The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 36 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.54% 8.62% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 27.78% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 8
Median daily rate £320 £451 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% +29.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £330 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £451 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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
104 36 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.24% 31.03% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 21 58
Median daily rate £320 £352 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 36 £320 -29.12%
Unix
Scotland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 66 (84.62%) Linux
2 56 (71.79%) Security Cleared
3 52 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 51 (65.38%) SAN
5 38 (48.72%) Perl
6 36 (46.15%) HP
7 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 28 (35.90%) ITIL
9 25 (32.05%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (30.77%) Change Control
10 24 (30.77%) Apache
11 23 (29.49%) DNS
11 23 (29.49%) Bash Shell
12 21 (26.92%) Solaris
13 20 (25.64%) Windows
13 20 (25.64%) AIX
14 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
14 19 (24.36%) Change Management
14 19 (24.36%) Samba
14 19 (24.36%) Korn
14 19 (24.36%) C-shell
14 19 (24.36%) Unit Testing
15 18 (23.08%) iSCSI
15 18 (23.08%) WAN
16 17 (21.79%) Shell Script
17 16 (20.51%) PHP
18 14 (17.95%) Java
18 14 (17.95%) HPUX
19 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
20 12 (15.38%) Degree

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 24 (30.77%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.13%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.85%) AquaLogic
4 3 (3.85%) JBoss
4 3 (3.85%) lighttpd
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.85%) Tuxedo
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.28%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (65.38%) SAN
2 23 (29.49%) DNS
3 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
4 18 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 18 (23.08%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) LDAP
5 6 (7.69%) SSL
6 4 (5.13%) FTP
6 4 (5.13%) HTTP
6 4 (5.13%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.13%) SMTP
6 4 (5.13%) SNMP
6 4 (5.13%) SSH
7 3 (3.85%) DHCP
7 3 (3.85%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) IPv4
7 3 (3.85%) IPv6
7 3 (3.85%) NAS
7 3 (3.85%) Network Security
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Build Forge
2 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.56%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.56%) French Language
1 2 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Consultant
4 10 (12.82%) Storage Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Backup Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Middleware Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Unix Consultant
11 1 (1.28%) Middleware Specialist
11 1 (1.28%) Web Engineer
11 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) XML
2 9 (11.54%) Middleware
2 9 (11.54%) Regular Expression
3 7 (8.97%) JSON
4 5 (6.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) LAMP
5 4 (5.13%) HTML
5 4 (5.13%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.85%) Django
6 3 (3.85%) J2EE
6 3 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.85%) Laravel
6 3 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Replication
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Celerra
5 3 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.85%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 3 (3.85%) Symmetrix
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 66 (84.62%) Linux
2 21 (26.92%) Solaris
3 20 (25.64%) AIX
3 20 (25.64%) Windows
4 14 (17.95%) HPUX
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.13%) Debian
6 4 (5.13%) OS/390
6 4 (5.13%) SUSE
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) ITIL
2 25 (32.05%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (30.77%) Change Control
4 19 (24.36%) Change Management
4 19 (24.36%) Unit Testing
5 11 (14.10%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.97%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.69%) Service Management
9 5 (6.41%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.13%) Validation
11 3 (3.85%) ITSM
11 3 (3.85%) Migration
11 3 (3.85%) Network Design
11 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) Perl
2 23 (29.49%) Bash Shell
3 19 (24.36%) C-shell
3 19 (24.36%) Korn
4 17 (21.79%) Shell Script
5 16 (20.51%) PHP
6 14 (17.95%) Java
7 11 (14.10%) Python
8 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.26%) SQL
10 7 (8.97%) C
10 7 (8.97%) C++
11 5 (6.41%) Groovy
11 5 (6.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (71.79%) Security Cleared
2 52 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) Samba
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.85%) Cacti
2 3 (3.85%) Munin
2 3 (3.85%) Nagios
3 2 (2.56%) OVPA
3 2 (2.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) HP
2 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) 3PAR
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.69%) EMC
5 5 (6.41%) IBM
6 3 (3.85%) Axway
6 3 (3.85%) Brocade
6 3 (3.85%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) Fujitsu
6 3 (3.85%) Sun
7 2 (2.56%) CA
7 2 (2.56%) Compuware
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) CommVault