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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 115 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.71% 3.93% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.86% 17.69% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 33 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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
312 260 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.64% 22.20% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 144 76
Average daily rate £325 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Average hourly rate £12.13 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £16.20 £57.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 170 (78.34%) Linux
2 85 (39.17%) Java
3 84 (38.71%) Configuration Management
4 83 (38.25%) HTML
5 79 (36.41%) Mac OS X
5 79 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (31.34%) Web Design
6 68 (31.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 67 (30.88%) HTTP
8 66 (30.41%) Relational Database
9 62 (28.57%) REST
10 60 (27.65%) MongoDB
11 52 (23.96%) Hibernate
12 47 (21.66%) JAX-RS
13 46 (21.20%) Neo4j
14 44 (20.28%) SQL
15 41 (18.89%) ITIL
16 40 (18.43%) Oracle
17 38 (17.51%) Subversion
17 38 (17.51%) Git (software)
18 34 (15.67%) Red Hat
19 33 (15.21%) Shell Script
19 33 (15.21%) Python
19 33 (15.21%) Incident Management
20 32 (14.75%) DevOps
21 29 (13.36%) Puppet
21 29 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 28 (12.90%) Bash Shell
23 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
23 27 (12.44%) Ruby

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (6.45%) Apache
2 11 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.61%) Node.js
4 6 (2.76%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.38%) nginx
7 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.46%) WordPress
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Jadu
8 1 (0.46%) Lync
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (3.69%) MS Office
2 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.38%) Route 53
2 3 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 67 (30.88%) HTTP
2 21 (9.68%) LDAP
3 17 (7.83%) DNS
4 13 (5.99%) Firewall
5 10 (4.61%) SSL
6 7 (3.23%) Internet
7 4 (1.84%) SAN
7 4 (1.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.92%) NAS
9 2 (0.92%) ATM
10 1 (0.46%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.41%) Relational Database
2 60 (27.65%) MongoDB
3 46 (21.20%) Neo4j
4 18 (8.29%) Oracle Database
5 16 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.07%) MySQL
7 9 (4.15%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (3.69%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.23%) Redis
9 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (2.76%) SimpleDB
10 6 (2.76%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (2.76%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.76%) DB2
11 5 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.38%) Ingres
13 3 (1.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 38 (17.51%) Subversion
1 38 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.07%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.23%) Hudson
4 5 (2.30%) PVCS
5 2 (0.92%) Maven
5 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.92%) Mockito
5 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (5.53%) Finance
2 4 (1.84%) Banking
3 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (42.40%) Developer
2 68 (31.34%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.14%) Analyst
4 18 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.83%) Administrator
6 16 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.91%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
9 13 (5.99%) UNIX Support
10 12 (5.53%) DBA
11 11 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.07%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.07%) UNIX Administrator
12 10 (4.61%) Linux Support
13 9 (4.15%) UNIX Operator
14 6 (2.76%) UNIX Engineer
14 6 (2.76%) Configuration Manager
14 6 (2.76%) Release Manager
14 6 (2.76%) Technical Support
14 6 (2.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (38.25%) HTML
2 62 (28.57%) REST
3 52 (23.96%) Hibernate
4 47 (21.66%) JAX-RS
5 17 (7.83%) CSS
6 16 (7.37%) Web Services
7 13 (5.99%) Middleware
8 8 (3.69%) Mustache
9 7 (3.23%) Sass
9 7 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (1.84%) XHTML
12 3 (1.38%) Ajax
12 3 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (0.92%) RESTful
13 2 (0.92%) WebCenter
13 2 (0.92%) HTML5
13 2 (0.92%) JSON
13 2 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.45%) Clustering
2 10 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.15%) Smartcard
4 6 (2.76%) Replication
5 4 (1.84%) NHS
6 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
6 3 (1.38%) DataPower
6 3 (1.38%) Open Source
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) W3C
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 170 (78.34%) Linux
2 79 (36.41%) Mac OS X
3 29 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (11.06%) Windows
5 21 (9.68%) Solaris
6 19 (8.76%) AIX
7 17 (7.83%) Ubuntu
8 15 (6.91%) CentOS
9 3 (1.38%) HPUX
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.46%) Debian
11 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (38.71%) Configuration Management
2 79 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.34%) Web Design
3 68 (31.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 41 (18.89%) ITIL
5 33 (15.21%) Incident Management
6 32 (14.75%) DevOps
7 26 (11.98%) Service Management
8 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
9 24 (11.06%) Web Development
10 22 (10.14%) TDD
11 18 (8.29%) BDD
12 17 (7.83%) Mentoring
13 16 (7.37%) ETL
14 14 (6.45%) Workflow
15 12 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (5.53%) Software Delivery
16 11 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (5.07%) Release Management
16 11 (5.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.17%) Java
2 44 (20.28%) SQL
3 33 (15.21%) Python
3 33 (15.21%) Shell Script
4 28 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 27 (12.44%) Ruby
6 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.07%) C++
8 9 (4.15%) C
8 9 (4.15%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.69%) PHP
10 3 (1.38%) Perl
11 1 (0.46%) C#
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) SLA
1 2 (0.92%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) XenServer
2 1 (0.46%) vSphere
2 1 (0.46%) UAG
2 1 (0.46%) QEMU
2 1 (0.46%) KVM
2 1 (0.46%) iptables
2 1 (0.46%) NFS
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Samba
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.46%) Xen
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (13.36%) Puppet
2 27 (12.44%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (10.14%) Tivoli
4 19 (8.76%) Cobbler
5 10 (4.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (2.76%) Salt
7 5 (2.30%) OpenView
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (1.38%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.92%) Ansible
11 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.46%) SCCM
11 1 (0.46%) SCOM
11 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (18.43%) Oracle
2 34 (15.67%) Red Hat
3 19 (8.76%) HP
4 18 (8.29%) Splunk
5 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.07%) Cisco
6 10 (4.61%) VMware
7 7 (3.23%) Perforce
8 6 (2.76%) jBASE
8 6 (2.76%) Percona
9 5 (2.30%) NetApp
10 4 (1.84%) IBM
11 3 (1.38%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.92%) Veritas
12 2 (0.92%) Sun
12 2 (0.92%) hybris
13 1 (0.46%) Trustwave
13 1 (0.46%) EnterpriseDB
13 1 (0.46%) Mercator
13 1 (0.46%) Remedy
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