Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 102 129 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.08% 9.68% 12.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.49% 34.77% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 71
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £292
90th Percentile £528 £560 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £395
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.43% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 371 371 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.12% 27.83% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 156 179
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £135 £208 £189
90th Percentile £525 £544 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.78 £13.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.59% -36.55% -40.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £33.75 £22.78 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +11.29% -31.87% +22.97%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unix.

1 71 (69.61%) Linux
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 36 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (30.39%) Finance
6 30 (29.41%) Java
7 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
8 26 (25.49%) Jenkins
8 26 (25.49%) Ansible
9 25 (24.51%) Relational Database
10 23 (22.55%) OO
11 22 (21.57%) Python
12 21 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
13 20 (19.61%) SOAP
13 20 (19.61%) Perl
13 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (16.67%) Oracle
14 17 (16.67%) Scrum
14 17 (16.67%) DevOps
15 16 (15.69%) Spring
16 15 (14.71%) Maven
16 15 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (14.71%) DB2
16 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.71%) XML
16 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
17 14 (13.73%) JSON
18 13 (12.75%) Puppet
18 13 (12.75%) Red Hat

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 7 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.88%) nginx
3 5 (4.90%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) CICS
4 3 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.94%) SAS
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.96%) CMS
5 2 (1.96%) Drupal
5 2 (1.96%) MODX
5 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.98%) Confluence
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.92%) Office 365
5 3 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.94%) IaaS
6 2 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.96%) Akamai
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.96%) GitHub
6 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.96%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.96%) Mailgun
6 2 (1.96%) npm
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) DNS
1 6 (5.88%) SSL
2 5 (4.90%) Firewall
3 4 (3.92%) VLAN
3 4 (3.92%) VPN
3 4 (3.92%) Wireless
4 3 (2.94%) DHCP
4 3 (2.94%) HTTP
4 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.51%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.71%) DB2
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.88%) Ingres
6 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.92%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.94%) MySQL
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.96%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.98%) Apache Zeppelin
10 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.98%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.98%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 26 (25.49%) Jenkins
3 15 (14.71%) Maven
4 9 (8.82%) Gradle
5 6 (5.88%) JIRA
6 3 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.96%) Ant
7 2 (1.96%) Hudson
8 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.98%) JUnit
8 1 (0.98%) QAComplete
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) German Language
4 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Python Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Administrator
7 6 (5.88%) Core Java Developer
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) Unix Administrator
10 3 (2.94%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Perl Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) SOAP
2 16 (15.69%) Spring
3 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
3 15 (14.71%) XML
4 14 (13.73%) JSON
5 9 (8.82%) HTML
6 8 (7.84%) REST
7 7 (6.86%) RESTful
8 6 (5.88%) Web Services
9 5 (4.90%) Akka
9 5 (4.90%) CSS
9 5 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (4.90%) Middleware
9 5 (4.90%) Play Framework
10 4 (3.92%) Angular 2
10 4 (3.92%) HTML5
10 4 (3.92%) J2EE
11 3 (2.94%) Kafka
11 3 (2.94%) LDAP
11 3 (2.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.86%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) DataPower
5 3 (2.94%) iPhone
5 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.94%) PKI
5 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.96%) Wiki
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.98%) Derivative
7 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.98%) Equities
7 1 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 71 (69.61%) Linux
2 15 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (11.76%) CentOS
4 11 (10.78%) Solaris
5 10 (9.80%) AIX
6 8 (7.84%) Windows
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) OO
3 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (16.67%) DevOps
4 17 (16.67%) Scrum
5 12 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.82%) Analytics
8 9 (8.82%) SDLC
9 8 (7.84%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.84%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (5.88%) ETL
10 6 (5.88%) ITIL
11 5 (4.90%) Information Security
11 5 (4.90%) OWASP
11 5 (4.90%) TDD
11 5 (4.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 36 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 30 (29.41%) Java
4 22 (21.57%) Python
5 20 (19.61%) Perl
6 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.86%) Scala
8 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.92%) Ingres ABF
10 3 (2.94%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.94%) C++
10 3 (2.94%) CLIST
10 3 (2.94%) JCL
10 3 (2.94%) Korn
10 3 (2.94%) REXX
11 2 (1.96%) PHP
11 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.96%) Ruby
11 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (2.94%) RACF
1 3 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
1 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.94%) vSphere
2 2 (1.96%) Postfix
2 2 (1.96%) RHEV
2 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (25.49%) Ansible
2 21 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.75%) Puppet
4 12 (11.76%) Terraform
5 4 (3.92%) Control-M
5 4 (3.92%) Kibana
6 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.94%) logstash
6 3 (2.94%) Malwarebytes
6 3 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.94%) Salt
6 3 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.94%) zSecure
7 2 (1.96%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.96%) Fail2ban
7 2 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.84%) IBM
4 6 (5.88%) CA
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 4 (3.92%) Informatica
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) Splunk
5 4 (3.92%) Sybase
6 3 (2.94%) Apple
6 3 (2.94%) Avaya
6 3 (2.94%) Dell
6 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.94%) Perforce
6 3 (2.94%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.94%) Sophos
6 3 (2.94%) Symantec
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) Lets Encrypt