The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.20% 13.16% 10.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 50.00% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
UNIX
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.61% 26.32% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 9
Average daily rate £444 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £265 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing UNIX also 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 that cited UNIX.

1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Control-M
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) FileNet
5 1 (16.67%) FileNet Content Manager
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Documentum
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing UNIX also 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 that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet
1 1 (16.67%) Documentum
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet Content Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
1 1 (16.67%) Build Forge
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Development Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (16.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
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