The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 84 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £544 £384
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +41.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unix Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1371 1258 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.01% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 685 551
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Consultant
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Unix Consultant in their job title 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 with Unix Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Solaris
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Clustering
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (90.00%) Law
2 9 (90.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

Unix Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Unix Consultant in their job title 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 with Unix Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Clustering
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Solaris
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas