The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 76 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.083% 0.091% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75
UNIX Engineer
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
1123 1035 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.58% 93.83% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 448
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UNIX Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

UNIX Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UNIX Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited UNIX Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) International Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited UNIX Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) International Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle