The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Consultant
Rank 128 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.17% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £288 £344
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2538 2295 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.29% 93.71% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

UNIX Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Consultant in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

UNIX Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Consultant across the Scotland region.

UNIX Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited UNIX Consultant in their job title 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 with UNIX Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited UNIX Consultant in their job title 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 with UNIX Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware