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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 18 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.26% 14.50% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 27.94% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 6
Median daily rate £340 £405 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% -7.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
28 68 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 59.57% 51.91% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 35
Median daily rate £398 £343 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) Korn
5 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) C-shell
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) BEA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Sun