The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / Scotland
Rank 31 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 93 169 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.40% 6.55% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.46% 29.44% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 70 84
Median daily rate £355 £399 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
414 574 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.04% 22.26% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 293 304
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £60.00 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Scotland region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Scotland region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 48 £355 +1.42% 9
Edinburgh -16 32 £325 -22.61% 1
West Dunbartonshire -1 3 £325 -22.61%
Aberdeen -9 3 - -
West Lothian -6 2 - -
Stirling +5 1 £438 +16.66%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £340 -16.04%
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Unix.

1 84 (43.08%) Linux
2 77 (39.49%) SQL
3 62 (31.79%) Java
4 60 (30.77%) Oracle
5 52 (26.67%) Finance
6 47 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (23.59%) Windows
8 43 (22.05%) Relational Database
9 36 (18.46%) Banking
10 35 (17.95%) IBM
11 34 (17.44%) Shell Script
11 34 (17.44%) Oracle Database
12 32 (16.41%) Perl
13 27 (13.85%) AIX
13 27 (13.85%) RDBMS
13 27 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (13.33%) VMware
15 25 (12.82%) PL/SQL
16 24 (12.31%) Solaris
17 23 (11.79%) Red Hat
18 21 (10.77%) Spring
18 21 (10.77%) Bash Shell
19 20 (10.26%) XML
20 18 (9.23%) Python
20 18 (9.23%) Middleware
20 18 (9.23%) Data Centre
21 17 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
21 17 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 16 (8.21%) Security Cleared
22 16 (8.21%) Change Control

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.56%) JBoss
3 5 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.05%) Apache
4 4 (2.05%) CICS
4 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.03%) IIS
6 2 (1.03%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.54%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Endur
2 1 (0.51%) Findur
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.51%) Minerva
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.51%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.05%) IaaS
3 3 (1.54%) PaaS
4 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.21%) Firewall
1 16 (8.21%) Internet
2 15 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.64%) LDAP
3 11 (5.64%) SSL
4 9 (4.62%) HTTPS
4 9 (4.62%) Network Security
5 7 (3.59%) SAN
6 5 (2.56%) DNS
7 4 (2.05%) FTP
8 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.03%) TACACS
8 2 (1.03%) VoIP
8 2 (1.03%) WAN
9 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.51%) DHCP
9 1 (0.51%) DMZ
9 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.05%) Relational Database
2 34 (17.44%) Oracle Database
3 27 (13.85%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.21%) DB2
5 9 (4.62%) Big Data
6 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.03%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.03%) KDB
10 2 (1.03%) Kdb+
10 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.03%) MySQL
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.03%) Redis
10 2 (1.03%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.13%) JUnit
3 10 (5.13%) Maven
4 9 (4.62%) Gradle
4 9 (4.62%) Hudson
5 7 (3.59%) Ant
6 4 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.05%) JIRA
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.05%) Selenium
7 3 (1.54%) Concordion
7 3 (1.54%) JBehave
8 2 (1.03%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.03%) Mockito
8 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.51%) PVCS
9 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 52 (26.67%) Finance
2 36 (18.46%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Law
4 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.59%) Billing
6 6 (3.08%) Retail
7 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Front Office
9 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (20.51%) Developer
2 23 (11.79%) Administrator
2 23 (11.79%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.77%) Analyst
4 16 (8.21%) Unix Administrator
5 15 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (7.18%) Designer
6 14 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.15%) Database Designer
8 8 (4.10%) AIX Engineer
8 8 (4.10%) Consultant
8 8 (4.10%) DBA
8 8 (4.10%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.59%) Identity Management Specialist
9 7 (3.59%) Solaris Administrator
9 7 (3.59%) Unix Specialist
10 6 (3.08%) Systems Support
10 6 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.77%) Spring
2 20 (10.26%) XML
3 18 (9.23%) Middleware
4 13 (6.67%) J2EE
5 12 (6.15%) JSON
5 12 (6.15%) SOAP
6 9 (4.62%) HTML
7 8 (4.10%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 6 (3.08%) HTML5
8 6 (3.08%) JMS
8 6 (3.08%) REST
9 5 (2.56%) .NET
9 5 (2.56%) ISPF
9 5 (2.56%) J2SE
9 5 (2.56%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (2.05%) Apache CXF
10 4 (2.05%) OC4J
10 4 (2.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (2.05%) Web Services
10 4 (2.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.62%) DataPower
4 8 (4.10%) iSeries
4 8 (4.10%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Replication
5 6 (3.08%) Tandem
6 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.05%) Clustering
7 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.54%) Social Media
8 3 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.08%) Linux
2 46 (23.59%) Windows
3 27 (13.85%) AIX
4 24 (12.31%) Solaris
5 17 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.62%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (3.08%) HPUX
8 6 (3.08%) Tru64
8 6 (3.08%) zOS
9 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.54%) Android
10 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.54%) MVS
11 2 (1.03%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.03%) SUSE
11 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (8.21%) Change Control
3 16 (8.21%) Data Modelling
4 15 (7.69%) CRM
4 15 (7.69%) OO
5 14 (7.18%) Scrum
5 14 (7.18%) SDLC
6 13 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (5.64%) SOA
8 10 (5.13%) Analytics
8 10 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.62%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (4.62%) Migration
9 9 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.10%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.10%) Mathematics
10 8 (4.10%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.49%) SQL
2 62 (31.79%) Java
3 34 (17.44%) Shell Script
4 32 (16.41%) Perl
5 25 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 21 (10.77%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.23%) Python
8 9 (4.62%) Korn
9 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.08%) C
10 6 (3.08%) Ruby
11 5 (2.56%) C++
11 5 (2.56%) JCL
12 4 (2.05%) XPath
13 3 (1.54%) COBOL
13 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.54%) Tcl
14 2 (1.03%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.03%) Scala
14 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) CISSP
3 6 (3.08%) Degree
4 3 (1.54%) CEH
4 3 (1.54%) SANS
5 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.03%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CCDA
6 1 (0.51%) CCNP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.54%) MiFID
2 3 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.03%) EMIR
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.10%) PowerHA
1 8 (4.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 8 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.59%) NFS
3 5 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.56%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.05%) RACF
4 4 (2.05%) vSphere
5 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.54%) Docker
5 3 (1.54%) SRDF
5 3 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) KVM
6 1 (0.51%) Samba
6 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) Tivoli
1 9 (4.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (3.59%) Ansible
3 6 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.08%) Puppet
3 6 (3.08%) QRadar
4 5 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (1.54%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (1.54%) vRealize
6 3 (1.54%) yum
7 2 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (30.77%) Oracle
2 35 (17.95%) IBM
3 26 (13.33%) VMware
4 23 (11.79%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.64%) EMC
6 11 (5.64%) Sun
7 10 (5.13%) CA
7 10 (5.13%) HP
7 10 (5.13%) Veritas
8 9 (4.62%) Splunk
8 9 (4.62%) Sybase
9 7 (3.59%) CommVault
9 7 (3.59%) NetApp
9 7 (3.59%) Perforce
10 6 (3.08%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.56%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.56%) Twitter
12 4 (2.05%) Compuware
13 3 (1.54%) Symantec
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