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 28 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 11 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.39% - 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% - 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£438 - £108
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
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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
23 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 50.00% 28.18% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Average daily rate £180 £135 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £110 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £334 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £29.17 £38.50 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.23% +196.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) DHTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSL
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) Tcl
1 8 (100.00%) webMethods
1 8 (100.00%) CAD
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
1 8 (100.00%) PLM
1 8 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 8 (100.00%) XPath
1 8 (100.00%) Itk
2 7 (87.50%) Siemens NX
2 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 7 (87.50%) AutoCAD
3 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (50.00%) CATIA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) AutoCAD
1 7 (87.50%) Siemens NX
2 4 (50.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) DHTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSL
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) CAD
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
1 8 (100.00%) PLM
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Tcl
1 8 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) webMethods