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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 11 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.67% 10.98% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £436 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +86.90%
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
8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 17.78% 14.63% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Finance

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Development Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft