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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 145 57 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.40% 3.41% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.15% 17.17% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 34 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £150.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
534 332 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.56% 19.86% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 202 187
Average daily rate £375 £301 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 35
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.45 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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
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 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 119 £425 +6.25% 30
Halifax +7 9 £429 +1.42% 5
Bradford -14 4 £438 +13.26% 3
Bingley - 4 £350 -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 186 (66.67%) Linux
2 99 (35.48%) Java
3 79 (28.32%) Windows
4 75 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (24.37%) HTML
6 67 (24.01%) SQL
7 62 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 57 (20.43%) Python
9 56 (20.07%) Oracle
9 56 (20.07%) Configuration Management
10 53 (19.00%) Mac OS X
11 49 (17.56%) Subversion
12 47 (16.85%) HTTP
12 47 (16.85%) JavaScript
13 46 (16.49%) Git (software)
14 45 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
15 44 (15.77%) Web Design
16 42 (15.05%) TDD
16 42 (15.05%) MySQL
16 42 (15.05%) MongoDB
17 41 (14.70%) Shell Script
18 39 (13.98%) ITIL
19 35 (12.54%) REST
20 34 (12.19%) DevOps
21 30 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
21 30 (10.75%) Puppet
21 30 (10.75%) CSS
22 29 (10.39%) SAS
22 29 (10.39%) VMware
23 28 (10.04%) Finance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (10.39%) SAS
2 28 (10.04%) Apache
3 24 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 24 (8.60%) Node.js
4 18 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.58%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.15%) nginx
7 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.43%) CICS
7 4 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.08%) WordPress
8 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.08%) JBoss
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.72%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.36%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.36%) Jadu
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.15%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.15%) Route 53
3 6 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.85%) HTTP
2 27 (9.68%) Internet
3 24 (8.60%) Firewall
4 17 (6.09%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.38%) SAN
6 13 (4.66%) DNS
6 13 (4.66%) LDAP
7 11 (3.94%) SSL
7 11 (3.94%) BIG-IP
8 9 (3.23%) WAN
9 7 (2.51%) NAS
10 6 (2.15%) Intranet
10 6 (2.15%) Extranet
10 6 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (1.43%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.08%) Converged Networks
14 2 (0.72%) FTP
14 2 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 42 (15.05%) MySQL
2 42 (15.05%) MongoDB
3 25 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.24%) Neo4j
5 20 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 20 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (6.09%) RDBMS
6 17 (6.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 15 (5.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 13 (4.66%) Oracle Database
9 11 (3.94%) Oracle OWB
10 9 (3.23%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.23%) Base SAS
11 8 (2.87%) DB2
12 7 (2.51%) Redis
12 7 (2.51%) Couchbase
13 6 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (2.15%) Big Data
13 6 (2.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 49 (17.56%) Subversion
2 46 (16.49%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.02%) Maven
5 11 (3.94%) Mockito
6 9 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.51%) JIRA
8 5 (1.79%) PVCS
9 3 (1.08%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.08%) Ant
10 1 (0.36%) JUnit
10 1 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.36%) FishEye
10 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.36%) Selenium
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (10.04%) Finance
2 11 (3.94%) Banking
2 11 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.87%) Retail
4 4 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Marketing
5 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (35.13%) Developer
2 43 (15.41%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.39%) Consultant
4 23 (8.24%) Architect
5 21 (7.53%) Analyst
6 19 (6.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.38%) Administrator
7 15 (5.38%) SAS Developer
