The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 91 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% - 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
Unix Support
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
1228 1493 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 763 699
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.77% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Unix Support in the job title.

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Unix Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) International Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Apache

Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) F5