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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 40 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 5.27% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.26% 18.22% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £295 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £479 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
219 269 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.22% 28.96% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 134 126
Average daily rate £250 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £108 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.20% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 36 (44.44%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Oracle
3 27 (33.33%) ITIL
4 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 15 (18.52%) Windows
6 15 (18.52%) Solaris
6 15 (18.52%) Apache
6 15 (18.52%) Perforce
7 14 (17.28%) SQL
7 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database
8 13 (16.05%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.05%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (14.81%) Java
10 10 (12.35%) Web Services
10 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.35%) IBM
10 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
11 9 (11.11%) SLA
11 9 (11.11%) Service Management
11 9 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (11.11%) MySQL
11 9 (11.11%) Splunk
11 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 9 (11.11%) CentOS
12 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
12 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
12 8 (9.88%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (18.52%) Apache
2 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.64%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.17%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (3.70%) nginx
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.47%) OpenEdge
7 2 (2.47%) CMS
8 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.23%) Confluence
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SAN
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
3 4 (4.94%) SSL
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) DHCP
4 3 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (3.70%) OpenVPN
5 2 (2.47%) NAS
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.47%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.23%) SSH
6 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 9 (11.11%) MySQL
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (8.64%) DB2
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.70%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.41%) Hudson
3 5 (6.17%) JIRA
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) JMeter
6 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.23%) WebSpeed
6 1 (1.23%) Toad
6 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Firebug
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
7 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.17%) Software Configuration Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Software Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.94%) Tester
9 4 (4.94%) DBA
10 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) Middleware
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle ADF
3 5 (6.17%) Spring
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.94%) .NET
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.47%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) POSIX
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) CSS
7 1 (1.23%) JSP
7 1 (1.23%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.47%) Statistics
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Windows
3 15 (18.52%) Solaris
4 9 (11.11%) CentOS
5 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.17%) AIX
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) MVS
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
2 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.11%) Service Management
4 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.64%) SOA
5 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.41%) BPEL
6 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.17%) ITIL V3
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow
7 5 (6.17%) CMMI
7 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
3 8 (9.88%) Python
4 7 (8.64%) COBOL
5 5 (6.17%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.70%) VB
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) C
8 1 (1.23%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) OCP
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) COBIT
3 3 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) vSphere
2 2 (2.47%) Squid
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.47%) Hyperic
2 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Salt
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.23%) Cacti
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Oracle
2 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 15 (18.52%) Perforce
4 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.35%) IBM
6 9 (11.11%) Splunk
7 6 (7.41%) JBoss
8 5 (6.17%) ATG
8 5 (6.17%) VMware
9 4 (4.94%) HP
10 3 (3.70%) FatWire
11 2 (2.47%) Cognos
11 2 (2.47%) Progress
11 2 (2.47%) Informatica
12 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
12 1 (1.23%) Actimize
12 1 (1.23%) Zend
12 1 (1.23%) Atlassian