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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 101 63 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.57% 9.52% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.25% 39.13% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 37
Average daily rate
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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 £283 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
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 £31.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -13.43%
UNIX
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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
201 161 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.02% 24.32% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 58
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £102 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +552.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £160.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 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 16 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.

1 112 (56.28%) Java
2 93 (46.73%) Linux
3 89 (44.72%) SQL
4 74 (37.19%) Finance
4 74 (37.19%) Relational Database
5 64 (32.16%) Perl
6 63 (31.66%) Oracle
7 56 (28.14%) Shell Script
8 54 (27.14%) Banking
9 51 (25.63%) Spring
10 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
10 50 (25.13%) OO
11 42 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (20.60%) Windows
13 39 (19.60%) JSP
14 37 (18.59%) HTML
15 35 (17.59%) Sybase
16 33 (16.58%) RDBMS
17 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
18 30 (15.08%) DB2
19 29 (14.57%) XML
20 28 (14.07%) JMS
20 28 (14.07%) J2EE
20 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (13.57%) PL/SQL
22 26 (13.07%) Microsoft
23 24 (12.06%) Unit Testing
24 23 (11.56%) Performance Tuning
24 23 (11.56%) .NET
24 23 (11.56%) Hibernate

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.52%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.02%) IIS
5 7 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.01%) Apache
6 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.01%) CICS
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) GemFire
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.50%) Mule
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) Maximo
2 1 (0.50%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.05%) Firewall
2 16 (8.04%) HTTP
3 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.03%) WAN
5 9 (4.52%) LAN
5 9 (4.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.52%) SAN
6 7 (3.52%) DNS
7 4 (2.01%) SSL
7 4 (2.01%) LDAP
7 4 (2.01%) DMZ
8 3 (1.51%) X.509
8 3 (1.51%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.51%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.01%) Network Security
10 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (37.19%) Relational Database
2 33 (16.58%) RDBMS
3 30 (15.08%) DB2
4 13 (6.53%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.53%) Neo4j
5 12 (6.03%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.01%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.51%) Ingres
11 2 (1.01%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.01%) MySQL
11 2 (1.01%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.01%) BODI
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.01%) KDB
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (9.55%) CruiseControl
1 19 (9.55%) Selenium
2 10 (5.03%) JUnit
3 9 (4.52%) Ant
4 8 (4.02%) Subversion
5 6 (3.02%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.51%) Maven
7 4 (2.01%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (1.51%) JIRA
8 3 (1.51%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.51%) Toad
8 3 (1.51%) PVCS
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.50%) Hudson
10 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.50%) JBehave
10 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
General
1 74 (37.19%) Finance
2 54 (27.14%) Banking
3 12 (6.03%) Front Office
4 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 113 (56.78%) Developer
2 69 (34.67%) Java Developer
3 33 (16.58%) Analyst
4 15 (7.54%) Applications Support
5 14 (7.04%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.53%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Database Developer
8 11 (5.53%) WPF Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.52%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Architect
12 5 (2.51%) Consultant
12 5 (2.51%) Oracle Developer
13 4 (2.01%) Security Consultant
13 4 (2.01%) Programmer
13 4 (2.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.63%) Spring
2 39 (19.60%) JSP
3 37 (18.59%) HTML
4 29 (14.57%) XML
5 28 (14.07%) JMS
5 28 (14.07%) J2EE
6 23 (11.56%) .NET
6 23 (11.56%) Hibernate
7 21 (10.55%) CSS
7 21 (10.55%) GWT
8 19 (9.55%) Spring Web Flow
8 19 (9.55%) JDBC
8 19 (9.55%) XSLT
8 19 (9.55%) Struts
8 19 (9.55%) Ajax
8 19 (9.55%) iBATIS
8 19 (9.55%) Spring MVC
9 14 (7.04%) REST
10 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
11 12 (6.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.03%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.02%) Derivative
4 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.52%) Equities
6 6 (3.02%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.02%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.51%) DataPower
7 5 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.01%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.01%) Physics
8 4 (2.01%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.51%) CMDB
9 3 (1.51%) PKI
9 3 (1.51%) CESG
10 2 (1.01%) RMADS
10 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.73%) Linux
2 41 (20.60%) Windows
3 13 (6.53%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.02%) AIX
5 2 (1.01%) zOS
5 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.13%) OO
2 42 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.06%) Unit Testing
4 23 (11.56%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (9.55%) Web Application Development
5 19 (9.55%) MVC
5 19 (9.55%) OOD
6 18 (9.05%) ITIL
7 15 (7.54%) Multithreading
8 14 (7.04%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.53%) ETL
9 13 (6.53%) Data Modelling
10 12 (6.03%) Web Design
10 12 (6.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (5.53%) MVVM
12 10 (5.03%) Data Analysis
12 10 (5.03%) SOA
13 9 (4.52%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.52%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.02%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.28%) Java
2 89 (44.72%) SQL
3 64 (32.16%) Perl
4 56 (28.14%) Shell Script
5 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.57%) PL/SQL
7 19 (9.55%) C#
8 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.52%) Scala
9 7 (3.52%) C++
10 5 (2.51%) Python
11 4 (2.01%) JCL
11 4 (2.01%) Korn
12 3 (1.51%) VBScript
12 3 (1.51%) C
13 2 (1.01%) Groovy
13 2 (1.01%) Jython
13 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.50%) C-shell
14 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.04%) ISTQB
4 13 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.52%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.02%) CEH
6 8 (4.02%) CCSP
6 8 (4.02%) CISSP
7 7 (3.52%) GIAC
7 7 (3.52%) SSCP
7 7 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (3.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (2.51%) MCITP
9 5 (2.51%) Degree
9 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.51%) ISEB
11 2 (1.01%) CISA
12 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.01%) COBIT
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.51%) Puppet
3 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.50%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 63 (31.66%) Oracle
2 35 (17.59%) Sybase
3 26 (13.07%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.04%) HP
5 15 (7.54%) IBM
6 5 (2.51%) Citrix
6 5 (2.51%) Cisco
7 4 (2.01%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.01%) Perforce
8 3 (1.51%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.51%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.51%) Informatica
8 3 (1.51%) BMC
8 3 (1.51%) SAP
9 2 (1.01%) Siebel
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.01%) Kofax
9 2 (1.01%) Twitter
9 2 (1.01%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.01%) Ab Initio
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