The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 103 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.85% 4.61% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.46% 21.03% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 33 16
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£350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.18%
UNIX
West Yorkshire

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
261 214 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.42% 21.90% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 122 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.35 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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.

1 153 (74.63%) Linux
2 78 (38.05%) Java
3 75 (36.59%) Configuration Management
4 68 (33.17%) HTML
5 66 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (31.22%) Mac OS X
7 57 (27.80%) REST
8 56 (27.32%) HTTP
9 55 (26.83%) Web Design
9 55 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 53 (25.85%) MongoDB
10 53 (25.85%) Relational Database
11 49 (23.90%) Oracle
12 46 (22.44%) Hibernate
13 41 (20.00%) JAX-RS
13 41 (20.00%) Neo4j
14 40 (19.51%) SQL
15 39 (19.02%) ITIL
16 37 (18.05%) Red Hat
16 37 (18.05%) DevOps
17 36 (17.56%) Shell Script
18 35 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 34 (16.59%) Python
20 33 (16.10%) Solaris
21 31 (15.12%) Git (software)
21 31 (15.12%) Subversion
22 30 (14.63%) Ruby
22 30 (14.63%) Bash Shell
23 28 (13.66%) Incident Management
24 27 (13.17%) Opscode Chef

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 21 (10.24%) Apache
2 16 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.90%) Node.js
4 6 (2.93%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.46%) nginx
8 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.98%) JBoss
9 1 (0.49%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Lync
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.41%) MS Office
1 7 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.46%) Route 53
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 56 (27.32%) HTTP
2 20 (9.76%) LDAP
3 18 (8.78%) DNS
4 15 (7.32%) Firewall
5 10 (4.88%) SSL
6 8 (3.90%) SAN
7 7 (3.41%) NAS
7 7 (3.41%) Internet
8 6 (2.93%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.98%) DHCP
10 2 (0.98%) ATM
11 1 (0.49%) SSH
11 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.85%) MongoDB
1 53 (25.85%) Relational Database
2 41 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 19 (9.27%) Oracle Database
4 15 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (3.90%) Redis
6 8 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (2.93%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.93%) Ingres
8 6 (2.93%) MySQL
8 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.44%) SimpleDB
9 5 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.44%) DB2
9 5 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (15.12%) Git (software)
1 31 (15.12%) Subversion
2 13 (6.34%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.41%) Hudson
4 4 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.95%) PVCS
5 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.98%) Mockito
5 2 (0.98%) Maven
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
6 1 (0.49%) Toad
6 1 (0.49%) Grunt
General
1 8 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (1.46%) Banking
2 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (37.56%) Developer
2 60 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.22%) Administrator
4 20 (9.76%) Analyst
5 19 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) UNIX Administrator
7 16 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (7.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 15 (7.32%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.85%) UNIX Operator
11 10 (4.88%) UNIX Support
12 8 (3.90%) DBA
13 7 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Linux Support
13 7 (3.41%) Support Engineer
14 6 (2.93%) Configuration and Release Manager
14 6 (2.93%) Configuration Manager
14 6 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.17%) HTML
2 57 (27.80%) REST
3 46 (22.44%) Hibernate
4 41 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 17 (8.29%) Web Services
6 12 (5.85%) Middleware
7 9 (4.39%) CSS
8 7 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (1.95%) J2EE
11 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (1.46%) Java EE
11 3 (1.46%) Ajax
11 3 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.46%) LAMP
11 3 (1.46%) .NET
11 3 (1.46%) Mustache
11 3 (1.46%) Sass
12 2 (0.98%) JDBC
12 2 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.85%) Clustering
2 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.41%) Smartcard
4 5 (2.44%) Open Source
5 3 (1.46%) DataPower
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.98%) User Experience
6 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) CMDB
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (74.63%) Linux
2 64 (31.22%) Mac OS X
3 35 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (16.10%) Solaris
5 21 (10.24%) AIX
6 18 (8.78%) Windows
7 15 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.37%) CentOS
9 3 (1.46%) HPUX
10 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.59%) Configuration Management
2 66 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (26.83%) Web Design
3 55 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
4 39 (19.02%) ITIL
5 37 (18.05%) DevOps
6 28 (13.66%) Incident Management
7 21 (10.24%) Service Management
7 21 (10.24%) E-Commerce
8 20 (9.76%) Web Development
9 19 (9.27%) TDD
10 17 (8.29%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.80%) BDD
12 15 (7.32%) ETL
13 11 (5.37%) Migration
14 10 (4.88%) Load Balancing
14 10 (4.88%) Release Management
15 8 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (3.90%) Workflow
15 8 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.05%) Java
2 40 (19.51%) SQL
3 36 (17.56%) Shell Script
4 34 (16.59%) Python
5 30 (14.63%) Ruby
5 30 (14.63%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.37%) PHP
6 11 (5.37%) C++
7 10 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.41%) C
9 5 (2.44%) Perl
10 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.98%) Korn
12 1 (0.49%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) C#
12 1 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.24%) VCP4
3 18 (8.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) SLA
1 2 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) COBIT
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) Samba
2 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Xen
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.49%) NFS
5 1 (0.49%) UAG
5 1 (0.49%) QEMU
5 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (13.17%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (13.17%) Puppet
2 20 (9.76%) Tivoli
3 16 (7.80%) Cobbler
4 10 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.44%) Salt
6 4 (1.95%) OpenView
7 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.46%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) SCCM
9 1 (0.49%) SCOM
9 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (23.90%) Oracle
2 37 (18.05%) Red Hat
3 22 (10.73%) HP
4 15 (7.32%) Splunk
5 11 (5.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.39%) VMware
6 9 (4.39%) Cisco
7 8 (3.90%) Perforce
8 6 (2.93%) IBM
9 5 (2.44%) jBASE
10 4 (1.95%) NetApp
11 3 (1.46%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.46%) Percona
12 1 (0.49%) hybris
12 1 (0.49%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.49%) Veritas
12 1 (0.49%) Sun
12 1 (0.49%) Mercator
12 1 (0.49%) Remedy
12 1 (0.49%) SAP
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