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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 117 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.92% 3.88% 5.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.70% 18.26% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 23 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £430 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £150.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
394 219 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.31% 21.22% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 143 134
Average daily rate £375 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 156 (72.90%) Linux
2 84 (39.25%) Java
3 64 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (26.64%) SQL
5 56 (26.17%) Windows
6 54 (25.23%) HTML
7 51 (23.83%) Python
8 48 (22.43%) Relational Database
9 47 (21.96%) Configuration Management
10 46 (21.50%) Mac OS X
11 45 (21.03%) Subversion
12 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
13 42 (19.63%) JavaScript
13 42 (19.63%) Oracle
14 39 (18.22%) TDD
15 38 (17.76%) HTTP
15 38 (17.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (17.29%) Web Design
17 33 (15.42%) Shell Script
17 33 (15.42%) ITIL
17 33 (15.42%) MongoDB
18 31 (14.49%) MySQL
19 30 (14.02%) DevOps
20 28 (13.08%) Opscode Chef
20 28 (13.08%) REST
20 28 (13.08%) CSS
21 27 (12.62%) Ruby
21 27 (12.62%) Puppet
22 26 (12.15%) Bash Shell
23 25 (11.68%) Service Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (10.28%) Apache
2 18 (8.41%) Node.js
3 16 (7.48%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.61%) SAS
4 12 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.67%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.80%) nginx
7 4 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.40%) CICS
8 3 (1.40%) WordPress
8 3 (1.40%) JBoss
8 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.93%) IIS
9 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.47%) Jadu
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Drupal
10 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.47%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.80%) Route 53
3 6 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.76%) HTTP
2 21 (9.81%) Internet
3 12 (5.61%) Firewall
4 10 (4.67%) LDAP
5 9 (4.21%) WAN
5 9 (4.21%) SAN
6 7 (3.27%) SSL
7 6 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.87%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.40%) Converged Networks
9 3 (1.40%) DNS
10 2 (0.93%) LAN
11 1 (0.47%) DHCP
11 1 (0.47%) FTP
11 1 (0.47%) SNMP
11 1 (0.47%) NAS
11 1 (0.47%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.43%) Relational Database
2 33 (15.42%) MongoDB
3 31 (14.49%) MySQL
4 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
5 20 (9.35%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.01%) Neo4j
7 12 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.14%) RDBMS
8 11 (5.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (4.67%) Oracle OWB
9 10 (4.67%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (3.74%) Base SAS
10 8 (3.74%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 7 (3.27%) Couchbase
11 7 (3.27%) Redis
12 6 (2.80%) Big Data
12 6 (2.80%) SimpleDB
12 6 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 45 (21.03%) Subversion
2 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.14%) Maven
4 9 (4.21%) Mockito
4 9 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.27%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.34%) PVCS
7 2 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.47%) JUnit
8 1 (0.47%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.47%) FishEye
8 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (7.48%) Finance
2 11 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (36.92%) Developer
2 34 (15.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.35%) Consultant
4 19 (8.88%) Architect
5 17 (7.94%) Analyst
5 17 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (6.54%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (4.21%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.21%) DBA
7 9 (4.21%) Technical Support
8 8 (3.74%) Technical Architect
8 8 (3.74%) SAS Developer
9 7 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (3.27%) MySQL DBA
10 6 (2.80%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (2.80%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (2.80%) Administrator
11 5 (2.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.23%) HTML
2 28 (13.08%) CSS
2 28 (13.08%) REST
3 21 (9.81%) .NET
4 18 (8.41%) JAX-RS
5 14 (6.54%) XML
6 13 (6.07%) Web Services
7 12 (5.61%) XHTML
8 11 (5.14%) Hibernate
8 11 (5.14%) J2EE
9 10 (4.67%) Mustache
10 8 (3.74%) Sass
10 8 (3.74%) Java EE
11 6 (2.80%) POSIX
12 5 (2.34%) JSP
13 4 (1.87%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.87%) XSL
13 4 (1.87%) XSLT
13 4 (1.87%) RESTful
13 4 (1.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.54%) Clustering
3 9 (4.21%) Replication
4 8 (3.74%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.27%) NHS
5 7 (3.27%) Smartcard
6 6 (2.80%) CMDB
7 5 (2.34%) User Experience
8 4 (1.87%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.87%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.40%) VSAM
9 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) iSeries
11 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 156 (72.90%) Linux
2 56 (26.17%) Windows
3 46 (21.50%) Mac OS X
4 20 (9.35%) Ubuntu
5 17 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (7.48%) CentOS
7 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.61%) AIX
9 10 (4.67%) Solaris
10 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.80%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.93%) HPUX
15 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.47%) Debian
15 1 (0.47%) Fedora
15 1 (0.47%) MVS
15 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.96%) Configuration Management
3 39 (18.22%) TDD
4 38 (17.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 37 (17.29%) Web Design
6 33 (15.42%) ITIL
7 30 (14.02%) DevOps
8 25 (11.68%) Service Management
9 23 (10.75%) BDD
10 19 (8.88%) Incident Management
10 19 (8.88%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.41%) ETL
11 18 (8.41%) Web Development
12 17 (7.94%) Workflow
13 16 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (5.14%) Web Accessibility
16 9 (4.21%) Software Engineering
17 8 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (3.74%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (39.25%) Java
2 57 (26.64%) SQL
3 51 (23.83%) Python
4 42 (19.63%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.42%) Shell Script
6 27 (12.62%) Ruby
7 26 (12.15%) Bash Shell
8 18 (8.41%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.01%) Perl
10 12 (5.61%) C++
11 11 (5.14%) PHP
12 8 (3.74%) C#
12 8 (3.74%) Jython
13 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.27%) VBScript
14 6 (2.80%) C
15 4 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.87%) SAS Macro
16 3 (1.40%) REXX
16 3 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CCVP
4 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) CCSP
4 1 (0.47%) CCNP
4 1 (0.47%) CCNA
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) HL7
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.34%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.87%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.87%) vSphere
5 2 (0.93%) Xen
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (13.08%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (12.62%) Puppet
3 18 (8.41%) Tivoli
4 16 (7.48%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.80%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.80%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (2.80%) Ansible
5 6 (2.80%) Salt
6 5 (2.34%) OpenView
7 3 (1.40%) StatsD
8 2 (0.93%) vMotion
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.47%) SCCM
9 1 (0.47%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.47%) yum
9 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Oracle
2 20 (9.35%) Red Hat
2 20 (9.35%) Splunk
3 19 (8.88%) VMware
4 12 (5.61%) HP
5 11 (5.14%) Cisco
6 8 (3.74%) IBM
7 7 (3.27%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.27%) Teradata
7 7 (3.27%) Percona
8 6 (2.80%) hybris
8 6 (2.80%) Remedy
9 4 (1.87%) Citrix
9 4 (1.87%) Adobe
9 4 (1.87%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.40%) Tableau
10 3 (1.40%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.40%) Apigee
10 3 (1.40%) Mashery
11 2 (0.93%) EnterpriseDB
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