The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 68 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.25% 5.74% 4.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.71% 21.99% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +146.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
UNIX
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
345 382 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.56% 26.09% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 197 120
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £419 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 48 £338 -16.71% 29
Bradford +2 11 £413 +37.50% 2
Halifax -14 3 £423 +32.44% 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 56 (46.67%) Oracle
2 54 (45.00%) Linux
3 30 (25.00%) SQL
4 28 (23.33%) ITIL
5 26 (21.67%) Red Hat
6 24 (20.00%) Windows
7 23 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (18.33%) Solaris
9 20 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (16.67%) Java
9 20 (16.67%) Perforce
10 19 (15.83%) Oracle BPM
11 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
12 17 (14.17%) IBM
12 17 (14.17%) Web Services
13 16 (13.33%) Apache
13 16 (13.33%) Python
13 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.50%) PL/SQL
15 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
15 13 (10.83%) HP
15 13 (10.83%) Middleware
16 12 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (10.00%) AIX
17 11 (9.17%) Oracle9i Database
17 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
17 11 (9.17%) XML
17 11 (9.17%) COBOL
17 11 (9.17%) DB2

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (13.33%) Apache
2 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (4.17%) ATG Dynamo
7 3 (2.50%) nginx
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.67%) Node.js
8 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) SAS
9 1 (0.83%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (15.83%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Route 53
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) SSL
1 6 (5.00%) DNS
1 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.00%) SAN
2 5 (4.17%) DHCP
2 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) Firewall
3 3 (2.50%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.50%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.67%) VLAN
4 2 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (9.17%) DB2
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.17%) MySQL
8 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.67%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.67%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (7.50%) Hudson
3 7 (5.83%) Maven
4 6 (5.00%) JIRA
5 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.17%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.67%) Toad
7 1 (0.83%) Grunt
7 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.83%) ProC
7 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Marketing
2 3 (2.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (20.83%) Developer
2 13 (10.83%) Analyst
2 13 (10.83%) UNIX Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Administrator
4 10 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Configuration Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Software Configuration Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Architect
7 7 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.17%) DBA
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (3.33%) UNIX Operator
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) Web Services
2 13 (10.83%) Middleware
3 11 (9.17%) XML
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
5 9 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (5.83%) Spring
7 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.00%) .NET
7 6 (5.00%) J2EE
8 5 (4.17%) HTML
9 4 (3.33%) Java EE
9 4 (3.33%) XSLT
9 4 (3.33%) JDBC
9 4 (3.33%) JPA
10 3 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.50%) JSP
10 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (1.67%) Servlets
11 2 (1.67%) SOAP
11 2 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.33%) Clustering
2 4 (3.33%) NHS
3 3 (2.50%) Open Source
3 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.50%) PKI
4 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.67%) iSeries
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.00%) Linux
2 24 (20.00%) Windows
3 23 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (18.33%) Solaris
5 12 (10.00%) AIX
6 9 (7.50%) CentOS
7 8 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.00%) HPUX
9 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.83%) MVS
11 1 (0.83%) zOS
11 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) ITIL
2 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.17%) SOA
4 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.33%) Workflow
5 10 (8.33%) DevOps
6 9 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.50%) BPEL
7 8 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 7 (5.83%) Service Management
9 6 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.00%) ETL
9 6 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.17%) Web Application Development
10 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.00%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) Java
3 16 (13.33%) Python
4 15 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.17%) COBOL
6 10 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.83%) Ruby
9 6 (5.00%) C++
9 6 (5.00%) PHP
10 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.17%) Perl
11 4 (3.33%) C#
12 3 (2.50%) C
12 3 (2.50%) VB
13 2 (1.67%) BeanShell
13 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.83%) AWK
14 1 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
3 2 (1.67%) OCP
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Squid
2 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Xen
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.67%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (1.67%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.83%) Salt
4 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.83%) Cacti
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (46.67%) Oracle
2 26 (21.67%) Red Hat
3 20 (16.67%) Perforce
4 17 (14.17%) IBM
5 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.83%) HP
7 11 (9.17%) VMware
8 9 (7.50%) Splunk
9 7 (5.83%) JBoss
10 5 (4.17%) ATG
11 3 (2.50%) Citrix
12 2 (1.67%) Sybase
12 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.67%) SAP
12 2 (1.67%) Sun
12 2 (1.67%) Informatica
12 2 (1.67%) Novell
13 1 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
13 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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