The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 215 168 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.55% 6.13% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.26% 29.02% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 58
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£360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
593 579 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.08% 21.14% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 280 223
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 108 £350 -12.50% 10
Edinburgh +7 63 £363 +3.57% 14
West Lothian 0 20 £330 -12.00%
Renfrewshire +11 9 £376 +7.66%
Aberdeen +12 7 £463 -
Fife -3 5 - -
North Lanarkshire -4 5 - -
East Lothian - 4 - -
Stirling - 1 £465 -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 184 (48.81%) SQL
2 173 (45.89%) Finance
3 123 (32.63%) Oracle
3 123 (32.63%) Linux
4 116 (30.77%) Java
5 81 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (21.22%) Windows
7 78 (20.69%) Banking
8 63 (16.71%) Perl
9 62 (16.45%) Shell Script
10 53 (14.06%) Solaris
11 52 (13.79%) Relational Database
12 48 (12.73%) SDLC
13 46 (12.20%) Sybase
13 46 (12.20%) Spring
14 45 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (10.88%) OO
16 39 (10.34%) Oracle Database
17 36 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
18 35 (9.28%) PL/SQL
19 34 (9.02%) JavaScript
20 33 (8.75%) Data Modelling
21 32 (8.49%) XML
22 30 (7.96%) DB2
22 30 (7.96%) RDBMS
22 30 (7.96%) Migration
23 29 (7.69%) Veritas
24 28 (7.43%) WebSphere
24 28 (7.43%) Data Centre
25 27 (7.16%) JMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (7.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (2.92%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.39%) CICS
4 8 (2.12%) JBoss
5 7 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.59%) PowerExchange
7 5 (1.33%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.06%) Apache
8 4 (1.06%) Confluence
9 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.80%) FileNet
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.53%) Node.js
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.53%) IIS
10 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.27%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.12%) AutoCAD
2 8 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.86%) Siemens NX
4 4 (1.06%) MS Office
4 4 (1.06%) CATIA
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.33%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.37%) SAN
2 12 (3.18%) Firewall
3 10 (2.65%) LDAP
4 8 (2.12%) FTP
4 8 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.59%) SSL
6 5 (1.33%) DHCP
6 5 (1.33%) LAN
6 5 (1.33%) DNS
6 5 (1.33%) NAS
7 4 (1.06%) Network Security
7 4 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.80%) HTTP
8 3 (0.80%) IPv4
8 3 (0.80%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.53%) Internet
9 2 (0.53%) SSH
10 1 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 39 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.96%) DB2
3 30 (7.96%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.77%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.45%) PowerCenter
7 11 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.65%) Sybase ASE
8 10 (2.65%) Sybase IQ
9 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.12%) MS Access
11 7 (1.86%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.86%) BODI
12 6 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.33%) Data Mart
13 5 (1.33%) Big Data
14 4 (1.06%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (6.63%) JUnit
2 24 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.57%) Maven
4 18 (4.77%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.24%) JIRA
5 16 (4.24%) Selenium
6 12 (3.18%) Ant
7 10 (2.65%) Subversion
7 10 (2.65%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.65%) Hudson
8 9 (2.39%) CruiseControl
9 8 (2.12%) Gradle
10 7 (1.86%) ERwin
11 5 (1.33%) Toad
12 4 (1.06%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.06%) FishEye
13 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.80%) Calabash
13 3 (0.80%) Appium
13 3 (0.80%) HP UFT
General
1 173 (45.89%) Finance
2 78 (20.69%) Banking
3 13 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 13 (3.45%) Law
3 13 (3.45%) Front Office
4 8 (2.12%) Legal
5 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.06%) Back Office
6 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Retail
8 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.53%) International Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (28.12%) Developer
2 53 (14.06%) Java Developer
3 52 (13.79%) Administrator
4 45 (11.94%) Analyst
5 33 (8.75%) UNIX Administrator
