The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / Yorkshire
Rank 33 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 105 184 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.86% 6.52% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.60% 28.40% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 121 99
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

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
486 648 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.51% 22.97% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 415 287
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 57
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 60 £425 +0.59% 8
South Yorkshire -9 39 £450 - 3
North Yorkshire +13 4 £450 +60.00% 4
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 137 (64.32%) Linux
2 60 (28.17%) Windows
3 58 (27.23%) Finance
3 58 (27.23%) Git (software)
4 57 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (24.41%) Python
6 51 (23.94%) Java
7 45 (21.13%) Configuration Management
8 44 (20.66%) SQL
9 40 (18.78%) DevOps
10 39 (18.31%) JavaScript
10 39 (18.31%) HTML
10 39 (18.31%) Ruby
11 38 (17.84%) Mac OS X
12 37 (17.37%) CSS
13 35 (16.43%) Puppet
14 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (15.02%) Cisco
15 32 (15.02%) Relational Database
16 31 (14.55%) Web Development
17 29 (13.62%) Shell Script
18 26 (12.21%) HTTP
18 26 (12.21%) VMware
18 26 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (12.21%) Jenkins
19 25 (11.74%) Perl
20 24 (11.27%) Red Hat
20 24 (11.27%) Visualisation
21 23 (10.80%) Solaris
21 23 (10.80%) Banking

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.98%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.04%) SAS
3 11 (5.16%) Confluence
4 6 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.35%) CloudStack
5 5 (2.35%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.35%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.35%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.41%) Apache
7 3 (1.41%) FileNet
8 2 (0.94%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.47%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) HipChat
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.51%) GitHub
2 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.94%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.21%) HTTP
2 16 (7.51%) Firewall
3 13 (6.10%) DNS
3 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.23%) LDAP
5 8 (3.76%) Internet
5 8 (3.76%) SAN
5 8 (3.76%) SSL
6 7 (3.29%) FTP
7 6 (2.82%) NAS
8 5 (2.35%) BIG-IP
8 5 (2.35%) DHCP
8 5 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (2.35%) VPN
9 3 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.41%) Extranet
9 3 (1.41%) Intranet
9 3 (1.41%) LAN
9 3 (1.41%) WAN
9 3 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.02%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 13 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.82%) Apache Hive
4 6 (2.82%) Big Data
4 6 (2.82%) HBase
5 5 (2.35%) DataStage
5 5 (2.35%) DB2
5 5 (2.35%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (2.35%) MySQL
5 5 (2.35%) OLTP
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.88%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.41%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.41%) Riak
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (27.23%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.21%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.92%) JIRA
3 19 (8.92%) Subversion
4 13 (6.10%) Selenium
5 12 (5.63%) Maven
6 8 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.76%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.82%) Grunt
7 6 (2.82%) JUnit
7 6 (2.82%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.35%) Gradle
8 5 (2.35%) JMeter
8 5 (2.35%) Mockito
8 5 (2.35%) Spock
9 4 (1.88%) git-flow
10 3 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.41%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.41%) RSpec
10 3 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (27.23%) Finance
2 23 (10.80%) Banking
3 8 (3.76%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Law
5 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Electronics
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (28.64%) Developer
2 33 (15.49%) Administrator
3 25 (11.74%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.04%) Analyst
6 12 (5.63%) Scala Developer
7 11 (5.16%) DBA
7 11 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.23%) Unix Administrator
10 7 (3.29%) Architect
10 7 (3.29%) Consultant
10 7 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.29%) SAS Administrator
10 7 (3.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Tester
12 5 (2.35%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.31%) HTML
2 37 (17.37%) CSS
3 22 (10.33%) XML
4 16 (7.51%) Web Services
5 15 (7.04%) REST
6 11 (5.16%) SOAP
7 10 (4.69%) JSON
8 9 (4.23%) Middleware
9 5 (2.35%) ISPF
9 5 (2.35%) Spring
9 5 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.88%) Dropwizard
10 4 (1.88%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.88%) React
11 3 (1.41%) 802.1X
11 3 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (1.41%) J2EE
11 3 (1.41%) JDBC
11 3 (1.41%) JMS
11 3 (1.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.98%) iSeries
3 13 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.63%) User Experience
5 10 (4.69%) Replication
6 8 (3.76%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.29%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.35%) HACMP
8 5 (2.35%) Tandem
9 4 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.88%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.41%) DataPower
10 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.94%) PKI
12 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 137 (64.32%) Linux
2 60 (28.17%) Windows
3 38 (17.84%) Mac OS X
4 23 (10.80%) Solaris
5 18 (8.45%) AIX
6 13 (6.10%) SUSE
7 11 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.88%) VMS
11 3 (1.41%) zOS
12 2 (0.94%) OS/390
12 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.47%) HPUX
13 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.13%) Configuration Management
3 40 (18.78%) DevOps
4 31 (14.55%) Web Development
5 26 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.27%) Visualisation
7 20 (9.39%) Mentoring
7 20 (9.39%) Service Delivery
7 20 (9.39%) TDD
8 19 (8.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (8.92%) Web Design
9 16 (7.51%) Line Management
10 14 (6.57%) BDD
11 13 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.63%) Change Management
12 12 (5.63%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (5.16%) ETL
13 11 (5.16%) ITIL
13 11 (5.16%) Scrum
14 10 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.41%) Python
2 51 (23.94%) Java
3 44 (20.66%) SQL
4 39 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.31%) Ruby
5 29 (13.62%) Shell Script
6 25 (11.74%) Perl
7 20 (9.39%) Bash Shell
8 19 (8.92%) Scala
9 8 (3.76%) C
10 7 (3.29%) JCL
11 5 (2.35%) AWK
12 4 (1.88%) Korn
12 4 (1.88%) PHP
12 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.94%) Clojure
13 2 (0.94%) Groovy
13 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) C#
14 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.76%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.35%) SAS Certification
4 2 (0.94%) CCNA
4 2 (0.94%) CCNP
4 2 (0.94%) CISA
4 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.94%) CISM
4 2 (0.94%) CISSP
4 2 (0.94%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.82%) SLA
3 5 (2.35%) QA
4 3 (1.41%) FATCA
4 3 (1.41%) SDET
5 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (5.63%) Docker
2 11 (5.16%) vSphere
3 7 (3.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.35%) Xen
5 5 (2.35%) XenServer
6 4 (1.88%) NFS
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.88%) SRDF
6 4 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.88%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.41%) Firmware
7 3 (1.41%) HDFS
7 3 (1.41%) NDS
8 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (16.43%) Puppet
2 20 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.16%) Ansible
4 9 (4.23%) Cobbler
5 7 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.82%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (1.41%) Nexpose
8 3 (1.41%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.94%) OpenView
9 2 (0.94%) vRealize
10 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.47%) Control-M
10 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.47%) Nagios
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.47%) QRadar
10 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (15.02%) Cisco
2 26 (12.21%) VMware
3 24 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 21 (9.86%) Oracle
5 18 (8.45%) IBM
6 15 (7.04%) F5
7 13 (6.10%) NetApp
8 12 (5.63%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.76%) Avaya
10 7 (3.29%) EMC
10 7 (3.29%) Sun
10 7 (3.29%) Symantec
11 6 (2.82%) Informatica
11 6 (2.82%) Veritas
12 5 (2.35%) Ab Initio
12 5 (2.35%) Brocade
12 5 (2.35%) CyberArk
12 5 (2.35%) HP
12 5 (2.35%) Infoblox
12 5 (2.35%) Juniper
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