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 3 months to 23 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Unix 87 114 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.12% 16.19% 9.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.07% 51.82% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 40
Median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.34% -26.00%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 202 220 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 30.47% 31.25% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 122 81
Median daily rate £383 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unix.

1 90 (61.22%) SQL
2 77 (52.38%) Java
3 70 (47.62%) Linux
4 61 (41.50%) Finance
5 55 (37.41%) Perl
6 53 (36.05%) Relational Database
7 46 (31.29%) Shell Script
8 43 (29.25%) OO
9 34 (23.13%) Sybase
9 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (19.73%) OOA/OOD
11 28 (19.05%) DB2
11 28 (19.05%) IBM
12 27 (18.37%) AIX
13 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (16.33%) XML
14 24 (16.33%) Spring
15 23 (15.65%) Oracle
16 21 (14.29%) VMware
17 20 (13.61%) SOAP
17 20 (13.61%) Git (software)
17 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
18 19 (12.93%) RDBMS
19 18 (12.24%) Firewall
19 18 (12.24%) Information Security
20 17 (11.56%) Red Hat
20 17 (11.56%) Low Latency
21 16 (10.88%) SSL
21 16 (10.88%) Windows

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 8 (5.44%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.76%) CICS
2 7 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 7 (4.76%) SAS
3 6 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.36%) Confluence
6 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.24%) Firewall
2 16 (10.88%) SSL
3 11 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.12%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 7 (4.76%) SSH
6 6 (4.08%) HTTP
6 6 (4.08%) Network Security
7 5 (3.40%) Internet
7 5 (3.40%) LAN
7 5 (3.40%) SAN
7 5 (3.40%) VLAN
7 5 (3.40%) WAN
8 4 (2.72%) LDAP
9 3 (2.04%) DNS
10 2 (1.36%) VPN
10 2 (1.36%) VSAN
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.05%) Relational Database
2 28 (19.05%) DB2
3 19 (12.93%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.12%) KDB
5 7 (4.76%) Kdb+
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.40%) MySQL
7 4 (2.72%) Big Data
8 3 (2.04%) Parquet
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.20%) Hudson
3 15 (10.20%) Maven
4 13 (8.84%) Ant
5 12 (8.16%) Gradle
6 7 (4.76%) JUnit
7 6 (4.08%) JIRA
8 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.36%) Concordion
9 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.36%) JBehave
9 2 (1.36%) Selenium
9 2 (1.36%) Subversion
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.68%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (41.50%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Law
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Front Office
6 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (46.26%) Developer
2 49 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (7.48%) Analyst
4 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.44%) C++ Developer
5 8 (5.44%) Unix Specialist
6 6 (4.08%) Designer
6 6 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.08%) Security Analyst
6 6 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) AIX Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Consultant
7 5 (3.40%) Programmer
7 5 (3.40%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (2.72%) Scala Developer
8 4 (2.72%) Senior Designer
8 4 (2.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) Spring
1 24 (16.33%) XML
2 20 (13.61%) SOAP
3 14 (9.52%) JSON
4 11 (7.48%) JMS
4 11 (7.48%) Protocol Buffers
4 11 (7.48%) Web Services
5 10 (6.80%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.80%) J2EE
5 10 (6.80%) Middleware
6 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.44%) J2SE
7 7 (4.76%) ISPF
8 6 (4.08%) Angular 2
8 6 (4.08%) React
8 6 (4.08%) REST
9 4 (2.72%) WSDL
10 3 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (2.04%) Grok
10 3 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.76%) DataPower
3 7 (4.76%) PKI
4 4 (2.72%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.04%) Derivative
6 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.36%) Equities
6 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 70 (47.62%) Linux
2 27 (18.37%) AIX
3 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (10.88%) Windows
5 13 (8.84%) Solaris
6 10 (6.80%) Tru64
7 7 (4.76%) zOS
8 2 (1.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) OO
2 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.73%) OOA/OOD
4 18 (12.24%) Information Security
5 17 (11.56%) Low Latency
6 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (10.20%) Scrum
7 15 (10.20%) Time Management
8 13 (8.84%) SDLC
9 12 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.12%) OOD
10 9 (6.12%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.76%) Microservices
11 7 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.76%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.76%) Security Management
11 7 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.76%) TDD
11 7 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (61.22%) SQL
2 77 (52.38%) Java
3 55 (37.41%) Perl
4 46 (31.29%) Shell Script
5 16 (10.88%) Python
6 13 (8.84%) C++
7 9 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.44%) Ruby
9 7 (4.76%) Assembly Language
9 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.76%) CLIST
9 7 (4.76%) JCL
9 7 (4.76%) REXX
10 5 (3.40%) C#
10 5 (3.40%) Scala
11 3 (2.04%) Korn
12 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.68%) PHP
13 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) CISSP
2 5 (3.40%) SANS
3 4 (2.72%) CEH
4 2 (1.36%) CCNA
4 2 (1.36%) CCNP
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.36%) MCSA
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.68%) CISM
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) CRISC
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (6.12%) EMIR
1 9 (6.12%) MiFID
2 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) COBIT
3 3 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.04%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) RACF
2 7 (4.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.36%) Docker
5 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.68%) Squid
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (6.12%) Ansible
3 7 (4.76%) zSecure
4 6 (4.08%) yum
5 5 (3.40%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Puppet
7 2 (1.36%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.68%) QRadar
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
8 1 (0.68%) SELinux
8 1 (0.68%) Terraform
8 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Sybase
2 28 (19.05%) IBM
3 23 (15.65%) Oracle
4 21 (14.29%) VMware
5 17 (11.56%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.20%) EMC
7 13 (8.84%) Perforce
8 12 (8.16%) CA
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.72%) Splunk
11 3 (2.04%) Twitter
12 2 (1.36%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.36%) Avaya
12 2 (1.36%) Cisco
12 2 (1.36%) F5
12 2 (1.36%) Veritas
13 1 (0.68%) HP
13 1 (0.68%) Informatica
13 1 (0.68%) Sophos
13 1 (0.68%) Symantec