The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.50% - 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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 Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.04% 60.42% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 13
Average daily rate £350 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £189 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (42.86%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) CMDB
6 4 (28.57%) SCOM
6 4 (28.57%) HPUX
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) BMC
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) VBScript
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 3 (21.43%) AIX
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Middleware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CMDB
2 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 6 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) PMP
2 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) GCIA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 3 (21.43%) KVM
1 3 (21.43%) RHEV
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) BMC
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica