Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 38 27
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 83 90 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.83% 4.28% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.47% 26.47% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 63
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £225 £291 £300
90th Percentile £538 £484 £456
Scotland median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 504 340 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.20% 16.18% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 164 227
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £145 £217
90th Percentile £575 £500 £496
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +19.23% -6.47% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.35% +26.23% +6.72%
10th Percentile £11.34 £13.14 £11.23
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £19.28
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year -6.85% -2.67% +13.64%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unix.

1 49 (59.04%) Linux
2 24 (28.92%) Windows
3 22 (26.51%) Firewall
3 22 (26.51%) DevOps
4 21 (25.30%) Python
5 20 (24.10%) Banking
6 19 (22.89%) Java
6 19 (22.89%) Oracle
7 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (18.07%) Finance
10 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
10 14 (16.87%) Perl
10 14 (16.87%) Puppet
10 14 (16.87%) Ansible
11 13 (15.66%) Big Data
11 13 (15.66%) Maven
11 13 (15.66%) SQL
11 13 (15.66%) Tomcat
12 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
12 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
13 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.25%) .NET
13 11 (13.25%) Apache
14 9 (10.84%) Load Balancing
14 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
14 9 (10.84%) Docker
15 8 (9.64%) JBoss

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 13 (15.66%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.25%) Apache
3 8 (9.64%) IIS
3 8 (9.64%) JBoss
4 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.82%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.82%) Jupyter
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.20%) CICS
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) IaaS
3 6 (7.23%) PaaS
4 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) LDAP
4 6 (7.23%) SNMP
4 6 (7.23%) SSH
5 4 (4.82%) BIG-IP
5 4 (4.82%) Internet
5 4 (4.82%) LAN
5 4 (4.82%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 4 (4.82%) Wireless
6 3 (3.61%) HTTP
6 3 (3.61%) Network Security
6 3 (3.61%) SSL
6 3 (3.61%) VPN
7 2 (2.41%) BGP
7 2 (2.41%) Intranet
7 2 (2.41%) MPLS
8 1 (1.20%) DHCP
8 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Big Data
2 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) PowerCenter
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.41%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.41%) GIS
6 2 (2.41%) Impala
6 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.41%) QGIS
6 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.41%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Maven
2 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.02%) Gradle
4 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.20%) ERwin
6 1 (1.20%) Firebug
6 1 (1.20%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium
6 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 20 (24.10%) Banking
2 15 (18.07%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Law
4 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Ajax
2 7 (8.43%) Java EE
2 7 (8.43%) jQuery
2 7 (8.43%) RESTful
3 6 (7.23%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.23%) XML
4 5 (6.02%) Django
4 5 (6.02%) EJB
4 5 (6.02%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (6.02%) JPA
4 5 (6.02%) SOAP
4 5 (6.02%) XSLT
5 4 (4.82%) Kafka
5 4 (4.82%) Spring
6 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.61%) HTML
6 3 (3.61%) HTML5
6 3 (3.61%) React
7 2 (2.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Mainframe
2 6 (7.23%) DataPower
2 6 (7.23%) PKI
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.04%) Linux
2 24 (28.92%) Windows
3 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) Debian
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) DevOps
2 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.84%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.64%) ETL
5 7 (8.43%) Change Control
6 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.23%) Microservices
6 6 (7.23%) Scrum
6 6 (7.23%) Task Automation
6 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.02%) Change Management
7 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.02%) Migration
7 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.82%) Data Integration
8 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Python
2 19 (22.89%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) Perl
4 13 (15.66%) SQL
5 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
5 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.23%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) Go
9 1 (1.20%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ISEB
1 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
1 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.41%) CCNA
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.20%) APMP
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) Postfix
4 1 (1.20%) Samba
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) Ansible
1 14 (16.87%) Puppet
2 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.20%) Control-M
4 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.20%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) F5
5 6 (7.23%) Informatica
6 5 (6.02%) Citrix
6 5 (6.02%) IBM
7 4 (4.82%) Adobe
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco
7 4 (4.82%) Imperva
7 4 (4.82%) Splunk
7 4 (4.82%) VMware
8 3 (3.61%) EMC
9 2 (2.41%) CommVault
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.41%) Remedy
9 2 (2.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.41%) Veritas
10 1 (1.20%) Sophos