The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Unix Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank - 138 129
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50
Unix Consultant
UK

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
2069 3073 2628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.17% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1588 1414
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Unix Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Unix Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Unix Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Clustering
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) Veritas
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Law
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) IBM
7 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (18.18%) Veritas File System
8 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (9.09%) Release Management
9 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (9.09%) Change Management
9 1 (9.09%) AWK
9 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (9.09%) HP
9 1 (9.09%) SAN
9 1 (9.09%) HPUX
9 1 (9.09%) Perl

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) AIX
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) AWK
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) sed
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas File System
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat