Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 19 November 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 > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.12% 20.00% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 61.90% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 18
West Lothian median daily rate - £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -
Scotland median daily rate £413 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 11.24% 32.31% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 29
West Lothian median daily rate £200 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -7.14% -6.04%
10th Percentile £144 £266 £275
90th Percentile £235 £425 £407
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -9.97% -3.31% +14.39%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in West Lothian

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in West Lothian

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in West Lothian.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in West Lothian

Unix
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Livingston -13 1 - -
Unix
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM