The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 142 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.14% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £258 £248
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00
Unix Support
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
2671 2809 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.65% 95.58% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1468 1383
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 93 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Unix Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Support across the Scotland region.

Unix Support Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Unix Support
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Unix Support
UK

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Unix Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (33.33%) International Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) UniData
5 1 (16.67%) SAML
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Unix Support 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) UniData
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) F5
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