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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 153 184 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.96% 5.70% 5.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.14% 31.89% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 83 68
Median daily rate £334 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +142.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
525 577 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.90% 17.87% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 296 306
Median daily rate £310 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 73 £400 +18.51% 13
Edinburgh +4 43 £388 -1.89% 5
Renfrewshire -12 14 £320 -29.12%
West Lothian +1 8 £325 -7.14%
West Dunbartonshire -1 7 £420 -
Stirling - 3 - -
East Ayrshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 250 (57.60%) Linux
2 177 (40.78%) Finance
3 152 (35.02%) Java
4 146 (33.64%) SQL
5 137 (31.57%) Oracle
6 124 (28.57%) Perl
7 109 (25.12%) Windows
8 87 (20.05%) Solaris
9 85 (19.59%) Banking
10 82 (18.89%) AIX
11 81 (18.66%) DB2
12 79 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
13 77 (17.74%) IBM
14 69 (15.90%) HP
15 67 (15.44%) Sybase
15 67 (15.44%) Spring
15 67 (15.44%) Relational Database
16 66 (15.21%) Shell Script
17 65 (14.98%) Security Cleared
18 63 (14.52%) Migration
18 63 (14.52%) SDLC
19 62 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 59 (13.59%) RDBMS
21 58 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 53 (12.21%) OO
23 51 (11.75%) SAN
23 51 (11.75%) Red Hat
24 49 (11.29%) Oracle Database
24 49 (11.29%) Data Centre
25 48 (11.06%) OOD

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 44 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 29 (6.68%) Apache
3 27 (6.22%) JBoss
4 25 (5.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (4.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 9 (2.07%) CICS
8 9 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.92%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.92%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.92%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.92%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.92%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Global One
2 4 (0.92%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.69%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Endur
5 1 (0.23%) Findur
5 1 (0.23%) Minerva
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.92%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.46%) IaaS
2 2 (0.46%) PaaS
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.75%) SAN
2 36 (8.29%) SSL
3 25 (5.76%) Firewall
4 23 (5.30%) DNS
4 23 (5.30%) Internet
5 22 (5.07%) LDAP
6 21 (4.84%) HTTP
6 21 (4.84%) HTTPS
6 21 (4.84%) WAN
7 18 (4.15%) TCP/IP
8 17 (3.92%) FTP
9 13 (3.00%) iSCSI
10 11 (2.53%) SSH
11 8 (1.84%) NAS
11 8 (1.84%) Network Security
12 7 (1.61%) LAN
13 6 (1.38%) DHCP
14 5 (1.15%) SMTP
14 5 (1.15%) SNMP
14 5 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.66%) DB2
2 67 (15.44%) Relational Database
3 59 (13.59%) RDBMS
4 49 (11.29%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.46%) MySQL
6 13 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (1.84%) Big Data
7 8 (1.84%) PowerCenter
8 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.15%) UniData
11 4 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (10.14%) JUnit
2 25 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.07%) Maven
5 8 (1.84%) ERwin
5 8 (1.84%) Subversion
6 6 (1.38%) GitLab
6 6 (1.38%) PVCS
6 6 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.92%) Build Forge
7 4 (0.92%) git-flow
7 4 (0.92%) Hudson
7 4 (0.92%) Introscope
8 3 (0.69%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.69%) Flyway
8 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.69%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 177 (40.78%) Finance
2 85 (19.59%) Banking
3 38 (8.76%) Law
4 26 (5.99%) Front Office
5 21 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.00%) Billing
7 9 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.15%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
9 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.92%) International Banking
9 4 (0.92%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (27.42%) Developer
2 57 (13.13%) Java Developer
3 40 (9.22%) Administrator
4 38 (8.76%) Consultant
5 32 (7.37%) Analyst
6 29 (6.68%) Unix Administrator
7 21 (4.84%) Unix Engineer
8 19 (4.38%) C++ Developer
8 19 (4.38%) Test Analyst
9 18 (4.15%) Architect
9 18 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.46%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 13 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.53%) Solaris Administrator
