The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 35 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.16% 5.88% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.08% 17.86% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 8
Median daily rate £320 £451 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% +29.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £330 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £451 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.85%
Unix
Renfrewshire

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
97 28 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.47% 32.94% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 58
Median daily rate £320 £352 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for Unix.

1 61 (83.56%) Linux
2 51 (69.86%) Security Cleared
3 47 (64.38%) SC Cleared
4 46 (63.01%) SAN
5 38 (52.05%) Perl
6 33 (45.21%) HP
7 28 (38.36%) ITIL
8 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
9 24 (32.88%) Apache
10 23 (31.51%) DNS
10 23 (31.51%) Bash Shell
11 21 (28.77%) Solaris
12 20 (27.40%) Windows
12 20 (27.40%) AIX
12 20 (27.40%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (26.03%) C-shell
13 19 (26.03%) Change Control
13 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
13 19 (26.03%) Samba
13 19 (26.03%) Korn
13 19 (26.03%) Unit Testing
14 18 (24.66%) Change Management
14 18 (24.66%) WAN
14 18 (24.66%) iSCSI
15 17 (23.29%) Shell Script
16 16 (21.92%) PHP
17 14 (19.18%) Java
17 14 (19.18%) HPUX
18 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
19 11 (15.07%) Degree

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 24 (32.88%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.48%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.11%) AquaLogic
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.11%) nginx
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.11%) Tuxedo
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.37%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.01%) SAN
2 23 (31.51%) DNS
3 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
4 18 (24.66%) iSCSI
4 18 (24.66%) WAN
5 6 (8.22%) LDAP
5 6 (8.22%) SSL
6 4 (5.48%) FTP
6 4 (5.48%) HTTP
6 4 (5.48%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.48%) SMTP
6 4 (5.48%) SNMP
6 4 (5.48%) SSH
7 3 (4.11%) DHCP
7 3 (4.11%) Firewall
7 3 (4.11%) IPv4
7 3 (4.11%) IPv6
7 3 (4.11%) NAS
7 3 (4.11%) Network Security
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) MySQL
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Build Forge
2 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.74%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.74%) French Language
1 2 (2.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Storage Engineer
1 16 (21.92%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) Administrator
3 7 (9.59%) Storage Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Backup Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (1.37%) AIX Administrator
8 1 (1.37%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (1.37%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) Middleware
2 9 (12.33%) Regular Expression
3 7 (9.59%) JSON
4 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) LAMP
5 4 (5.48%) HTML
5 4 (5.48%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (4.11%) Django
6 3 (4.11%) J2EE
6 3 (4.11%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.11%) Laravel
6 3 (4.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Replication
4 4 (5.48%) User Experience
5 3 (4.11%) Celerra
5 3 (4.11%) CLARiiON
5 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.11%) EMC VNX
5 3 (4.11%) PKI
5 3 (4.11%) Symmetrix
5 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (83.56%) Linux
2 21 (28.77%) Solaris
3 20 (27.40%) AIX
3 20 (27.40%) Windows
4 14 (19.18%) HPUX
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.48%) Debian
6 4 (5.48%) OS/390
6 4 (5.48%) SUSE
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (26.03%) Change Control
3 19 (26.03%) Unit Testing
4 18 (24.66%) Change Management
5 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.22%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.22%) Service Management
9 5 (6.85%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.48%) Validation
11 3 (4.11%) ITSM
11 3 (4.11%) Migration
11 3 (4.11%) Network Design
11 3 (4.11%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) Perl
2 23 (31.51%) Bash Shell
3 19 (26.03%) C-shell
3 19 (26.03%) Korn
4 17 (23.29%) Shell Script
5 16 (21.92%) PHP
6 14 (19.18%) Java
7 11 (15.07%) Python
8 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.96%) SQL
10 7 (9.59%) C
10 7 (9.59%) C++
11 5 (6.85%) Groovy
11 5 (6.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (69.86%) Security Cleared
2 47 (64.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) Samba
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.11%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.11%) Cacti
2 3 (4.11%) Munin
2 3 (4.11%) Nagios
3 2 (2.74%) OVPA
3 2 (2.74%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) HP
2 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) 3PAR
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.22%) EMC
5 5 (6.85%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) Axway
6 3 (4.11%) Brocade
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Fujitsu
6 3 (4.11%) Sun
7 2 (2.74%) CA
7 2 (2.74%) Compuware
7 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) CommVault