The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
Unix
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.00% 30.00% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Average daily rate £110 £140 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £45.50 £29.00 £25.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.89% +15.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £12.42 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £37.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) PhD
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Life Science
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PhD