Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 11
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 1.08% 9.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Aberdeen median daily rate - - £438
Scotland median daily rate £413 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.74% 26.88% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Aberdeen median daily rate £350 £288 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +41.98% -34.68%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £154
90th Percentile £438 £341 £447
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -7.44% +103.28%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.68 £15.85
90th Percentile £18.91 £41.48 £40.62
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -9.97% -3.31% +14.39%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Aberdeen

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Aberdeen

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Aberdeen