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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 39 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 99 212 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.92% 7.28% 5.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 34.58% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 90 75
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
528 613 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.23% 21.04% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 296 292
Median daily rate £315 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -7 43 £400 +14.28% 4
Edinburgh -20 32 £318 -18.06% 4
West Lothian -5 7 £325 -13.33%
West Dunbartonshire -1 4 £495 +17.85%
Renfrewshire -10 4 £380 +35.71%
South Ayrshire - 4 £238 -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 138 (51.30%) Linux
2 112 (41.64%) SQL
3 106 (39.41%) Java
4 101 (37.55%) Finance
5 86 (31.97%) Oracle
6 76 (28.25%) Perl
7 66 (24.54%) Windows
8 59 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (19.33%) Relational Database
10 51 (18.96%) Shell Script
11 48 (17.84%) IBM
12 46 (17.10%) Solaris
13 44 (16.36%) RDBMS
13 44 (16.36%) Banking
13 44 (16.36%) Spring
13 44 (16.36%) Security Cleared
14 42 (15.61%) DB2
14 42 (15.61%) Oracle Database
14 42 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (14.87%) Sybase
16 33 (12.27%) AIX
16 33 (12.27%) SDLC
17 31 (11.52%) XML
18 30 (11.15%) Internet
19 29 (10.78%) HP
19 29 (10.78%) SC Cleared
20 26 (9.67%) SSL
20 26 (9.67%) J2EE
20 26 (9.67%) Data Centre
21 25 (9.29%) OO

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 22 (8.18%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.06%) JBoss
3 13 (4.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (4.09%) Apache
5 10 (3.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.97%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (1.86%) CICS
8 5 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.49%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.12%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.74%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.74%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Endur
3 1 (0.37%) Findur
3 1 (0.37%) Minerva
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) IaaS
3 2 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.15%) Internet
2 26 (9.67%) SSL
3 21 (7.81%) HTTPS
4 20 (7.43%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.95%) LDAP
6 15 (5.58%) Firewall
7 13 (4.83%) SAN
8 12 (4.46%) DNS
9 11 (4.09%) WAN
10 10 (3.72%) HTTP
11 9 (3.35%) FTP
11 9 (3.35%) Network Security
12 7 (2.60%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.49%) SSH
14 3 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.12%) LAN
14 3 (1.12%) NAS
14 3 (1.12%) VLAN
14 3 (1.12%) VPN
15 2 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.33%) Relational Database
2 44 (16.36%) RDBMS
3 42 (15.61%) DB2
3 42 (15.61%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.23%) Big Data
5 6 (2.23%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.12%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (1.12%) MySQL
8 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.74%) GIS
9 2 (0.74%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 24 (8.92%) JUnit
2 13 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.23%) GitLab
3 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.23%) Maven
4 5 (1.86%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.49%) git-flow
5 4 (1.49%) JIRA
5 4 (1.49%) PVCS
5 4 (1.49%) Subversion
5 4 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.74%) ERwin
7 2 (0.74%) Gradle
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.37%) ProC
8 1 (0.37%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (37.55%) Finance
2 44 (16.36%) Banking
3 20 (7.43%) Law
4 12 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.35%) Front Office
6 8 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.60%) Billing
8 5 (1.86%) Retail
9 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.74%) French Language
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) German Language
10 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (25.65%) Developer
2 36 (13.38%) Java Developer
3 28 (10.41%) Analyst
4 24 (8.92%) Administrator
5 19 (7.06%) Consultant
6 17 (6.32%) Unix Engineer
7 16 (5.95%) Test Analyst
7 16 (5.95%) Unix Administrator
8 10 (3.72%) C++ Developer
8 10 (3.72%) DBA
8 10 (3.72%) Designer
8 10 (3.72%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.35%) Database Designer
9 9 (3.35%) Identity Management Specialist
9 9 (3.35%) Scala Developer
10 8 (2.97%) Solaris Administrator
10 8 (2.97%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (2.60%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.36%) Spring
2 31 (11.52%) XML
3 26 (9.67%) J2EE
4 23 (8.55%) J2SE
4 23 (8.55%) JMS
5 19 (7.06%) Middleware
6 16 (5.95%) JSON
7 12 (4.46%) HTML
7 12 (4.46%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 10 (3.72%) ISPF
9 9 (3.35%) Web Services
10 8 (2.97%) SOAP
10 8 (2.97%) XML Messaging
11 7 (2.60%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.60%) Regular Expression
11 7 (2.60%) REST
11 7 (2.60%) XSLT
12 6 (2.23%) HTML5
12 6 (2.23%) RESTful
13 5 (1.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.67%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.18%) DataPower
4 13 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.83%) Mainframe
5 12 (4.46%) iSeries
6 11 (4.09%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (4.09%) Tandem
7 9 (3.35%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.23%) Clustering
10 5 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.86%) PKI
11 4 (1.49%) Derivative
11 4 (1.49%) Equities
11 4 (1.49%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.49%) User Experience
12 3 (1.12%) Replication
12 3 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 138 (51.30%) Linux
2 66 (24.54%) Windows
3 46 (17.10%) Solaris
4 33 (12.27%) AIX
5 22 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.58%) HPUX
7 7 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.23%) zOS
9 5 (1.86%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.12%) Tru64
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.74%) Android
11 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.74%) MVS
11 2 (0.74%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.27%) SDLC
3 25 (9.29%) OO
4 23 (8.55%) CRM
4 23 (8.55%) OOD
5 22 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (7.06%) Information Security
7 18 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (6.69%) Data Modelling
7 18 (6.69%) ITIL
7 18 (6.69%) Software Engineering
8 16 (5.95%) Migration
9 15 (5.58%) Multithreading
9 15 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.20%) SOA
11 13 (4.83%) Functional Testing
11 13 (4.83%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (4.83%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.46%) Service Management
13 11 (4.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (41.64%) SQL
2 106 (39.41%) Java
3 76 (28.25%) Perl
4 51 (18.96%) Shell Script
5 24 (8.92%) Python
6 23 (8.55%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.06%) PL/SQL
8 18 (6.69%) C++
9 14 (5.20%) Korn
10 13 (4.83%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.83%) PHP
11 12 (4.46%) JCL
12 10 (3.72%) C
13 9 (3.35%) Ruby
13 9 (3.35%) Scala
14 7 (2.60%) C-shell
15 6 (2.23%) Groovy
15 6 (2.23%) VBScript
16 5 (1.86%) C#
16 5 (1.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.72%) ISEB
4 7 (2.60%) CISSP
4 7 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.23%) Degree
6 3 (1.12%) CISM
6 3 (1.12%) SANS
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) CCDA
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (1.86%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) COBIT
2 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 10 (3.72%) NFS
2 10 (3.72%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.60%) PowerHA
4 7 (2.60%) Samba
5 6 (2.23%) Docker
5 6 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.49%) vSphere
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.12%) RACF
8 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.74%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.37%) KVM
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.37%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (4.83%) Tivoli
3 12 (4.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 6 (2.23%) Puppet
4 6 (2.23%) QRadar
5 5 (1.86%) Ansible
6 4 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.74%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.74%) Graylog
8 2 (0.74%) OVPA
9 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.37%) SCOM
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 86 (31.97%) Oracle
2 48 (17.84%) IBM
3 40 (14.87%) Sybase
4 29 (10.78%) HP
5 21 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 16 (5.95%) CA
7 14 (5.20%) Microsoft
8 13 (4.83%) VMware
9 11 (4.09%) Splunk
9 11 (4.09%) Sun
10 10 (3.72%) NetApp
11 8 (2.97%) Symantec
12 7 (2.60%) CommVault
13 6 (2.23%) Compuware
13 6 (2.23%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (2.23%) Veritas
14 5 (1.86%) ForgeRock
14 5 (1.86%) Siebel
15 4 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
15 4 (1.49%) Talend
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