Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 30 54
Rank change year-on-year -53 +24 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 149 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.61% 5.85% 3.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.52% 31.37% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 76 68
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +12.12% +26.92%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £310
90th Percentile £619 £575 £541
Scotland median daily rate £525 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +23.53% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £42.50 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.80% -
Scotland median hourly rate £40.70 £42.50 £16.68
% change year-on-year -4.24% +154.80% -

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 352 475 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.84% 18.64% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 243 312
Edinburgh median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £122 £145 £214
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +127.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £45.03 £21.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.88 £17.50 £16.68
% change year-on-year +13.57% +4.92% -4.69%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020, 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 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Python
4 12 (40.00%) DevOps
4 12 (40.00%) Public Sector
5 11 (36.67%) AWS
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Perl
7 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (20.00%) Kanban
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) JUnit
8 6 (20.00%) Apache
8 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco
9 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 5 (16.67%) CCNA
9 5 (16.67%) EMC
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (16.67%) SAN
9 5 (16.67%) Migration

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 6 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) Confluence
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (10.00%) WildFly
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) nginx
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (6.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Apigee
3 2 (6.67%) Datadog
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Kong
3 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) Aerospike
3 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.67%) Hazelcast
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) JUnit
3 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
5 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (10.00%) Maven
6 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.67%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.33%) Gradle
7 1 (3.33%) Postman
7 1 (3.33%) REST Assured
General
1 12 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) Java EE
2 5 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.00%) JPA
4 3 (10.00%) JSP
4 3 (10.00%) JSTL
4 3 (10.00%) LDAP
4 3 (10.00%) Servlets
4 3 (10.00%) STL
4 3 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) Vert.x
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) NumPy
6 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Acoustics
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) Kanban
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) BCP
6 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Case Management
7 2 (6.67%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) R
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCNA
1 5 (16.67%) CCNP
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) VCAP
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISA
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) VMware NSX
3 3 (10.00%) Docker
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
1 5 (16.67%) PowerCLI
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Avamar
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (6.67%) Consul
4 2 (6.67%) Nagios
4 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) EMC
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Adobe
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.67%) CA
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (6.67%) Micro Focus
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) New Relic
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Tableau