The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Consultant
Rank 130 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.17% -
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 £275 £344
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2485 2325 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.80% 94.02% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1130 1144
Average daily rate £363 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 111
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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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 22 July 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) KVM

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle