The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Renfrewshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.16% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -2.54%
Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.41% 69.44% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 14
Average daily rate £326 £373 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.54% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Renfrewshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) BMC
4 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
4 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
5 6 (40.00%) SCOM
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) VBScript
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) CMDB
6 5 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) AIX
7 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (6.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Solaris
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) AIX
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) HPUX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 5 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) VBScript
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) KVM
1 3 (20.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
2 6 (40.00%) SCOM
3 3 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
1 8 (53.33%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) BMC
2 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) Borland