The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 23 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 Wakefield 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.83% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 33.33% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £120 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
West Yorkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

UNIX
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby