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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.76% 13.04% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.96% 16.67% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£349 - £356
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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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
54 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 36.73% 78.26% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 16
Average daily rate £336 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (61.54%) IBM
1 8 (61.54%) HP
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) ArcSight
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) BMC
2 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) VBScript
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) SCOM
4 5 (38.46%) CMDB
4 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) HPUX
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) DNS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CMDB
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
3 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) HPUX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) RHEV
1 3 (23.08%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
2 6 (46.15%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) ArcSight
2 7 (53.85%) BMC
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (7.69%) Informatica