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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 53 23
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing UNIX 162 68 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.56% 2.97% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.82% 13.52% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 42 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.75 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.08% -91.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
604 503 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.71% 21.98% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 275 273
Average daily rate £313 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 63
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.71 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 3 July 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 3 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
West Yorkshire +18 113 £344 +5.76% 39
South Yorkshire +4 36 £363 -10.76% 8
North Yorkshire -2 5 £400 +6.66% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 188 (61.64%) Linux
2 87 (28.52%) Java
2 87 (28.52%) Windows
3 80 (26.23%) SQL
4 64 (20.98%) Configuration Management
5 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (20.00%) HTML
7 60 (19.67%) ITIL
8 58 (19.02%) Relational Database
9 56 (18.36%) Oracle
10 50 (16.39%) Mac OS X
10 50 (16.39%) HTTP
11 43 (14.10%) Shell Script
11 43 (14.10%) MongoDB
12 41 (13.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (13.44%) Python
12 41 (13.44%) Web Design
13 38 (12.46%) Red Hat
14 37 (12.13%) JavaScript
14 37 (12.13%) Firewall
14 37 (12.13%) DevOps
15 36 (11.80%) REST
15 36 (11.80%) Puppet
15 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
15 36 (11.80%) MySQL
16 35 (11.48%) VMware
17 34 (11.15%) Tomcat
17 34 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (10.82%) Git (software)
19 32 (10.49%) Opscode Chef

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (11.15%) Tomcat
2 32 (10.49%) Apache
3 19 (6.23%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.90%) Node.js
5 16 (5.25%) SAS
6 11 (3.61%) IIS
7 10 (3.28%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.62%) nginx
9 7 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.30%) JBoss
10 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.33%) Jadu
12 1 (0.33%) WordPress
12 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) MS Office
2 3 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.30%) Amazon S3
2 7 (2.30%) Route 53
2 7 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.39%) HTTP
2 37 (12.13%) Firewall
3 25 (8.20%) LDAP
4 21 (6.89%) SAN
5 19 (6.23%) SSL
6 18 (5.90%) Internet
6 18 (5.90%) NAS
7 17 (5.57%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.59%) DNS
9 10 (3.28%) BIG-IP
9 10 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (2.62%) WAN
11 7 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.64%) Extranet
12 5 (1.64%) Intranet
13 4 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (0.98%) Converged Networks
14 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.02%) Relational Database
2 43 (14.10%) MongoDB
3 36 (11.80%) MySQL
4 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
5 26 (8.52%) Neo4j
6 21 (6.89%) Oracle Database
7 20 (6.56%) NoSQL
8 14 (4.59%) Couchbase
9 13 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.26%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.93%) DB2
10 12 (3.93%) Oracle OWB
11 10 (3.28%) Redis
11 10 (3.28%) SimpleDB
12 9 (2.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 9 (2.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (1.97%) Informix
Development Applications
1 33 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.84%) Subversion
3 10 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.97%) JIRA
4 6 (1.97%) PVCS
5 3 (0.98%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.98%) Maven
5 3 (0.98%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.66%) Mockito
6 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.66%) JMeter
7 1 (0.33%) JUnit
7 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) Toad
7 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (9.51%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Banking
3 9 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.62%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (27.87%) Developer
2 44 (14.43%) Java Developer
3 31 (10.16%) Analyst
3 31 (10.16%) Consultant
4 28 (9.18%) Administrator
5 20 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.25%) DBA
6 16 (5.25%) Architect
7 13 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
8 12 (3.93%) Support Analyst
9 11 (3.61%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.61%) MySQL DBA
9 11 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.95%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.95%) Senior UNIX Engineer
12 8 (2.62%) UNIX Support
12 8 (2.62%) Applications Support
12 8 (2.62%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.00%) HTML
2 36 (11.80%) REST
3 32 (10.49%) Hibernate
4 28 (9.18%) JAX-RS
5 19 (6.23%) CSS
6 17 (5.57%) Web Services
7 13 (4.26%) .NET
8 12 (3.93%) J2EE
9 11 (3.61%) XML
9 11 (3.61%) Java EE
10 9 (2.95%) Spring
11 8 (2.62%) Mustache
12 7 (2.30%) POSIX
12 7 (2.30%) JSP
12 7 (2.30%) Sass
13 6 (1.97%) Servlets
14 4 (1.31%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (1.31%) XHTML
14 4 (1.31%) RESTful
14 4 (1.31%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.54%) Clustering
1 23 (7.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.57%) Replication
3 15 (4.92%) Smartcard
4 13 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.30%) IBM XIV
6 7 (2.30%) NHS
6 7 (2.30%) CMDB
7 6 (1.97%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.31%) User Experience
9 4 (1.31%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.98%) APACS
11 2 (0.66%) iSeries
12 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 188 (61.64%) Linux
2 87 (28.52%) Windows
3 50 (16.39%) Mac OS X
4 34 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (10.49%) AIX
6 21 (6.89%) Solaris
7 19 (6.23%) CentOS
7 19 (6.23%) Ubuntu
8 15 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.28%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (1.97%) Windows NT
12 5 (1.64%) SUSE
13 4 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.31%) zOS
14 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.66%) HPUX
15 2 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.98%) Configuration Management
2 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (19.67%) ITIL
4 41 (13.44%) Web Design
4 41 (13.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 37 (12.13%) DevOps
6 31 (10.16%) Service Management
7 30 (9.84%) Incident Management
8 26 (8.52%) TDD
9 24 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (7.21%) ETL
11 20 (6.56%) Workflow
12 19 (6.23%) Web Development
12 19 (6.23%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.23%) Migration
13 14 (4.59%) BDD
14 13 (4.26%) Load Balancing
15 11 (3.61%) Software Delivery
16 10 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.52%) Java
2 80 (26.23%) SQL
3 43 (14.10%) Shell Script
4 41 (13.44%) Python
5 37 (12.13%) JavaScript
6 28 (9.18%) Bash Shell
7 25 (8.20%) Ruby
8 21 (6.89%) Perl
9 16 (5.25%) PHP
10 14 (4.59%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.93%) C++
12 9 (2.95%) C
13 8 (2.62%) Jython
14 6 (1.97%) VBScript
14 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.64%) VB
16 4 (1.31%) SAS Macro
17 3 (0.98%) C#
17 3 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (0.98%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.66%) CISSP
4 2 (0.66%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.61%) vSphere
3 10 (3.28%) NFS
4 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.66%) Xen
5 2 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) Varnish
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) QEMU
6 1 (0.33%) Corosync
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (11.80%) Puppet
2 32 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.57%) Tivoli
4 16 (5.25%) Cobbler
4 16 (5.25%) Salt
5 8 (2.62%) Control-M
6 7 (2.30%) HAProxy
6 7 (2.30%) Ansible
7 6 (1.97%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (1.97%) Opsview
7 6 (1.97%) Graphite
7 6 (1.97%) Nagios
7 6 (1.97%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.97%) OpenView
7 6 (1.97%) Cacti
7 6 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.98%) vMotion
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 56 (18.36%) Oracle
2 38 (12.46%) Red Hat
3 35 (11.48%) VMware
4 30 (9.84%) Cisco
5 28 (9.18%) Microsoft
6 24 (7.87%) Splunk
7 22 (7.21%) HP
8 20 (6.56%) IBM
9 19 (6.23%) NetApp
10 12 (3.93%) Percona
11 11 (3.61%) Citrix
12 10 (3.28%) Brocade
12 10 (3.28%) F5
13 9 (2.95%) Veritas
14 7 (2.30%) hybris
14 7 (2.30%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.30%) Sun
15 6 (1.97%) EMC
15 6 (1.97%) Remedy
16 4 (1.31%) jBASE
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