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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 24 20
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs citing Unix 64 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.12% 6.00% 7.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.61% 29.91% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 38
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 124 117 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.48% 20.07% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 79 115
Median daily rate £400 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.11% -7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £115 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 53 (50.48%) SQL
2 49 (46.67%) Linux
3 46 (43.81%) Java
4 39 (37.14%) Finance
5 35 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 31 (29.52%) Perl
7 29 (27.62%) AIX
8 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (23.81%) Oracle
10 24 (22.86%) OO
11 21 (20.00%) XML
11 21 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 19 (18.10%) Spring
13 18 (17.14%) DB2
13 18 (17.14%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (16.19%) IBM
14 17 (16.19%) Firewall
15 16 (15.24%) VMware
15 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (14.29%) RDBMS
16 15 (14.29%) Sybase
17 14 (13.33%) SOAP
17 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
17 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
17 14 (13.33%) Banking
17 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
18 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
19 12 (11.43%) Network Security
19 12 (11.43%) Solaris
19 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database

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 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.81%) CICS
2 4 (3.81%) JBoss
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.90%) Confluence
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.95%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) Firewall
2 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.43%) Network Security
4 4 (3.81%) HTTP
4 4 (3.81%) Internet
5 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.86%) SAN
5 3 (2.86%) SSL
6 2 (1.90%) DNS
7 1 (0.95%) DMZ
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) LDAP
7 1 (0.95%) VLAN
7 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.14%) DB2
3 15 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.81%) KDB
5 4 (3.81%) Kdb+
6 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.86%) MySQL
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.90%) Big Data
7 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.43%) Hudson
4 10 (9.52%) Ant
4 10 (9.52%) Gradle
4 10 (9.52%) Maven
5 8 (7.62%) JUnit
6 4 (3.81%) JIRA
7 3 (2.86%) Concordion
7 3 (2.86%) JBehave
8 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.90%) Selenium
9 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.95%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.95%) PHPUnit
General
1 39 (37.14%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) French Language
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Developer
2 30 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) AIX Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) DBA
6 5 (4.76%) Designer
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (4.76%) Unix Specialist
6 5 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Programmer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.81%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) XML
2 19 (18.10%) Spring
3 14 (13.33%) SOAP
4 11 (10.48%) JSON
5 8 (7.62%) JMS
5 8 (7.62%) Protocol Buffers
6 6 (5.71%) J2SE
7 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.76%) Web Services
8 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.81%) J2EE
8 4 (3.81%) REST
9 3 (2.86%) Angular 2
9 3 (2.86%) OC4J
9 3 (2.86%) React
10 2 (1.90%) JSP
10 2 (1.90%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.90%) WSDL
11 1 (0.95%) CSS
11 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) DataPower
3 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Derivative
3 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.86%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) CMDB
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Fintech
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.67%) Linux
2 29 (27.62%) AIX
3 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (11.43%) Solaris
5 7 (6.67%) Tru64
6 4 (3.81%) Windows
7 3 (2.86%) HPUX
7 3 (2.86%) MVS
8 2 (1.90%) SUSE
8 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) OO
3 18 (17.14%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (10.48%) Scrum
5 10 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
6 9 (8.57%) Microservices
6 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.62%) Low Latency
7 8 (7.62%) SDLC
8 7 (6.67%) TDD
9 6 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (5.71%) OOD
9 6 (5.71%) Refactoring
9 6 (5.71%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.81%) DevOps
10 4 (3.81%) High Availability
10 4 (3.81%) Information Security
10 4 (3.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.48%) SQL
2 46 (43.81%) Java
3 31 (29.52%) Perl
4 21 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.48%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.62%) Korn
7 7 (6.67%) Python
8 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.81%) Ruby
9 3 (2.86%) C
9 3 (2.86%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) COBOL
10 2 (1.90%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.95%) JCL
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) REXX
11 1 (0.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) CISSP
3 2 (1.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) Dodd-Frank
1 6 (5.71%) MiFID
2 5 (4.76%) EMIR
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) PowerHA
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Docker
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.86%) RACF
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) KVM
5 1 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (7.62%) Ansible
3 6 (5.71%) yum
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.90%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.90%) QRadar
6 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (23.81%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) IBM
3 16 (15.24%) VMware
4 15 (14.29%) Sybase
5 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 11 (10.48%) EMC
7 10 (9.52%) Perforce
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.81%) Veritas
9 2 (1.90%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.90%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.90%) Compuware
9 2 (1.90%) HP
9 2 (1.90%) MapR
9 2 (1.90%) Siebel
9 2 (1.90%) Splunk
9 2 (1.90%) Symantec
9 2 (1.90%) Twitter
10 1 (0.95%) F5
10 1 (0.95%) PlateSpin
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