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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 41 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing Unix 89 152 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.40% 7.26% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.18% 32.55% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 45
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £358
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +9.24%
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
464 467 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.95% 22.30% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 278 202
Median daily rate £425 £338 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £176 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £11.15 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -32 54 £375 - 18
Halifax +14 24 £430 +1.05%
Bingley - 4 - -
Bradford +11 1 £240 -37.66% 3
Wakefield - 1 £125 - 1
Unix
Yorkshire

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 130 (65.00%) Linux
2 69 (34.50%) Java
3 65 (32.50%) Windows
4 58 (29.00%) Finance
5 55 (27.50%) SQL
5 55 (27.50%) Oracle
6 53 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (15.00%) Banking
8 30 (15.00%) HTML
9 28 (14.00%) IBM
9 28 (14.00%) MongoDB
9 28 (14.00%) REST
10 27 (13.50%) Mac OS X
10 27 (13.50%) TDD
11 26 (13.00%) Internet
11 26 (13.00%) Shell Script
11 26 (13.00%) JavaScript
12 25 (12.50%) HTTP
12 25 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 25 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 24 (12.00%) WebSphere
14 23 (11.50%) AIX
15 22 (11.00%) Python
16 21 (10.50%) BDD
17 20 (10.00%) Git (software)
17 20 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (10.00%) Tomcat
17 20 (10.00%) Ruby
18 19 (9.50%) Subversion

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.50%) Node.js
3 15 (7.50%) SAS
4 14 (7.00%) Apache
5 12 (6.00%) nginx
6 11 (5.50%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 9 (4.50%) JBoss
8 8 (4.00%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.50%) CloudStack
10 5 (2.50%) FileNet
10 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.00%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.50%) Jetty
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.00%) IaaS
3 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.00%) Internet
2 25 (12.50%) HTTP
3 15 (7.50%) Firewall
4 14 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.00%) FTP
6 11 (5.50%) DNS
7 9 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (4.50%) SSL
8 8 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 8 (4.00%) Extranet
8 8 (4.00%) Intranet
8 8 (4.00%) Network Security
9 7 (3.50%) LAN
9 7 (3.50%) WAN
10 3 (1.50%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.50%) GSM
10 3 (1.50%) SAN
10 3 (1.50%) SSH
11 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 25 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.50%) Hadoop
3 17 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.50%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.00%) MySQL
4 16 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 15 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.50%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.00%) Neo4j
9 9 (4.50%) DB2
9 9 (4.50%) Redis
10 7 (3.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.50%) Big Data
13 4 (2.00%) Base SAS
13 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.50%) Subversion
3 12 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.00%) Maven
5 6 (3.00%) Mockito
6 5 (2.50%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.50%) ClearQuest
8 3 (1.50%) JDeveloper
8 3 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.00%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.00%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) Gradle
10 1 (0.50%) Hudson
10 1 (0.50%) JMeter
10 1 (0.50%) JUnit
10 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (29.00%) Finance
2 30 (15.00%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Games
3 10 (5.00%) Law
4 4 (2.00%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Back Office
5 2 (1.00%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (30.50%) Developer
2 42 (21.00%) Administrator
3 33 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.00%) Analyst
5 16 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 16 (8.00%) Architect
5 16 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 15 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 14 (7.00%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.50%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (6.50%) SQL Support Analyst
8 13 (6.50%) Unix Support
9 12 (6.00%) Digital Developer
9 12 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Linux Support
11 10 (5.00%) SAS Administrator
11 10 (5.00%) Software Manager
11 10 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.00%) HTML
2 28 (14.00%) REST
3 12 (6.00%) Middleware
4 11 (5.50%) Hibernate
4 11 (5.50%) XML
5 10 (5.00%) .NET
5 10 (5.00%) Dropwizard
5 10 (5.00%) JAX-RS
5 10 (5.00%) JSON
6 8 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.00%) Web Services
7 6 (3.00%) CSS
7 6 (3.00%) J2EE
7 6 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.00%) Spring
8 5 (2.50%) Django
8 5 (2.50%) Ember.js
8 5 (2.50%) Play Framework
8 5 (2.50%) React
8 5 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.50%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.50%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.00%) iSeries
7 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 130 (65.00%) Linux
2 65 (32.50%) Windows
3 27 (13.50%) Mac OS X
4 23 (11.50%) AIX
5 17 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.00%) HPUX
7 5 (2.50%) Solaris
7 5 (2.50%) SUSE
7 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.50%) zOS
9 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (13.50%) TDD
3 25 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 21 (10.50%) BDD
5 19 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.00%) Migration
7 15 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (7.50%) Service Management
7 15 (7.50%) Web Design
8 14 (7.00%) Web Development
9 13 (6.50%) DevOps
10 11 (5.50%) SDLC
10 11 (5.50%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.50%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.50%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.50%) Java
2 55 (27.50%) SQL
3 26 (13.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.00%) Shell Script
4 22 (11.00%) Python
5 20 (10.00%) Ruby
6 18 (9.00%) Perl
7 14 (7.00%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.50%) Scala
10 5 (2.50%) ES6
10 5 (2.50%) PHP
10 5 (2.50%) R
11 3 (1.50%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.50%) C
11 3 (1.50%) COBOL
11 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.50%) XPath
12 2 (1.00%) SAS Macro
12 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.50%) SAS Certification
4 4 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.50%) Degree
5 3 (1.50%) ISEB
5 3 (1.50%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) CISA
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CISM
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (3.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.00%) QA
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.00%) Firmware
3 9 (4.50%) Xen
4 8 (4.00%) vSphere
5 6 (3.00%) KVM
6 3 (1.50%) XenServer
7 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.50%) vCloud
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.50%) Puppet
3 9 (4.50%) Cobbler
4 8 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.50%) Data Guard
5 5 (2.50%) StatsD
6 4 (2.00%) Ansible
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.50%) Nagios
7 3 (1.50%) Opsview
7 3 (1.50%) Salt
8 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.50%) Control-M
8 1 (0.50%) Grafana
8 1 (0.50%) Graphite
8 1 (0.50%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.50%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (27.50%) Oracle
2 28 (14.00%) IBM
3 19 (9.50%) Red Hat
3 19 (9.50%) VMware
4 16 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.00%) F5
6 12 (6.00%) Cisco
7 6 (3.00%) Teradata
8 5 (2.50%) Apigee
8 5 (2.50%) Citrix
8 5 (2.50%) Mashery
8 5 (2.50%) Tableau
9 4 (2.00%) BMC
9 4 (2.00%) EMC
9 4 (2.00%) NetApp
9 4 (2.00%) Sybase
10 3 (1.50%) EnterpriseDB
10 3 (1.50%) HP
10 3 (1.50%) Qualys
10 3 (1.50%) Sun
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