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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 160 197 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.28% 7.57% 7.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 28.84% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 114 90
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £180.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.94% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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
608 683 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.07% 26.23% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 333 272
Average daily rate £325 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 13
Average hourly rate £28.10 £19.06 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.46% +22.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.34 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 70 £375 +4.16% 13
Edinburgh -6 68 £400 -11.11% 12
West Lothian 0 11 £300 -25.00%
Renfrewshire -5 2 £451 +57.03%
Stirling -12 2 £463 +21.84%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £375 -
Moray - 1 £425 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 150 (46.15%) SQL
2 130 (40.00%) Linux
3 123 (37.85%) Finance
4 115 (35.38%) Java
5 109 (33.54%) Oracle
6 85 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (24.92%) Banking
8 73 (22.46%) Perl
9 68 (20.92%) Windows
10 58 (17.85%) Spring
11 51 (15.69%) Relational Database
12 42 (12.92%) JavaScript
13 39 (12.00%) Solaris
14 38 (11.69%) OO
14 38 (11.69%) JMS
15 36 (11.08%) Performance Tuning
15 36 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (10.77%) JSP
16 35 (10.77%) Shell Script
17 34 (10.46%) PL/SQL
18 30 (9.23%) Sybase
18 30 (9.23%) CSS
18 30 (9.23%) Oracle Database
19 29 (8.92%) WebSphere
20 28 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 28 (8.62%) XML
20 28 (8.62%) DB2
20 28 (8.62%) Red Hat
21 26 (8.00%) Tomcat
22 25 (7.69%) RDBMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (8.92%) WebSphere
2 26 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.23%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.31%) JBoss
5 11 (3.38%) Apache
6 7 (2.15%) IIS
7 5 (1.54%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.54%) Confluence
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.92%) FileNet
9 3 (0.92%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.62%) Documentum
10 2 (0.62%) SAS
11 1 (0.31%) CICS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.38%) SAN
2 21 (6.46%) Firewall
3 16 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (4.00%) LDAP
4 13 (4.00%) FTP
5 11 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.08%) Network Security
7 8 (2.46%) DNS
8 7 (2.15%) SSL
8 7 (2.15%) DHCP
9 5 (1.54%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.92%) NAS
11 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.62%) WAN
11 2 (0.62%) LAN
11 2 (0.62%) HTTP
11 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.31%) VPN
12 1 (0.31%) VoIP
12 1 (0.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 30 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 28 (8.62%) DB2
4 25 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.77%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.54%) Sybase IQ
9 5 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.54%) MySQL
9 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.54%) MS Access
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 25 (7.69%) Selenium
2 22 (6.77%) Maven
2 22 (6.77%) JUnit
3 18 (5.54%) JIRA
4 15 (4.62%) CruiseControl
4 15 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.08%) Gradle
6 10 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.08%) Ant
7 8 (2.46%) Hudson
8 7 (2.15%) ERwin
8 7 (2.15%) Subversion
9 6 (1.85%) ClearCase
9 6 (1.85%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.23%) Toad
11 4 (1.23%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.23%) Calabash
General
1 123 (37.85%) Finance
2 81 (24.92%) Banking
3 15 (4.62%) Front Office
4 10 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.54%) Retail
5 5 (1.54%) Legal
6 4 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) International Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (29.54%) Developer
2 62 (19.08%) Analyst
2 62 (19.08%) Java Developer
3 35 (10.77%) Administrator
4 30 (9.23%) UNIX Administrator
5 22 (6.77%) Test Analyst
6 19 (5.85%) Architect
7 18 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (4.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.69%) DBA
10 11 (3.38%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.38%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.08%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.08%) Designer
12 8 (2.46%) ETL Architect
12 8 (2.46%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (2.46%) Consultant
12 8 (2.46%) Test Engineer
12 8 (2.46%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.85%) Spring
2 38 (11.69%) JMS
3 35 (10.77%) JSP
4 30 (9.23%) CSS
5 28 (8.62%) XML
6 23 (7.08%) Web Services
6 23 (7.08%) J2EE
7 19 (5.85%) J2SE
8 17 (5.23%) Struts
8 17 (5.23%) Ajax
9 15 (4.62%) Spring Web Flow
9 15 (4.62%) GWT
9 15 (4.62%) XSLT
9 15 (4.62%) Spring MVC
9 15 (4.62%) Hibernate
10 14 (4.31%) HTML
11 13 (4.00%) Java EE
11 13 (4.00%) Middleware
12 12 (3.69%) .NET
13 10 (3.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.62%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (3.38%) Derivative
4 9 (2.77%) Open Source
5 8 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.15%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.85%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.54%) Clustering
8 5 (1.54%) Statistics
8 5 (1.54%) iSeries
9 4 (1.23%) Equities
9 4 (1.23%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.62%) PKI
10 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) DTCC
10 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.62%) Replication
10 2 (0.62%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 130 (40.00%) Linux
2 68 (20.92%) Windows
3 39 (12.00%) Solaris
4 28 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.54%) AIX
6 10 (3.08%) HPUX
6 10 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.85%) Android
9 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.92%) SUSE
11 3 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.31%) zOS
13 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.69%) OO
3 36 (11.08%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (7.08%) Unit Testing
6 19 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (5.54%) Data Analysis
7 18 (5.54%) ETL
8 17 (5.23%) OOD
8 17 (5.23%) ITIL
8 17 (5.23%) Software Engineering
8 17 (5.23%) Database Tuning
8 17 (5.23%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.92%) Change Management
9 16 (4.92%) MVC
10 15 (4.62%) Web Application Development
11 14 (4.31%) Migration
11 14 (4.31%) Information Security
12 13 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (46.15%) SQL
2 115 (35.38%) Java
3 73 (22.46%) Perl
4 42 (12.92%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.77%) Shell Script
6 34 (10.46%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.85%) Python
8 12 (3.69%) C#
9 10 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.77%) C++
11 6 (1.85%) Ruby
12 5 (1.54%) Jython
12 5 (1.54%) Groovy
13 4 (1.23%) C
13 4 (1.23%) VB
14 3 (0.92%) Korn
15 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.31%) Scala
16 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.00%) Degree
4 6 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.54%) CISSP
5 5 (1.54%) PMP
5 5 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.54%) GCIA
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.92%) CISA
7 3 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.92%) ISEB
8 2 (0.62%) MCSE
8 2 (0.62%) CCNP
8 2 (0.62%) CCNA
8 2 (0.62%) OCP
8 2 (0.62%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.92%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) FATCA
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.85%) RACF
4 5 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.23%) NFS
6 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.62%) Samba
7 2 (0.62%) SRDF
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (2.77%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.85%) Control-M
5 5 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.54%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.92%) Nessus
7 3 (0.92%) Nmap
8 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.62%) Ansible
9 1 (0.31%) Legato
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.31%) Netcool
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (33.54%) Oracle
2 30 (9.23%) Sybase
3 28 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.15%) Informatica
5 18 (5.54%) EMC
6 15 (4.62%) HP
7 12 (3.69%) CA
7 12 (3.69%) VMware
8 11 (3.38%) Veritas
9 10 (3.08%) NetApp
9 10 (3.08%) Sun
10 9 (2.77%) IBM
10 9 (2.77%) Teradata
10 9 (2.77%) Netezza
11 8 (2.46%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.46%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.23%) Cisco
12 4 (1.23%) Citrix
13 3 (0.92%) BMC
13 3 (0.92%) CommVault
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago