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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 150 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.09% 4.51% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.56% 22.36% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 30 50
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£375 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
434 322 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.41% 20.16% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 169 135
Average daily rate £335 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 35
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £15.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 +22 121 £375 +19.52% 27
Bradford +1 17 £375 -11.76% 5
Halifax +4 7 £425 +21.42% 5
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Bingley - - - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 129 (58.90%) Linux
2 95 (43.38%) Oracle
3 63 (28.77%) Configuration Management
4 53 (24.20%) ITIL
5 52 (23.74%) Red Hat
6 51 (23.29%) Java
7 48 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (19.63%) SQL
9 40 (18.26%) Solaris
10 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (15.53%) Shell Script
12 32 (14.61%) HTML
13 31 (14.16%) Web Services
14 30 (13.70%) Oracle Database
15 29 (13.24%) Apache
15 29 (13.24%) Middleware
15 29 (13.24%) DevOps
16 28 (12.79%) AIX
16 28 (12.79%) HTTP
16 28 (12.79%) Mac OS X
16 28 (12.79%) Hibernate
16 28 (12.79%) Relational Database
17 27 (12.33%) E-Commerce
17 27 (12.33%) REST
18 26 (11.87%) Windows
18 26 (11.87%) Oracle Forms
18 26 (11.87%) HP
18 26 (11.87%) Bash Shell
18 26 (11.87%) MongoDB
19 25 (11.42%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 29 (13.24%) Apache
2 16 (7.31%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (5.48%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.57%) SAS
6 6 (2.74%) JBoss
7 5 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.28%) Node.js
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.37%) ATG Dynamo
9 3 (1.37%) nginx
10 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Lync
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (8.22%) MS Office
1 18 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (9.59%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.37%) Route 53
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.79%) HTTP
2 23 (10.50%) DNS
3 13 (5.94%) LDAP
3 13 (5.94%) SAN
4 11 (5.02%) Firewall
5 10 (4.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.65%) NAS
7 7 (3.20%) DHCP
8 5 (2.28%) SSL
9 4 (1.83%) PuTTY
10 3 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.37%) Internet
11 2 (0.91%) SSH
11 2 (0.91%) ATM
12 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.70%) Oracle Database
2 28 (12.79%) Relational Database
3 26 (11.87%) MongoDB
4 21 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (9.13%) Neo4j
6 19 (8.68%) Oracle ODI
7 17 (7.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (5.48%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (3.65%) MySQL
11 6 (2.74%) Ingres
11 6 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (2.28%) Redis
12 5 (2.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.83%) DB2
13 4 (1.83%) OLAP
14 3 (1.37%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 26 (11.87%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (9.13%) Hudson
3 17 (7.76%) Subversion
4 14 (6.39%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.74%) JIRA
6 5 (2.28%) Maven
7 3 (1.37%) Toad
7 3 (1.37%) PVCS
8 2 (0.91%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.46%) Grunt
9 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 20 (9.13%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (21.92%) Developer
2 33 (15.07%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.24%) Administrator
3 29 (13.24%) Analyst
4 21 (9.59%) UNIX Administrator
5 19 (8.68%) Configuration Manager
6 18 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (7.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.94%) UNIX Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) UNIX Operator
9 12 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.57%) Release Manager
11 10 (4.57%) DBA
11 10 (4.57%) Software Configuration Manager
11 10 (4.57%) Software Manager
11 10 (4.57%) Configuration and Release Manager
12 8 (3.65%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.61%) HTML
2 31 (14.16%) Web Services
3 29 (13.24%) Middleware
4 28 (12.79%) Hibernate
5 27 (12.33%) REST
6 19 (8.68%) JAX-RS
7 17 (7.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (4.57%) XML
9 9 (4.11%) Java EE
10 6 (2.74%) Spring
10 6 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.74%) J2EE
10 6 (2.74%) JDBC
11 5 (2.28%) .NET
11 5 (2.28%) XSLT
12 4 (1.83%) JPA
13 3 (1.37%) WebCenter
13 3 (1.37%) Ajax
13 3 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.57%) Clustering
3 8 (3.65%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.37%) User Experience
6 3 (1.37%) DataPower
6 3 (1.37%) Open Source
7 2 (0.91%) iSeries
7 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 129 (58.90%) Linux
2 48 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (18.26%) Solaris
4 28 (12.79%) AIX
4 28 (12.79%) Mac OS X
5 26 (11.87%) Windows
6 9 (4.11%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.20%) HPUX
8 5 (2.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) zOS
9 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.77%) Configuration Management
2 53 (24.20%) ITIL
3 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.24%) DevOps
5 27 (12.33%) E-Commerce
6 25 (11.42%) ETL
7 24 (10.96%) Web Design
7 24 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (7.76%) Migration
9 16 (7.31%) Incident Management
10 15 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.39%) Release Management
12 13 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.94%) Service Management
13 12 (5.48%) PRINCE2
13 12 (5.48%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.48%) ITIL V3
13 12 (5.48%) Software Deployment
14 11 (5.02%) Transition Management
14 11 (5.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.29%) Java
2 43 (19.63%) SQL
3 34 (15.53%) Shell Script
4 26 (11.87%) Bash Shell
5 25 (11.42%) Python
6 22 (10.05%) Ruby
7 9 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.11%) PHP
7 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.20%) C++
9 6 (2.74%) Perl
9 6 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (1.83%) C
10 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.91%) Korn
11 2 (0.91%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.46%) AWK
12 1 (0.46%) Jython
12 1 (0.46%) VBScript
12 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) OCP
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) SLA
1 7 (3.20%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) Samba
1 7 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.46%) NFS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.46%) XenServer
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (8.22%) Tivoli
1 18 (8.22%) Puppet
1 18 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.57%) Cobbler
3 9 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.83%) OpenView
5 3 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (1.37%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.91%) Salt
6 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.46%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.46%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 95 (43.38%) Oracle
2 52 (23.74%) Red Hat
3 26 (11.87%) HP
4 21 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.59%) Perforce
5 14 (6.39%) VMware
6 12 (5.48%) IBM
7 7 (3.20%) Splunk
8 5 (2.28%) NetApp
8 5 (2.28%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.37%) Sun
9 3 (1.37%) SAP
9 3 (1.37%) ATG
10 2 (0.91%) Percona
10 2 (0.91%) jBASE
10 2 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.91%) Sybase
10 2 (0.91%) Novell
10 2 (0.91%) Informatica
11 1 (0.46%) Dell
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: As per market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago