Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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 Support Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.019% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £225 - -
UK median daily rate £338 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -25.00% +38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,961 4,746 3,883
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.69% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,733 2,744 2,259
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -2.03%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 128 119
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.47% -15.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.03 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.43 £42.73 £44.60
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Unix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Engineer in Scotland

Unix Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £225 -
Unix Support Engineer
UK

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, Unix Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring Unix Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL