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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 179 212 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.92% 6.53% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.21% 35.99% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 62
Median daily rate £368 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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
481 589 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.28% 18.14% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 300 280
Median daily rate £320 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 28
Median hourly rate £35.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 84 £400 +13.47% 7
Edinburgh 0 57 £400 +10.34% 8
Renfrewshire +5 21 £320 -14.83%
West Lothian -1 6 £310 -6.06%
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £420 -
Stirling +5 3 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £225 -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 263 (59.10%) Linux
2 183 (41.12%) Finance
3 146 (32.81%) Java
4 136 (30.56%) SQL
5 132 (29.66%) Oracle
6 130 (29.21%) Perl
7 106 (23.82%) Windows
8 100 (22.47%) Solaris
9 86 (19.33%) Banking
10 83 (18.65%) AIX
11 79 (17.75%) DB2
12 76 (17.08%) Migration
13 75 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (16.18%) Security Cleared
15 71 (15.96%) Shell Script
16 70 (15.73%) IBM
17 69 (15.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 67 (15.06%) HP
19 65 (14.61%) Sybase
20 62 (13.93%) SAN
21 61 (13.71%) Spring
22 59 (13.26%) Data Centre
22 59 (13.26%) SDLC
23 58 (13.03%) Relational Database
23 58 (13.03%) Red Hat
24 56 (12.58%) SC Cleared
24 56 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
25 54 (12.13%) RDBMS
26 52 (11.69%) OO
27 48 (10.79%) Python

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 42 (9.44%) WebSphere
2 35 (7.87%) Apache
3 26 (5.84%) JBoss
4 24 (5.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (3.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (2.92%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.47%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.47%) WebSphere Portal
8 9 (2.02%) CICS
8 9 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.12%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.90%) AquaLogic
10 4 (0.90%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.90%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Global One
2 4 (0.90%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.45%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.45%) IaaS
2 2 (0.45%) PaaS
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.93%) SAN
2 33 (7.42%) SSL
3 29 (6.52%) DNS
4 27 (6.07%) WAN
5 25 (5.62%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.39%) Firewall
7 23 (5.17%) LDAP
8 21 (4.72%) HTTP
9 20 (4.49%) Internet
10 19 (4.27%) iSCSI
11 18 (4.04%) HTTPS
12 15 (3.37%) FTP
13 13 (2.92%) SSH
14 8 (1.80%) NAS
14 8 (1.80%) Network Security
15 7 (1.57%) LAN
16 6 (1.35%) DHCP
17 5 (1.12%) SMTP
17 5 (1.12%) SNMP
17 5 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.75%) DB2
2 58 (13.03%) Relational Database
3 54 (12.13%) RDBMS
4 46 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.37%) MySQL
6 13 (2.92%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.25%) PowerCenter
9 8 (1.80%) Big Data
10 7 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.12%) UniData
13 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (9.66%) JUnit
2 26 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.25%) ERwin
5 9 (2.02%) Maven
6 8 (1.80%) Subversion
7 6 (1.35%) GitLab
8 5 (1.12%) PVCS
8 5 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.90%) Build Forge
9 4 (0.90%) git-flow
9 4 (0.90%) Hudson
9 4 (0.90%) Introscope
10 3 (0.67%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.67%) Flyway
10 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.67%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.45%) Ant
11 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 183 (41.12%) Finance
2 86 (19.33%) Banking
3 45 (10.11%) Law
4 24 (5.39%) Front Office
5 20 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.47%) Billing
7 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.12%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) Retail
9 4 (0.90%) Back Office
9 4 (0.90%) International Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (25.39%) Developer
2 51 (11.46%) Java Developer
3 47 (10.56%) Consultant
4 43 (9.66%) Administrator
5 33 (7.42%) Unix Administrator
6 29 (6.52%) Analyst
7 26 (5.84%) Unix Engineer
8 21 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (4.72%) Unix Consultant
9 19 (4.27%) C++ Developer
10 18 (4.04%) Architect
10 18 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 17 (3.82%) Test Analyst
12 15 (3.37%) Storage Engineer
13 14 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
16 11 (2.47%) Automation Engineer
16 11 (2.47%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.71%) Spring
2 45 (10.11%) J2SE
3 40 (8.99%) JMS
4 36 (8.09%) XML
5 22 (4.94%) Middleware
6 21 (4.72%) HTML
6 21 (4.72%) J2EE
7 17 (3.82%) .NET
7 17 (3.82%) Web Services
8 13 (2.92%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.70%) JSON
10 10 (2.25%) CSS
10 10 (2.25%) ISPF
11 9 (2.02%) LAMP
11 9 (2.02%) Regular Expression
12 8 (1.80%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 7 (1.57%) RESTful
13 7 (1.57%) XSLT
14 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET
14 6 (1.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.26%) Data Centre
2 56 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.31%) Clustering
4 27 (6.07%) Mainframe
5 22 (4.94%) Equity Derivative
6 20 (4.49%) DataPower
6 20 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.37%) Equities
8 13 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.92%) Replication
9 11 (2.47%) PKI
10 10 (2.25%) iSeries
10 10 (2.25%) Tandem
11 9 (2.02%) Derivative
12 8 (1.80%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (1.57%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.12%) User Experience
15 4 (0.90%) HP Storage
15 4 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 263 (59.10%) Linux
2 106 (23.82%) Windows
3 100 (22.47%) Solaris
4 83 (18.65%) AIX
5 69 (15.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (7.42%) HPUX
7 14 (3.15%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.12%) Debian
8 5 (1.12%) OS/390
8 5 (1.12%) SUSE
8 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.12%) zOS
9 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.45%) Android
11 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.08%) Migration
2 75 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.26%) SDLC
4 52 (11.69%) OO
5 47 (10.56%) OOD
6 41 (9.21%) ITIL
7 36 (8.09%) Software Engineering
8 31 (6.97%) Change Management
9 30 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (6.52%) DevOps
10 29 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.07%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.62%) Configuration Management
13 24 (5.39%) Multithreading
14 22 (4.94%) ETL
15 20 (4.49%) Data Modelling
16 18 (4.04%) Information Security
17 17 (3.82%) SOA
18 16 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 146 (32.81%) Java
2 136 (30.56%) SQL
3 130 (29.21%) Perl
4 71 (15.96%) Shell Script
5 48 (10.79%) Python
6 33 (7.42%) Bash Shell
7 31 (6.97%) C++
8 26 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.84%) PHP
9 24 (5.39%) Korn
10 20 (4.49%) C-shell
11 16 (3.60%) C
12 15 (3.37%) Ruby
13 12 (2.70%) JCL
13 12 (2.70%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.02%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.02%) Scala
14 9 (2.02%) VBScript
15 8 (1.80%) Groovy
16 7 (1.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 56 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.60%) Degree
4 15 (3.37%) ISEB
5 12 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.57%) CISSP
8 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.12%) CISM
8 5 (1.12%) MCITP
8 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.45%) OCP
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.22%) APMP
12 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.35%) SLA
4 5 (1.12%) COBIT
4 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.90%) QA
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 25 (5.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 25 (5.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 25 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.72%) Veritas File System
4 20 (4.49%) Samba
5 14 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (3.15%) vSphere
6 10 (2.25%) Docker
6 10 (2.25%) Time Sharing Option
7 8 (1.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 6 (1.35%) SRDF
9 3 (0.67%) NFS
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.45%) RACF
10 2 (0.45%) RHEV
11 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.22%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (3.37%) Ansible
3 14 (3.15%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.70%) Puppet
5 10 (2.25%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 7 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.57%) Nagios
7 7 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.12%) TADDM
9 4 (0.90%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.90%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.90%) SCCM
10 3 (0.67%) Cacti
10 3 (0.67%) Control-M
10 3 (0.67%) Munin
11 2 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (29.66%) Oracle
2 70 (15.73%) IBM
3 67 (15.06%) HP
4 65 (14.61%) Sybase
5 58 (13.03%) Red Hat
6 45 (10.11%) Microsoft
7 39 (8.76%) Veritas
8 32 (7.19%) VMware
9 24 (5.39%) CA
9 24 (5.39%) EMC
10 23 (5.17%) Citrix
11 14 (3.15%) Informatica
12 13 (2.92%) Cisco
13 10 (2.25%) Symantec
14 9 (2.02%) Sun
15 8 (1.80%) Teradata
16 7 (1.57%) Splunk
17 6 (1.35%) Axway
17 6 (1.35%) SunGard
18 5 (1.12%) Intel Security
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