The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 14 July 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 Leeds 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 53 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 29 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.67% 5.41% 6.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.18% 16.84% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 43
Average daily rate
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£313 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -0.84%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 285 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.28% 32.09% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 139 130
Average daily rate £200 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.95% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UNIX
West Yorkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 24 (30.77%) Linux
3 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) ITIL
5 15 (19.23%) Windows
6 14 (17.95%) Java
6 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
7 13 (16.67%) Apache
8 12 (15.38%) Perforce
9 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
9 11 (14.10%) .NET
10 10 (12.82%) WebLogic
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (11.54%) Splunk
11 9 (11.54%) IBM
11 9 (11.54%) Service Management
11 9 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (11.54%) Solaris
11 9 (11.54%) DB2
12 8 (10.26%) MySQL
12 8 (10.26%) COBOL
12 8 (10.26%) SOA
12 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.26%) Finance
12 8 (10.26%) CMS
12 8 (10.26%) Oracle ADF

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (16.67%) Apache
2 10 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.26%) CMS
4 5 (6.41%) nginx
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.85%) Confluence
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.56%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (2.56%) SAS
6 2 (2.56%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.28%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.28%) WordPress
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.28%) Magento
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (7.69%) OpenVPN
2 5 (6.41%) SAN
3 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) SSL
3 3 (3.85%) NAS
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) 2G
5 1 (1.28%) SSH
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.28%) FWSM
5 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.54%) DB2
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (10.26%) MySQL
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.97%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Maven
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) Hudson
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.28%) WebSpeed
6 1 (1.28%) JMeter
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) Firebug
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.69%) Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Cognos Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Cognos Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (5.13%) Spring
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) XML
4 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.85%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.28%) J2EE
6 1 (1.28%) XHTML
6 1 (1.28%) CGI
6 1 (1.28%) JSP
6 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.28%) Ajax
6 1 (1.28%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Semantic Web
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
2 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) Solaris
4 7 (8.97%) CentOS
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.28%) HPUX
8 1 (1.28%) MVS
8 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.54%) Service Management
4 8 (10.26%) SOA
5 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.97%) RDF
5 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.41%) CMMI
6 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.13%) TDD
7 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.13%) Workflow
7 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) BDD
8 3 (3.85%) User Stories
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 14 (17.95%) Java
3 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.26%) COBOL
5 7 (8.97%) C++
5 7 (8.97%) Python
6 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.41%) C
7 4 (5.13%) C#
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (3.85%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) MCSE
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) OCP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) COBIT
3 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Squid
3 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.56%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.38%) Perforce
4 9 (11.54%) IBM
4 9 (11.54%) Splunk
5 6 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (3.85%) jBASE
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.85%) FatWire
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.85%) Cognos
7 2 (2.56%) Progress
7 2 (2.56%) JBoss
7 2 (2.56%) ATG
8 1 (1.28%) Zend
8 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.28%) MKS
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) Business Objects