The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.21% 6.96% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 28.21% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate £343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £334 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.38% 24.68% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
Average daily rate £270 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
West Yorkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Bradford region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bradford region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) Java
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) AIX
10 5 (20.83%) SOA
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (16.67%) Middleware
11 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.67%) JMS
11 4 (16.67%) JDBC
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Clustering
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) Java EE
12 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
2 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) DBA
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
1 4 (16.67%) JMS
1 4 (16.67%) JDBC
1 4 (16.67%) XML
1 4 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) BPEL
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat