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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 50 22
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs citing UNIX 119 49 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.54% 2.87% 7.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.68% 16.23% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 26 32
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
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
446 302 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.75% 17.68% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 185 194
Average daily rate £350 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 32
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 July 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 28 July 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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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 +15 89 £325 - 29
Halifax +8 11 £430 +1.05% 6
Bradford -5 7 - - 1
Bingley - 3 £350 -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 162 (63.04%) Linux
2 77 (29.96%) Java
3 66 (25.68%) Windows
4 64 (24.90%) Configuration Management
5 56 (21.79%) HTML
5 56 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (21.40%) SQL
7 51 (19.84%) Oracle
7 51 (19.84%) ITIL
7 51 (19.84%) Relational Database
8 47 (18.29%) Mac OS X
9 44 (17.12%) Python
10 43 (16.73%) HTTP
11 41 (15.95%) MongoDB
12 39 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 39 (15.18%) Web Design
13 37 (14.40%) Shell Script
14 36 (14.01%) MySQL
14 36 (14.01%) DevOps
15 35 (13.62%) Service Management
16 34 (13.23%) REST
17 32 (12.45%) Puppet
18 31 (12.06%) Git (software)
18 31 (12.06%) Hibernate
18 31 (12.06%) Firewall
18 31 (12.06%) JavaScript
19 30 (11.67%) Subversion
19 30 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
20 29 (11.28%) Bash Shell
21 28 (10.89%) Incident Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (9.73%) Apache
1 25 (9.73%) Tomcat
2 17 (6.61%) SAS
2 17 (6.61%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.23%) Node.js
4 12 (4.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.72%) nginx
6 4 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.17%) JBoss
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.78%) CICS
8 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Jadu
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) MS Office
2 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.72%) Amazon S3
2 7 (2.72%) Route 53
2 7 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.73%) HTTP
2 31 (12.06%) Firewall
3 23 (8.95%) LDAP
4 18 (7.00%) SSL
4 18 (7.00%) Internet
5 15 (5.84%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.06%) DNS
6 13 (5.06%) SAN
7 11 (4.28%) BIG-IP
8 9 (3.50%) WAN
9 7 (2.72%) NAS
9 7 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.33%) Intranet
10 6 (2.33%) Extranet
11 5 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (1.56%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.17%) Converged Networks
14 2 (0.78%) LAN
15 1 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.84%) Relational Database
2 41 (15.95%) MongoDB
3 36 (14.01%) MySQL
4 26 (10.12%) Neo4j
5 16 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.84%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database
7 13 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 13 (5.06%) Oracle OWB
8 10 (3.89%) Couchbase
9 9 (3.50%) Redis
9 9 (3.50%) SimpleDB
9 9 (3.50%) DB2
10 8 (3.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (3.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 31 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.67%) Subversion
3 12 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.33%) Maven
4 6 (2.33%) JIRA
4 6 (2.33%) PVCS
5 3 (1.17%) Ant
5 3 (1.17%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.78%) Mockito
6 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (7.00%) Finance
2 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.72%) Banking
4 6 (2.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (28.79%) Developer
2 39 (15.18%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.34%) Analyst
3 24 (9.34%) Consultant
4 19 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.00%) Administrator
6 16 (6.23%) Architect
7 15 (5.84%) DBA
8 13 (5.06%) Technical Support
9 12 (4.67%) MySQL DBA
10 10 (3.89%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.89%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.89%) UNIX Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.11%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.11%) Senior UNIX Engineer
12 8 (3.11%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (2.72%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 7 (2.72%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.79%) HTML
2 34 (13.23%) REST
3 31 (12.06%) Hibernate
4 28 (10.89%) JAX-RS
5 17 (6.61%) CSS
6 15 (5.84%) Web Services
7 13 (5.06%) XML
8 11 (4.28%) Java EE
9 9 (3.50%) J2EE
10 7 (2.72%) POSIX
10 7 (2.72%) JSP
10 7 (2.72%) Servlets
10 7 (2.72%) Mustache
11 6 (2.33%) Sass
12 5 (1.95%) Spring
13 4 (1.56%) RESTful
13 4 (1.56%) .NET
13 4 (1.56%) XHTML
14 3 (1.17%) JDBC
14 3 (1.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) Clustering
2 17 (6.61%) Replication
3 14 (5.45%) Smartcard
4 10 (3.89%) NHS
5 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.72%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.33%) CMDB
7 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.33%) IBM XIV
8 5 (1.95%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.56%) User Experience
9 4 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.17%) APACS
11 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.78%) VSAM
11 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 162 (63.04%) Linux
2 66 (25.68%) Windows
3 47 (18.29%) Mac OS X
4 26 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (9.34%) AIX
6 23 (8.95%) Ubuntu
6 23 (8.95%) CentOS
7 12 (4.67%) Solaris
8 11 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.33%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.56%) SUSE
11 4 (1.56%) zOS
12 2 (0.78%) HPUX
13 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.39%) MVS
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.90%) Configuration Management
2 56 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.84%) ITIL
4 39 (15.18%) Web Design
4 39 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 36 (14.01%) DevOps
6 35 (13.62%) Service Management
7 28 (10.89%) Incident Management
8 25 (9.73%) ETL
9 24 (9.34%) Workflow
9 24 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (8.95%) TDD
11 18 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (6.61%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.45%) Web Development
14 10 (3.89%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.89%) BDD
15 9 (3.50%) Load Balancing
15 9 (3.50%) Software Delivery
16 8 (3.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.96%) Java
2 55 (21.40%) SQL
3 44 (17.12%) Python
4 37 (14.40%) Shell Script
5 31 (12.06%) JavaScript
6 29 (11.28%) Bash Shell
7 23 (8.95%) Ruby
8 16 (6.23%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.23%) Perl
9 13 (5.06%) PHP
10 10 (3.89%) C++
11 9 (3.50%) C
12 8 (3.11%) Jython
13 7 (2.72%) VBScript
14 4 (1.56%) SAS Macro
15 3 (1.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 3 (1.17%) BeanShell
16 2 (0.78%) REXX
16 2 (0.78%) NATURAL
16 2 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.78%) CISSP
4 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) CCVP
5 1 (0.39%) CCSP
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) CCNA
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.50%) vSphere
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.56%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
6 1 (0.39%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) QEMU
6 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (12.45%) Puppet
2 30 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.00%) Tivoli
4 17 (6.61%) Cobbler
5 15 (5.84%) Salt
6 7 (2.72%) HAProxy
6 7 (2.72%) Ansible
7 6 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (2.33%) Opsview
7 6 (2.33%) Graphite
7 6 (2.33%) Cacti
7 6 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.33%) OpenView
7 6 (2.33%) Nagios
7 6 (2.33%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.78%) SCCM
8 2 (0.78%) Control-M
8 2 (0.78%) vMotion
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 51 (19.84%) Oracle
2 28 (10.89%) Cisco
3 27 (10.51%) Splunk
4 26 (10.12%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.17%) VMware
6 20 (7.78%) IBM
7 16 (6.23%) HP
8 12 (4.67%) Percona
9 11 (4.28%) F5
10 10 (3.89%) Microsoft
11 9 (3.50%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.72%) hybris
12 7 (2.72%) Veritas
13 6 (2.33%) Remedy
14 4 (1.56%) Sun
15 3 (1.17%) Novell
15 3 (1.17%) Informatica
15 3 (1.17%) Sybase
15 3 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
15 3 (1.17%) SAP
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