The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 50 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 107 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.70% 7.08% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.42% 24.88% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 56
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £472 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
312 430 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.69% 28.44% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 175 181
Average daily rate £245 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
Yorkshire

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 August 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
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 August 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 -16 30 £313 -13.79% 19
Halifax -9 5 £423 -6.11% 2
Bradford -8 4 £360 +51.57% 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 2
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UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (44.44%) Oracle
2 43 (36.75%) Linux
3 31 (26.50%) Windows
4 27 (23.08%) SQL
5 25 (21.37%) ITIL
6 20 (17.09%) Java
6 20 (17.09%) Finance
6 20 (17.09%) Oracle Database
7 18 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 18 (15.38%) Apache
8 17 (14.53%) Perforce
9 16 (13.68%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.82%) WebLogic
10 15 (12.82%) Oracle BPM
11 13 (11.11%) IBM
11 13 (11.11%) VMware
11 13 (11.11%) WebSphere
12 12 (10.26%) SOA
13 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.40%) DB2
13 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (8.55%) Web Services
14 10 (8.55%) COBOL
14 10 (8.55%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (8.55%) Solaris
14 10 (8.55%) Middleware
14 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
14 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (15.38%) Apache
2 15 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 13 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.84%) nginx
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.42%) SAS
8 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.56%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.56%) Confluence
9 2 (1.71%) CMS
9 2 (1.71%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) OpenVPN
2 7 (5.98%) SAN
3 6 (5.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.27%) SSL
5 4 (3.42%) HTTP
6 3 (2.56%) VPN
6 3 (2.56%) VLAN
6 3 (2.56%) Firewall
6 3 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (1.71%) DNS
8 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.85%) LAN
8 1 (0.85%) WAN
8 1 (0.85%) LDAP
8 1 (0.85%) SSH
8 1 (0.85%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.40%) DB2
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (7.69%) MySQL
5 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (7.69%) JIRA
3 8 (6.84%) Maven
4 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.13%) Hudson
5 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.42%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.71%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.71%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.71%) Subversion
8 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.71%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.85%) ProC
9 1 (0.85%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.85%) Ant
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Developer
2 19 (16.24%) Administrator
3 13 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (6.84%) Applications Support
5 7 (5.98%) DBA
5 7 (5.98%) Configuration Manager
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.27%) Software Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Software Configuration Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.42%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) Web Services
1 10 (8.55%) Middleware
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
3 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (6.84%) XML
4 7 (5.98%) Spring
5 6 (5.13%) .NET
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.42%) HTML
7 4 (3.42%) JDBC
8 3 (2.56%) J2EE
9 2 (1.71%) JPA
9 2 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.71%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.71%) JMS
9 2 (1.71%) XSLT
9 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) PKI
1 9 (7.69%) Clustering
1 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) NHS
3 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.71%) iSeries
4 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.71%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.75%) Linux
2 31 (26.50%) Windows
3 10 (8.55%) Solaris
4 7 (5.98%) AIX
4 7 (5.98%) CentOS
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.27%) HPUX
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.56%) zOS
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) MVS
9 1 (0.85%) Debian
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) ITIL
2 12 (10.26%) SOA
3 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.69%) Service Management
4 9 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.84%) Workflow
5 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.13%) BPEL
7 6 (5.13%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.27%) CMMI
8 5 (4.27%) Automation Testing
9 4 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 20 (17.09%) Java
3 18 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.55%) COBOL
4 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.98%) Perl
5 7 (5.98%) Python
6 5 (4.27%) C#
6 5 (4.27%) C++
7 4 (3.42%) C
8 3 (2.56%) VB
8 3 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (1.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) OCP
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.84%) Squid
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) Samba
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) ZABBIX
2 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.71%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.85%) OpenView
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 52 (44.44%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Perforce
3 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.11%) IBM
4 13 (11.11%) VMware
5 9 (7.69%) Splunk
6 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.42%) HP
7 4 (3.42%) Citrix
8 3 (2.56%) Cognos
8 3 (2.56%) JBoss
8 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.56%) ATG
8 3 (2.56%) FatWire
9 2 (1.71%) Progress
10 1 (0.85%) Sun
10 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.85%) BEA
10 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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