The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.88% 4.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 10.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate £405 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
Unix
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 47.50% 39.01% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 11
Average daily rate £335 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £315 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +7 19 £405 -7.42%
Unix
Scotland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) HP
3 16 (76.19%) SAN
4 14 (66.67%) Change Control
4 14 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (19.05%) NAS
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 3 (14.29%) Simpana
8 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
8 3 (14.29%) CommVault
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) EMC
9 2 (9.52%) Brocade
9 2 (9.52%) CLARiiON
9 2 (9.52%) Symmetrix
9 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
9 2 (9.52%) Celerra
9 2 (9.52%) 3PAR

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
1 9 (42.86%) Storage Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Backup Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Celerra
3 2 (9.52%) CLARiiON
3 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.52%) Symmetrix
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Change Control
1 14 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) C-shell
1 1 (4.76%) Korn
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) OCP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) Simpana
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) CommVault
4 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
4 2 (9.52%) Brocade
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle