The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stirling region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.03% 3.51% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 33.33% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 17.53% 10.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate £448 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.42% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
Scotland

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 24 July 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) Markit EDM
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Remedy
6 3 (30.00%) Control-M
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (20.00%) Charles River
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (10.00%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Murex Flex
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) JNI
2 1 (10.00%) Java SE
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) MOM
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Charles River
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Unisys
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Murex
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters
4 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg