Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 56 42
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing Unix 138 87 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.79% 2.98% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.34% 17.30% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% -2.19% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £225 £293
90th Percentile £575 £538 £483
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £385
% change year-on-year -3.03% +7.14% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 487 503 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.90% 17.25% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 272 177
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £175 £206 £149
90th Percentile £565 £571 £500
Scotland median daily rate £383 £384 £330
% change year-on-year -0.33% +16.29% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £15.86 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.51% -17.61% +24.19%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £12.67
90th Percentile £44.27 £21.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -11.69% +1.99%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 51 (36.96%) Banking
2 47 (34.06%) Linux
3 46 (33.33%) Oracle
4 44 (31.88%) Finance
5 36 (26.09%) SQL
6 35 (25.36%) Solaris
7 31 (22.46%) Windows
7 31 (22.46%) Migration
8 28 (20.29%) Java
9 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 22 (15.94%) ETL
13 20 (14.49%) Shell Script
13 20 (14.49%) Ansible
14 19 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 18 (13.04%) Ab Initio
15 18 (13.04%) Spring
15 18 (13.04%) Change Control
16 16 (11.59%) HTML
16 16 (11.59%) Maven
16 16 (11.59%) PaaS
16 16 (11.59%) Data Integration
16 16 (11.59%) IaaS
16 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
16 16 (11.59%) DevOps

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 12 (8.70%) Apache
2 8 (5.80%) IIS
3 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.62%) Confluence
4 5 (3.62%) JBoss
5 4 (2.90%) WildFly
6 2 (1.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.72%) CICS
7 1 (0.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.59%) IaaS
2 16 (11.59%) PaaS
3 13 (9.42%) SaaS
4 12 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (5.07%) Datadog
6 7 (5.07%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.90%) GitHub
7 4 (2.90%) npm
7 4 (2.90%) Yarn
8 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Firewall
2 7 (5.07%) SAN
3 2 (1.45%) HTTP
3 2 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.07%) OLAP
6 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.62%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.17%) DB2
9 3 (2.17%) MySQL
9 3 (2.17%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.45%) DataStage
10 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Maven
2 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.42%) JUnit
4 12 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 9 (6.52%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.80%) Artifactory
6 8 (5.80%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (4.35%) JIRA
7 6 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.62%) Subversion
9 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.90%) Selenium
9 4 (2.90%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.17%) ERwin
11 2 (1.45%) Gradle
12 1 (0.72%) Ant
12 1 (0.72%) JMeter
12 1 (0.72%) ProC
General
1 51 (36.96%) Banking
2 44 (31.88%) Finance
3 13 (9.42%) Retail
4 12 (8.70%) Law
5 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (26.81%) Developer
2 18 (13.04%) Ab Initio Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Administrator
4 13 (9.42%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Analyst
5 12 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (7.97%) Unix Administrator
7 8 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) DBA
9 5 (3.62%) Solaris Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Virtualisation Administrator
10 4 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (2.90%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.04%) Spring
2 16 (11.59%) HTML
3 15 (10.87%) Hibernate
4 13 (9.42%) XML
5 10 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 10 (7.25%) Java EE
5 10 (7.25%) JSP
5 10 (7.25%) JSTL
6 9 (6.52%) HTML5
7 7 (5.07%) .NET
7 7 (5.07%) CSS
8 6 (4.35%) JPA
8 6 (4.35%) LDAP
8 6 (4.35%) Vue.js
8 6 (4.35%) XSLT
9 5 (3.62%) Node.js
9 5 (3.62%) Servlets
9 5 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.90%) Web Services
10 4 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.07%) PKI
3 5 (3.62%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.90%) Equities
4 4 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.45%) Replication
5 2 (1.45%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) LPAR
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.06%) Linux
2 35 (25.36%) Solaris
3 31 (22.46%) Windows
4 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.25%) AIX
6 7 (5.07%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.90%) HPUX
8 3 (2.17%) CentOS
9 2 (1.45%) zOS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.46%) Migration
2 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.94%) ETL
5 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (13.04%) Change Control
7 16 (11.59%) Data Integration
7 16 (11.59%) DevOps
8 13 (9.42%) Kanban
8 13 (9.42%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.25%) Data Migration
10 10 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (6.52%) ITIL
11 9 (6.52%) Metadata Management
11 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.80%) Case Management
12 8 (5.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.09%) SQL
2 28 (20.29%) Java
3 20 (14.49%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.14%) Python
5 11 (7.97%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.52%) Perl
7 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.62%) C#
9 5 (3.62%) Scala
10 4 (2.90%) ES6
10 4 (2.90%) Java 8
10 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.45%) R
11 2 (1.45%) Ruby
11 2 (1.45%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) COBOL
12 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) CISSP
2 4 (2.90%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.72%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Docker
2 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.45%) iptables
3 2 (1.45%) NFS
3 2 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) Ansible
2 10 (7.25%) Puppet
3 7 (5.07%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.07%) Nagios
3 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (2.90%) PowerCLI
7 3 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.17%) Terraform
8 2 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.45%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.72%) Consul
9 1 (0.72%) Control-M
9 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (33.33%) Oracle
2 23 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.04%) Ab Initio
4 14 (10.14%) Splunk
5 13 (9.42%) Sun
5 13 (9.42%) Teradata
6 12 (8.70%) IBM
7 8 (5.80%) HP
8 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.35%) AppDynamics
9 6 (4.35%) Dell
9 6 (4.35%) New Relic
10 5 (3.62%) CA
10 5 (3.62%) Google
11 4 (2.90%) Avaya
11 4 (2.90%) Micro Focus
11 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.90%) Verint
11 4 (2.90%) VMware
12 3 (2.17%) Informatica