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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.47% 5.94% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 10.53% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£451 £324 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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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
32 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.51% 56.44% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 49
Average daily rate £355 £326 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -11.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) ArcSight
3 4 (66.67%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) PMP
4 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) GCIA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) ArcSight Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) GCIA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft