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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 84 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.35% 2.94% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.78% 14.10% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £251 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
339 234 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.59% 20.87% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 144 130
Average daily rate £350 £220 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -28.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £391 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.48 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 138 (73.40%) Linux
2 69 (36.70%) Java
3 60 (31.91%) Configuration Management
4 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (27.66%) HTML
6 48 (25.53%) Mac OS X
7 46 (24.47%) Relational Database
8 43 (22.87%) SQL
9 42 (22.34%) HTTP
10 41 (21.81%) ITIL
10 41 (21.81%) Web Design
10 41 (21.81%) MongoDB
10 41 (21.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 38 (20.21%) Windows
12 34 (18.09%) Python
12 34 (18.09%) REST
12 34 (18.09%) DevOps
13 33 (17.55%) Git (software)
14 32 (17.02%) Oracle
15 31 (16.49%) Puppet
16 30 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
16 30 (15.96%) Hibernate
17 29 (15.43%) Subversion
17 29 (15.43%) Service Management
18 28 (14.89%) JAX-RS
19 27 (14.36%) Bash Shell
19 27 (14.36%) Shell Script
19 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
20 26 (13.83%) Incident Management
20 26 (13.83%) Neo4j

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.17%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.11%) Apache
3 12 (6.38%) Node.js
4 9 (4.79%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.72%) nginx
6 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.13%) SAS
8 3 (1.60%) JBoss
9 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.53%) Jadu
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.53%) IIS
10 1 (0.53%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.72%) Amazon S3
2 7 (3.72%) Route 53
2 7 (3.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (22.34%) HTTP
2 19 (10.11%) LDAP
3 17 (9.04%) Firewall
4 15 (7.98%) SSL
5 12 (6.38%) Internet
6 8 (4.26%) WAN
7 7 (3.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.60%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.60%) Converged Networks
9 2 (1.06%) DNS
9 2 (1.06%) SAN
10 1 (0.53%) LAN
10 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.53%) NAS
10 1 (0.53%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.47%) Relational Database
2 41 (21.81%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.83%) Neo4j
4 22 (11.70%) MySQL
5 17 (9.04%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.85%) Oracle OWB
6 11 (5.85%) Couchbase
7 10 (5.32%) SimpleDB
7 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.32%) Redis
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.66%) DB2
12 4 (2.13%) Data Mart
12 4 (2.13%) Base SAS
12 4 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (1.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 29 (15.43%) Subversion
3 6 (3.19%) PVCS
4 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.06%) Mockito
5 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 11 (5.85%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (35.64%) Developer
2 39 (20.74%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.17%) Analyst
4 18 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) Consultant
6 12 (6.38%) Architect
7 11 (5.85%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Technical Support
9 9 (4.79%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.79%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) DBA
11 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.72%) UNIX Support
11 7 (3.72%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) MySQL DBA
11 7 (3.72%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Administrator
13 5 (2.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.66%) HTML
2 34 (18.09%) REST
3 30 (15.96%) Hibernate
4 28 (14.89%) JAX-RS
5 15 (7.98%) CSS
5 15 (7.98%) Web Services
6 8 (4.26%) Mustache
6 8 (4.26%) Java EE
7 7 (3.72%) Sass
7 7 (3.72%) POSIX
8 6 (3.19%) J2EE
8 6 (3.19%) XML
9 4 (2.13%) .NET
9 4 (2.13%) XHTML
9 4 (2.13%) Spring
9 4 (2.13%) RESTful
10 2 (1.06%) JSP
11 1 (0.53%) Servlets
11 1 (0.53%) XSL
11 1 (0.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Clustering
2 14 (7.45%) Smartcard
3 8 (4.26%) Replication
4 7 (3.72%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.19%) CMDB
5 6 (3.19%) NHS
6 4 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.13%) User Experience
7 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) W3C
9 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.53%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 138 (73.40%) Linux
2 48 (25.53%) Mac OS X
3 38 (20.21%) Windows
4 18 (9.57%) Ubuntu
4 18 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.04%) CentOS
6 15 (7.98%) AIX
7 11 (5.85%) Solaris
8 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.19%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.06%) HPUX
12 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.91%) Configuration Management
2 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.81%) ITIL
3 41 (21.81%) Web Design
3 41 (21.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 34 (18.09%) DevOps
5 29 (15.43%) Service Management
6 26 (13.83%) Incident Management
7 23 (12.23%) TDD
8 19 (10.11%) Workflow
8 19 (10.11%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.51%) ETL
10 15 (7.98%) Web Development
10 15 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.85%) BDD
12 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.26%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.72%) Kanban
14 7 (3.72%) Performance Testing
14 7 (3.72%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.70%) Java
2 43 (22.87%) SQL
3 34 (18.09%) Python
4 27 (14.36%) Shell Script
4 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.36%) Bash Shell
5 23 (12.23%) Ruby
6 13 (6.91%) PL/SQL
7 12 (6.38%) Perl
8 11 (5.85%) C++
9 9 (4.79%) PHP
10 8 (4.26%) C
11 6 (3.19%) Jython
11 6 (3.19%) VBScript
12 4 (2.13%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.53%) Groovy
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) QEMU
4 1 (0.53%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) XenServer
4 1 (0.53%) Xen
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (16.49%) Puppet
2 30 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.51%) Cobbler
4 15 (7.98%) Tivoli
5 10 (5.32%) Salt
6 7 (3.72%) HAProxy
6 7 (3.72%) Ansible
7 6 (3.19%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (3.19%) OpenView
8 2 (1.06%) vMotion
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (17.02%) Oracle
2 23 (12.23%) Splunk
3 22 (11.70%) Red Hat
4 18 (9.57%) Cisco
5 15 (7.98%) HP
6 9 (4.79%) VMware
7 7 (3.72%) Percona
7 7 (3.72%) hybris
8 6 (3.19%) Remedy
9 5 (2.66%) IBM
10 4 (2.13%) jBASE
11 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe
12 1 (0.53%) Sun
12 1 (0.53%) Dell
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix
12 1 (0.53%) NetApp
12 1 (0.53%) Veritas
12 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
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