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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.04% 3.81% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 7.84% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£451 £285 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% -19.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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
33 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 33.67% 48.57% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 49
Average daily rate £352 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £264 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £463
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 £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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
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 22 May 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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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 -1 2 £451 +58.41%
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (75.00%) SIEM
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) GCIA
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) PMP
4 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) GCIA
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft