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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 42 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 57 96 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.41% 6.22% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.17% 23.08% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 58
Average daily rate
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£400 £359 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
332 416 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.87% 26.94% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 187 173
Average daily rate £301 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 24
Average hourly rate £12.45 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -10.00%
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 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 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 28 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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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 -3 39 £400 +6.66% 23
Bradford -7 7 £386 +34.34% 8
Halifax -13 5 £423 -0.58% 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 59 (46.09%) Oracle
2 55 (42.97%) Linux
3 32 (25.00%) ITIL
4 30 (23.44%) SQL
5 29 (22.66%) Windows
6 24 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 21 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (16.41%) Red Hat
7 21 (16.41%) Java
8 19 (14.84%) Apache
9 18 (14.06%) Perforce
10 17 (13.28%) Oracle Forms
10 17 (13.28%) Solaris
10 17 (13.28%) Finance
11 16 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 16 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
12 15 (11.72%) IBM
12 15 (11.72%) WebLogic
13 14 (10.94%) Web Services
13 14 (10.94%) Configuration Management
13 14 (10.94%) WebSphere
13 14 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
15 12 (9.38%) SOA
16 11 (8.59%) Middleware
16 11 (8.59%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
16 11 (8.59%) XML
16 11 (8.59%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 19 (14.84%) Apache
2 15 (11.72%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.94%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (4.69%) nginx
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (3.91%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.56%) CMS
9 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.56%) SAS
9 2 (1.56%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) SAN
2 6 (4.69%) SSL
2 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.69%) DNS
2 6 (4.69%) OpenVPN
3 5 (3.91%) HTTP
4 4 (3.13%) DHCP
5 3 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (2.34%) Firewall
5 3 (2.34%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.56%) NAS
6 2 (1.56%) VLAN
6 2 (1.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.78%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) LAN
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) SSH
7 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (8.59%) DB2
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (7.81%) MySQL
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.34%) Couchbase
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.25%) Maven
2 8 (6.25%) JIRA
3 7 (5.47%) Hudson
4 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 4 (3.13%) Subversion
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.56%) Ant
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) Toad
8 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.56%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.56%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.56%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.78%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.78%) JMeter
9 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Developer
2 19 (14.84%) Administrator
3 18 (14.06%) Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) UNIX Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.03%) DBA
6 9 (7.03%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.69%) Software Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Software Configuration Manager
10 5 (3.91%) Architect
10 5 (3.91%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Tester
12 3 (2.34%) Support Specialist
12 3 (2.34%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.94%) Web Services
2 11 (8.59%) XML
2 11 (8.59%) Middleware
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (6.25%) Spring
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (4.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (4.69%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.69%) .NET
7 5 (3.91%) JDBC
7 5 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.13%) J2EE
9 3 (2.34%) XSLT
9 3 (2.34%) HTML
9 3 (2.34%) JPA
10 2 (1.56%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.56%) JMS
11 1 (0.78%) POSIX
11 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.25%) Clustering
3 6 (4.69%) PKI
3 6 (4.69%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.13%) NHS
5 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.56%) iSeries
6 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) Statistics
6 2 (1.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.97%) Linux
2 29 (22.66%) Windows
3 21 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (13.28%) Solaris
5 11 (8.59%) AIX
6 9 (7.03%) CentOS
7 7 (5.47%) HPUX
8 6 (4.69%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.34%) zOS
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.78%) Debian
12 1 (0.78%) MVS
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (10.94%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.38%) SOA
5 11 (8.59%) Workflow
6 10 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.03%) Service Management
8 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.25%) ETL
8 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.47%) BPEL
9 7 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.47%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.69%) Automation Testing
10 6 (4.69%) Migration
10 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.69%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.91%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.44%) SQL
2 21 (16.41%) Java
3 16 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.81%) COBOL
5 9 (7.03%) Python
6 8 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.69%) Perl
8 5 (3.91%) C++
8 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.13%) C#
10 3 (2.34%) C
10 3 (2.34%) PHP
10 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.34%) VB
11 2 (1.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) AWK
12 1 (0.78%) Jython
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.78%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Degree
4 2 (1.56%) MCSE
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.56%) OCP
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) COBIT
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.91%) Squid
3 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.78%) Samba
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 3 (2.34%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.56%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.78%) Salt
4 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.78%) Cacti
4 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) OpenView
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (46.09%) Oracle
2 21 (16.41%) Red Hat
3 18 (14.06%) Perforce
4 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.72%) IBM
6 11 (8.59%) VMware
7 9 (7.03%) Splunk
8 8 (6.25%) HP
9 6 (4.69%) JBoss
10 5 (3.91%) ATG
11 3 (2.34%) Informatica
11 3 (2.34%) Citrix
11 3 (2.34%) FatWire
12 2 (1.56%) Cognos
12 2 (1.56%) Progress
12 2 (1.56%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.78%) BEA
13 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.78%) NetApp
13 1 (0.78%) Sun