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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 236 199 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.09% 6.26% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.22% 34.97% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 81 85
Median daily rate £388 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.00%
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
634 569 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.43% 17.90% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 272 317
Median daily rate £321 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 90 £400 +14.28% 12
Edinburgh +6 84 £419 +15.91% 5
Renfrewshire +1 36 £320 -29.12%
Stirling +13 13 £463 -0.53%
West Lothian -4 3 £308 -6.81%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
Dundee - 2 £225 - 1
Aberdeen -2 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 275 (57.17%) Linux
2 190 (39.50%) Finance
3 143 (29.73%) Java
4 134 (27.86%) Oracle
5 130 (27.03%) SQL
6 125 (25.99%) Perl
7 124 (25.78%) Solaris
8 117 (24.32%) Windows
9 94 (19.54%) Migration
10 92 (19.13%) Banking
11 88 (18.30%) Security Cleared
12 81 (16.84%) AIX
13 80 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (16.63%) Data Centre
14 79 (16.42%) SAN
15 78 (16.22%) HP
16 71 (14.76%) SC Cleared
17 69 (14.35%) DB2
18 65 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 64 (13.31%) IBM
20 63 (13.10%) Microsoft
21 61 (12.68%) Veritas
21 61 (12.68%) Law
22 56 (11.64%) Shell Script
22 56 (11.64%) Red Hat
22 56 (11.64%) Spring
23 55 (11.43%) Sybase
24 54 (11.23%) OO
24 54 (11.23%) Relational Database
25 53 (11.02%) SDLC

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 39 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 37 (7.69%) Apache
3 22 (4.57%) JBoss
3 22 (4.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (3.12%) IBM HTTP Server
5 12 (2.49%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
8 8 (1.66%) CICS
8 8 (1.66%) MQSeries
8 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.83%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.83%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.83%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.83%) nginx
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.21%) MS Project
2 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Global One
2 4 (0.83%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.83%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.42%) SAN
2 29 (6.03%) DNS
3 28 (5.82%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.41%) WAN
5 24 (4.99%) Firewall
5 24 (4.99%) HTTP
5 24 (4.99%) SSL
6 22 (4.57%) LDAP
7 19 (3.95%) iSCSI
8 17 (3.53%) FTP
9 13 (2.70%) Internet
9 13 (2.70%) SSH
10 12 (2.49%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.66%) Network Security
12 7 (1.46%) DHCP
12 7 (1.46%) LAN
13 6 (1.25%) NAS
14 5 (1.04%) SMTP
14 5 (1.04%) SNMP
14 5 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.35%) DB2
2 54 (11.23%) Relational Database
3 47 (9.77%) Oracle Database
4 46 (9.56%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.91%) MySQL
5 14 (2.91%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.08%) PowerCenter
8 8 (1.66%) Big Data
8 8 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.04%) UniData
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (8.11%) JUnit
2 30 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.12%) Subversion
5 10 (2.08%) ERwin
6 9 (1.87%) Maven
7 7 (1.46%) Hudson
8 6 (1.25%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.04%) GitLab
10 4 (0.83%) Build Forge
10 4 (0.83%) git-flow
10 4 (0.83%) Introscope
10 4 (0.83%) PVCS
10 4 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.62%) Flyway
11 3 (0.62%) JIRA
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.62%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.62%) XMLSpy
General
1 190 (39.50%) Finance
2 92 (19.13%) Banking
3 61 (12.68%) Law
4 23 (4.78%) Front Office
5 17 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.87%) Billing
7 8 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.46%) Legal
9 4 (0.83%) Back Office
9 4 (0.83%) International Banking
9 4 (0.83%) Retail
9 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (23.08%) Developer
2 64 (13.31%) Consultant
3 54 (11.23%) Administrator
4 50 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 41 (8.52%) Unix Administrator
6 29 (6.03%) Analyst
6 29 (6.03%) Unix Consultant
7 28 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
9 25 (5.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.37%) Storage Engineer
11 20 (4.16%) Architect
12 17 (3.53%) C++ Developer
13 16 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (3.12%) Solaris Administrator
14 15 (3.12%) Solaris Consultant
15 14 (2.91%) Project Manager
16 13 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
16 13 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.64%) Spring
2 42 (8.73%) J2SE
3 39 (8.11%) JMS
4 35 (7.28%) XML
5 24 (4.99%) Web Services
6 23 (4.78%) HTML
7 21 (4.37%) Middleware
8 17 (3.53%) .NET
9 15 (3.12%) Hibernate
9 15 (3.12%) JSON
10 12 (2.49%) CSS
11 11 (2.29%) J2EE
12 9 (1.87%) Java EE
12 9 (1.87%) LAMP
12 9 (1.87%) Regular Expression
12 9 (1.87%) XSLT
13 8 (1.66%) ISPF
13 8 (1.66%) RESTful
13 8 (1.66%) SOAP
13 8 (1.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.63%) Data Centre
2 52 (10.81%) Clustering
3 51 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.07%) Mainframe
5 18 (3.74%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (3.33%) DataPower
7 14 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.91%) Equities
7 14 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.70%) PKI
8 13 (2.70%) Replication
9 12 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.66%) Derivative
10 8 (1.66%) iSeries
10 8 (1.66%) Tandem
11 7 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.46%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.25%) User Experience
13 4 (0.83%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 275 (57.17%) Linux
2 124 (25.78%) Solaris
3 117 (24.32%) Windows
4 81 (16.84%) AIX
5 65 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (6.44%) HPUX
7 19 (3.95%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.66%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.04%) Debian
9 5 (1.04%) OS/390
9 5 (1.04%) SUSE
9 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) zOS
12 2 (0.42%) Android
12 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.54%) Migration
2 80 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (11.23%) OO
4 53 (11.02%) SDLC
5 49 (10.19%) OOD
6 44 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
7 41 (8.52%) Change Management
7 41 (8.52%) ITIL
8 37 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 36 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (6.65%) Unit Testing
11 30 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (6.03%) DevOps
13 26 (5.41%) Configuration Management
14 25 (5.20%) ETL
15 24 (4.99%) Change Control
16 22 (4.57%) Mentoring
17 20 (4.16%) Data Modelling
17 20 (4.16%) Multithreading
17 20 (4.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 143 (29.73%) Java
2 130 (27.03%) SQL
3 125 (25.99%) Perl
4 56 (11.64%) Shell Script
5 45 (9.36%) Python
6 33 (6.86%) JavaScript
7 32 (6.65%) Bash Shell
8 28 (5.82%) C++
9 26 (5.41%) Korn
10 24 (4.99%) PHP
11 22 (4.57%) Ruby
12 20 (4.16%) C-shell
13 16 (3.33%) PL/SQL
14 15 (3.12%) C
15 13 (2.70%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.87%) JCL
16 9 (1.87%) VBA
16 9 (1.87%) VBScript
17 7 (1.46%) Clojure
17 7 (1.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 71 (14.76%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.37%) Degree
4 12 (2.49%) ISEB
5 10 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.66%) CISSP
8 5 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.04%) MCITP
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.83%) CISM
9 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.62%) 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 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.46%) SLA
4 4 (0.83%) COBIT
4 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.83%) QA
5 3 (0.62%) HL7
5 3 (0.62%) SEPA
6 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 39 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 39 (8.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 35 (7.28%) Veritas File System
3 33 (6.86%) Active Directory
4 26 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (4.16%) Samba
6 17 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.91%) vSphere
8 10 (2.08%) Docker
9 8 (1.66%) RACF
9 8 (1.66%) Time Sharing Option
10 6 (1.25%) SRDF
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 2 (0.42%) RHEV
13 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.21%) KVM
13 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (3.12%) Ansible
1 15 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.49%) Puppet
3 10 (2.08%) Nagios
3 10 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.66%) TADDM
6 7 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.83%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.83%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.83%) SCCM
9 3 (0.62%) Cacti
9 3 (0.62%) Control-M
9 3 (0.62%) Munin
9 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 134 (27.86%) Oracle
2 78 (16.22%) HP
3 64 (13.31%) IBM
4 63 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 61 (12.68%) Veritas
6 56 (11.64%) Red Hat
7 55 (11.43%) Sybase
8 34 (7.07%) VMware
9 27 (5.61%) EMC
10 26 (5.41%) CA
11 24 (4.99%) Citrix
12 14 (2.91%) Informatica
13 13 (2.70%) Cisco
14 9 (1.87%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.87%) Sun
14 9 (1.87%) Symantec
15 8 (1.66%) Teradata
16 6 (1.25%) Splunk
16 6 (1.25%) SunGard
17 4 (0.83%) Talend
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