Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 124 153 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.07% 12.01% 11.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.96% 42.03% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 73
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £348 £324 £303
90th Percentile £538 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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 388 364 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.11% 28.57% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 164 184
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.70% -1.81%
10th Percentile £176 £165 £154
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.63% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.78 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +9.38% -39.05%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £23.50 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.61% -58.67% +31.35%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 89 (71.77%) Linux
2 51 (41.13%) Java
3 48 (38.71%) SQL
4 43 (34.68%) Shell Script
5 41 (33.06%) Python
5 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (33.06%) Git (software)
6 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 32 (25.81%) Finance
7 31 (25.00%) OO
7 31 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 30 (24.19%) SOAP
9 28 (22.58%) Relational Database
10 27 (21.77%) AngularJS
11 25 (20.16%) Analytics
12 23 (18.55%) Spring
13 22 (17.74%) Ansible
14 21 (16.94%) REST
14 21 (16.94%) Scrum
15 20 (16.13%) JIRA
16 19 (15.32%) Scala
16 19 (15.32%) Splunk
17 18 (14.52%) DevOps
17 18 (14.52%) HTML
18 17 (13.71%) Perl
18 17 (13.71%) Maven
18 17 (13.71%) SDLC
18 17 (13.71%) Linux Command Line
19 16 (12.90%) Oracle
19 16 (12.90%) Configuration Management

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 12 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.84%) Apache
3 4 (3.23%) nginx
3 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.42%) CICS
4 3 (2.42%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.42%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Drupal
5 2 (1.61%) MODX
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.61%) WordPress
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Endur
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) Office 365
4 2 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.61%) Akamai
4 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.61%) GitHub
4 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.61%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.61%) Mailgun
4 2 (1.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) HTTP
2 6 (4.84%) SSL
3 5 (4.03%) VPN
4 4 (3.23%) DNS
4 4 (3.23%) Firewall
5 3 (2.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.42%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.42%) SSH
5 3 (2.42%) VLAN
5 3 (2.42%) Wireless
6 2 (1.61%) DHCP
6 2 (1.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.81%) Internet
7 1 (0.81%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.29%) DB2
4 12 (9.68%) Big Data
5 10 (8.06%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.84%) Ingres
8 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.03%) Neo4j
8 5 (4.03%) OrientDB
9 4 (3.23%) Apache Zeppelin
10 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.42%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.61%) KDB
11 2 (1.61%) MySQL
11 2 (1.61%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (33.06%) Git (software)
2 31 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (16.13%) JIRA
4 17 (13.71%) Maven
5 7 (5.65%) Gradle
6 2 (1.61%) Ant
6 2 (1.61%) Hudson
7 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) QAComplete
General
1 32 (25.81%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Front Office
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Developer
2 36 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Scala Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Administrator
8 6 (4.84%) Core Java Developer
8 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.03%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (3.23%) Data Analytics Specialist
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.42%) Endur Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) SOAP
2 27 (21.77%) AngularJS
3 23 (18.55%) Spring
4 21 (16.94%) REST
5 18 (14.52%) HTML
6 15 (12.10%) JSON
7 14 (11.29%) CSS
8 13 (10.48%) Akka
8 13 (10.48%) Play Framework
9 12 (9.68%) Kafka
9 12 (9.68%) Web Services
10 11 (8.87%) XML
11 10 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (8.06%) Middleware
12 9 (7.26%) HTML5
13 8 (6.45%) Angular 2
13 8 (6.45%) RESTful
14 7 (5.65%) Node.js
15 5 (4.03%) React
16 4 (3.23%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.23%) DataPower
4 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.42%) Equities
5 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.42%) PKI
6 2 (1.61%) iPhone
6 2 (1.61%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 89 (71.77%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) AIX
3 8 (6.45%) Solaris
4 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.84%) Windows
6 4 (3.23%) CentOS
6 4 (3.23%) zOS
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.00%) OO
3 25 (20.16%) Analytics
4 21 (16.94%) Scrum
5 18 (14.52%) DevOps
6 17 (13.71%) SDLC
7 16 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 14 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (8.87%) Data Analytics
9 11 (8.87%) Multithreading
9 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.87%) TDD
10 10 (8.06%) Low Latency
10 10 (8.06%) OOP
11 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.26%) SIEM
12 8 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (5.65%) Asset Management
13 7 (5.65%) Data Engineering
13 7 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.13%) Java
2 48 (38.71%) SQL
3 43 (34.68%) Shell Script
4 41 (33.06%) Python
5 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.32%) Scala
7 17 (13.71%) Perl
8 4 (3.23%) Ingres ABF
9 3 (2.42%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.42%) CLIST
9 3 (2.42%) JCL
9 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.42%) REXX
9 3 (2.42%) VBA
10 2 (1.61%) Java 8
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) ISEB
2 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (2.42%) RACF
1 3 (2.42%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Postfix
2 2 (1.61%) RHEV
2 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) Ansible
2 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.03%) Kibana
3 5 (4.03%) Puppet
4 4 (3.23%) Terraform
5 3 (2.42%) Control-M
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.42%) zSecure
6 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.61%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.61%) Fail2ban
6 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.61%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Splunk
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle
3 9 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.45%) IBM
5 6 (4.84%) CA
6 5 (4.03%) Informatica
6 5 (4.03%) Perforce
6 5 (4.03%) Sybase
7 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.42%) Cisco
8 3 (2.42%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.61%) Adobe
9 2 (1.61%) Apple
9 2 (1.61%) Dell
9 2 (1.61%) Google
9 2 (1.61%) Lets Encrypt
9 2 (1.61%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.61%) Sophos
9 2 (1.61%) Symantec
9 2 (1.61%) VMware