The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.22% 2.20% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 14.29% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 28.57% 15.38% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 28
Average daily rate £400 £100 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the North Yorkshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the North Yorkshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -14 3 - - 4
Harrogate - - - -
Knaresborough - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Northallerton - - - -
Scarborough - - - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) System Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Korn
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) JBoss
5 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 2 (15.38%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) HP Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) System Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Korn
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) HP