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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +10.90%
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
2101 3037 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.26% 95.14% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1573 1415
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 66
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) International Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SAML
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (16.67%) SSH
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) UniData
5 1 (16.67%) F5

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) UniData
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) F5