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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 114 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.40% 3.45% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.44% 15.38% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 29 15
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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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
331 273 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.39% 22.43% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 162 114
Average daily rate £350 £275 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £11.13 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 154 (78.17%) Linux
2 73 (37.06%) Java
3 67 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (32.49%) HTML
4 64 (32.49%) Configuration Management
5 58 (29.44%) Mac OS X
6 52 (26.40%) Relational Database
7 51 (25.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 51 (25.89%) HTTP
7 51 (25.89%) Web Design
8 45 (22.84%) SQL
9 43 (21.83%) ITIL
9 43 (21.83%) MongoDB
10 42 (21.32%) REST
11 40 (20.30%) Git (software)
12 39 (19.80%) Oracle
12 39 (19.80%) Subversion
13 36 (18.27%) Python
14 34 (17.26%) DevOps
15 32 (16.24%) Hibernate
16 31 (15.74%) Windows
17 30 (15.23%) Red Hat
17 30 (15.23%) Shell Script
17 30 (15.23%) JAX-RS
18 29 (14.72%) Puppet
19 28 (14.21%) Neo4j
19 28 (14.21%) Bash Shell
19 28 (14.21%) Opscode Chef
19 28 (14.21%) Service Management
20 27 (13.71%) TDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (9.14%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.63%) Apache
3 10 (5.08%) Node.js
4 9 (4.57%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.55%) nginx
6 5 (2.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Jadu
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Office
2 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.55%) Route 53
2 7 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.55%) Amazon S3
2 7 (3.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 51 (25.89%) HTTP
2 19 (9.64%) LDAP
3 16 (8.12%) Firewall
4 12 (6.09%) SSL
4 12 (6.09%) Internet
5 10 (5.08%) DNS
6 7 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.03%) WAN
7 4 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.02%) ATM
9 2 (1.02%) SAN
10 1 (0.51%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.51%) NAS
10 1 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.40%) Relational Database
2 43 (21.83%) MongoDB
3 28 (14.21%) Neo4j
4 20 (10.15%) MySQL
5 18 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.09%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.58%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.08%) Redis
9 9 (4.57%) SimpleDB
9 9 (4.57%) Couchbase
9 9 (4.57%) Oracle OWB
10 7 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (3.55%) DB2
11 6 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.03%) Data Mart
12 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.52%) Big Data
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (20.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.80%) Subversion
3 8 (4.06%) PVCS
4 3 (1.52%) Hudson
4 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.02%) Maven
5 2 (1.02%) Mockito
5 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.51%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.51%) JUnit
General
1 11 (5.58%) Finance
2 8 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.03%) Banking
4 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (38.07%) Developer
2 48 (24.37%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.17%) Analyst
4 18 (9.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.09%) Administrator
5 12 (6.09%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.09%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.57%) DBA
7 9 (4.57%) UNIX Support
8 8 (4.06%) Architect
8 8 (4.06%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.55%) Linux Support
10 6 (3.05%) UNIX Operator
10 6 (3.05%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.05%) Consultant
10 6 (3.05%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.49%) HTML
2 42 (21.32%) REST
3 32 (16.24%) Hibernate
4 30 (15.23%) JAX-RS
5 17 (8.63%) CSS
6 16 (8.12%) Web Services
7 8 (4.06%) Middleware
7 8 (4.06%) Mustache
8 7 (3.55%) Sass
9 6 (3.05%) POSIX
10 4 (2.03%) Java EE
10 4 (2.03%) XML
10 4 (2.03%) .NET
10 4 (2.03%) XHTML
10 4 (2.03%) RESTful
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.52%) J2EE
11 3 (1.52%) JDBC
11 3 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.61%) Clustering
2 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.58%) Smartcard
4 7 (3.55%) Replication
5 6 (3.05%) Open Source
6 5 (2.54%) NHS
7 4 (2.03%) User Experience
8 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) DataPower
8 3 (1.52%) CMDB
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.51%) W3C
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) APACS
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 154 (78.17%) Linux
2 58 (29.44%) Mac OS X
3 31 (15.74%) Windows
4 27 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.61%) Ubuntu
5 15 (7.61%) AIX
6 14 (7.11%) CentOS
7 13 (6.60%) Solaris
8 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.52%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.02%) HPUX
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.49%) Configuration Management
3 51 (25.89%) Responsive Web Design
3 51 (25.89%) Web Design
4 43 (21.83%) ITIL
5 34 (17.26%) DevOps
6 28 (14.21%) Service Management
7 27 (13.71%) TDD
7 27 (13.71%) Incident Management
8 23 (11.68%) E-Commerce
8 23 (11.68%) Web Development
9 18 (9.14%) BDD
10 16 (8.12%) ETL
10 16 (8.12%) Workflow
11 13 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (4.06%) Software Delivery
12 8 (4.06%) Test Automation
13 7 (3.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.06%) Java
2 45 (22.84%) SQL
3 36 (18.27%) Python
4 30 (15.23%) Shell Script
5 28 (14.21%) Bash Shell
6 27 (13.71%) Ruby
7 26 (13.20%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.60%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.09%) PHP
10 11 (5.58%) C++
11 10 (5.08%) C
12 9 (4.57%) Perl
13 3 (1.52%) VBScript
13 3 (1.52%) Jython
14 1 (0.51%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) C#
14 1 (0.51%) Groovy
14 1 (0.51%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) vSphere
2 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) QEMU
3 1 (0.51%) XenServer
3 1 (0.51%) KVM
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (14.72%) Puppet
2 28 (14.21%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (9.64%) Tivoli
4 17 (8.63%) Cobbler
5 9 (4.57%) Salt
6 8 (4.06%) OpenView
7 7 (3.55%) HAProxy
8 6 (3.05%) Ansible
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (1.02%) vMotion
12 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 39 (19.80%) Oracle
2 30 (15.23%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.15%) Splunk
4 14 (7.11%) HP
5 13 (6.60%) Cisco
6 8 (4.06%) VMware
7 7 (3.55%) Percona
7 7 (3.55%) IBM
8 6 (3.05%) jBASE
8 6 (3.05%) hybris
9 4 (2.03%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.52%) Remedy
10 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.52%) Perforce
11 1 (0.51%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.51%) Trustwave
11 1 (0.51%) Dell
11 1 (0.51%) Citrix
11 1 (0.51%) Adobe
11 1 (0.51%) Sun
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