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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.19% 4.32% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 10.34% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£376 £336 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
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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
27 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.06% 41.73% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 36
Average daily rate £355 £324 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £371 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense