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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 83 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.79% 4.87% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.56% 21.08% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £239 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £513 £443
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
263 223 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.69% 23.08% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 125 86
Average daily rate £345 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.30 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.70 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 125 (73.53%) Linux
2 55 (32.35%) Oracle
3 52 (30.59%) Red Hat
3 52 (30.59%) Configuration Management
4 50 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (27.65%) Java
6 41 (24.12%) Solaris
7 40 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (21.18%) ITIL
9 35 (20.59%) HTML
10 33 (19.41%) SQL
10 33 (19.41%) Mac OS X
11 32 (18.82%) HTTP
12 31 (18.24%) Relational Database
13 30 (17.65%) REST
14 29 (17.06%) Responsive Web Design
14 29 (17.06%) DevOps
14 29 (17.06%) Web Design
15 28 (16.47%) Shell Script
16 27 (15.88%) MongoDB
17 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
17 26 (15.29%) Python
17 26 (15.29%) Apache
18 24 (14.12%) Ruby
19 23 (13.53%) HP
19 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
19 23 (13.53%) AIX
20 22 (12.94%) Bash Shell
21 21 (12.35%) DNS
21 21 (12.35%) Windows

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (15.29%) Apache
2 18 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.12%) Node.js
5 6 (3.53%) JBoss
5 6 (3.53%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.76%) nginx
7 3 (1.76%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.59%) Lync
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.59%) IIS
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) MS Excel
1 9 (5.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) Route 53
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.59%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.82%) HTTP
2 21 (12.35%) DNS
3 11 (6.47%) SAN
4 10 (5.88%) LDAP
5 7 (4.12%) NAS
5 7 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.12%) Firewall
6 6 (3.53%) DHCP
7 4 (2.35%) Internet
8 3 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.76%) SSL
9 2 (1.18%) ATM
9 2 (1.18%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.24%) Relational Database
2 27 (15.88%) MongoDB
3 20 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 20 (11.76%) Neo4j
4 14 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.53%) Ingres
8 6 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.53%) Redis
9 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.94%) MySQL
10 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.35%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.76%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.76%) BODI
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) Subversion
2 18 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (5.29%) Hudson
5 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.76%) PVCS
6 2 (1.18%) Toad
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.59%) Grunt
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (5.29%) Finance
2 3 (1.76%) Banking
2 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (25.29%) Developer
2 33 (19.41%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.12%) Analyst
4 23 (13.53%) Administrator
5 18 (10.59%) Support Analyst
6 17 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 15 (8.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 15 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (8.24%) UNIX Operator
9 13 (7.65%) UNIX Engineer
9 13 (7.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.88%) UNIX Support
12 8 (4.71%) Configuration Manager
12 8 (4.71%) DBA
13 7 (4.12%) Linux Support
14 6 (3.53%) Support Engineer
14 6 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (3.53%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.59%) HTML
2 30 (17.65%) REST
3 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
4 19 (11.18%) JAX-RS
4 19 (11.18%) Web Services
5 14 (8.24%) Middleware
6 9 (5.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (2.94%) J2EE
7 5 (2.94%) CSS
8 4 (2.35%) .NET
9 3 (1.76%) Java EE
9 3 (1.76%) Ajax
9 3 (1.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (1.76%) LAMP
9 3 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.18%) JDBC
10 2 (1.18%) WebCenter
11 1 (0.59%) Mustache
11 1 (0.59%) Sass
11 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Clustering
2 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.76%) User Experience
3 3 (1.76%) DataPower
3 3 (1.76%) Open Source
3 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.59%) PKI
5 1 (0.59%) CMDB
5 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 125 (73.53%) Linux
2 50 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (24.12%) Solaris
4 33 (19.41%) Mac OS X
5 23 (13.53%) AIX
6 21 (12.35%) Windows
7 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.94%) CentOS
9 4 (2.35%) HPUX
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.59%) Configuration Management
2 40 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.18%) ITIL
4 29 (17.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 29 (17.06%) DevOps
4 29 (17.06%) Web Design
5 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
6 19 (11.18%) Incident Management
7 14 (8.24%) ETL
8 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.06%) Migration
8 12 (7.06%) TDD
9 11 (6.47%) Service Management
10 10 (5.88%) Web Development
10 10 (5.88%) Release Management
10 10 (5.88%) BDD
10 10 (5.88%) ITIL V3
11 9 (5.29%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.29%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.65%) Java
2 33 (19.41%) SQL
3 28 (16.47%) Shell Script
4 26 (15.29%) Python
5 24 (14.12%) Ruby
6 22 (12.94%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.06%) PHP
8 10 (5.88%) C++
9 8 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.71%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.94%) Perl
10 5 (2.94%) C
11 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.18%) Korn
13 1 (0.59%) VBScript
13 1 (0.59%) C#
13 1 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.76%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) OCP
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Samba
2 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.59%) Xen
4 1 (0.59%) UAG
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) XenServer
4 1 (0.59%) NFS
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (11.18%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.59%) Puppet
3 14 (8.24%) Tivoli
4 10 (5.88%) Cobbler
5 9 (5.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.76%) Salt
6 3 (1.76%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.76%) OpenView
6 3 (1.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.76%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.59%) SCCM
8 1 (0.59%) SCOM
8 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 55 (32.35%) Oracle
2 52 (30.59%) Red Hat
3 23 (13.53%) HP
4 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.88%) Perforce
6 9 (5.29%) IBM
7 8 (4.71%) VMware
8 7 (4.12%) Splunk
9 4 (2.35%) NetApp
9 4 (2.35%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.76%) jBASE
10 3 (1.76%) ATG
11 2 (1.18%) Informatica
11 2 (1.18%) Percona
12 1 (0.59%) Actimize
12 1 (0.59%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.59%) SAP
12 1 (0.59%) Mercator
12 1 (0.59%) Remedy
12 1 (0.59%) Sun
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