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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 19 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 265 166 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.88% 5.55% 7.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.72% 26.69% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 98 117
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £180.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.33 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.35% +20.68%
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
810 622 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.14% 20.78% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 323 327
Median daily rate £375 £322 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 34
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% +60.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.95 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £29.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Edinburgh +6 114 £438 +16.66% 7
Glasgow +5 77 £400 +6.66% 14
Renfrewshire -1 43 £353 - 2
Stirling +13 8 £475 +2.59% 1
West Lothian +1 5 £375 +25.00%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 218 (49.66%) Linux
2 158 (35.99%) Finance
3 124 (28.25%) Oracle
4 117 (26.65%) Java
5 104 (23.69%) Windows
6 96 (21.87%) Solaris
6 96 (21.87%) Migration
7 95 (21.64%) SQL
8 80 (18.22%) Banking
9 73 (16.63%) Data Centre
10 70 (15.95%) Microsoft
11 69 (15.72%) HP
12 68 (15.49%) SAN
12 68 (15.49%) AIX
13 66 (15.03%) Security Cleared
14 63 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (14.12%) Perl
16 61 (13.90%) IBM
16 61 (13.90%) SC Cleared
17 57 (12.98%) Veritas
17 57 (12.98%) Law
18 54 (12.30%) Shell Script
18 54 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 51 (11.62%) Clustering
20 42 (9.57%) Red Hat
20 42 (9.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 42 (9.57%) Oracle Database
21 39 (8.88%) Change Management
22 37 (8.43%) Web Services
22 37 (8.43%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 32 (7.29%) WebSphere
2 31 (7.06%) Apache
3 25 (5.69%) JBoss
4 15 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (2.73%) MQSeries
6 11 (2.51%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 8 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.37%) CICS
10 6 (1.37%) IIS
10 6 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (1.14%) Confluence
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.91%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.91%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Global One
2 3 (0.68%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.46%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.49%) SAN
2 25 (5.69%) Firewall
2 25 (5.69%) LDAP
3 24 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.78%) WAN
5 20 (4.56%) SSL
6 19 (4.33%) HTTPS
7 17 (3.87%) DNS
8 16 (3.64%) HTTP
9 12 (2.73%) iSCSI
10 11 (2.51%) FTP
11 9 (2.05%) LAN
11 9 (2.05%) NAS
11 9 (2.05%) SNMP
12 8 (1.82%) Network Security
12 8 (1.82%) WinSCP
13 6 (1.37%) SSH
14 5 (1.14%) DHCP
14 5 (1.14%) Internet
15 4 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.57%) Oracle Database
2 34 (7.74%) DB2
3 29 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.24%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.87%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.05%) MySQL
7 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.37%) Big Data
10 6 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.14%) PowerCenter
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.91%) QGIS
12 4 (0.91%) UniData
Development Applications
1 23 (5.24%) Jenkins
1 23 (5.24%) JUnit
2 21 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.64%) JIRA
4 14 (3.19%) Subversion
5 12 (2.73%) SoapUI
6 11 (2.51%) ClearCase
6 11 (2.51%) Firebug
6 11 (2.51%) Selenium
7 8 (1.82%) XMLSpy
8 6 (1.37%) Hudson
8 6 (1.37%) Maven
9 5 (1.14%) ERwin
10 4 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.91%) Introscope
10 4 (0.91%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.68%) Build Forge
11 3 (0.68%) Flyway
11 3 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 158 (35.99%) Finance
2 80 (18.22%) Banking
3 57 (12.98%) Law
4 13 (2.96%) Front Office
4 13 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.51%) Retail
6 10 (2.28%) Legal
7 8 (1.82%) Billing
7 8 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.91%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (17.08%) Developer
2 57 (12.98%) Consultant
3 49 (11.16%) Administrator
4 42 (9.57%) Unix Administrator
5 36 (8.20%) Analyst
6 31 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (6.61%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 26 (5.92%) Unix Consultant
9 25 (5.69%) Java Developer
10 24 (5.47%) Architect
11 20 (4.56%) Unix Engineer
12 19 (4.33%) Storage Engineer
13 17 (3.87%) Solaris Consultant
14 16 (3.64%) Senior Developer
14 16 (3.64%) Solaris Administrator
14 16 (3.64%) Test Analyst
15 13 (2.96%) Project Manager
16 12 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
17 11 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
17 11 (2.51%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.43%) Web Services
2 27 (6.15%) .NET
