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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank - 19 15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 2.56% 6.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.98% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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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
22 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.43% 36.75% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Average daily rate £140 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £15.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £27.54 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 5 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance