The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing UNIX 115 81 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.38% 3.84% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.04% 17.20% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 81
Average daily rate £350 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
604 471 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.00% 22.34% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 204 255
Average daily rate £320 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £403 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 64
Average hourly rate £13.71 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Yorkshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Yorkshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +2 79 £350 -9.67% 40
South Yorkshire +20 28 £281 +40.44% 8
North Yorkshire -9 3 - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 94 (45.19%) Oracle
2 83 (39.90%) Linux
3 72 (34.62%) SQL
4 57 (27.40%) Oracle Database
5 54 (25.96%) Windows
6 50 (24.04%) Java
7 43 (20.67%) Finance
8 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 30 (14.42%) ITIL
10 29 (13.94%) PL/SQL
10 29 (13.94%) IBM
10 29 (13.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (12.98%) Shell Script
12 23 (11.06%) WebLogic
12 23 (11.06%) AIX
12 23 (11.06%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (10.58%) WebSphere
14 19 (9.13%) .NET
15 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
15 18 (8.65%) DB2
16 17 (8.17%) SOA
17 16 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (7.69%) Banking
17 16 (7.69%) VMware
17 16 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
18 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
18 15 (7.21%) Spring
18 15 (7.21%) SAN
18 15 (7.21%) Perl

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (11.06%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.58%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.73%) Apache
4 10 (4.81%) nginx
5 9 (4.33%) CMS
5 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.40%) Confluence
7 5 (2.40%) SAS
8 4 (1.92%) IIS
9 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.96%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.48%) Jetty
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.88%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.21%) SAN
2 10 (4.81%) NAS
2 10 (4.81%) OpenVPN
3 7 (3.37%) VPN
4 6 (2.88%) Internet
5 5 (2.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (2.40%) Firewall
5 5 (2.40%) WAN
5 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.92%) DNS
6 4 (1.92%) LAN
7 3 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.44%) SSL
7 3 (1.44%) HTTP
7 3 (1.44%) LDAP
8 2 (0.96%) FTP
8 2 (0.96%) SSH
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.96%) VLAN
9 1 (0.48%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.40%) Oracle Database
2 29 (13.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.65%) DB2
4 14 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.33%) MySQL
7 8 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.40%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.44%) DataStage
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.96%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.85%) Maven
4 7 (3.37%) JIRA
5 6 (2.88%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 3 (1.44%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.96%) Ant
8 2 (0.96%) WebSpeed
8 2 (0.96%) Toad
8 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.96%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.96%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.48%) Subversion
9 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
General
1 43 (20.67%) Finance
2 16 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.40%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (20.67%) Developer
2 37 (17.79%) Administrator
3 31 (14.90%) Analyst
4 20 (9.62%) DBA
4 20 (9.62%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (6.73%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.73%) Architect
6 11 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (4.81%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.81%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.37%) Cognos Administrator
9 7 (3.37%) Cognos Specialist
9 7 (3.37%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.40%) WebSphere Administrator
11 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (1.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.13%) .NET
2 15 (7.21%) Spring
3 14 (6.73%) HTML
4 12 (5.77%) XML
5 11 (5.29%) Oracle ADF
6 10 (4.81%) CSS
6 10 (4.81%) Middleware
7 9 (4.33%) Ajax
7 9 (4.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (4.33%) J2EE
8 8 (3.85%) Java EE
9 7 (3.37%) JSP
9 7 (3.37%) EJB
9 7 (3.37%) Struts
10 6 (2.88%) Web Services
10 6 (2.88%) HTML5
11 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.92%) SOAP
12 4 (1.92%) JDBC
12 4 (1.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) Clustering
2 10 (4.81%) PKI
3 9 (4.33%) Semantic Web
4 7 (3.37%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.92%) Open Source
5 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.96%) NHS
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 83 (39.90%) Linux
2 54 (25.96%) Windows
3 23 (11.06%) AIX
4 15 (7.21%) Solaris
5 10 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.33%) HPUX
7 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.40%) CentOS
9 4 (1.92%) zOS
9 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.42%) ITIL
2 23 (11.06%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (8.17%) SOA
4 16 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (6.73%) Performance Testing
6 13 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (5.77%) TDD
8 11 (5.29%) Migration
9 10 (4.81%) Service Management
10 9 (4.33%) RDF
11 8 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.85%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.37%) Scrum
12 7 (3.37%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.88%) ETL
13 6 (2.88%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (2.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (34.62%) SQL
2 50 (24.04%) Java
3 29 (13.94%) PL/SQL
4 27 (12.98%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.21%) Perl
6 13 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.29%) COBOL
8 6 (2.88%) Python
8 6 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.40%) Korn
9 5 (2.40%) C
10 4 (1.92%) C#
10 4 (1.92%) C++
10 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 3 (1.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (0.96%) PHP
12 2 (0.96%) VB
12 2 (0.96%) Progress 4GL
12 2 (0.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) Degree
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.44%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.48%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CISSP
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.81%) Squid
3 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.92%) vSphere
5 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) Xen
6 1 (0.48%) SRDF
6 1 (0.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.85%) Control-M
2 8 (3.85%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.92%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.96%) OpenView
5 2 (0.96%) Foglight
5 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.96%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
Vendors
1 94 (45.19%) Oracle
2 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 29 (13.94%) IBM
4 16 (7.69%) VMware
5 13 (6.25%) HP
6 12 (5.77%) Perforce
7 10 (4.81%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.37%) Cisco
8 7 (3.37%) Cognos
9 6 (2.88%) BMC
9 6 (2.88%) NetApp
9 6 (2.88%) Sun
9 6 (2.88%) EMC
10 4 (1.92%) JBoss
10 4 (1.92%) Citrix
11 3 (1.44%) Brocade
11 3 (1.44%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.44%) jBASE
11 3 (1.44%) Veritas
12 2 (0.96%) CheckPoint
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