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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 17 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 288 191 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.77% 6.34% 7.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.64% 35.05% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 85 103
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +12.85%
Unix
UK

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
808 545 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.41% 18.09% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 260 364
Median daily rate £335 £325 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 111 £400 +6.66% 15
Edinburgh +10 100 £425 +13.33% 7
Renfrewshire -9 41 £330 -12.17%
Stirling +12 10 £463 -0.53%
West Lothian -3 3 £308 -6.81%
Dundee - 2 £225 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £423 -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 262 (55.51%) Linux
2 182 (38.56%) Finance
3 142 (30.08%) Java
4 135 (28.60%) Oracle
5 123 (26.06%) Solaris
6 119 (25.21%) SQL
7 114 (24.15%) Windows
8 109 (23.09%) Perl
9 99 (20.97%) Migration
10 90 (19.07%) Banking
11 83 (17.58%) Security Cleared
12 80 (16.95%) Data Centre
13 78 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
13 78 (16.53%) SAN
14 76 (16.10%) AIX
15 75 (15.89%) HP
16 67 (14.19%) SC Cleared
17 66 (13.98%) IBM
18 65 (13.77%) Law
19 64 (13.56%) Microsoft
19 64 (13.56%) Veritas
20 63 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 61 (12.92%) DB2
22 56 (11.86%) Red Hat
22 56 (11.86%) Clustering
23 53 (11.23%) Shell Script
24 49 (10.38%) Sybase
25 48 (10.17%) OO
26 47 (9.96%) Spring
27 46 (9.75%) Oracle Database

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 43 (9.11%) Apache
2 37 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 23 (4.87%) JBoss
4 20 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (2.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (2.75%) MQSeries
7 11 (2.33%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.91%) WebSphere Portal
9 8 (1.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 7 (1.48%) CICS
11 6 (1.27%) IIS
12 5 (1.06%) Confluence
12 5 (1.06%) nginx
12 5 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.85%) AquaLogic
13 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.85%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Global One
2 4 (0.85%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (16.53%) SAN
2 32 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.36%) DNS
3 30 (6.36%) WAN
4 28 (5.93%) Firewall
5 27 (5.72%) HTTP
6 24 (5.08%) LDAP
7 23 (4.87%) SSL
8 21 (4.45%) FTP
9 19 (4.03%) iSCSI
10 16 (3.39%) HTTPS
11 13 (2.75%) SSH
12 11 (2.33%) LAN
13 9 (1.91%) Internet
14 8 (1.69%) DHCP
14 8 (1.69%) WinSCP
15 7 (1.48%) Network Security
16 5 (1.06%) NAS
16 5 (1.06%) SMTP
16 5 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.92%) DB2
2 46 (9.75%) Oracle Database
3 45 (9.53%) Relational Database
4 37 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 18 (3.81%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.97%) MySQL
7 12 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.12%) PowerCenter
10 9 (1.91%) Big Data
11 8 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.06%) UniData
15 4 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 34 (7.20%) JUnit
2 30 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.60%) Subversion
5 11 (2.33%) ClearCase
5 11 (2.33%) Maven
6 10 (2.12%) ERwin
7 8 (1.69%) JIRA
7 8 (1.69%) XMLSpy
8 7 (1.48%) Hudson
9 5 (1.06%) GitLab
10 4 (0.85%) Build Forge
10 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.85%) git-flow
10 4 (0.85%) Introscope
10 4 (0.85%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.64%) PVCS
11 3 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 182 (38.56%) Finance
2 90 (19.07%) Banking
3 65 (13.77%) Law
4 21 (4.45%) Front Office
5 16 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.33%) Legal
7 9 (1.91%) Billing
8 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.27%) Retail
10 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) International Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (21.40%) Developer
2 67 (14.19%) Consultant
3 56 (11.86%) Administrator
4 45 (9.53%) Java Developer
5 43 (9.11%) Unix Administrator
6 34 (7.20%) Analyst
7 31 (6.57%) Unix Consultant
8 30 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (5.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 26 (5.51%) Unix Engineer
11 22 (4.66%) Architect
12 21 (4.45%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.24%) Storage Engineer
14 17 (3.60%) Solaris Consultant
15 16 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (3.39%) Solaris Administrator
16 14 (2.97%) C++ Developer
16 14 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
17 13 (2.75%) Project Manager