8 14 (5.02%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (4.30%) DBA
10 10 (3.58%) UNIX Engineer
11 9 (3.23%) MySQL DBA
11 9 (3.23%) Technical Support
11 9 (3.23%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.87%) Senior UNIX Engineer
13 7 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (2.51%) SAS Analyst
13 7 (2.51%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (2.15%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (24.37%) HTML
2 35 (12.54%) REST
3 30 (10.75%) CSS
4 25 (8.96%) JAX-RS
5 21 (7.53%) .NET
6 20 (7.17%) XML
7 19 (6.81%) Hibernate
8 13 (4.66%) Web Services
8 13 (4.66%) J2EE
9 12 (4.30%) XHTML
10 10 (3.58%) JSP
10 10 (3.58%) Mustache
11 8 (2.87%) Sass
11 8 (2.87%) Java EE
12 7 (2.51%) Servlets
13 6 (2.15%) POSIX
14 4 (1.43%) XSL
14 4 (1.43%) XSLT
14 4 (1.43%) SOAP
14 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.09%) Clustering
3 15 (5.38%) Replication
4 10 (3.58%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.87%) NHS
5 8 (2.87%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.51%) Smartcard
7 6 (2.15%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.15%) IBM XIV
7 6 (2.15%) CMDB
7 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.79%) User Experience
9 4 (1.43%) VSAM
9 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.08%) APACS
10 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 186 (66.67%) Linux
2 79 (28.32%) Windows
3 53 (19.00%) Mac OS X
4 28 (10.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (9.32%) AIX
6 20 (7.17%) Ubuntu
7 16 (5.73%) CentOS
8 15 (5.38%) Solaris
8 15 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.15%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.79%) zOS
12 4 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.43%) SUSE
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.72%) HPUX
14 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.36%) Debian
14 1 (0.36%) Fedora
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.07%) Configuration Management
3 45 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 44 (15.77%) Web Design
5 42 (15.05%) TDD
6 39 (13.98%) ITIL
7 34 (12.19%) DevOps
8 27 (9.68%) ETL
9 25 (8.96%) Service Management
9 25 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.96%) BDD
10 20 (7.17%) Web Development
10 20 (7.17%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.81%) Incident Management
12 17 (6.09%) Workflow
13 16 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (3.94%) Migration
15 11 (3.94%) Web Accessibility
16 10 (3.58%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.48%) Java
2 67 (24.01%) SQL
3 57 (20.43%) Python
4 47 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 41 (14.70%) Shell Script
6 28 (10.04%) Ruby
6 28 (10.04%) Bash Shell
7 20 (7.17%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.09%) Perl
8 17 (6.09%) PHP
9 13 (4.66%) C++
10 8 (2.87%) C#
10 8 (2.87%) Jython
11 7 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.51%) C
11 7 (2.51%) VBScript
12 5 (1.79%) SAS Macro
13 4 (1.43%) JCL
13 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.08%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.72%) CISSP
4 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CCVP
5 1 (0.36%) CCSP
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) HL7
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.30%) Active Directory
1 12 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.58%) vSphere
3 5 (1.79%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.43%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.72%) XenServer
5 2 (0.72%) Xen
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) RACF
6 1 (0.36%) QEMU
6 1 (0.36%) KVM
6 1 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 30 (10.75%) Puppet
1 30 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (7.89%) Tivoli
3 17 (6.09%) Cobbler
4 12 (4.30%) Salt
5 6 (2.15%) Opsview
5 6 (2.15%) Graphite
5 6 (2.15%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (2.15%) Ansible
5 6 (2.15%) Cacti
5 6 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.15%) Nagios
5 6 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.79%) OpenView
7 3 (1.08%) StatsD
8 2 (0.72%) vMotion
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.72%) SCCM
9 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (20.07%) Oracle
2 29 (10.39%) VMware
3 27 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 22 (7.89%) IBM
5 20 (7.17%) Splunk
6 19 (6.81%) Cisco
7 16 (5.73%) HP
8 12 (4.30%) Microsoft
9 11 (3.94%) F5
10 9 (3.23%) Percona
10 9 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.51%) Veritas
11 7 (2.51%) Teradata
12 6 (2.15%) Remedy
12 6 (2.15%) hybris
13 5 (1.79%) Citrix
14 4 (1.43%) Adobe
14 4 (1.43%) Sun
15 3 (1.08%) Sybase
15 3 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
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