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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+81.39% +65.38%

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
800 1405 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.79% 95.90% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 721 719
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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