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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 17 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.45% 9.52% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 42.86% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 15.52% 22.22% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £159 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -6 2 - -
Unix
Scotland

Unix
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Unix.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) CRM
1 9 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) Change Control
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
3 7 (77.78%) Billing
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
5 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (44.44%) Replication
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum
8 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
9 1 (11.11%) Twitter

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (77.78%) Billing
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Database Designer
1 9 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) CRM
1 9 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Change Control
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter