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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.35% 6.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 13.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£451 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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
32 65 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.91% 44.22% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 57 15
Average daily rate £352 £340 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 5 £451 +29.64%
Paisley - 5 - -
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) IPv4
4 3 (27.27%) Veritas
4 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) AppSense
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) IPv4
2 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas File System
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense