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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / Scotland
Rank 34 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 80 182 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.86% 7.04% 5.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.67% 32.73% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 75
Median daily rate £365 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
387 556 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.50% 21.49% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 282 266
Median daily rate £350 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £144 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £126.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 41 £400 +14.28% 5
Edinburgh -17 25 £325 -10.34% 6
West Lothian -6 5 £325 -13.33%
West Dunbartonshire -1 3 £325 -22.61%
Aberdeen -13 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £250 -
Renfrewshire +22 1 - - 1
Stirling 0 1 £438 +16.66%
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 87 (43.72%) Linux
2 86 (43.22%) SQL
3 68 (34.17%) Java
4 66 (33.17%) Oracle
5 60 (30.15%) Finance
6 47 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (22.61%) Windows
8 43 (21.61%) Shell Script
9 42 (21.11%) Relational Database
10 39 (19.60%) Banking
11 36 (18.09%) IBM
11 36 (18.09%) Perl
11 36 (18.09%) Oracle Database
12 30 (15.08%) RDBMS
13 26 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.56%) PL/SQL
14 25 (12.56%) Solaris
15 22 (11.06%) DB2
15 22 (11.06%) Internet
15 22 (11.06%) Middleware
15 22 (11.06%) Red Hat
16 21 (10.55%) J2EE
17 20 (10.05%) AIX
17 20 (10.05%) XML
17 20 (10.05%) Spring
17 20 (10.05%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (9.05%) VMware
18 18 (9.05%) CRM
18 18 (9.05%) Data Modelling
18 18 (9.05%) Security Cleared

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 12 (6.03%) JBoss
1 12 (6.03%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.51%) Apache
3 5 (2.51%) CICS
3 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.01%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.01%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.01%) Siemens NX
1 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.01%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Endur
2 1 (0.50%) Findur
2 1 (0.50%) Minerva
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.50%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.51%) IaaS
3 4 (2.01%) PaaS
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) Internet
2 17 (8.54%) SSL
3 16 (8.04%) HTTPS
4 15 (7.54%) Firewall
5 13 (6.53%) LDAP
6 11 (5.53%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.52%) Network Security
8 5 (2.51%) DNS
8 5 (2.51%) FTP
8 5 (2.51%) SAN
9 4 (2.01%) HTTP
10 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.01%) NAS
10 2 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.01%) TACACS
10 2 (1.01%) VLAN
10 2 (1.01%) VoIP
10 2 (1.01%) WAN
11 1 (0.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.11%) Relational Database
2 36 (18.09%) Oracle Database
3 30 (15.08%) RDBMS
4 22 (11.06%) DB2
5 6 (3.02%) Big Data
5 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.01%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.01%) GIS
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.01%) Redis
8 2 (1.01%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (6.53%) JUnit
2 9 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.02%) Maven
4 6 (3.02%) Gradle
4 6 (3.02%) Hudson
5 4 (2.01%) Ant
5 4 (2.01%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.01%) JIRA
6 3 (1.51%) Concordion
6 3 (1.51%) JBehave
6 3 (1.51%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.51%) Selenium
7 2 (1.01%) PVCS
7 2 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 60 (30.15%) Finance
2 39 (19.60%) Banking
3 12 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.53%) Law
5 8 (4.02%) Billing
6 7 (3.52%) Retail
7 6 (3.02%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.01%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.51%) Front Office
10 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (20.60%) Developer
2 24 (12.06%) Analyst
3 22 (11.06%) Administrator
4 19 (9.55%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.04%) Unix Administrator
6 14 (7.04%) Unix Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) Designer
8 12 (6.03%) Database Designer
9 11 (5.53%) Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) DBA
10 8 (4.02%) Identity Management Specialist
10 8 (4.02%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.52%) Solaris Administrator
11 7 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (3.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.02%) AIX Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) Middleware
2 21 (10.55%) J2EE
3 20 (10.05%) Spring
3 20 (10.05%) XML
4 10 (5.03%) JSON
4 10 (5.03%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 8 (4.02%) HTML
5 8 (4.02%) JMS
5 8 (4.02%) SOAP
6 7 (3.52%) J2SE
6 7 (3.52%) REST
7 6 (3.02%) HTML5
7 6 (3.02%) ISPF
8 4 (2.01%) Apache CXF
8 4 (2.01%) Web Services
8 4 (2.01%) XML Messaging
8 4 (2.01%) XSLT
9 3 (1.51%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (1.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.04%) DataPower
4 11 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.02%) iSeries
5 8 (4.02%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.52%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.52%) Tandem
7 5 (2.51%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.51%) Replication
8 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.01%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.51%) Clustering
9 3 (1.51%) Derivative
9 3 (1.51%) Equities
9 3 (1.51%) PKI
9 3 (1.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 87 (43.72%) Linux
2 45 (22.61%) Windows
3 25 (12.56%) Solaris
4 20 (10.05%) AIX
5 17 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.02%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (4.02%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.52%) HPUX
8 6 (3.02%) zOS
9 3 (1.51%) MVS
9 3 (1.51%) Tru64
9 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.01%) OpenVMS
10 2 (1.01%) SUSE
11 1 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) CentOS
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (10.05%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (9.05%) CRM
3 18 (9.05%) Data Modelling
3 18 (9.05%) SDLC
4 15 (7.54%) Change Control
5 14 (7.04%) SOA
6 13 (6.53%) Information Security
7 12 (6.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (5.53%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (5.53%) Migration
8 11 (5.53%) OO
8 11 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.03%) Scrum
10 9 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.02%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 86 (43.22%) SQL
2 68 (34.17%) Java
3 43 (21.61%) Shell Script
4 36 (18.09%) Perl
5 25 (12.56%) PL/SQL
6 17 (8.54%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.04%) Python
8 7 (3.52%) C++
8 7 (3.52%) JCL
8 7 (3.52%) Korn
9 6 (3.02%) C
9 6 (3.02%) Ruby
9 6 (3.02%) Scala
10 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.01%) XPath
11 3 (1.51%) COBOL
11 3 (1.51%) VBA
12 2 (1.01%) Groovy
12 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.51%) CISSP
4 4 (2.01%) ISEB
5 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.51%) SANS
6 1 (0.50%) CCDA
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CISM
6 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.50%) Degree
6 1 (0.50%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.01%) COBIT
3 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.50%) MiFID
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 9 (4.52%) NFS
3 7 (3.52%) PowerHA
4 6 (3.02%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.01%) Docker
6 4 (2.01%) RACF
6 4 (2.01%) vSphere
7 3 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.01%) SRDF
8 2 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.50%) KVM
9 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (5.53%) Tivoli
2 10 (5.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (3.02%) Puppet
3 6 (3.02%) QRadar
4 5 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.51%) Ansible
6 3 (1.51%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (1.51%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.01%) vRealize
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.50%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.50%) Graylog
8 1 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (33.17%) Oracle
2 36 (18.09%) IBM
3 22 (11.06%) Red Hat
4 18 (9.05%) VMware
5 16 (8.04%) Sybase
6 13 (6.53%) HP
7 12 (6.03%) CA
8 11 (5.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.53%) Sun
9 9 (4.52%) NetApp
10 8 (4.02%) Splunk
11 7 (3.52%) CommVault
11 7 (3.52%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (3.02%) Veritas
13 4 (2.01%) Compuware
13 4 (2.01%) Perforce
13 4 (2.01%) Symantec
13 4 (2.01%) Twitter
14 3 (1.51%) ArcSight
14 3 (1.51%) MapR
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