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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 99 125 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.08% 5.72% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.41% 21.55% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 70
Average daily rate
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£391 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +146.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
510 580 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.04% 26.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 198
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -3 67 £398 +9.65% 31
South Yorkshire +6 25 £363 +88.57% 5
North Yorkshire -3 4 £340 +1.49% 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 84 (49.12%) Linux
2 82 (47.95%) Oracle
3 45 (26.32%) SQL
4 38 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 35 (20.47%) Finance
5 35 (20.47%) Red Hat
6 33 (19.30%) ITIL
7 30 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (16.96%) Windows
9 28 (16.37%) Java
10 26 (15.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (14.62%) WebSphere
12 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
13 21 (12.28%) IBM
14 20 (11.70%) Perforce
14 20 (11.70%) Solaris
14 20 (11.70%) Apache
15 19 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (11.11%) PL/SQL
16 18 (10.53%) Perl
16 18 (10.53%) Web Services
16 18 (10.53%) Shell Script
16 18 (10.53%) Configuration Management
16 18 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
17 17 (9.94%) AIX
17 17 (9.94%) ETL
17 17 (9.94%) DB2
18 16 (9.36%) Python
19 15 (8.77%) E-Commerce
20 14 (8.19%) Middleware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (14.62%) WebSphere
2 20 (11.70%) Apache
3 11 (6.43%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (4.68%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.92%) nginx
8 5 (2.92%) ATG Dynamo
9 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.75%) SAS
10 2 (1.17%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.17%) CMS
10 2 (1.17%) OpenEdge
10 2 (1.17%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.17%) Node.js
11 1 (0.58%) Confluence
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.26%) MS Office
3 7 (4.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Magento
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Heroku
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) SAN
2 9 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.68%) SSL
4 7 (4.09%) HTTP
5 6 (3.51%) DNS
6 5 (2.92%) OpenVPN
7 4 (2.34%) Firewall
7 4 (2.34%) DHCP
7 4 (2.34%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.75%) NAS
8 3 (1.75%) Internet
9 2 (1.17%) SSH
9 2 (1.17%) LDAP
9 2 (1.17%) VPN
9 2 (1.17%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.17%) VLAN
10 1 (0.58%) LAN
10 1 (0.58%) WAN
10 1 (0.58%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 26 (15.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (9.94%) DB2
4 13 (7.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (7.02%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (7.02%) MySQL
6 11 (6.43%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
8 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.92%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.75%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (5.85%) Maven
3 9 (5.26%) Hudson
4 8 (4.68%) JIRA
5 7 (4.09%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.92%) Subversion
8 4 (2.34%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.75%) Toad
10 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.17%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.17%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.17%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.58%) Grunt
11 1 (0.58%) Firebug
11 1 (0.58%) Selenium
11 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (20.47%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Banking
3 4 (2.34%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (21.64%) Developer
2 23 (13.45%) Analyst
3 21 (12.28%) Administrator
4 17 (9.94%) UNIX Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
5 15 (8.77%) DBA
6 12 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.85%) Configuration Manager
7 10 (5.85%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.68%) Software Configuration Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Ab Initio Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Software Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Architect
9 7 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Administrator
9 7 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.53%) Web Services
2 14 (8.19%) Middleware
3 13 (7.60%) XML
4 10 (5.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (5.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
5 9 (5.26%) Spring
6 8 (4.68%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.09%) .NET
8 6 (3.51%) HTML
9 4 (2.34%) XSLT
9 4 (2.34%) J2EE
9 4 (2.34%) JDBC
9 4 (2.34%) JPA
10 3 (1.75%) JSP
11 2 (1.17%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.17%) Servlets
11 2 (1.17%) SOAP
11 2 (1.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.68%) iSeries
4 7 (4.09%) Clustering
5 5 (2.92%) PKI
5 5 (2.92%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.34%) NHS
7 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) Replication
8 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.17%) Open Source
8 2 (1.17%) Statistics
8 2 (1.17%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.58%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 84 (49.12%) Linux
2 30 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (16.96%) Windows
4 20 (11.70%) Solaris
5 17 (9.94%) AIX
6 9 (5.26%) CentOS
6 9 (5.26%) HPUX
7 8 (4.68%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.58%) zOS
11 1 (0.58%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) ITIL
2 18 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 17 (9.94%) ETL
4 15 (8.77%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.43%) Workflow
7 11 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.85%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.85%) SOA
9 9 (5.26%) Service Management
9 9 (5.26%) BPEL
10 8 (4.68%) Automation Testing
10 8 (4.68%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.09%) Performance Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.09%) DevOps
11 7 (4.09%) Migration
12 6 (3.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.32%) SQL
2 28 (16.37%) Java
3 19 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.53%) Perl
4 18 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 16 (9.36%) Python
6 11 (6.43%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.85%) COBOL
8 9 (5.26%) Ruby
9 6 (3.51%) C++
9 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.92%) PHP
11 4 (2.34%) C
11 4 (2.34%) C#
12 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.75%) VB
13 2 (1.17%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.58%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Degree
4 2 (1.17%) OCP
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) SLA
2 7 (4.09%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) COBIT
4 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.34%) Squid
4 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.58%) Xen
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.51%) Control-M
3 4 (2.34%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.75%) Hyperic
4 3 (1.75%) Puppet
5 2 (1.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.17%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.58%) Salt
6 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.58%) Cacti
6 1 (0.58%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) OpenView
6 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (47.95%) Oracle
2 35 (20.47%) Red Hat
3 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 21 (12.28%) IBM
5 20 (11.70%) Perforce
6 12 (7.02%) VMware
7 11 (6.43%) HP
8 9 (5.26%) Splunk
9 8 (4.68%) Ab Initio
10 7 (4.09%) JBoss
11 5 (2.92%) ATG
12 4 (2.34%) BMC
12 4 (2.34%) NetApp
13 3 (1.75%) Informatica
13 3 (1.75%) EMC
13 3 (1.75%) Citrix
14 2 (1.17%) FatWire
14 2 (1.17%) Sybase
14 2 (1.17%) Business Objects
14 2 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
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