17 13 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.96%) Spring
2 39 (8.26%) JMS
3 36 (7.63%) Web Services
4 35 (7.42%) J2SE
5 30 (6.36%) XML
6 27 (5.72%) Middleware
7 22 (4.66%) HTML
8 20 (4.24%) .NET
9 16 (3.39%) Hibernate
9 16 (3.39%) JSON
10 14 (2.97%) CSS
11 13 (2.75%) Java EE
11 13 (2.75%) SOAP
11 13 (2.75%) XSD
12 11 (2.33%) REST
13 9 (1.91%) J2EE
13 9 (1.91%) LAMP
13 9 (1.91%) WSDL
13 9 (1.91%) XSLT
14 8 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 56 (11.86%) Clustering
3 39 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.57%) Mainframe
5 20 (4.24%) DataPower
6 13 (2.75%) Equities
6 13 (2.75%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (2.75%) Replication
7 12 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.54%) PKI
8 11 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.69%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.27%) iSeries
12 6 (1.27%) Tandem
13 5 (1.06%) Derivative
13 5 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 262 (55.51%) Linux
2 123 (26.06%) Solaris
3 114 (24.15%) Windows
4 76 (16.10%) AIX
5 63 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (5.30%) HPUX
7 18 (3.81%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.06%) Debian
9 5 (1.06%) OS/390
9 5 (1.06%) SUSE
9 5 (1.06%) zOS
10 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.42%) Android
11 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.97%) Migration
2 78 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (10.17%) OO
4 45 (9.53%) SDLC
5 42 (8.90%) OOD
5 42 (8.90%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (8.69%) Change Management
7 37 (7.84%) ITIL
8 33 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (6.99%) Unit Testing
9 31 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (6.57%) DevOps
9 31 (6.57%) Software Engineering
10 26 (5.51%) Configuration Management
11 24 (5.08%) Change Control
11 24 (5.08%) Mentoring
12 23 (4.87%) ETL
12 23 (4.87%) SOA
13 19 (4.03%) Data Modelling
14 18 (3.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 142 (30.08%) Java
2 119 (25.21%) SQL
3 109 (23.09%) Perl
4 53 (11.23%) Shell Script
5 41 (8.69%) Python
6 32 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 32 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 26 (5.51%) Korn
8 24 (5.08%) C++
9 22 (4.66%) Ruby
10 20 (4.24%) C-shell
11 19 (4.03%) PHP
12 15 (3.18%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.75%) C
14 12 (2.54%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.48%) C#
15 7 (1.48%) Clojure
15 7 (1.48%) VBA
15 7 (1.48%) VBScript
16 6 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.03%) Degree
4 11 (2.33%) CISSP
5 10 (2.12%) ISEB
6 9 (1.91%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.06%) MCITP
8 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.64%) CISM
10 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.64%) PMP
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.42%) OCP
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.69%) HL7
3 8 (1.69%) SEPA
4 7 (1.48%) SLA
5 5 (1.06%) QA
6 3 (0.64%) COBIT
6 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 42 (8.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 42 (8.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 38 (8.05%) Veritas File System
3 33 (6.99%) Active Directory
4 27 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (4.24%) Samba
6 16 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.97%) vSphere
8 10 (2.12%) Docker
9 8 (1.69%) RACF
10 6 (1.27%) SRDF
10 6 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 2 (0.42%) RHEV
12 2 (0.42%) Xen
13 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.21%) HDFS
13 1 (0.21%) KVM
13 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 17 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.97%) Ansible
3 12 (2.54%) Puppet
4 10 (2.12%) Nagios
4 10 (2.12%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.91%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.69%) TADDM
7 7 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.85%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.85%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.85%) SCCM
10 3 (0.64%) Cacti
10 3 (0.64%) Control-M
10 3 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.64%) Munin
10 3 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 135 (28.60%) Oracle
2 75 (15.89%) HP
3 66 (13.98%) IBM
4 64 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 64 (13.56%) Veritas
5 56 (11.86%) Red Hat
6 49 (10.38%) Sybase
7 34 (7.20%) VMware
8 27 (5.72%) EMC
9 26 (5.51%) CA
10 24 (5.08%) Citrix
11 14 (2.97%) Informatica
12 12 (2.54%) Cisco
13 9 (1.91%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.91%) Sun
14 8 (1.69%) Remedy
14 8 (1.69%) Teradata
15 7 (1.48%) Symantec
16 6 (1.27%) SunGard
17 5 (1.06%) Splunk
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