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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.69% 21.21% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 58.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £370 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £376
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 £37.50 £32.50 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.47%
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
30 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.04% 36.36% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 16
Average daily rate £330 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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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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 -1 20 £330 -12.00% 1
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Content Management
4 7 (23.33%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
5 6 (20.00%) Solaris
5 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) Veritas
6 5 (16.67%) JIRA
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) Time Management
6 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) Selenium
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) RESTful
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Spring
7 4 (13.33%) Maven
7 4 (13.33%) FTP
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) FTP
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Toad
4 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Applications Support
2 7 (23.33%) Team Leader
2 7 (23.33%) Support Team Leader
2 7 (23.33%) Application Support Team Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Spring
1 4 (13.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Content Management
2 7 (23.33%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) AWK
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) sed
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.33%) Opsview
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Veritas
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
4 1 (3.33%) Netezza