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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 32 19 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing Unix 82 114 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.26% 8.51% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.30% 35.85% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 90 30
Average daily rate £438 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
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
352 318 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.58% 23.73% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 203 143
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.48 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.60 £16.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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.

1 107 (81.68%) Linux
2 54 (41.22%) Java
3 49 (37.40%) SQL
4 43 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (29.77%) Oracle
6 38 (29.01%) Windows
7 37 (28.24%) Finance
8 29 (22.14%) HTML
9 25 (19.08%) Mac OS X
10 24 (18.32%) Python
10 24 (18.32%) MongoDB
11 23 (17.56%) REST
11 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (16.03%) Opscode Chef
13 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
14 19 (14.50%) Internet
14 19 (14.50%) TDD
14 19 (14.50%) Ruby
15 18 (13.74%) Hadoop
16 15 (11.45%) Shell Script
16 15 (11.45%) MySQL
16 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
16 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
16 15 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (10.69%) BDD
17 14 (10.69%) Puppet
17 14 (10.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (10.69%) Apache
17 14 (10.69%) Tomcat
17 14 (10.69%) HTTP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (10.69%) Apache
1 14 (10.69%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.16%) Node.js
3 9 (6.87%) nginx
3 9 (6.87%) SAS
4 7 (5.34%) CloudStack
4 7 (5.34%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.58%) JBoss
6 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.58%) IaaS
3 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) Internet
2 14 (10.69%) HTTP
3 8 (6.11%) Network Security
4 6 (4.58%) Firewall
4 6 (4.58%) LAN
4 6 (4.58%) WAN
5 3 (2.29%) SSH
6 2 (1.53%) DNS
6 2 (1.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.76%) NAS
7 1 (0.76%) SSL
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) MongoDB
2 18 (13.74%) Hadoop
3 15 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (11.45%) MySQL
3 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.87%) Neo4j
6 9 (6.87%) Redis
7 8 (6.11%) DB2
7 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.82%) Big Data
8 5 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.53%) GIS
10 2 (1.53%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.92%) Subversion
3 8 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.58%) Maven
5 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.05%) Mockito
6 4 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.53%) Selenium
9 1 (0.76%) Hudson
9 1 (0.76%) JMeter
9 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (28.24%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Games
3 9 (6.87%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Law
5 3 (2.29%) Billing
6 2 (1.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (29.01%) Developer
2 25 (19.08%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.03%) Analyst
3 21 (16.03%) Applications Support
4 19 (14.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 19 (14.50%) Support Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) Administrator
5 18 (13.74%) SQL Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) SQL Support Analyst
5 18 (13.74%) Unix Support
6 16 (12.21%) Architect
6 16 (12.21%) Technical Architect
7 15 (11.45%) Linux Support
7 15 (11.45%) Unix Analyst
8 14 (10.69%) Unix Support Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Digital Architect
10 9 (6.87%) Digital Technical Architect
11 8 (6.11%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) HTML
2 23 (17.56%) REST
3 10 (7.63%) .NET
4 9 (6.87%) JAX-RS
4 9 (6.87%) JSON
5 8 (6.11%) Hibernate
5 8 (6.11%) Middleware
6 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.58%) CSS
6 6 (4.58%) Web Services
7 5 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.82%) Django
7 5 (3.82%) Play Framework
7 5 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.82%) Servlets
7 5 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.05%) DOM
8 4 (3.05%) Ember.js
8 4 (3.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.34%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.29%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) iSeries
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 107 (81.68%) Linux
2 38 (29.01%) Windows
3 25 (19.08%) Mac OS X
4 11 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.58%) AIX
5 6 (4.58%) HPUX
6 5 (3.82%) SUSE
7 3 (2.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.50%) TDD
3 14 (10.69%) BDD
3 14 (10.69%) Configuration Management
3 14 (10.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (10.69%) Web Design
4 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.16%) Web Development
6 11 (8.40%) DevOps
7 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.63%) Migration
7 10 (7.63%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.11%) Analytics
9 8 (6.11%) ETL
10 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.34%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (4.58%) Scrum
12 5 (3.82%) DSDM
12 5 (3.82%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) Java
2 49 (37.40%) SQL
3 24 (18.32%) Python
4 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.50%) Ruby
6 15 (11.45%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.11%) Scala
9 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.82%) PHP
10 5 (3.82%) R
11 4 (3.05%) ES6
12 3 (2.29%) Perl
13 2 (1.53%) VB
13 2 (1.53%) VBA
14 1 (0.76%) Go
14 1 (0.76%) JCL
14 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (4.58%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.29%) Degree
5 2 (1.53%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) CISA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Xen
2 8 (6.11%) vSphere
3 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.58%) KVM
5 3 (2.29%) XenServer
6 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.76%) vCloud
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (16.03%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.69%) Puppet
3 9 (6.87%) Cobbler
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (4.58%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.82%) Data Guard
6 5 (3.82%) StatsD
7 4 (3.05%) Nagios
7 4 (3.05%) Opsview
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (3.05%) Salt
8 3 (2.29%) Ansible
9 2 (1.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.76%) Cacti
10 1 (0.76%) Control-M
10 1 (0.76%) Graphite
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (29.77%) Oracle
2 13 (9.92%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.92%) VMware
3 11 (8.40%) IBM
4 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.34%) F5
6 6 (4.58%) Teradata
7 5 (3.82%) Apigee
7 5 (3.82%) Citrix
7 5 (3.82%) HP
7 5 (3.82%) Mashery
7 5 (3.82%) Tableau
8 4 (3.05%) Cisco
8 4 (3.05%) NetApp
9 3 (2.29%) EMC
9 3 (2.29%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (2.29%) Qualys
10 2 (1.53%) Capita
10 2 (1.53%) SAP
10 2 (1.53%) Veritas
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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