Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £293 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 134 124
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £293 - £275
Scotland median daily rate £293 £345 £275
% change year-on-year -15.22% +25.45% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2158 2675 2929
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.74% 95.78% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1488 1583
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £265 £253
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Edinburgh median hourly rate £20.75 £15.82 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.20% -8.32% -11.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.39 £48.49 £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +4.00% +4.17%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Edinburgh

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Edinburgh

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Engineer in Edinburgh

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) GPFS

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) GPFS