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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.16% 0.88% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 2.63% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Median daily rate £320 £451 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.12% +33.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £451 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £451 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +17.46%
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
115 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.45% 33.33% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 27 56
Median daily rate £310 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £385 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -16 8 £320 -29.12%
Unix
Scotland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
3 31 (63.27%) Perl
4 29 (59.18%) SC Cleared
5 23 (46.94%) Windows
6 22 (44.90%) Solaris
6 22 (44.90%) HP
7 21 (42.86%) AIX
8 20 (40.82%) ITIL
8 20 (40.82%) SAN
9 17 (34.69%) PHP
9 17 (34.69%) Apache
10 15 (30.61%) HPUX
10 15 (30.61%) Java
10 15 (30.61%) DNS
10 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
11 12 (24.49%) XML
11 12 (24.49%) Python
12 11 (22.45%) WAN
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
12 11 (22.45%) Korn
12 11 (22.45%) Samba
12 11 (22.45%) iSCSI
12 11 (22.45%) C-shell
13 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
13 9 (18.37%) Change Management
13 9 (18.37%) Middleware
13 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
13 9 (18.37%) SQL

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 17 (34.69%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.16%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) AquaLogic
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 3 (6.12%) lighttpd
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (6.12%) Tuxedo
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.04%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) SAN
2 15 (30.61%) DNS
3 11 (22.45%) iSCSI
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.45%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) LDAP
4 6 (12.24%) SSL
5 4 (8.16%) FTP
5 4 (8.16%) HTTP
5 4 (8.16%) Kerberos
5 4 (8.16%) SMTP
5 4 (8.16%) SNMP
5 4 (8.16%) SSH
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall
6 3 (6.12%) IPv4
6 3 (6.12%) IPv6
6 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Build Forge
2 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (4.08%) French Language
1 2 (4.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior
8 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) XML
2 9 (18.37%) Middleware
2 9 (18.37%) Regular Expression
3 8 (16.33%) JSON
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
4 5 (10.20%) LAMP
5 4 (8.16%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (6.12%) Django
6 3 (6.12%) J2EE
6 3 (6.12%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (6.12%) Laravel
6 3 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.24%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) PKI
4 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.04%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 23 (46.94%) Windows
3 22 (44.90%) Solaris
4 21 (42.86%) AIX
5 15 (30.61%) HPUX
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.16%) Debian
7 4 (8.16%) OS/390
7 4 (8.16%) SUSE
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 5 (10.20%) Application Performance Management
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Network Design
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.12%) Escalation Management
8 3 (6.12%) High Availability
8 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.12%) QMS
8 3 (6.12%) Release Management
8 3 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Perl
2 17 (34.69%) PHP
3 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
3 15 (30.61%) Java
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) C-shell
5 11 (22.45%) Korn
6 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
6 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) C
7 7 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (10.20%) Groovy
8 5 (10.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 29 (59.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CCDA
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Samba
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.12%) BladeLogic
2 3 (6.12%) Cacti
2 3 (6.12%) Munin
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 2 (4.08%) OVPA
3 2 (4.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.12%) Axway
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) EMC
5 3 (6.12%) Fujitsu
5 3 (6.12%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) CA
6 2 (4.08%) Compuware
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) VMware