Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 January 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 72 100 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.31% 9.43% 10.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.69% 33.44% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 67
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +17.65% -1.16%
10th Percentile £350 £299 £262
90th Percentile £600 £456 £454
Scotland median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.86 - £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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 260 299 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.79% 28.18% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 156 189
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +2.53%
10th Percentile £300 £161 £129
90th Percentile £550 £438 £460
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.76 £17.19 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.17% -68.75% +240.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £14.20
90th Percentile £28.75 £33.50 £108.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.76% - +14.48%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Glasgow

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Glasgow

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Glasgow

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unix.

1 52 (72.22%) Linux
2 45 (62.50%) Java
3 40 (55.56%) Perl
4 39 (54.17%) SQL
5 32 (44.44%) Finance
6 27 (37.50%) Sybase
6 27 (37.50%) Python
6 27 (37.50%) SDLC
7 26 (36.11%) Relational Database
8 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 21 (29.17%) Spring
10 19 (26.39%) Shell Script
11 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (25.00%) RDBMS
11 18 (25.00%) DB2
12 16 (22.22%) OO
12 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 15 (20.83%) Puppet
13 15 (20.83%) JUnit
13 15 (20.83%) Scrum
13 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
14 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
15 12 (16.67%) Ansible
15 12 (16.67%) DevOps
15 12 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (16.67%) Oracle
16 11 (15.28%) J2SE

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 9 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) CICS
2 6 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 6 (8.33%) SAS
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.17%) CloudStack
3 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) DNS
1 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 6 (8.33%) SSH
2 6 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) Relational Database
2 18 (25.00%) DB2
2 18 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (15.28%) Big Data
4 9 (12.50%) Parquet
5 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (6.94%) PowerCenter
5 5 (6.94%) SAP BW
6 4 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) JUnit
3 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.28%) JIRA
4 10 (13.89%) Ant
5 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.56%) Hudson
6 4 (5.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Front Office
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Security Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Splunk Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.94%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.56%) DBA
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) SAP Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Database Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Mainframe Programmer
9 3 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Programmer
9 3 (4.17%) RACF Programmer
9 3 (4.17%) SAS Programmer
9 3 (4.17%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) Spring
2 11 (15.28%) J2SE
3 10 (13.89%) Middleware
3 10 (13.89%) Regular Expression
4 9 (12.50%) Grok
4 9 (12.50%) Kafka
5 7 (9.72%) RESTful
6 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.33%) ISPF
6 6 (8.33%) JMS
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
8 4 (5.56%) JSON
8 4 (5.56%) REST
8 4 (5.56%) SOAP
8 4 (5.56%) XML
9 3 (4.17%) Apache CXF
9 3 (4.17%) HATEOAS
9 3 (4.17%) OAuth2
9 3 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.33%) PKI
3 4 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Equities
5 2 (2.78%) RIA
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Solaris
2 6 (8.33%) zOS
3 3 (4.17%) DC/OS
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) SUSE
4 1 (1.39%) Tru64
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) SDLC
2 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.22%) OO
4 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 15 (20.83%) Scrum
5 12 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (16.67%) DevOps
5 12 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (15.28%) OOD
7 10 (13.89%) Analytics
7 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (13.89%) SIEM
8 9 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
8 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (12.50%) Process Management
8 9 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (11.11%) Content Management
10 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 40 (55.56%) Perl
3 39 (54.17%) SQL
4 27 (37.50%) Python
5 19 (26.39%) Shell Script
6 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.72%) Ruby
9 6 (8.33%) Assembly Language
9 6 (8.33%) CLIST
9 6 (8.33%) JCL
9 6 (8.33%) REXX
10 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.56%) Korn
11 4 (5.56%) Scala
12 3 (4.17%) C#
12 3 (4.17%) VBA
13 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.39%) C++
14 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) CEH
1 9 (12.50%) CISSP
1 9 (12.50%) SANS
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (8.33%) RACF
1 6 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (4.17%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
2 3 (4.17%) Xen
2 3 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Puppet
2 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (16.67%) Ansible
4 6 (8.33%) zSecure
5 5 (6.94%) Cobbler
5 5 (6.94%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Brooklyn
6 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.17%) Marathon
6 3 (4.17%) Mesos
7 1 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Sybase
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (13.89%) SAP
3 10 (13.89%) Splunk
4 9 (12.50%) Perforce
5 8 (11.11%) IBM
6 6 (8.33%) CA
7 3 (4.17%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.39%) Brocade
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.39%) New Relic
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter
8 1 (1.39%) VMware