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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 155 127 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.87% 5.57% 7.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.14% 22.72% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 54 83
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £233 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
532 559 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 24.50% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 239 238
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £39.25 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh +3 75 £375 - 15
Glasgow -8 56 £338 -3.57% 12
Stirling - 7 £436 -
West Lothian 0 4 £350 -0.14% 1
Aberdeen +5 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 137 (45.51%) Linux
2 115 (38.21%) Java
3 99 (32.89%) SQL
4 98 (32.56%) Finance
5 96 (31.89%) Oracle
6 91 (30.23%) Perl
7 79 (26.25%) Banking
8 74 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (19.93%) Windows
10 49 (16.28%) Relational Database
11 43 (14.29%) Spring
12 42 (13.95%) JavaScript
13 40 (13.29%) Solaris
14 39 (12.96%) XML
15 38 (12.62%) OO
15 38 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (11.96%) WebSphere
17 34 (11.30%) Shell Script
17 34 (11.30%) PL/SQL
18 33 (10.96%) JMS
19 32 (10.63%) Red Hat
20 31 (10.30%) Python
21 30 (9.97%) Security Cleared
22 29 (9.63%) SAN
23 28 (9.30%) JSP
23 28 (9.30%) Selenium
24 27 (8.97%) AIX
24 27 (8.97%) RDBMS
25 25 (8.31%) CSS
26 24 (7.97%) Sybase

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 36 (11.96%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.65%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.65%) JBoss
5 12 (3.99%) Apache
6 7 (2.33%) IIS
7 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.33%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.00%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.66%) FileNet
10 2 (0.66%) SAS
10 2 (0.66%) Documentum
10 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) Maple
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.00%) Maximo
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.66%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Heroku
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.63%) SAN
2 14 (4.65%) Firewall
3 12 (3.99%) DNS
4 10 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.99%) LDAP
6 8 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.66%) Network Security
6 8 (2.66%) DHCP
7 7 (2.33%) NAS
8 6 (1.99%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.66%) WAN
10 4 (1.33%) LAN
11 2 (0.66%) SSH
11 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.66%) SSL
11 2 (0.66%) VPN
11 2 (0.66%) FTP
11 2 (0.66%) HTTP
12 1 (0.33%) IPv4
12 1 (0.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 27 (8.97%) RDBMS
3 21 (6.98%) DB2
4 18 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.32%) Big Data
6 10 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.33%) MySQL
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.00%) BODI
11 2 (0.66%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.66%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.33%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (9.30%) Selenium
2 18 (5.98%) CruiseControl
3 11 (3.65%) Maven
4 10 (3.32%) JUnit
5 8 (2.66%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.33%) PVCS
6 7 (2.33%) ClearCase
6 7 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.99%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.99%) Toad
8 5 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.66%) JIRA
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.33%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.33%) Ant
9 4 (1.33%) Gradle
10 3 (1.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 98 (32.56%) Finance
2 79 (26.25%) Banking
3 6 (1.99%) Front Office
4 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.66%) Retail
4 5 (1.66%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Advertising
5 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 95 (31.56%) Developer
2 48 (15.95%) Analyst
2 48 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.63%) Administrator
4 32 (10.63%) UNIX Administrator
5 15 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (4.98%) Support Analyst
6 14 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 14 (4.65%) Architect
7 12 (3.99%) Tester
7 12 (3.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 11 (3.65%) Software Developer
8 11 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (3.32%) Designer
9 10 (3.32%) Ab Initio Developer
10 9 (2.99%) Consultant
10 9 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.66%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.66%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.29%) Spring
2 39 (12.96%) XML
3 33 (10.96%) JMS
4 28 (9.30%) JSP
5 25 (8.31%) CSS
6 24 (7.97%) Web Services
7 22 (7.31%) J2EE
8 20 (6.64%) GWT
9 19 (6.31%) Struts
10 18 (5.98%) XSLT
10 18 (5.98%) Spring Web Flow
10 18 (5.98%) Spring MVC
10 18 (5.98%) Ajax
11 16 (5.32%) JDBC
11 16 (5.32%) Middleware
11 16 (5.32%) iBATIS
12 12 (3.99%) .NET
13 10 (3.32%) Hibernate
13 10 (3.32%) J2SE
14 7 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.99%) Open Source
6 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.66%) CMDB
7 4 (1.33%) Derivative
7 4 (1.33%) iSeries
7 4 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.00%) Equities
8 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 137 (45.51%) Linux
2 60 (19.93%) Windows
3 40 (13.29%) Solaris
4 38 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (8.97%) AIX
6 12 (3.99%) HPUX
7 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.66%) Android
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.33%) SUSE
13 1 (0.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.62%) OO
3 24 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (6.98%) ITIL
5 20 (6.64%) Unit Testing
6 19 (6.31%) Performance Testing
6 19 (6.31%) Security Testing
7 18 (5.98%) Information Security
7 18 (5.98%) MVC
7 18 (5.98%) Web Application Development
8 17 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (5.65%) Test Automation
9 15 (4.98%) SOA
10 14 (4.65%) ETL
10 14 (4.65%) Migration
11 13 (4.32%) Change Management
11 13 (4.32%) Product Management
12 11 (3.65%) OOD
12 11 (3.65%) Data Analysis
12 11 (3.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 115 (38.21%) Java
2 99 (32.89%) SQL
3 91 (30.23%) Perl
4 42 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 34 (11.30%) Shell Script
5 34 (11.30%) PL/SQL
6 31 (10.30%) Python
7 21 (6.98%) C++
8 16 (5.32%) PHP
9 8 (2.66%) Ruby
9 8 (2.66%) C
10 6 (1.99%) VBScript
11 5 (1.66%) C#
11 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.33%) Groovy
12 4 (1.33%) Jython
12 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.00%) JCL
13 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (9.97%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.64%) Degree
4 6 (1.99%) CISSP
5 5 (1.66%) PMP
5 5 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.66%) ISEB
5 5 (1.66%) GCIA
6 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.33%) CISA
7 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) CCNP
8 2 (0.66%) CCNA
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
8 2 (0.66%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.33%) COBIT
3 3 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (2.33%) RACF
4 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.66%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.00%) RHEV
6 3 (1.00%) KVM
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.66%) Nmap
7 2 (0.66%) NFS
8 1 (0.33%) Samba
8 1 (0.33%) vCloud
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.99%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.66%) SCOM
3 7 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.66%) Control-M
5 4 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.00%) SCSM
6 3 (1.00%) SCCM
6 3 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.66%) Nessus
7 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.66%) Puppet
7 2 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.66%) Legato
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.66%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) Graphite
8 1 (0.33%) StatsD
8 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 96 (31.89%) Oracle
2 32 (10.63%) Red Hat
3 24 (7.97%) Sybase
4 23 (7.64%) IBM
5 20 (6.64%) HP
6 18 (5.98%) EMC
7 15 (4.98%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.65%) Veritas
8 14 (4.65%) VMware
9 13 (4.32%) Ab Initio
9 13 (4.32%) ArcSight
10 10 (3.32%) Informatica
11 9 (2.99%) BMC
12 8 (2.66%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.66%) Citrix
12 8 (2.66%) NetApp
12 8 (2.66%) Sun
13 5 (1.66%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.33%) Netezza
14 4 (1.33%) CA
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Rate: £330.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Edinburgh
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Glasgow
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