6 30 (7.96%) Architect
7 27 (7.16%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (4.77%) Test Analyst
8 18 (4.77%) SQL Developer
9 17 (4.51%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.24%) Consultant
11 15 (3.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.71%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.45%) Team Leader
13 13 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
14 12 (3.18%) DBA
14 12 (3.18%) Application Support Team Leader
15 11 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
16 10 (2.65%) Oracle DBA
17 9 (2.39%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.20%) Spring
2 32 (8.49%) XML
3 27 (7.16%) HTML
3 27 (7.16%) JMS
4 25 (6.63%) J2EE
5 24 (6.37%) CSS
6 23 (6.10%) Web Services
7 22 (5.84%) J2SE
8 19 (5.04%) JSP
9 16 (4.24%) RESTful
10 15 (3.98%) XSLT
11 14 (3.71%) Middleware
11 14 (3.71%) iBATIS
12 12 (3.18%) XSL
13 11 (2.92%) Ajax
13 11 (2.92%) Struts
14 9 (2.39%) DHTML
14 9 (2.39%) Hibernate
14 9 (2.39%) Spring MVC
14 9 (2.39%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.57%) Mainframe
4 20 (5.31%) Equity Derivative
5 19 (5.04%) Derivative
5 19 (5.04%) Clustering
6 12 (3.18%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.65%) Data Integration
8 9 (2.39%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.39%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.59%) Statistics
9 6 (1.59%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.59%) DataPower
10 5 (1.33%) VSAM
11 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.80%) iSeries
12 3 (0.80%) HACMP
12 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 123 (32.63%) Linux
2 80 (21.22%) Windows
3 53 (14.06%) Solaris
4 22 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (5.84%) AIX
5 10 (2.65%) HPUX
6 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.80%) Android
9 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.53%) SUSE
10 2 (0.53%) zOS
10 2 (0.53%) MVS
11 1 (0.27%) Tru64
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.73%) SDLC
3 41 (10.88%) OO
4 36 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (8.75%) Data Modelling
6 30 (7.96%) Migration
7 26 (6.90%) OOD
7 26 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 26 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 24 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.10%) ETL
10 21 (5.57%) ITIL
10 21 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (5.31%) TDD
11 20 (5.31%) Data Analysis
12 15 (3.98%) Change Management
12 15 (3.98%) Database Tuning
13 14 (3.71%) MVC
13 14 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (48.81%) SQL
2 116 (30.77%) Java
3 63 (16.71%) Perl
4 62 (16.45%) Shell Script
5 35 (9.28%) PL/SQL
6 34 (9.02%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.10%) C++
8 18 (4.77%) C#
9 17 (4.51%) Python
10 14 (3.71%) C
11 10 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.12%) Tcl
12 8 (2.12%) XPath
13 7 (1.86%) JCL
14 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.06%) Scala
15 4 (1.06%) VB
15 4 (1.06%) VBA
16 2 (0.53%) PHP
16 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (2.65%) Degree
2 8 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.86%) ISEB
4 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.53%) CISA
7 2 (0.53%) QiCA
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.04%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.65%) QA
3 6 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) FATCA
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (4.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (3.45%) Veritas File System
4 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.59%) RACF
8 5 (1.33%) SRDF
9 3 (0.80%) vSphere
9 3 (0.80%) GPFS
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.86%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.59%) Puppet
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.33%) Control-M
4 5 (1.33%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.80%) Netcool
7 2 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.27%) Nagios
8 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.27%) Ansible
8 1 (0.27%) Opsview
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 123 (32.63%) Oracle
2 46 (12.20%) Sybase
3 29 (7.69%) Veritas
4 21 (5.57%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.57%) Informatica
5 20 (5.31%) VMware
6 18 (4.77%) Microsoft
7 16 (4.24%) IBM
8 15 (3.98%) HP
9 11 (2.92%) EMC
9 11 (2.92%) Teradata
10 8 (2.12%) CA
10 8 (2.12%) webMethods
11 7 (1.86%) Sun
12 5 (1.33%) Citrix
12 5 (1.33%) Cisco
12 5 (1.33%) Perforce
13 4 (1.06%) Remedy
14 3 (0.80%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.80%) AppSense
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