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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 55 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 67 139 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.86% 6.60% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.76% 23.01% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 75
Average daily rate
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£364 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.22% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £444 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
487 604 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.78% 28.69% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 267 251
Average daily rate £275 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 61 65
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -28 48 £360 +2.85% 28
South Yorkshire -3 12 £368 +39.33% 11
North Yorkshire -6 3 £381 +22.00% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (42.77%) Oracle
2 67 (42.14%) Linux
3 37 (23.27%) Windows
4 36 (22.64%) SQL
5 35 (22.01%) Finance
6 31 (19.50%) ITIL
6 31 (19.50%) Oracle Database
7 23 (14.47%) Java
8 22 (13.84%) Red Hat
8 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.84%) WebSphere
9 21 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (13.21%) IBM
9 21 (13.21%) PL/SQL
10 19 (11.95%) Apache
10 19 (11.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (11.32%) Perforce
11 18 (11.32%) VMware
12 17 (10.69%) AIX
12 17 (10.69%) DB2
13 16 (10.06%) WebLogic
13 16 (10.06%) Solaris
13 16 (10.06%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (9.43%) Oracle BPM
14 15 (9.43%) Shell Script
15 14 (8.81%) Middleware
15 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (8.81%) Perl
15 14 (8.81%) Service Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (13.84%) WebSphere
2 19 (11.95%) Apache
3 16 (10.06%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.03%) nginx
5 7 (4.40%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (3.14%) SAS
8 3 (1.89%) CMS
8 3 (1.89%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.89%) Confluence
8 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.26%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.26%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.43%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) SAN
2 9 (5.66%) OpenVPN
3 7 (4.40%) SSL
3 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (3.77%) Firewall
5 5 (3.14%) VPN
6 4 (2.52%) LAN
6 4 (2.52%) WAN
6 4 (2.52%) HTTP
7 3 (1.89%) DNS
7 3 (1.89%) NAS
7 3 (1.89%) VLAN
8 2 (1.26%) SSH
8 2 (1.26%) Internet
8 2 (1.26%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.26%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.63%) LDAP
9 1 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.50%) Oracle Database
2 21 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (10.69%) DB2
4 13 (8.18%) MySQL
5 11 (6.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 10 (6.29%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
8 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.26%) Informix
14 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (6.29%) JIRA
3 8 (5.03%) Maven
4 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.77%) Hudson
6 5 (3.14%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.26%) Subversion
8 2 (1.26%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.26%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.26%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.63%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.63%) Toad
9 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (22.01%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Retail
3 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (18.87%) Administrator
2 28 (17.61%) Developer
3 22 (13.84%) Analyst
4 12 (7.55%) Applications Support
5 11 (6.92%) DBA
5 11 (6.92%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.03%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Configuration Manager
8 7 (4.40%) Cognos Specialist
8 7 (4.40%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) Cognos Administrator
9 6 (3.77%) WebSphere Administrator
9 6 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.77%) Architect
10 5 (3.14%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.14%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) Middleware
2 10 (6.29%) Web Services
2 10 (6.29%) XML
2 10 (6.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 9 (5.66%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (5.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (4.40%) Spring
5 7 (4.40%) Hibernate
5 7 (4.40%) .NET
6 4 (2.52%) JDBC
6 4 (2.52%) HTML
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.89%) J2EE
8 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.26%) CSS
8 2 (1.26%) XSLT
8 2 (1.26%) JMS
8 2 (1.26%) JPA
9 1 (0.63%) Ajax
9 1 (0.63%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) Clustering
2 10 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.66%) PKI
4 8 (5.03%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.52%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.52%) iSeries
5 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.89%) NHS
6 3 (1.89%) Statistics
6 3 (1.89%) Open Source
7 2 (1.26%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) HACMP
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.14%) Linux
2 37 (23.27%) Windows
3 19 (11.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (10.69%) AIX
5 16 (10.06%) Solaris
6 9 (5.66%) CentOS
7 8 (5.03%) HPUX
8 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.89%) zOS
11 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.26%) Debian
13 1 (0.63%) MVS
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.50%) ITIL
2 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (8.81%) Service Management
3 13 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (7.55%) SOA
4 12 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (6.92%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.29%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.66%) Workflow
8 8 (5.03%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.40%) ETL
9 7 (4.40%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.40%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.40%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.77%) BPEL
10 6 (3.77%) CMMI
11 5 (3.14%) Automation Testing
11 5 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.64%) SQL
2 23 (14.47%) Java
3 21 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 15 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.81%) Perl
6 10 (6.29%) COBOL
7 7 (4.40%) Python
8 5 (3.14%) C
8 5 (3.14%) C#
8 5 (3.14%) C++
9 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.89%) PHP
9 3 (1.89%) VB
9 3 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.63%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) Degree
4 3 (1.89%) MCSE
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) OCP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.63%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) COBIT
3 2 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.03%) Squid
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.89%) vSphere
6 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) GPFS
7 1 (0.63%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.63%) Samba
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.77%) ZABBIX
3 5 (3.14%) Control-M
4 3 (1.89%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.26%) Foglight
6 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (42.77%) Oracle
2 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.84%) Red Hat
3 21 (13.21%) IBM
4 18 (11.32%) VMware
4 18 (11.32%) Perforce
5 9 (5.66%) Splunk
6 7 (4.40%) Cognos
7 6 (3.77%) HP
8 5 (3.14%) Citrix
8 5 (3.14%) BMC
9 4 (2.52%) FatWire
10 3 (1.89%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.89%) NetApp
10 3 (1.89%) ATG
10 3 (1.89%) EMC
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco
10 3 (1.89%) JBoss
11 2 (1.26%) Progress
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