Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 104 126 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.01% 11.28% 11.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.90% 40.65% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 82
Glasgow median daily rate £445 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £290 £263
90th Percentile £585 £450 £437
Scotland median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £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 326 310 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.10% 27.75% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 169 190
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £219 £175 £170
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 13
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.65 £13.38 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.02% -75.67% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £73.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 66 (63.46%) Perl
1 66 (63.46%) Linux
2 65 (62.50%) SQL
3 59 (56.73%) Java
4 50 (48.08%) Finance
5 42 (40.38%) Sybase
6 38 (36.54%) Relational Database
7 30 (28.85%) Shell Script
7 30 (28.85%) Git (software)
8 29 (27.88%) DB2
9 28 (26.92%) SDLC
10 26 (25.00%) RDBMS
11 25 (24.04%) Python
12 24 (23.08%) OO
13 23 (22.12%) Spring
14 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (19.23%) IBM
16 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
16 18 (17.31%) Middleware
17 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
18 16 (15.38%) Splunk
18 16 (15.38%) Information Security
18 16 (15.38%) SSL
18 16 (15.38%) CISSP
18 16 (15.38%) JUnit
18 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
19 15 (14.42%) OOD
19 15 (14.42%) CA
19 15 (14.42%) Mainframe

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 14 (13.46%) CICS
1 14 (13.46%) MQSeries
1 14 (13.46%) SAS
2 12 (11.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.88%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.96%) GitHub
2 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) SSL
2 15 (14.42%) Firewall
3 14 (13.46%) Kerberos
3 14 (13.46%) SSH
4 13 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (3.85%) LDAP
6 3 (2.88%) HTTP
7 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.92%) SAN
7 2 (1.92%) VPN
7 2 (1.92%) VSAN
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.96%) Internet
8 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.54%) Relational Database
2 29 (27.88%) DB2
3 26 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 15 (14.42%) Big Data
5 12 (11.54%) Parquet
6 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (4.81%) PowerCenter
6 5 (4.81%) SAP BW
7 4 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.96%) KDB
10 1 (0.96%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.38%) JUnit
3 15 (14.42%) Jenkins
4 14 (13.46%) Ant
4 14 (13.46%) JIRA
5 8 (7.69%) Hudson
5 8 (7.69%) Maven
6 6 (5.77%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 50 (48.08%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Front Office
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Law
5 3 (2.88%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (46.15%) Developer
2 35 (33.65%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Security Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) Splunk Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Java Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) C++ Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Architect
6 6 (5.77%) Assembler Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) Mainframe Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) RACF Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) SAS Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) Scala Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Data Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Java Scala Developer
7 5 (4.81%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 4 (3.85%) SAP Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) Spring
2 18 (17.31%) Middleware
3 14 (13.46%) ISPF
4 12 (11.54%) Grok
4 12 (11.54%) J2SE
4 12 (11.54%) Kafka
4 12 (11.54%) Regular Expression
5 9 (8.65%) SOAP
5 9 (8.65%) XML
6 8 (7.69%) JSON
7 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.73%) JMS
7 7 (6.73%) RESTful
8 5 (4.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.85%) REST
10 3 (2.88%) Apache CXF
10 3 (2.88%) CSS
10 3 (2.88%) HATEOAS
10 3 (2.88%) OAuth2
10 3 (2.88%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.42%) Mainframe
3 14 (13.46%) PKI
4 7 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.81%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.92%) DataPower
8 2 (1.92%) RIA
9 1 (0.96%) Derivative
9 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 66 (63.46%) Linux
2 14 (13.46%) zOS
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 6 (5.77%) Solaris
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) AIX
6 3 (2.88%) CentOS
6 3 (2.88%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.92%) Tru64
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) SDLC
2 24 (23.08%) OO
3 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.38%) Information Security
5 15 (14.42%) OOD
5 15 (14.42%) SIEM
5 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (13.46%) Analytics
6 14 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 14 (13.46%) People Management
6 14 (13.46%) Performance Analysis
6 14 (13.46%) Project Planning
6 14 (13.46%) Security Management
6 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.46%) Time Management
7 13 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 11 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.58%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (63.46%) Perl
2 65 (62.50%) SQL
3 59 (56.73%) Java
4 30 (28.85%) Shell Script
5 25 (24.04%) Python
6 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
7 14 (13.46%) Assembly Language
7 14 (13.46%) CLIST
7 14 (13.46%) JCL
7 14 (13.46%) REXX
8 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.58%) Scala
9 9 (8.65%) C++
10 6 (5.77%) Korn
11 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.88%) C#
12 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.88%) VBA
13 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) CISSP
2 13 (12.50%) SANS
3 12 (11.54%) CEH
4 2 (1.92%) CCNA
4 2 (1.92%) CCNP
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.92%) MCSA
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.96%) CISM
5 1 (0.96%) CRISC
5 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) EMIR
3 1 (0.96%) MiFID
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 14 (13.46%) RACF
1 14 (13.46%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) zSecure
2 10 (9.62%) Ansible
2 10 (9.62%) Puppet
3 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.88%) Apache Brooklyn
4 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.88%) Marathon
4 3 (2.88%) Mesos
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.96%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.96%) QRadar
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) Sybase
2 20 (19.23%) IBM
3 16 (15.38%) Splunk
4 15 (14.42%) CA
5 13 (12.50%) Perforce
6 11 (10.58%) Oracle
7 9 (8.65%) SAP
8 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.88%) VMware
9 2 (1.92%) Avaya
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco
9 2 (1.92%) Symantec
9 2 (1.92%) Twitter
10 1 (0.96%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.96%) EMC
10 1 (0.96%) F5
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.96%) Sophos
10 1 (0.96%) Veeam