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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 144 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.25% 4.05% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.58% 21.49% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 44 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
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
442 335 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.27% 18.83% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 183 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 37
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £16.89 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 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
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 5 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 +25 114 £350 +1.81% 17
Halifax -1 9 £444 +4.41% 6
Bradford -20 6 £375 +15.38% 1
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 167 (65.23%) Linux
2 75 (29.30%) Configuration Management
3 71 (27.73%) Java
4 68 (26.56%) HTML
5 67 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (25.00%) Oracle
6 64 (25.00%) ITIL
7 63 (24.61%) Mac OS X
8 58 (22.66%) Relational Database
9 56 (21.88%) HTTP
10 54 (21.09%) Web Design
10 54 (21.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 47 (18.36%) REST
12 46 (17.97%) MongoDB
12 46 (17.97%) SQL
13 43 (16.80%) Shell Script
14 41 (16.02%) Subversion
15 40 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 36 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (14.06%) Hibernate
16 36 (14.06%) Red Hat
17 35 (13.67%) Windows
18 34 (13.28%) Python
18 34 (13.28%) JAX-RS
19 31 (12.11%) Neo4j
19 31 (12.11%) Incident Management
20 30 (11.72%) Security Cleared
20 30 (11.72%) Service Management
20 30 (11.72%) AIX
20 30 (11.72%) DevOps

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 19 (7.42%) Apache
2 17 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 16 (6.25%) SAS
4 13 (5.08%) Node.js
5 9 (3.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (3.52%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.95%) nginx
7 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Jadu
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) MS Office
2 9 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.95%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.95%) Route 53
2 5 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.88%) HTTP
2 24 (9.38%) Firewall
3 22 (8.59%) LDAP
4 21 (8.20%) DNS
5 14 (5.47%) SSL
6 12 (4.69%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.91%) Internet
8 6 (2.34%) BIG-IP
8 6 (2.34%) SAN
9 5 (1.95%) NAS
9 5 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.78%) Extranet
10 2 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.78%) Intranet
10 2 (0.78%) ATM
11 1 (0.39%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.66%) Relational Database
2 46 (17.97%) MongoDB
3 31 (12.11%) Neo4j
4 26 (10.16%) Oracle Database
5 24 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (8.20%) MySQL
7 17 (6.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (5.08%) Oracle ODI
9 11 (4.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (3.91%) Oracle OWB
10 10 (3.91%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 10 (3.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 8 (3.13%) Redis
11 8 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.73%) Couchbase
12 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (2.73%) SimpleDB
13 6 (2.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (16.02%) Subversion
2 40 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.86%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (4.30%) Hudson
5 8 (3.13%) PVCS
6 6 (2.34%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.56%) JIRA
8 3 (1.17%) Maven
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.78%) Mockito
9 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
General
1 22 (8.59%) Finance
2 13 (5.08%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (33.20%) Developer
2 52 (20.31%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.11%) Analyst
4 21 (8.20%) Administrator
5 17 (6.64%) DBA
6 16 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (5.47%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.69%) UNIX Support
9 12 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.91%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 10 (3.91%) UNIX Administrator
10 10 (3.91%) Configuration Manager
10 10 (3.91%) Release Manager
11 9 (3.52%) UNIX Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Linux Support
11 9 (3.52%) MySQL DBA
12 8 (3.13%) UNIX Operator
12 8 (3.13%) SAS Developer
12 8 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (26.56%) HTML
2 47 (18.36%) REST
3 36 (14.06%) Hibernate
4 34 (13.28%) JAX-RS
5 19 (7.42%) Web Services
6 18 (7.03%) Middleware
7 17 (6.64%) CSS
8 9 (3.52%) Java EE
8 9 (3.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (3.13%) Mustache
9 8 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (2.73%) Sass
11 4 (1.56%) XHTML
11 4 (1.56%) POSIX
12 3 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (1.17%) Spring
12 3 (1.17%) Ajax
12 3 (1.17%) WebCenter
13 2 (0.78%) HTML5
13 2 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.25%) Clustering
1 16 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.47%) Replication
3 11 (4.30%) Credit Risk
3 11 (4.30%) Smartcard
4 6 (2.34%) NHS
5 4 (1.56%) IBM XIV
5 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.17%) DataPower
6 3 (1.17%) Open Source
6 3 (1.17%) User Experience
6 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 167 (65.23%) Linux
2 63 (24.61%) Mac OS X
3 36 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (13.67%) Windows
5 30 (11.72%) AIX
6 19 (7.42%) Solaris
7 17 (6.64%) Ubuntu
8 16 (6.25%) CentOS
9 4 (1.56%) HPUX
9 4 (1.56%) zOS
9 4 (1.56%) SUSE
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.30%) Configuration Management
2 67 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (25.00%) ITIL
4 54 (21.09%) Web Design
4 54 (21.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (12.11%) Incident Management
6 30 (11.72%) Service Management
6 30 (11.72%) DevOps
7 27 (10.55%) ETL
8 25 (9.77%) E-Commerce
9 24 (9.38%) Web Development
9 24 (9.38%) TDD
10 19 (7.42%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (7.03%) BDD
12 17 (6.64%) Workflow
12 17 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.25%) Migration
14 15 (5.86%) Release Management
15 14 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.30%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 71 (27.73%) Java
2 46 (17.97%) SQL
3 43 (16.80%) Shell Script
4 34 (13.28%) Python
5 26 (10.16%) Bash Shell
6 23 (8.98%) Ruby
7 18 (7.03%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.30%) PHP
10 10 (3.91%) C++
11 9 (3.52%) C
11 9 (3.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (1.17%) Perl
13 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Degree
5 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.39%) SLA
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.73%) vSphere
2 6 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) XenServer
4 1 (0.39%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.39%) QEMU
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
4 1 (0.39%) iptables
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (10.94%) Puppet
2 26 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (9.77%) Tivoli
4 17 (6.64%) Cobbler
5 11 (4.30%) Salt
6 8 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (3.13%) OpenView
7 5 (1.95%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.56%) Ansible
8 4 (1.56%) Nagios
8 4 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.56%) Opsview
8 4 (1.56%) Graphite
8 4 (1.56%) Cacti
8 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (1.17%) Control-M
10 2 (0.78%) vMotion
11 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (25.00%) Oracle
2 36 (14.06%) Red Hat
3 22 (8.59%) Splunk
4 17 (6.64%) Cisco
5 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.25%) VMware
6 14 (5.47%) HP
7 11 (4.30%) IBM
7 11 (4.30%) Perforce
8 10 (3.91%) Percona
9 6 (2.34%) jBASE
9 6 (2.34%) F5
9 6 (2.34%) Veritas
10 5 (1.95%) NetApp
11 4 (1.56%) hybris
11 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.17%) Informatica
12 3 (1.17%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.78%) Sun
13 2 (0.78%) Citrix
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