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 24 June 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 20
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 8.30% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 22.16% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 25 2
Median daily rate - £330 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

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 25 167 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 78.13% 37.44% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 101 24
Median daily rate £400 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Unix
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware