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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 14 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.46% 5.00% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.21% 13.79% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 8
Median daily rate £320 £376 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £436 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
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
58 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 37.18% 36.25% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 54
Median daily rate £320 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £451 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 51 (80.95%) Linux
2 42 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 39 (61.90%) Perl
3 39 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 35 (55.56%) SAN
5 28 (44.44%) ITIL
6 25 (39.68%) HP
7 24 (38.10%) Apache
8 23 (36.51%) DNS
8 23 (36.51%) Bash Shell
9 22 (34.92%) Solaris
10 21 (33.33%) Windows
10 21 (33.33%) AIX
11 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
11 19 (30.16%) Unit Testing
11 19 (30.16%) Korn
11 19 (30.16%) Samba
11 19 (30.16%) C-shell
12 18 (28.57%) iSCSI
12 18 (28.57%) WAN
13 17 (26.98%) Shell Script
13 17 (26.98%) PHP
14 15 (23.81%) Java
14 15 (23.81%) HPUX
15 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.05%) XML
16 12 (19.05%) Python
16 12 (19.05%) Change Management
17 9 (14.29%) Degree
17 9 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 (38.10%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.35%) MQSeries
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.76%) AquaLogic
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) lighttpd
4 3 (4.76%) nginx
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.76%) Tuxedo
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.59%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) SAN
2 23 (36.51%) DNS
3 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
4 18 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 18 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (9.52%) LDAP
5 6 (9.52%) SSL
6 4 (6.35%) FTP
6 4 (6.35%) HTTP
6 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.35%) SMTP
6 4 (6.35%) SNMP
6 4 (6.35%) SSH
7 3 (4.76%) DHCP
7 3 (4.76%) Firewall
7 3 (4.76%) IPv4
7 3 (4.76%) IPv6
7 3 (4.76%) NAS
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Build Forge
2 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.17%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.17%) French Language
1 2 (3.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) Junior
8 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) XML
2 9 (14.29%) Middleware
2 9 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 8 (12.70%) JSON
4 5 (7.94%) CSS
4 5 (7.94%) LAMP
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (4.76%) Django
6 3 (4.76%) J2EE
6 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.76%) Laravel
6 3 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.52%) Replication
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.59%) CMDB
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Solaris
3 21 (33.33%) AIX
3 21 (33.33%) Windows
4 15 (23.81%) HPUX
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.35%) Debian
6 4 (6.35%) OS/390
6 4 (6.35%) SUSE
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) ITIL
2 19 (30.16%) Unit Testing
3 12 (19.05%) Change Management
4 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (12.70%) Change Control
5 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.52%) Service Management
7 5 (7.94%) Application Performance Management
8 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.35%) Validation
9 3 (4.76%) ITSM
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Network Design
9 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.76%) Release Management
9 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) Perl
2 23 (36.51%) Bash Shell
3 19 (30.16%) C-shell
3 19 (30.16%) Korn
4 17 (26.98%) PHP
4 17 (26.98%) Shell Script
5 15 (23.81%) Java
6 12 (19.05%) Python
7 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (11.11%) C
8 7 (11.11%) C++
9 5 (7.94%) Groovy
9 5 (7.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 39 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Samba
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.76%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Cacti
2 3 (4.76%) Munin
2 3 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) OVPA
3 2 (3.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) HP
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.76%) Axway
6 3 (4.76%) Citrix
6 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 3 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 3 (4.76%) Sun
7 2 (3.17%) CA
7 2 (3.17%) Compuware
7 2 (3.17%) NetApp
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) VMware
8 1 (1.59%) CommVault