The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 33 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 131 114 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.90% 4.63% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.82% 19.90% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 75 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +309.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
UNIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
550 573 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.55% 23.28% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 302 167
Average daily rate £315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 77
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
West Yorkshire +10 113 £350 - 28
South Yorkshire -17 12 £500 +77.78% 7
North Yorkshire -3 2 £388 +29.16% 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 203 (65.91%) Linux
2 105 (34.09%) Java
3 91 (29.55%) Configuration Management
4 90 (29.22%) Oracle
5 85 (27.60%) HTML
6 79 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (24.68%) Mac OS X
8 70 (22.73%) HTTP
9 69 (22.40%) ITIL
10 66 (21.43%) Relational Database
11 64 (20.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 64 (20.78%) Web Design
12 60 (19.48%) REST
13 58 (18.83%) MongoDB
14 52 (16.88%) Hibernate
15 50 (16.23%) SQL
16 48 (15.58%) Shell Script
17 44 (14.29%) JAX-RS
18 43 (13.96%) Neo4j
18 43 (13.96%) Python
19 39 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 38 (12.34%) Git (software)
20 38 (12.34%) DevOps
20 38 (12.34%) Subversion
20 38 (12.34%) Windows
20 38 (12.34%) Solaris
20 38 (12.34%) Red Hat
21 35 (11.36%) Bash Shell
21 35 (11.36%) Puppet
22 34 (11.04%) Security Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (8.12%) Apache
2 22 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 20 (6.49%) WebLogic
4 18 (5.84%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.22%) SAS
6 12 (3.90%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (3.57%) Node.js
8 9 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.95%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.97%) nginx
11 3 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.65%) CICS
12 2 (0.65%) IIS
12 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.32%) JBoss
13 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.97%) Route 53
2 3 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (22.73%) HTTP
2 29 (9.42%) DNS
3 26 (8.44%) LDAP
4 18 (5.84%) Firewall
5 17 (5.52%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.87%) SAN
7 12 (3.90%) SSL
7 12 (3.90%) NAS
8 9 (2.92%) Internet
9 5 (1.62%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.97%) DHCP
10 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.65%) ATM
12 1 (0.32%) Intranet
12 1 (0.32%) Extranet
12 1 (0.32%) SSH
12 1 (0.32%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 58 (18.83%) MongoDB
3 43 (13.96%) Neo4j
4 33 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 20 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.55%) MySQL
7 14 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (3.25%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.92%) Couchbase
10 8 (2.60%) Redis
10 8 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (1.95%) Ingres
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (1.62%) DB2
13 5 (1.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (12.34%) Subversion
1 38 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (3.57%) Hudson
4 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.30%) PVCS
6 3 (0.97%) Maven
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.65%) Mockito
7 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.65%) Toad
8 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 31 (10.06%) Finance
2 14 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (1.30%) Retail
4 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (34.74%) Developer
2 70 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 39 (12.66%) Administrator
4 34 (11.04%) Analyst
5 25 (8.12%) UNIX Administrator
6 20 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 20 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (5.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 15 (4.87%) DBA
9 14 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (3.57%) UNIX Support
11 10 (3.25%) Configuration and Release Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Configuration Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.25%) Release Manager
11 10 (3.25%) UNIX Operator
12 8 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (27.60%) HTML
2 60 (19.48%) REST
3 52 (16.88%) Hibernate
4 44 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 26 (8.44%) Middleware
6 25 (8.12%) Web Services
7 23 (7.47%) CSS
8 11 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (3.57%) Java EE
9 9 (2.92%) Spring
9 9 (2.92%) J2EE
10 8 (2.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 8 (2.60%) Mustache
11 7 (2.27%) Sass
12 6 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.62%) XML
13 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 4 (1.30%) Spring MVC
14 4 (1.30%) .NET
14 4 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.52%) Clustering
3 12 (3.90%) Replication
4 10 (3.25%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.60%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.62%) Open Source
7 4 (1.30%) NHS
7 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.97%) DataPower
9 2 (0.65%) iSeries
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) CMDB
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 203 (65.91%) Linux
2 76 (24.68%) Mac OS X
3 39 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (12.34%) Solaris
4 38 (12.34%) Windows
5 34 (11.04%) AIX
6 14 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.90%) CentOS
8 4 (1.30%) HPUX
8 4 (1.30%) zOS
8 4 (1.30%) SUSE
9 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.55%) Configuration Management
2 79 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (22.40%) ITIL
4 64 (20.78%) Web Design
4 64 (20.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 38 (12.34%) DevOps
6 31 (10.06%) Incident Management
7 26 (8.44%) E-Commerce
8 24 (7.79%) Service Management
8 24 (7.79%) TDD
9 23 (7.47%) ETL
10 22 (7.14%) Web Development
11 21 (6.82%) BDD
12 19 (6.17%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.87%) Migration
15 14 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (4.55%) Release Management
16 12 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.09%) Java
2 50 (16.23%) SQL
3 48 (15.58%) Shell Script
4 43 (13.96%) Python
5 35 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 33 (10.71%) Ruby
7 21 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.55%) Perl
9 12 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.57%) PHP
11 10 (3.25%) C++
11 10 (3.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (2.27%) C
13 4 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.30%) Jython
14 3 (0.97%) C#
15 2 (0.65%) VBScript
16 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.32%) REXX
Qualifications
1 34 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.97%) Degree
6 2 (0.65%) CCA
6 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) SLA
1 5 (1.62%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.27%) Samba
2 7 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) vSphere
3 3 (0.97%) UAG
4 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.65%) XenApp
4 2 (0.65%) NFS
4 2 (0.65%) iptables
5 1 (0.32%) XenServer
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.32%) Xen
5 1 (0.32%) QEMU
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (11.36%) Puppet
2 30 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 20 (6.49%) Cobbler
5 11 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.62%) Salt
7 4 (1.30%) OpenView
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.30%) Control-M
8 3 (0.97%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.32%) SCOM
9 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Ansible
9 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 90 (29.22%) Oracle
2 38 (12.34%) Red Hat
3 23 (7.47%) HP
3 23 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.87%) VMware
4 15 (4.87%) Splunk
5 11 (3.57%) Perforce
5 11 (3.57%) Cisco
6 9 (2.92%) NetApp
6 9 (2.92%) Percona
7 5 (1.62%) F5
7 5 (1.62%) jBASE
7 5 (1.62%) IBM
8 4 (1.30%) Sun
8 4 (1.30%) Citrix
9 3 (0.97%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.65%) Vignette
10 2 (0.65%) Veritas
10 2 (0.65%) Dell
10 2 (0.65%) EMC
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