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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 14 15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 2.00% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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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
7 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.60% 10.00% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Average daily rate £441 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £338 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Remedy
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (25.00%) Control-M
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (12.50%) JMS
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (12.50%) Unisys
7 1 (12.50%) RDBMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) JNI
2 1 (12.50%) Java SE
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) MOM
2 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Unisys
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) Murex
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) Reuters
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) Charles River