3 25 (5.69%) JMS
3 25 (5.69%) Spring
4 21 (4.78%) Middleware
5 20 (4.56%) Java EE
6 19 (4.33%) J2SE
7 17 (3.87%) HTML
8 13 (2.96%) Hibernate
8 13 (2.96%) J2EE
9 11 (2.51%) REST
9 11 (2.51%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 11 (2.51%) XML
10 9 (2.05%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.05%) JSON
10 9 (2.05%) SOAP
10 9 (2.05%) WSDL
10 9 (2.05%) XSD
11 8 (1.82%) EDI
11 8 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (16.63%) Data Centre
2 51 (11.62%) Clustering
3 31 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.47%) DataPower
5 21 (4.78%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.96%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.51%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (2.28%) Equities
11 9 (2.05%) PKI
11 9 (2.05%) Replication
12 8 (1.82%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.37%) Taxonomies
15 5 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
16 4 (0.91%) HP Storage
16 4 (0.91%) Life Science
16 4 (0.91%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 218 (49.66%) Linux
2 104 (23.69%) Windows
3 96 (21.87%) Solaris
4 68 (15.49%) AIX
5 54 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.10%) HPUX
7 14 (3.19%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.82%) zOS
9 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.91%) OS/390
10 4 (0.91%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.46%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.23%) Fedora
12 1 (0.23%) MVS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.87%) Migration
2 63 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.88%) Change Management
4 36 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (6.83%) ITIL
5 30 (6.83%) SDLC
5 30 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (6.38%) SOA
7 27 (6.15%) DevOps
7 27 (6.15%) OO
8 25 (5.69%) OOD
9 24 (5.47%) Unit Testing
10 23 (5.24%) Change Control
10 23 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (4.78%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.78%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.33%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (4.33%) Kanban
13 18 (4.10%) Scrum
13 18 (4.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 117 (26.65%) Java
2 95 (21.64%) SQL
3 62 (14.12%) Perl
4 54 (12.30%) Shell Script
5 28 (6.38%) Python
6 22 (5.01%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.78%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.33%) Ruby
9 18 (4.10%) Korn
9 18 (4.10%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.87%) C++
11 16 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.96%) C-shell
13 11 (2.51%) C#
14 10 (2.28%) VB
15 9 (2.05%) C
16 7 (1.59%) VBA
17 5 (1.14%) Clojure
17 5 (1.14%) COBOL
17 5 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.87%) Degree
4 13 (2.96%) CISSP
5 10 (2.28%) ISEB
5 10 (2.28%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.05%) MCITP
6 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.37%) CISMP
8 6 (1.37%) PhD
9 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.68%) PMP
10 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.46%) CCNA
10 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) OCP
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.82%) HL7
2 8 (1.82%) SEPA
3 7 (1.59%) SLA
4 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.91%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (9.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 37 (8.43%) Veritas File System
2 37 (8.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 25 (5.69%) Active Directory
4 24 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (3.19%) vSphere
6 13 (2.96%) Samba
7 9 (2.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 8 (1.82%) RACF
9 7 (1.59%) SRDF
10 5 (1.14%) Docker
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.46%) Cygwin
12 2 (0.46%) Xen
13 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.23%) HDFS
13 1 (0.23%) KVM
13 1 (0.23%) RHEV
13 1 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (3.87%) Tivoli
2 12 (2.73%) Ansible
3 11 (2.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 10 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (2.28%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.82%) TADDM
6 7 (1.59%) Nagios
6 7 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.59%) Puppet
7 6 (1.37%) QRadar
8 5 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.91%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.68%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.68%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.68%) SCCM
10 3 (0.68%) Simpana
11 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 124 (28.25%) Oracle
2 70 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 69 (15.72%) HP
4 61 (13.90%) IBM
5 57 (12.98%) Veritas
6 42 (9.57%) Red Hat
7 34 (7.74%) VMware
8 27 (6.15%) Citrix
8 27 (6.15%) Sybase
9 26 (5.92%) EMC
10 24 (5.47%) CA
11 16 (3.64%) Cisco
12 10 (2.28%) BMC
13 9 (2.05%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.05%) Informatica
13 9 (2.05%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.82%) Remedy
15 7 (1.59%) Splunk
16 4 (0.91%) CommVault
16 4 (0.91%) ESRI
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