13 11 (2.53%) Unix Consultant
14 10 (2.30%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.44%) Spring
2 46 (10.60%) J2SE
3 41 (9.45%) JMS
4 38 (8.76%) XML
5 28 (6.45%) J2EE
5 28 (6.45%) Middleware
6 27 (6.22%) HTML
7 17 (3.92%) .NET
7 17 (3.92%) JSON
8 14 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 14 (3.23%) Web Services
9 12 (2.76%) ISPF
10 11 (2.53%) CSS
11 10 (2.30%) Regular Expression
11 10 (2.30%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 9 (2.07%) LAMP
13 8 (1.84%) SOAP
13 8 (1.84%) XML Messaging
14 7 (1.61%) RESTful
14 7 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.76%) Clustering
4 24 (5.53%) Mainframe
5 22 (5.07%) DataPower
5 22 (5.07%) Equity Derivative
6 17 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.92%) Equities
7 13 (3.00%) Replication
8 12 (2.76%) iSeries
8 12 (2.76%) Tandem
9 10 (2.30%) PKI
10 9 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.07%) Derivative
10 9 (2.07%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.84%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
13 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.15%) User Experience
15 4 (0.92%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 250 (57.60%) Linux
2 109 (25.12%) Windows
3 87 (20.05%) Solaris
4 82 (18.89%) AIX
5 58 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (7.83%) HPUX
7 14 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.15%) Debian
8 5 (1.15%) OS/390
8 5 (1.15%) SUSE
8 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.15%) zOS
9 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.46%) Android
11 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (14.52%) Migration
2 63 (14.52%) SDLC
3 53 (12.21%) OO
4 48 (11.06%) OOD
5 36 (8.29%) Software Engineering
6 34 (7.83%) ITIL
7 29 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (5.76%) Change Management
8 25 (5.76%) DevOps
9 24 (5.53%) Multithreading
10 23 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (5.07%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.84%) Data Modelling
12 21 (4.84%) ETL
13 20 (4.61%) Information Security
13 20 (4.61%) Unit Testing
14 19 (4.38%) SOA
15 18 (4.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 152 (35.02%) Java
2 146 (33.64%) SQL
3 124 (28.57%) Perl
4 66 (15.21%) Shell Script
5 46 (10.60%) Python
6 31 (7.14%) C++
7 28 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 27 (6.22%) JavaScript
9 26 (5.99%) PHP
10 17 (3.92%) Korn
11 16 (3.69%) C
12 15 (3.46%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.23%) JCL
14 13 (3.00%) C-shell
15 12 (2.76%) Ruby
16 9 (2.07%) VBScript
17 8 (1.84%) Groovy
17 8 (1.84%) Scala
18 7 (1.61%) C#
19 6 (1.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.69%) ISEB
4 13 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.76%) Degree
5 12 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.84%) CISSP
7 6 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.15%) CISM
8 5 (1.15%) MCITP
8 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.46%) OCP
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CCDA
12 1 (0.23%) CCNA
12 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.38%) SLA
4 5 (1.15%) COBIT
4 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.15%) QA
5 4 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 14 (3.23%) vSphere
4 13 (3.00%) Samba
4 13 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.76%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (2.30%) Docker
6 10 (2.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 10 (2.30%) Veritas File System
7 6 (1.38%) SRDF
8 5 (1.15%) NFS
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.46%) RHEV
11 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.23%) KVM
11 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (3.69%) Tivoli
3 15 (3.46%) Ansible
4 12 (2.76%) Puppet
5 10 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.92%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.92%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.92%) Nagios
9 4 (0.92%) SCCM
10 3 (0.69%) Cacti
10 3 (0.69%) Control-M
10 3 (0.69%) Munin
11 2 (0.46%) MAINVIEW
11 2 (0.46%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 137 (31.57%) Oracle
2 77 (17.74%) IBM
3 69 (15.90%) HP
4 67 (15.44%) Sybase
5 51 (11.75%) Red Hat
6 39 (8.99%) Microsoft
7 32 (7.37%) VMware
8 25 (5.76%) Veritas
9 24 (5.53%) CA
10 23 (5.30%) Citrix
10 23 (5.30%) EMC
11 13 (3.00%) Cisco
12 11 (2.53%) Informatica
12 11 (2.53%) Sun
12 11 (2.53%) Symantec
13 9 (2.07%) Splunk
14 8 (1.84%) Teradata
15 6 (1.38%) Axway
15 6 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
15 6 (1.38%) SunGard
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