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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 30 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 44 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.42% 4.98% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.56% 17.67% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +25.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £323 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
225 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 28.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 94
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 31 (39.24%) Oracle
3 23 (29.11%) ITIL
4 21 (26.58%) Red Hat
5 20 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (20.25%) Solaris
6 16 (20.25%) Apache
7 14 (17.72%) Windows
7 14 (17.72%) Perforce
7 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
8 13 (16.46%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (16.46%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (15.19%) Python
9 12 (15.19%) SQL
10 11 (13.92%) Web Services
10 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.92%) IBM
10 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.66%) Java
11 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
11 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
12 9 (11.39%) CentOS
12 9 (11.39%) Splunk
12 9 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (10.13%) SLA
13 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
13 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
13 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (20.25%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (6.33%) ATG Dynamo
5 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.53%) OpenEdge
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 2 (2.53%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) Confluence
7 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Route 53
1 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
1 5 (6.33%) SAN
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.53%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.53%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.27%) SSH
4 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (8.86%) DB2
5 6 (7.59%) MySQL
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.27%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.59%) Hudson
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) Grunt
6 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) Firebug
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Toad
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.27%) WebSpeed
6 1 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) UNIX Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.59%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Software Configuration Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Software Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Tester
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) DBA
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.06%) UNIX Operator
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Web Services
2 7 (8.86%) Middleware
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (5.06%) HTML
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.80%) Spring
4 3 (3.80%) J2EE
5 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) Java EE
6 1 (1.27%) REST
6 1 (1.27%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.27%) Django
6 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.53%) Replication
2 2 (2.53%) NHS
2 2 (2.53%) PKI
2 2 (2.53%) Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) Open Source
2 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.27%) Statistics
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 20 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (20.25%) Solaris
4 14 (17.72%) Windows
5 9 (11.39%) CentOS
6 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.86%) AIX
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.27%) HPUX
9 1 (1.27%) MVS
9 1 (1.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.86%) SOA
5 7 (8.86%) Service Management
5 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.59%) BPEL
6 6 (7.59%) DevOps
7 5 (6.33%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.33%) Workflow
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.06%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.80%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Python
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.86%) COBOL
5 6 (7.59%) C++
5 6 (7.59%) Ruby
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.80%) VB
8 3 (3.80%) C#
8 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.27%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) OCP
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.80%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.53%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (2.53%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.27%) Salt
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.27%) Cacti
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) OpenView
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Oracle
2 21 (26.58%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.72%) Perforce
4 11 (13.92%) IBM
4 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.39%) Splunk
6 7 (8.86%) JBoss
7 6 (7.59%) HP
8 5 (6.33%) ATG
9 3 (3.80%) VMware
10 2 (2.53%) Informatica
10 2 (2.53%) Progress
11 1 (1.27%) Zend
11 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.27%) Actimize
11 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.27%) FatWire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: market day rate
Posted: 3 days ago