The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 25 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 1.33% 20.69% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.78% 31.58% -
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 95 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 48.00% 65.52% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 29
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Renfrewshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Erskine -13 1 £340 -16.04%
Unix
Scotland

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Renfrewshire 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
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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