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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 160 182 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.76% 7.37% 5.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.16% 32.56% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 73
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £452 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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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
589 559 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.19% 22.62% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 245 178
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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 +1 94 £400 +18.51% 7
Edinburgh -26 33 £398 -11.66% 14
West Lothian +5 7 £375 +19.04% 1
Fife +4 2 £180 - 1
Aberdeen +3 1 - -
Inverclyde -4 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 163 (44.90%) Linux
2 158 (43.53%) Java
3 128 (35.26%) SQL
4 113 (31.13%) Finance
5 110 (30.30%) Oracle
6 97 (26.72%) Perl
7 95 (26.17%) Windows
8 90 (24.79%) Banking
9 84 (23.14%) Relational Database
10 67 (18.46%) Shell Script
11 61 (16.80%) Spring
12 60 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (15.15%) OO
13 55 (15.15%) Microsoft
14 54 (14.88%) HP
14 54 (14.88%) JavaScript
15 48 (13.22%) IBM
16 47 (12.95%) WebSphere
17 42 (11.57%) RDBMS
18 41 (11.29%) HTML
19 40 (11.02%) DB2
19 40 (11.02%) JSP
20 39 (10.74%) Sybase
20 39 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (10.19%) XML
21 37 (10.19%) SAN
22 34 (9.37%) AIX
22 34 (9.37%) J2EE
23 33 (9.09%) Security Cleared
24 32 (8.82%) JMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (12.95%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.58%) IIS
5 12 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.75%) CICS
7 8 (2.20%) Confluence
8 7 (1.93%) Apache
9 6 (1.65%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.55%) GemFire
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
13 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Maple
Business Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.83%) Maximo
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.83%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.19%) SAN
2 26 (7.16%) Firewall
3 18 (4.96%) HTTP
4 15 (4.13%) WAN
4 15 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.86%) DNS
5 14 (3.86%) LAN
6 10 (2.75%) NAS
7 9 (2.48%) Wireshark
7 9 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.20%) FTP
9 6 (1.65%) LDAP
10 5 (1.38%) SSL
10 5 (1.38%) DHCP
10 5 (1.38%) Network Security
11 4 (1.10%) X.509
11 4 (1.10%) DMZ
11 4 (1.10%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.55%) Connectrix
12 2 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.14%) Relational Database
2 42 (11.57%) RDBMS
3 40 (11.02%) DB2
4 29 (7.99%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.79%) SQL Server
6 20 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (3.58%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.58%) Neo4j
8 11 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.93%) Big Data
12 6 (1.65%) Pentaho
12 6 (1.65%) Star Schema
13 5 (1.38%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.38%) KDB
14 4 (1.10%) Data Mart
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (1.10%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 21 (5.79%) Selenium
2 19 (5.23%) CruiseControl
3 17 (4.68%) Subversion
4 16 (4.41%) JUnit
5 13 (3.58%) Maven
6 11 (3.03%) JIRA
7 10 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.75%) Ant
8 9 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (2.48%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.65%) Fiddler
9 6 (1.65%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.83%) PVCS
11 3 (0.83%) Toad
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 113 (31.13%) Finance
2 90 (24.79%) Banking
3 15 (4.13%) Front Office
4 13 (3.58%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.10%) International Banking
7 3 (0.83%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 145 (39.94%) Developer
2 87 (23.97%) Java Developer
3 57 (15.70%) Analyst
4 27 (7.44%) Administrator
5 24 (6.61%) Test Analyst
6 18 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (4.68%) Applications Support
8 16 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 16 (4.41%) Consultant
9 15 (4.13%) Tester
9 15 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (3.58%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.58%) Database Developer
10 13 (3.58%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (3.31%) Technical Specialist
12 11 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.03%) Designer
12 11 (3.03%) WPF Developer
12 11 (3.03%) Monitoring Engineer
12 11 (3.03%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.80%) Spring
2 41 (11.29%) HTML
3 40 (11.02%) JSP
4 37 (10.19%) XML
5 34 (9.37%) J2EE
6 32 (8.82%) JMS
7 27 (7.44%) .NET
8 25 (6.89%) Hibernate
9 23 (6.34%) CSS
10 21 (5.79%) GWT
11 20 (5.51%) JDBC
11 20 (5.51%) XSLT
12 19 (5.23%) Spring Web Flow
12 19 (5.23%) iBATIS
12 19 (5.23%) Spring MVC
12 19 (5.23%) Ajax
12 19 (5.23%) Struts
13 18 (4.96%) REST
14 16 (4.41%) Web Services
15 15 (4.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.13%) Mainframe
4 14 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
5 12 (3.31%) CMDB
6 10 (2.75%) Replication
7 9 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (2.48%) Derivative
8 8 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.20%) Equities
9 7 (1.93%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.38%) Clustering
11 5 (1.38%) DataPower
11 5 (1.38%) Physics
12 4 (1.10%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.10%) PKI
12 4 (1.10%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 163 (44.90%) Linux
2 95 (26.17%) Windows
3 34 (9.37%) AIX
4 26 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (5.51%) Solaris
6 14 (3.86%) Mac OS X
6 14 (3.86%) zOS
7 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.31%) HPUX
9 9 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.93%) SUSE
10 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.83%) OS/390
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.15%) OO
3 31 (8.54%) Unit Testing
4 28 (7.71%) ITIL
5 25 (6.89%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (6.61%) ETL
7 19 (5.23%) Multithreading
7 19 (5.23%) OOD
7 19 (5.23%) MVC
7 19 (5.23%) Web Application Development
8 17 (4.68%) Test Automation
9 16 (4.41%) Configuration Management
9 16 (4.41%) SOA
10 15 (4.13%) Performance Testing
10 15 (4.13%) Automated Testing
11 13 (3.58%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (3.31%) Change Management
12 12 (3.31%) Web Design
13 11 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (43.53%) Java
2 128 (35.26%) SQL
3 97 (26.72%) Perl
4 67 (18.46%) Shell Script
5 54 (14.88%) JavaScript
6 30 (8.26%) PL/SQL
7 26 (7.16%) VBScript
7 26 (7.16%) C#
8 20 (5.51%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.96%) Python
10 16 (4.41%) C++
11 8 (2.20%) PHP
12 7 (1.93%) Scala
12 7 (1.93%) Korn
13 5 (1.38%) JCL
13 5 (1.38%) Groovy
13 5 (1.38%) Ruby
14 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.83%) C-shell
15 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.06%) Degree
3 22 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.75%) ISEB
6 9 (2.48%) CISSP
6 9 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.20%) CEH
7 8 (2.20%) CCSP
8 7 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.93%) GIAC
8 7 (1.93%) SSCP
9 6 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.38%) MCITP
11 2 (0.55%) CISA
11 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.65%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.10%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.20%) SRDF
3 7 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.55%) RHEV
7 2 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.28%) Samba
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 20 (5.51%) SCOM
3 7 (1.93%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.10%) Control-M
5 4 (1.10%) Puppet
5 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.83%) SCSM
6 3 (0.83%) Legato
6 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.83%) SCCM
6 3 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.55%) Ionix
7 2 (0.55%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.55%) nmon
8 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 110 (30.30%) Oracle
2 55 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 54 (14.88%) HP
4 48 (13.22%) IBM
5 39 (10.74%) Sybase
6 24 (6.61%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.51%) EMC
8 17 (4.68%) BMC
9 16 (4.41%) ArcSight
10 14 (3.86%) VMware
11 10 (2.75%) Sun
12 7 (1.93%) Citrix
12 7 (1.93%) Informatica
13 6 (1.65%) NetApp
13 6 (1.65%) Cisco
14 5 (1.38%) ForgeRock
14 5 (1.38%) Veritas
14 5 (1.38%) Symantec
15 4 (1.10%) Remedy
15 4 (1.10%) TIBCO
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