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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.66% 6.35% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 10.81% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £288 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -14.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -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
34 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.46% 58.73% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 15
Average daily rate £340 £358 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 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 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) KVM
4 3 (25.00%) GCIA
4 3 (25.00%) RHEV
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) CMDB
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SCOM
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) CMDB
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) HPUX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) PMP
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (25.00%) GCIA
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) KVM
1 3 (25.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) BMC
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft