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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 141 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.10% 4.02% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.49% 19.89% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 45 30
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £15.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £15.00 £15.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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
434 362 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.85% 20.22% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 204 150
Average daily rate £345 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 33
Average hourly rate £16.86 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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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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 +23 114 £375 +15.38% 6
Halifax -1 8 £425 - 3
Bradford -17 6 £385 +18.46% 3
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 171 (68.40%) Linux
2 76 (30.40%) Java
3 68 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (26.80%) Configuration Management
5 65 (26.00%) HTML
6 59 (23.60%) ITIL
6 59 (23.60%) Mac OS X
7 56 (22.40%) Oracle
7 56 (22.40%) Relational Database
8 53 (21.20%) HTTP
9 51 (20.40%) Web Design
9 51 (20.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 47 (18.80%) SQL
11 44 (17.60%) MongoDB
12 43 (17.20%) REST
13 42 (16.80%) Windows
14 40 (16.00%) Python
14 40 (16.00%) Git (software)
15 39 (15.60%) Subversion
16 38 (15.20%) Shell Script
17 37 (14.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (14.40%) Red Hat
19 34 (13.60%) DevOps
20 33 (13.20%) Hibernate
21 31 (12.40%) Security Cleared
22 30 (12.00%) JAX-RS
22 30 (12.00%) AIX
23 29 (11.60%) Service Management
23 29 (11.60%) Puppet
24 28 (11.20%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (9.20%) Tomcat
2 22 (8.80%) Apache
3 17 (6.80%) SAS
4 14 (5.60%) Node.js
5 13 (5.20%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.80%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.80%) nginx
8 6 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.40%) Jadu
11 1 (0.40%) WordPress
11 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) MS Office
2 5 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (2.80%) Route 53
2 7 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.20%) HTTP
2 23 (9.20%) Firewall
3 20 (8.00%) LDAP
4 17 (6.80%) DNS
5 14 (5.60%) SSL
5 14 (5.60%) Internet
6 12 (4.80%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.40%) SAN
8 6 (2.40%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.00%) NAS
10 4 (1.60%) WAN
11 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.80%) ATM
12 2 (0.80%) Extranet
12 2 (0.80%) Intranet
12 2 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.40%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.40%) Relational Database
2 44 (17.60%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.20%) Neo4j
3 28 (11.20%) MySQL
4 22 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (7.20%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.20%) SQL Server
7 12 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (4.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (4.00%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
9 10 (4.00%) Redis
9 10 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 9 (3.60%) Couchbase
10 9 (3.60%) SimpleDB
11 7 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.80%) DB2
12 6 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.60%) Subversion
3 8 (3.20%) PVCS
4 7 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.40%) Hudson
6 4 (1.60%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) Maven
8 2 (0.80%) Mockito
8 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.40%) JUnit
General
1 19 (7.60%) Finance
2 12 (4.80%) Banking
3 8 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (33.20%) Developer
2 49 (19.60%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.40%) Analyst
4 19 (7.60%) Administrator
5 18 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (5.60%) DBA
7 13 (5.20%) Consultant
7 13 (5.20%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.80%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.00%) MySQL DBA
10 9 (3.60%) UNIX Support
11 8 (3.20%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.20%) Architect
11 8 (3.20%) UNIX Engineer
11 8 (3.20%) SAS Developer
11 8 (3.20%) UNIX Administrator
12 7 (2.80%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (2.80%) Linux Support
12 7 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.00%) HTML
2 43 (17.20%) REST
3 33 (13.20%) Hibernate
4 30 (12.00%) JAX-RS
5 18 (7.20%) Web Services
6 17 (6.80%) CSS
7 13 (5.20%) Middleware
8 10 (4.00%) Java EE
9 8 (3.20%) Mustache
10 7 (2.80%) Sass
11 6 (2.40%) POSIX
12 5 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (1.60%) XML
13 4 (1.60%) .NET
13 4 (1.60%) XHTML
13 4 (1.60%) Spring
13 4 (1.60%) RESTful
14 3 (1.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 3 (1.20%) WebCenter
14 3 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Clustering
2 15 (6.00%) Replication
3 14 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.40%) Smartcard
5 10 (4.00%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.40%) NHS
6 6 (2.40%) Open Source
7 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.60%) IBM XIV
7 4 (1.60%) User Experience
8 3 (1.20%) DataPower
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) CMDB
9 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.40%) APACS
10 1 (0.40%) W3C
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 171 (68.40%) Linux
2 59 (23.60%) Mac OS X
3 42 (16.80%) Windows
4 37 (14.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (12.00%) AIX
6 18 (7.20%) Solaris
7 15 (6.00%) Ubuntu
8 14 (5.60%) CentOS
9 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.60%) zOS
10 4 (1.60%) SUSE
11 3 (1.20%) HPUX
11 3 (1.20%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.80%) Configuration Management
3 59 (23.60%) ITIL
4 51 (20.40%) Web Design
4 51 (20.40%) Responsive Web Design
5 34 (13.60%) DevOps
6 29 (11.60%) Service Management
7 27 (10.80%) TDD
7 27 (10.80%) Incident Management
8 25 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 23 (9.20%) ETL
9 23 (9.20%) Web Development
10 18 (7.20%) BDD
11 17 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.40%) Workflow
13 13 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.00%) Migration
14 10 (4.00%) Release Management
15 9 (3.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (30.40%) Java
2 47 (18.80%) SQL
3 40 (16.00%) Python
4 38 (15.20%) Shell Script
5 28 (11.20%) Bash Shell
6 27 (10.80%) Ruby
7 26 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.40%) PHP
9 14 (5.60%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.40%) C++
11 10 (4.00%) C
12 9 (3.60%) Perl
13 6 (2.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (1.20%) Jython
14 3 (1.20%) VBScript
15 1 (0.40%) Scala
15 1 (0.40%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.40%) Groovy
15 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.80%) vSphere
1 7 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) KVM
3 1 (0.40%) QEMU
3 1 (0.40%) XenServer
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (11.60%) Puppet
2 28 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (9.60%) Tivoli
4 17 (6.80%) Cobbler
5 13 (5.20%) Salt
6 8 (3.20%) OpenView
7 7 (2.80%) HAProxy
8 6 (2.40%) Ansible
9 4 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.60%) Nagios
9 4 (1.60%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.60%) Cacti
9 4 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (1.60%) Opsview
9 4 (1.60%) Graphite
10 3 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (1.20%) Control-M
11 2 (0.80%) vMotion
12 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (22.40%) Oracle
2 36 (14.40%) Red Hat
3 20 (8.00%) Splunk
4 17 (6.80%) Cisco
5 15 (6.00%) VMware
5 15 (6.00%) HP
6 12 (4.80%) IBM
7 11 (4.40%) Percona
7 11 (4.40%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.40%) jBASE
8 6 (2.40%) Perforce
8 6 (2.40%) hybris
8 6 (2.40%) F5
9 5 (2.00%) Veritas
10 4 (1.60%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.20%) Remedy
11 3 (1.20%) Informatica
11 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.80%) Citrix
13 1 (0.40%) Trustwave
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