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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 36 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 64 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.92% 5.97% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.50% 22.74% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £271 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £28.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.50%
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
346 387 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.18% 26.24% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 189 140
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £420 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +2 42 £400 - 16
Bradford -3 10 £413 +24.52% 2
Halifax -14 4 £425 +33.22% 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (48.76%) Oracle
2 53 (43.80%) Linux
3 32 (26.45%) SQL
4 27 (22.31%) ITIL
5 26 (21.49%) Windows
6 23 (19.01%) Red Hat
7 21 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (17.36%) Oracle Database
8 18 (14.88%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (14.88%) Apache
8 18 (14.88%) Perforce
9 17 (14.05%) Solaris
9 17 (14.05%) Java
9 17 (14.05%) Web Services
9 17 (14.05%) IBM
9 17 (14.05%) Oracle BPM
10 16 (13.22%) PL/SQL
10 16 (13.22%) Finance
11 15 (12.40%) Configuration Management
12 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
13 13 (10.74%) Python
13 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
14 12 (9.92%) XML
14 12 (9.92%) Middleware
14 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (9.09%) WebSphere
15 11 (9.09%) Workflow
15 11 (9.09%) HP
15 11 (9.09%) DB2

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (14.88%) Apache
2 11 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.26%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (4.13%) nginx
6 5 (4.13%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.65%) SAS
7 2 (1.65%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.65%) Node.js
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Route 53
1 1 (0.83%) Heroku
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) SAN
1 6 (4.96%) SSL
1 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.13%) OpenVPN
2 5 (4.13%) HTTP
2 5 (4.13%) DNS
3 4 (3.31%) DHCP
4 3 (2.48%) PuTTY
4 3 (2.48%) Firewall
5 2 (1.65%) VPN
5 2 (1.65%) LDAP
5 2 (1.65%) VLAN
5 2 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.83%) SSH
6 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.83%) LAN
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (9.09%) DB2
3 11 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (8.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (7.44%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.61%) MySQL
7 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.65%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (7.44%) Maven
3 8 (6.61%) Hudson
4 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.79%) JIRA
5 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.13%) Subversion
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.48%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.65%) Toad
8 2 (1.65%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.65%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.83%) Grunt
9 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.83%) JMeter
9 1 (0.83%) Firebug
9 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
2 3 (2.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Developer
2 13 (10.74%) Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) UNIX Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Administrator
5 9 (7.44%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (7.44%) DBA
5 9 (7.44%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Configuration Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Software Configuration Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Software Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Tester
10 4 (3.31%) UNIX Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) Web Services
2 12 (9.92%) XML
2 12 (9.92%) Middleware
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (5.79%) Spring
6 6 (4.96%) .NET
6 6 (4.96%) HTML
6 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.31%) J2EE
7 4 (3.31%) XSLT
7 4 (3.31%) JDBC
7 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (3.31%) JPA
8 3 (2.48%) JSP
8 3 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.65%) Servlets
9 2 (1.65%) SOAP
9 2 (1.65%) CSS
9 2 (1.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.31%) NHS
3 4 (3.31%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.48%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.65%) iSeries
5 2 (1.65%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.80%) Linux
2 26 (21.49%) Windows
3 21 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (14.05%) Solaris
5 11 (9.09%) AIX
6 9 (7.44%) CentOS
7 8 (6.61%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.96%) HPUX
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.83%) Debian
11 1 (0.83%) MVS
11 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.09%) Workflow
6 10 (8.26%) SOA
7 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.61%) ETL
8 8 (6.61%) BPEL
8 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.79%) Performance Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Automation Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Service Management
10 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.96%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.96%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.96%) Migration
10 6 (4.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 16 (13.22%) PL/SQL
4 13 (10.74%) Python
5 10 (8.26%) COBOL
6 8 (6.61%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 5 (4.13%) C++
9 4 (3.31%) Perl
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
9 4 (3.31%) C#
10 3 (2.48%) C
10 3 (2.48%) VB
11 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.65%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.83%) AWK
12 1 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) OCP
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) Squid
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) Xen
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) ZABBIX
1 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.48%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.65%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (1.65%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.83%) Salt
4 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.83%) Cacti
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (48.76%) Oracle
2 23 (19.01%) Red Hat
3 18 (14.88%) Perforce
4 17 (14.05%) IBM
5 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
6 11 (9.09%) HP
7 9 (7.44%) Splunk
7 9 (7.44%) VMware
8 7 (5.79%) JBoss
9 5 (4.13%) ATG
10 3 (2.48%) Informatica
10 3 (2.48%) Citrix
11 2 (1.65%) Novell
11 2 (1.65%) Progress
11 2 (1.65%) Sun
11 2 (1.65%) Sybase
11 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
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