1 (0.85%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.27%) SAN
3 4 (3.42%) Firewall
3 4 (3.42%) Network Security
4 2 (1.71%) SSL
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.85%) NAS
5 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) IPv4
5 1 (0.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) Relational Database
2 23 (19.66%) RDBMS
3 17 (14.53%) DB2
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.42%) MySQL
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.56%) BODI
9 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) JUnit
2 8 (6.84%) Selenium
2 8 (6.84%) CruiseControl
3 5 (4.27%) PVCS
3 5 (4.27%) ClearCase
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.27%) Toad
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (40.17%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Front Office
4 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (41.03%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.80%) Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) UNIX Administrator
5 14 (11.97%) Administrator
6 7 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.13%) Database Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Designer
8 5 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.27%) DBA
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.42%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) Spring
2 19 (16.24%) JMS
3 16 (13.68%) JSP
4 12 (10.26%) CSS
5 11 (9.40%) XML
6 10 (8.55%) GWT
6 10 (8.55%) Web Services
6 10 (8.55%) J2EE
7 9 (7.69%) J2SE
7 9 (7.69%) Struts
8 8 (6.84%) JDBC
8 8 (6.84%) XSLT
8 8 (6.84%) .NET
8 8 (6.84%) Spring MVC
8 8 (6.84%) Spring Web Flow
8 8 (6.84%) iBATIS
8 8 (6.84%) Ajax
8 8 (6.84%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.27%) Java EE 5
9 5 (4.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) Equities
4 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.71%) Derivative
5 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.17%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Windows
3 12 (10.26%) Solaris
4 8 (6.84%) AIX
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) SUSE
6 1 (0.85%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) OO
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (10.26%) ITIL
6 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.55%) OOD
7 9 (7.69%) SOA
8 8 (6.84%) MVC
8 8 (6.84%) Web Application Development
8 8 (6.84%) Database Tuning
9 7 (5.98%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.98%) Performance Testing
9 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.13%) CRM
10 6 (5.13%) ETL
10 6 (5.13%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.27%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) SQL
2 49 (41.88%) Java
3 37 (31.62%) Perl
4 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 22 (18.80%) PL/SQL
6 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.13%) Python
7 6 (5.13%) C
8 5 (4.27%) C#
8 5 (4.27%) C++
9 4 (3.42%) Groovy
9 4 (3.42%) Ruby
9 4 (3.42%) Jython
10 3 (2.56%) JCL
11 2 (1.71%) Korn
11 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) C-shell
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) ISEB
3 4 (3.42%) CISA
4 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.71%) CISSP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.71%) PMP
5 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.71%) CCNA
5 2 (1.71%) MCSE
5 2 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) COBIT
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) RACF
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.71%) Nmap
4 1 (0.85%) Samba
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.71%) Nessus
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 40 (34.19%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Sybase
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.56%) Siebel
5 3 (2.56%) BMC
6 2 (1.71%) Informatica
6 2 (1.71%) Sun
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Planview
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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