The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 1.47% 22.06% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 32.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 0
Median daily rate £340 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.04% -  
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 £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 92 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 50.00% 67.65% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Erskine

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Erskine

Unix
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun