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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.62% - 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£438 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.23% 60.71% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 19
Average daily rate £350 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (42.86%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) CMDB
6 4 (28.57%) SCOM
6 4 (28.57%) HPUX
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) BMC
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) VBScript
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 3 (21.43%) AIX
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Middleware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CMDB
2 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 6 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) PMP
2 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 3 (21.43%) GCIA
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) KVM
1 3 (21.43%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) BMC
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects