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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 169 164 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.05% 6.69% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.89% 32.41% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 64
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £293 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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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
585 506 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.93% 20.64% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 224 179
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £32.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +3 98 £400 +18.51% 14
Edinburgh -18 38 £330 -17.50% 5
West Lothian +5 8 £375 +1.35% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £275 -
Fife - 2 £180 - 4
Aberdeen +5 1 - - 2
Stirling - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Inverclyde - - - - 1
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 153 (42.98%) Linux
2 143 (40.17%) Java
3 127 (35.67%) SQL
4 113 (31.74%) Finance
5 107 (30.06%) Oracle
6 106 (29.78%) Windows
7 86 (24.16%) Banking
8 81 (22.75%) Perl
9 76 (21.35%) Relational Database
10 68 (19.10%) Shell Script
11 58 (16.29%) Spring
12 53 (14.89%) HP
13 50 (14.04%) IBM
14 49 (13.76%) Microsoft
15 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
15 47 (13.20%) OO
16 44 (12.36%) WebSphere
17 42 (11.80%) HTML
18 38 (10.67%) JSP
18 38 (10.67%) XML
19 37 (10.39%) Sybase
19 37 (10.39%) SAN
20 36 (10.11%) RDBMS
21 35 (9.83%) AIX
22 34 (9.55%) DB2
22 34 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (9.27%) J2EE
24 32 (8.99%) Firewall
24 32 (8.99%) Security Cleared
25 30 (8.43%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 44 (12.36%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.78%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.65%) IIS
5 12 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.81%) CICS
7 8 (2.25%) Apache
7 8 (2.25%) Confluence
8 6 (1.69%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.56%) GemFire
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Maple
Business Applications
1 12 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.84%) Maximo
3 3 (0.84%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.28%) OpenWorks
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.39%) SAN
2 32 (8.99%) Firewall
3 19 (5.34%) WAN
4 18 (5.06%) HTTP
5 16 (4.49%) LAN
6 15 (4.21%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.21%) DNS
7 10 (2.81%) Wireshark
7 10 (2.81%) NAS
8 9 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.53%) FTP
9 7 (1.97%) DHCP
10 6 (1.69%) LDAP
10 6 (1.69%) VPN
11 5 (1.40%) Network Security
11 5 (1.40%) SSL
12 4 (1.12%) X.509
12 4 (1.12%) DMZ
12 4 (1.12%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.35%) Relational Database
2 36 (10.11%) RDBMS
3 34 (9.55%) DB2
4 30 (8.43%) Oracle Database
5 22 (6.18%) SQL Server
6 21 (5.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.65%) Neo4j
8 11 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.53%) KDB
10 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.97%) Star Schema
11 7 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.69%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.40%) Data Mart
13 5 (1.40%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (1.40%) OLAP
14 4 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (4.78%) CruiseControl
1 17 (4.78%) Subversion
1 17 (4.78%) Selenium
2 15 (4.21%) JUnit
3 12 (3.37%) Maven
4 11 (3.09%) JIRA
5 10 (2.81%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.53%) Ant
6 9 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (2.25%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.69%) NetBeans
8 6 (1.69%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.56%) Gradle
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
General
1 113 (31.74%) Finance
2 86 (24.16%) Banking
3 15 (4.21%) Front Office
4 13 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.12%) International Banking
7 3 (0.84%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (38.20%) Developer
2 82 (23.03%) Java Developer
3 54 (15.17%) Analyst
4 30 (8.43%) Administrator
5 23 (6.46%) Test Analyst
6 17 (4.78%) Consultant
6 17 (4.78%) Applications Support
7 16 (4.49%) Support Analyst
7 16 (4.49%) Tester
8 15 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.65%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.65%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (3.37%) Technical Specialist
12 11 (3.09%) Designer
12 11 (3.09%) WPF Developer
13 10 (2.81%) Architect
13 10 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.53%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.53%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.29%) Spring
2 42 (11.80%) HTML
3 38 (10.67%) JSP
3 38 (10.67%) XML
4 33 (9.27%) J2EE
5 29 (8.15%) JMS
6 27 (7.58%) .NET
7 25 (7.02%) Hibernate
8 23 (6.46%) CSS
9 18 (5.06%) JDBC
9 18 (5.06%) XSLT
9 18 (5.06%) Middleware
9 18 (5.06%) Web Services
9 18 (5.06%) GWT
10 17 (4.78%) Spring MVC
10 17 (4.78%) Spring Web Flow
10 17 (4.78%) REST
10 17 (4.78%) iBATIS
10 17 (4.78%) Ajax
10 17 (4.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.21%) Mainframe
2 14 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.09%) Replication
5 10 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (2.53%) Equities
6 9 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.25%) CMDB
7 8 (2.25%) Derivative
8 7 (1.97%) Clustering
9 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.40%) DataPower
9 5 (1.40%) Open Source
9 5 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.40%) Physics
10 4 (1.12%) PKI
10 4 (1.12%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.84%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 153 (42.98%) Linux
2 106 (29.78%) Windows
3 35 (9.83%) AIX
4 27 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.46%) Solaris
6 14 (3.93%) Mac OS X
6 14 (3.93%) zOS
7 13 (3.65%) HPUX
8 11 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.97%) SUSE
11 4 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.84%) OS/390
13 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.20%) OO
2 34 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (7.87%) Unit Testing
3 28 (7.87%) ITIL
4 25 (7.02%) ETL
5 22 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (5.34%) Multithreading
7 18 (5.06%) Performance Testing
7 18 (5.06%) OOD
7 18 (5.06%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.78%) MVC
8 17 (4.78%) Web Application Development
9 16 (4.49%) SOA
9 16 (4.49%) Automated Testing
10 14 (3.93%) Change Management
10 14 (3.93%) Test Automation
11 12 (3.37%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (3.37%) Web Design
11 12 (3.37%) Project Management
12 11 (3.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 143 (40.17%) Java
2 127 (35.67%) SQL
3 81 (22.75%) Perl
4 68 (19.10%) Shell Script
5 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.58%) C#
7 25 (7.02%) PL/SQL
8 23 (6.46%) VBScript
9 17 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.93%) C++
11 11 (3.09%) Python
12 10 (2.81%) Korn
13 7 (1.97%) Scala
14 5 (1.40%) Groovy
14 5 (1.40%) Ruby
14 5 (1.40%) JCL
15 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.56%) VB
16 2 (0.56%) Jython
16 2 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.46%) ISTQB
4 18 (5.06%) Degree
5 17 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.81%) ISEB
7 9 (2.53%) CISSP
7 9 (2.53%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.25%) CEH
8 8 (2.25%) CCSP
9 7 (1.97%) SSCP
9 7 (1.97%) GIAC
9 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (1.40%) MCITP
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.12%) CCNP
13 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.28%) CCNA
14 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.25%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) SLA
3 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.25%) SRDF
3 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.84%) KVM
6 3 (0.84%) RHEV
7 1 (0.28%) GPFS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 21 (5.90%) Tivoli
2 13 (3.65%) SCOM
3 7 (1.97%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.40%) Control-M
6 4 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.12%) Puppet
6 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.84%) Legato
7 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.56%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.56%) Ionix
8 2 (0.56%) nmon
8 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 107 (30.06%) Oracle
2 53 (14.89%) HP
3 50 (14.04%) IBM
4 49 (13.76%) Microsoft
5 37 (10.39%) Sybase
6 26 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.62%) EMC
8 19 (5.34%) VMware
9 13 (3.65%) BMC
10 12 (3.37%) ArcSight
11 10 (2.81%) Sun
12 9 (2.53%) Citrix
13 8 (2.25%) Informatica
14 6 (1.69%) NetApp
14 6 (1.69%) Symantec
14 6 (1.69%) Cisco
15 5 (1.40%) Remedy
15 5 (1.40%) ForgeRock
16 4 (1.12%) StreamBase
16 4 (1.12%) Perforce
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