The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.21% 14.08% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
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 £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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 West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.42% 42.25% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 6
Average daily rate £313 £330 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the West Lothian region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -3 7 £325 -9.72% 2
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Netezza
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Teradata
6 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
6 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Toad
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (15.38%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
2 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) CA
3 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 2 (15.38%) Netezza
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago