Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 42 22
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 85 83 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.83% 3.70% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.77% 21.01% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 71
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -22.62% +12.00%
10th Percentile £280 £210 £313
90th Percentile £488 £509 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 430 395 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.33% 17.60% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 203 270
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £120 £206 £243
90th Percentile £523 £508 £500
Scotland median daily rate £361 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -3.67% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.17% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.50 £29.43 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.68 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.45% -58.19% +31.35%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unix.

1 42 (49.41%) Oracle
2 39 (45.88%) Finance
3 36 (42.35%) SQL
4 33 (38.82%) Banking
5 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (30.59%) Linux
6 26 (30.59%) ETL
7 25 (29.41%) Informatica
8 21 (24.71%) Windows
8 21 (24.71%) Oracle Database
9 17 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (16.47%) SDLC
11 13 (15.29%) PowerCenter
11 13 (15.29%) Migration
12 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis
12 12 (14.12%) Data Migration
12 12 (14.12%) Test Automation
12 12 (14.12%) Hadoop
12 12 (14.12%) Java
13 11 (12.94%) Firewall
13 11 (12.94%) PowerExchange
13 11 (12.94%) Mainframe
13 11 (12.94%) Teradata
13 11 (12.94%) ETL Development
13 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
14 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (11.76%) TeamCity
14 10 (11.76%) CA
15 9 (10.59%) Puppet

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (12.94%) PowerExchange
2 5 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.71%) Confluence
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) WildFly
5 2 (2.35%) CICS
5 2 (2.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.18%) SAS
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) IaaS
1 7 (8.24%) PaaS
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.35%) Datadog
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) npm
3 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Yarn
4 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) LAN
2 3 (3.53%) WAN
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) Oracle Database
2 17 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (15.29%) PowerCenter
4 12 (14.12%) Hadoop
5 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.06%) Big Data
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.71%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.71%) DB2
8 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.53%) MySQL
8 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.18%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) Artifactory
3 7 (8.24%) ERwin
4 6 (7.06%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.06%) JIRA
4 6 (7.06%) Maven
5 5 (5.88%) IBM UrbanCode
5 5 (5.88%) JUnit
5 5 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.71%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.35%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.18%) Gradle
8 1 (1.18%) JMeter
8 1 (1.18%) ProC
8 1 (1.18%) PROIV
8 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 39 (45.88%) Finance
2 33 (38.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Front Office
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Informatica Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) ETL Tester
3 8 (9.41%) Tester
4 7 (8.24%) Consultant
5 5 (5.88%) Administrator
5 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Architect
7 3 (3.53%) DBA
7 3 (3.53%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Spring
2 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.53%) Java EE
4 3 (3.53%) JPA
4 3 (3.53%) JSP
4 3 (3.53%) JSTL
4 3 (3.53%) LDAP
4 3 (3.53%) Middleware
5 2 (2.35%) Akka
5 2 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.35%) Kafka
5 2 (2.35%) React
5 2 (2.35%) Redux
5 2 (2.35%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.35%) WPF
5 2 (2.35%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.35%) Equities
4 2 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Linux
2 21 (24.71%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Solaris
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
7 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) NetWare
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) ETL
3 14 (16.47%) SDLC
4 13 (15.29%) Migration
5 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis
5 12 (14.12%) Data Migration
5 12 (14.12%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.94%) ETL Development
7 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.59%) DevOps
9 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.24%) Defect Management
10 7 (8.24%) Open Source
10 7 (8.24%) Test Management
10 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.06%) ITIL
11 6 (7.06%) Kanban
11 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) Java
3 5 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Perl
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) ES6
6 2 (2.35%) Java 8
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.18%) COBOL
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) PROC SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) CISSP
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MBA
3 1 (1.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) GCP
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
1 2 (2.35%) iptables
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) NFS
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Ansible
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.53%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.35%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.35%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.35%) Nagios
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.18%) Netcool
6 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.18%) TADDM
6 1 (1.18%) Terraform
6 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 42 (49.41%) Oracle
2 25 (29.41%) Informatica
3 11 (12.94%) Teradata
4 10 (11.76%) CA
5 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.88%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) Splunk
8 3 (3.53%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.53%) NetApp
8 3 (3.53%) VMware
9 2 (2.35%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.35%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.35%) F5
9 2 (2.35%) HP
9 2 (2.35%) New Relic
9 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.18%) Google
10 1 (1.18%) Twitter