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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 69 70 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.74% 10.19% 12.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.30% 38.04% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 53
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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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
185 184 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.74% 26.78% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 87 120
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £17.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 21 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 62 (50.82%) SQL
2 59 (48.36%) Linux
3 57 (46.72%) Finance
4 51 (41.80%) Java
5 37 (30.33%) Perl
6 31 (25.41%) Relational Database
7 30 (24.59%) Oracle
8 29 (23.77%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (22.95%) Spring
10 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.03%) Sybase
11 22 (18.03%) OO
11 22 (18.03%) RDBMS
12 21 (17.21%) DB2
13 19 (15.57%) JMS
13 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (14.75%) Windows
14 18 (14.75%) Banking
15 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
16 16 (13.11%) JUnit
16 16 (13.11%) J2SE
16 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
16 16 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database
17 15 (12.30%) PL/SQL
18 14 (11.48%) OOD
18 14 (11.48%) Database Tuning
19 13 (10.66%) Solaris
19 13 (10.66%) Shell Script
20 12 (9.84%) JSP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (8.20%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.10%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.10%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (3.28%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Loan IQ
2 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.82%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.74%) Firewall
2 4 (3.28%) SAN
2 4 (3.28%) Network Security
2 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.28%) SSL
3 2 (1.64%) LDAP
3 2 (1.64%) NAS
3 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.82%) VLAN
4 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) IPv4
4 1 (0.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.41%) Relational Database
2 22 (18.03%) RDBMS
3 21 (17.21%) DB2
4 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.10%) MS Access
7 5 (4.10%) MySQL
7 5 (4.10%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (4.10%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) JUnit
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.28%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 2 (1.64%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (46.72%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Banking
3 12 (9.84%) Front Office
4 10 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (35.25%) Developer
2 28 (22.95%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.21%) Analyst
4 18 (14.75%) UNIX Administrator
5 17 (13.93%) Administrator
6 10 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.56%) DBA
8 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Designer
9 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.92%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (4.10%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Senior Designer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.95%) Spring
2 19 (15.57%) JMS
3 16 (13.11%) J2SE
4 12 (9.84%) JSP
5 11 (9.02%) Web Services
6 8 (6.56%) J2EE
7 7 (5.74%) .NET
7 7 (5.74%) CSS
7 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.74%) Java EE
8 6 (4.92%) jQuery
8 6 (4.92%) Java EE 5
9 5 (4.10%) JRuby
9 5 (4.10%) HTML
9 5 (4.10%) Middleware
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (3.28%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (7.38%) Derivative
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.28%) Equities
5 2 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.64%) DataPower
5 2 (1.64%) DTCC
5 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.36%) Linux
2 18 (14.75%) Windows
3 13 (10.66%) Solaris
4 6 (4.92%) AIX
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) SUSE
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.82%) HPUX
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.03%) OO
4 16 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (11.48%) Database Tuning
5 14 (11.48%) OOD
6 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.20%) ITIL
8 7 (5.74%) SOA
8 7 (5.74%) Scrum
8 7 (5.74%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.92%) Security Testing
9 6 (4.92%) Workflow
9 6 (4.92%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.92%) CRM
10 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.10%) UML
10 5 (4.10%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.82%) SQL
2 51 (41.80%) Java
3 37 (30.33%) Perl
4 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.30%) PL/SQL
6 13 (10.66%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.20%) Python
8 8 (6.56%) C++
9 7 (5.74%) C#
10 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.10%) Jython
10 5 (4.10%) Groovy
11 4 (3.28%) Ruby
12 3 (2.46%) Korn
12 3 (2.46%) C
13 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.82%) Scala
14 1 (0.82%) VB
14 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
4 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.64%) PMP
6 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.64%) MCSE
6 2 (1.64%) CCNP
6 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 2 (1.64%) CISSP
6 2 (1.64%) GCIA
7 1 (0.82%) MCITP
7 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) RACF
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.64%) Nessus
3 2 (1.64%) Nmap
3 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.82%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Oracle
2 22 (18.03%) Sybase
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.92%) Teradata
5 4 (3.28%) HP
6 3 (2.46%) Sun
6 3 (2.46%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco
7 2 (1.64%) Remedy
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) Citrix
7 2 (1.64%) BMC
7 2 (1.64%) CA
7 2 (1.64%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.82%) CommVault
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) StorageTek
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.82%) Misys
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