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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.95% 2.20% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 18.52% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £108 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -71.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -4.41%
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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
27 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.71% 11.89% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 20
Average daily rate £135 £158 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £301 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.70 £10.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% -14.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Maple
1 1 (33.33%) OpenWorks
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) OpenWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat