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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.76% 10.00% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.11% 11.54% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
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£339 - £356
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £415
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 £31.50 £30.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -11.59%
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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
61 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.88% 86.67% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 14
Average daily rate £333 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (73.33%) Perl
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
1 11 (73.33%) BMC
1 11 (73.33%) Tivoli
1 11 (73.33%) ArcSight
2 10 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (66.67%) SCOM
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) VBScript
3 9 (60.00%) CMDB
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) HPUX
6 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) CMDB
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Perl
2 10 (66.67%) VBScript
2 10 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
1 2 (13.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Tivoli
2 10 (66.67%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
1 11 (73.33%) BMC
1 11 (73.33%) ArcSight
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (6.67%) Informatica