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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 11 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.25% 7.04% 12.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 35.71% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +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 West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.75% 19.72% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
Average daily rate £330 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £108 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
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 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 4 £375 +15.38%
Unix
Scotland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Veritas
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) IBM XIV
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) NAS

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) NAS
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Application Support Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) IBM XIV
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Solaris
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Content Management
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Veritas
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) VMware