The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank - 124 107
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+65.55% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -35.00%
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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Unix Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Unix Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Unix Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle