The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 2.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 23.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £108 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.18% 11.35% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 17
Average daily rate £135 £158 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £308 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 £12.99 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.38% -23.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Aberdeen region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Aberdeen region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

UNIX
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OpenWorks

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) OpenWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat