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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 43 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 86 134 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.64% 5.92% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.55% 21.47% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 82
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £181 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
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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
490 624 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.74% 27.59% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 302 242
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 48
Average hourly rate £13.98 £14.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.44% -4.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.06 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 27 August 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 -16 57 £400 +14.28% 37
South Yorkshire +4 21 £396 +56.93% 8
North Yorkshire +5 4 £340 +8.80% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 83 (46.89%) Linux
2 80 (45.20%) Oracle
3 42 (23.73%) SQL
4 40 (22.60%) Oracle Database
5 39 (22.03%) ITIL
6 35 (19.77%) Red Hat
7 34 (19.21%) Finance
8 32 (18.08%) Windows
9 31 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (16.95%) Java
11 28 (15.82%) WebSphere
12 27 (15.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
14 22 (12.43%) Solaris
15 20 (11.30%) Apache
15 20 (11.30%) IBM
16 19 (10.73%) Perl
16 19 (10.73%) PL/SQL
16 19 (10.73%) AIX
16 19 (10.73%) Perforce
17 18 (10.17%) Configuration Management
18 17 (9.60%) DB2
18 17 (9.60%) Oracle Forms
19 16 (9.04%) WebLogic
19 16 (9.04%) Shell Script
19 16 (9.04%) Oracle BPM
19 16 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
20 15 (8.47%) Middleware
20 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
20 15 (8.47%) ETL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (15.82%) WebSphere
2 20 (11.30%) Apache
3 16 (9.04%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.95%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (3.39%) nginx
6 6 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.82%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (1.69%) CMS
8 3 (1.69%) SAS
8 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.13%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.13%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.56%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) Magento
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.34%) SAN
2 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.52%) SSL
4 7 (3.95%) DNS
5 6 (3.39%) HTTP
5 6 (3.39%) Firewall
5 6 (3.39%) OpenVPN
6 5 (2.82%) DHCP
7 4 (2.26%) LAN
7 4 (2.26%) WAN
7 4 (2.26%) VPN
7 4 (2.26%) PuTTY
7 4 (2.26%) NAS
8 3 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.69%) Internet
9 2 (1.13%) SSH
9 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.13%) VLAN
10 1 (0.56%) LDAP
10 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.60%) Oracle Database
2 27 (15.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (9.60%) DB2
4 14 (7.91%) MySQL
5 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (6.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (6.21%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
9 9 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.08%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (4.52%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
14 2 (1.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (5.08%) Maven
2 9 (5.08%) JIRA
3 7 (3.95%) Hudson
4 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.82%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.26%) Subversion
7 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.69%) Toad
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.13%) Ant
8 2 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.13%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.13%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.13%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.56%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.56%) JMeter
9 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (19.21%) Finance
2 12 (6.78%) Banking
3 4 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (18.08%) Developer
2 31 (17.51%) Administrator
3 28 (15.82%) Analyst
4 16 (9.04%) UNIX Engineer
5 15 (8.47%) DBA
5 15 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.47%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (7.34%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.65%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Configuration Manager
8 9 (5.08%) WebSphere Administrator
9 8 (4.52%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.39%) Ab Initio Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Software Configuration Manager
10 6 (3.39%) Software Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Cognos Administrator
11 5 (2.82%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (2.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.47%) Middleware
2 14 (7.91%) Web Services
3 12 (6.78%) XML
3 12 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (6.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 9 (5.08%) Spring
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle ADF
5 8 (4.52%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.95%) .NET
6 7 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (2.82%) JDBC
8 4 (2.26%) J2EE
9 3 (1.69%) XSLT
9 3 (1.69%) HTML
9 3 (1.69%) JPA
10 2 (1.13%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.13%) JMS
11 1 (0.56%) POSIX
11 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Clustering
2 11 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.52%) iSeries
4 6 (3.39%) PKI
4 6 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.26%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.26%) NHS
7 3 (1.69%) Statistics
7 3 (1.69%) Open Source
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.13%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.56%) HACMP
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (46.89%) Linux
2 32 (18.08%) Windows
3 31 (17.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (12.43%) Solaris
5 19 (10.73%) AIX
6 10 (5.65%) HPUX
7 9 (5.08%) CentOS
8 6 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.69%) zOS
10 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) MVS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.03%) ITIL
2 18 (10.17%) Configuration Management
3 16 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.47%) ETL
5 13 (7.34%) Service Management
5 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.78%) Workflow
6 12 (6.78%) SOA
6 12 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.65%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.65%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.52%) Performance Testing
9 8 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.95%) Migration
10 7 (3.95%) BPEL
10 7 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.95%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.39%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.73%) SQL
2 30 (16.95%) Java
3 19 (10.73%) Perl
3 19 (10.73%) PL/SQL
4 16 (9.04%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.21%) Python
6 10 (5.65%) COBOL
7 7 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.82%) C++
9 4 (2.26%) C
9 4 (2.26%) C#
9 4 (2.26%) Ruby
10 3 (1.69%) VB
10 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) AWK
12 1 (0.56%) Jython
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.56%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.13%) MCSE
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.13%) OCP
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.56%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) SLA
2 6 (3.39%) COBIT
2 6 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.82%) Squid
5 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) GPFS
7 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.56%) Samba
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.39%) Control-M
3 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.69%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (1.13%) Puppet
5 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) Salt
6 1 (0.56%) OpenView
6 1 (0.56%) Cacti
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (45.20%) Oracle
2 35 (19.77%) Red Hat
3 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.30%) IBM
5 19 (10.73%) Perforce
6 14 (7.91%) VMware
7 9 (5.08%) Splunk
8 8 (4.52%) HP
9 6 (3.39%) JBoss
9 6 (3.39%) Ab Initio
10 5 (2.82%) ATG
10 5 (2.82%) Cognos
11 4 (2.26%) Citrix
11 4 (2.26%) BMC
11 4 (2.26%) FatWire
12 3 (1.69%) Informatica
12 3 (1.69%) NetApp
13 2 (1.13%) Progress
13 2 (1.13%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.13%) EMC
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