Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 51 28
Rank change year-on-year -15 -23 +10
Contract jobs citing Unix 78 94 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.63% 3.51% 5.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% 19.67% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 54
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £363 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -13.43% +11.67%
10th Percentile £238 £211 £310
90th Percentile £525 £531 £499
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 431 478 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.56% 17.84% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 239 206
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £125 £210 £190
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £14.96 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +24.63% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.06 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £18.90 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £15.86 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% -55.94% +65.52%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 28 (35.90%) Linux
1 28 (35.90%) Banking
2 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 24 (30.77%) Finance
3 22 (28.21%) Windows
4 19 (24.36%) Java
4 19 (24.36%) SQL
5 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.23%) Spring
6 15 (19.23%) Maven
7 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
7 14 (17.95%) Hibernate
7 14 (17.95%) HTML
8 13 (16.67%) JUnit
8 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 12 (15.38%) IaaS
9 12 (15.38%) PaaS
9 12 (15.38%) Ansible
10 11 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
10 11 (14.10%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.10%) Splunk
10 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (14.10%) JSTL
10 11 (14.10%) Java EE
10 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
11 10 (12.82%) JSP
11 10 (12.82%) Apache
11 10 (12.82%) Jenkins

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 10 (12.82%) Apache
2 8 (10.26%) Confluence
3 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.69%) JBoss
4 6 (7.69%) WildFly
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.28%) CICS
7 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) SAS
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) IaaS
1 12 (15.38%) PaaS
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.26%) SaaS
4 7 (8.97%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.13%) Datadog
5 4 (5.13%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.85%) npm
6 3 (3.85%) Yarn
7 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.13%) Big Data
5 4 (5.13%) DB2
5 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.28%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.28%) IDMS
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Maven
2 13 (16.67%) JUnit
3 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
5 9 (11.54%) JIRA
6 7 (8.97%) Artifactory
6 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
6 7 (8.97%) IBM UrbanCode
6 7 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (8.97%) Subversion
7 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.85%) Selenium
9 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) JMeter
9 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.28%) ProC
General
1 28 (35.90%) Banking
2 24 (30.77%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.85%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Administrator
6 6 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) DBA
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Ab Initio Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Spring
2 14 (17.95%) Hibernate
2 14 (17.95%) HTML
3 11 (14.10%) AngularJS
3 11 (14.10%) Java EE
3 11 (14.10%) JSTL
4 10 (12.82%) JSP
5 8 (10.26%) JPA
5 8 (10.26%) XML
6 7 (8.97%) HTML5
7 6 (7.69%) .NET
7 6 (7.69%) Servlets
8 5 (6.41%) CSS
8 5 (6.41%) LDAP
8 5 (6.41%) Vue.js
8 5 (6.41%) XSLT
9 4 (5.13%) Node.js
9 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.85%) Kafka
10 3 (3.85%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) PKI
2 5 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.85%) Equities
5 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.28%) LPAR
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Linux
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 11 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.54%) Solaris
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.41%) AIX
7 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.56%) zOS
9 1 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 10 (12.82%) DevOps
5 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.97%) Kanban
6 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.69%) Case Management
7 6 (7.69%) Change Control
7 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.69%) UML
8 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.41%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.13%) Analytics
9 4 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) Java
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.26%) Python
4 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Scala
6 3 (3.85%) ES6
6 3 (3.85%) Java 8
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.56%) R
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) COBOL
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) PROC SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (2.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GDPR
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GCP
2 1 (1.28%) SEPA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) iptables
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Ansible
2 10 (12.82%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.13%) Nagios
5 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
6 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.28%) Terraform
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.10%) Splunk
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 4 (5.13%) Ab Initio
5 4 (5.13%) New Relic
6 3 (3.85%) CA
6 3 (3.85%) Google
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Qualys
6 3 (3.85%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Sun
7 2 (2.56%) Teradata
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow