The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Rank 43 49 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 44 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.65% 3.09% 9.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.43% 15.02% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 77
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
217 293 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.80% 20.58% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 180 206
Median daily rate £375 £394 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.15 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Unix.

1 67 (69.79%) Linux
2 37 (38.54%) Windows
3 32 (33.33%) SQL
4 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (27.08%) Ruby
6 22 (22.92%) Finance
7 21 (21.88%) Java
7 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
7 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (20.83%) Puppet
8 20 (20.83%) Python
9 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
9 19 (19.79%) VMware
10 16 (16.67%) Cisco
11 15 (15.63%) Configuration Management
11 15 (15.63%) Bash Shell
11 15 (15.63%) DevOps
12 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
12 14 (14.58%) HTML
13 13 (13.54%) Service Delivery
13 13 (13.54%) Selenium
14 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
14 12 (12.50%) CSS
14 12 (12.50%) HTTP
15 11 (11.46%) Cucumber
16 10 (10.42%) vSphere
16 10 (10.42%) Scala
16 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.42%) XML
16 10 (10.42%) ITIL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (6.25%) SAS
2 5 (5.21%) CloudStack
2 5 (5.21%) IBM Domino
2 5 (5.21%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Internet
3 5 (5.21%) FTP
3 5 (5.21%) LDAP
4 4 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 4 (4.17%) DNS
4 4 (4.17%) Extranet
4 4 (4.17%) Intranet
4 4 (4.17%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.08%) SSH
6 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.21%) DB2
4 5 (5.21%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) OLTP
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.54%) Selenium
4 11 (11.46%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.38%) Subversion
5 9 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 8 (8.33%) Maven
7 6 (6.25%) Grunt
7 6 (6.25%) JIRA
7 6 (6.25%) Vagrant
8 5 (5.21%) JMeter
8 5 (5.21%) JUnit
8 5 (5.21%) RSpec
9 3 (3.13%) Hudson
9 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.08%) Gradle
10 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.08%) Mockito
10 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Law
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Administrator
3 11 (11.46%) DBA
4 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Scala Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Tester
6 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.25%) SAS Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.21%) DB2 DBA
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.17%) DB2 Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Developer in Test
8 4 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) HTML
2 12 (12.50%) CSS
3 10 (10.42%) XML
4 8 (8.33%) JSON
4 8 (8.33%) REST
4 8 (8.33%) Web Services
5 6 (6.25%) SOAP
6 4 (4.17%) Dropwizard
7 3 (3.13%) Ajax
7 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.13%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.13%) ebXML
7 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.13%) LAMP
7 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.13%) React
7 3 (3.13%) RESTEasy
7 3 (3.13%) RESTful
8 2 (2.08%) HTML5
8 2 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) iSeries
2 9 (9.38%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Replication
4 5 (5.21%) HACMP
4 5 (5.21%) PKI
5 4 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Smartcard
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.08%) Tandem
8 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Linux
2 37 (38.54%) Windows
3 9 (9.38%) Mac OS X
4 7 (7.29%) Solaris
5 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) HPUX
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.63%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.63%) DevOps
3 13 (13.54%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.42%) ITIL
5 9 (9.38%) Scrum
6 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (7.29%) Web Design
7 7 (7.29%) Web Development
8 6 (6.25%) Analytics
8 6 (6.25%) BDD
8 6 (6.25%) Change Management
8 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.25%) People Management
8 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) Ruby
3 21 (21.88%) Java
4 20 (20.83%) Python
5 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.63%) Bash Shell
7 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 10 (10.42%) Scala
9 7 (7.29%) PHP
10 6 (6.25%) Perl
11 5 (5.21%) AWK
11 5 (5.21%) C
12 3 (3.13%) C++
13 2 (2.08%) JCL
13 2 (2.08%) Korn
13 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) SAS Certification
2 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) CCNP
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) MCSE
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.13%) RHCE
4 2 (2.08%) CISA
4 2 (2.08%) CISM
4 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) HL7
3 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.13%) SDET
4 2 (2.08%) FATCA
5 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) vSphere
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) Docker
3 5 (5.21%) Xen
3 5 (5.21%) XenServer
4 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.17%) Firmware
5 2 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) Puppet
2 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (5.21%) Cobbler
4 5 (5.21%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.17%) Ansible
6 3 (3.13%) vRealize
7 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.04%) OpenView
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.04%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.04%) QRadar
7 1 (1.04%) SCCM
7 1 (1.04%) SCOM
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) VMware
2 16 (16.67%) Cisco
3 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle
5 7 (7.29%) NetApp
5 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.25%) Avaya
7 5 (5.21%) IBM
8 4 (4.17%) F5
8 4 (4.17%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.13%) Symantec
10 2 (2.08%) Citrix
10 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (2.08%) HP
10 2 (2.08%) Solace
11 1 (1.04%) EMC
11 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.04%) Intel
11 1 (1.04%) Splunk
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