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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 133 107 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.46% 4.73% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.63% 20.70% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 71
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£375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £187 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +148.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
519 517 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.31% 22.88% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 266 211
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 71
Average hourly rate £12.52 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 January 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 27 January 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 +11 115 £375 +25.00% 27
South Yorkshire -5 13 £363 +81.25% 4
North Yorkshire -4 4 £370 +23.33% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 171 (63.10%) Linux
2 112 (41.33%) Oracle
3 71 (26.20%) Java
4 63 (23.25%) Configuration Management
5 60 (22.14%) Red Hat
6 59 (21.77%) ITIL
7 55 (20.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (18.45%) SQL
9 47 (17.34%) Solaris
10 46 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (16.24%) HTML
12 40 (14.76%) Shell Script
13 38 (14.02%) Oracle Database
13 38 (14.02%) Relational Database
14 37 (13.65%) HTTP
14 37 (13.65%) AIX
14 37 (13.65%) Finance
15 34 (12.55%) Python
15 34 (12.55%) Mac OS X
16 31 (11.44%) ETL
16 31 (11.44%) E-Commerce
16 31 (11.44%) Web Services
16 31 (11.44%) DevOps
16 31 (11.44%) Bash Shell
16 31 (11.44%) REST
17 30 (11.07%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (11.07%) Web Design
18 29 (10.70%) Windows
18 29 (10.70%) Apache
18 29 (10.70%) Middleware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 29 (10.70%) Apache
2 26 (9.59%) WebSphere
3 19 (7.01%) Tomcat
3 19 (7.01%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.43%) SAS
4 12 (4.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.58%) Node.js
5 7 (2.58%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (2.21%) JBoss
7 5 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.11%) nginx
8 3 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.11%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) Lync
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.80%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.11%) Route 53
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.65%) HTTP
2 26 (9.59%) DNS
3 21 (7.75%) SAN
4 15 (5.54%) LDAP
5 14 (5.17%) NAS
6 13 (4.80%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.32%) Firewall
8 7 (2.58%) DHCP
9 6 (2.21%) Internet
10 3 (1.11%) PuTTY
10 3 (1.11%) SSL
10 3 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.74%) ATM
12 1 (0.37%) SSH
12 1 (0.37%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.02%) Oracle Database
1 38 (14.02%) Relational Database
2 28 (10.33%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (7.75%) Neo4j
5 20 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (7.01%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (4.43%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.95%) MySQL
8 8 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (2.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (2.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.95%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.21%) Ingres
10 6 (2.21%) Redis
11 5 (1.85%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (7.75%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (7.38%) Subversion
3 19 (7.01%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.54%) Hudson
5 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.85%) Maven
6 4 (1.48%) JIRA
7 3 (1.11%) PVCS
7 3 (1.11%) Toad
8 2 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.37%) Grunt
9 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
9 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
General
1 37 (13.65%) Finance
2 17 (6.27%) Banking
3 5 (1.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (26.57%) Developer
2 42 (15.50%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.28%) Analyst
4 35 (12.92%) Administrator
5 22 (8.12%) UNIX Administrator
6 21 (7.75%) Support Analyst
7 20 (7.38%) UNIX Engineer
8 16 (5.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.54%) Configuration Manager
10 14 (5.17%) UNIX Operator
10 14 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) DBA
12 11 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.69%) Release Manager
13 10 (3.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
13 10 (3.69%) UNIX Support
14 9 (3.32%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.24%) HTML
2 31 (11.44%) Web Services
2 31 (11.44%) REST
3 29 (10.70%) Middleware
4 28 (10.33%) Hibernate
5 20 (7.38%) JAX-RS
6 15 (5.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (4.43%) CSS
7 12 (4.43%) XML
8 10 (3.69%) Java EE
9 9 (3.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (3.32%) Spring
10 8 (2.95%) J2EE
10 8 (2.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (1.85%) Spring MVC
11 5 (1.85%) .NET
11 5 (1.85%) JDBC
11 5 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (1.48%) XSLT
12 4 (1.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.69%) Clustering
3 8 (2.95%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.48%) iSeries
4 4 (1.48%) Open Source
5 3 (1.11%) User Experience
5 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.11%) DataPower
6 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.74%) NHS
6 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) PKI
7 1 (0.37%) CMDB
7 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 171 (63.10%) Linux
2 55 (20.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (17.34%) Solaris
4 37 (13.65%) AIX
5 34 (12.55%) Mac OS X
6 29 (10.70%) Windows
7 9 (3.32%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.58%) HPUX
9 5 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.25%) Configuration Management
2 59 (21.77%) ITIL
3 46 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.44%) ETL
4 31 (11.44%) E-Commerce
4 31 (11.44%) DevOps
5 30 (11.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 30 (11.07%) Web Design
6 20 (7.38%) Incident Management
7 19 (7.01%) Migration
8 17 (6.27%) TDD
9 15 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.17%) BDD
10 14 (5.17%) Release Management
10 14 (5.17%) Load Balancing
10 14 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.43%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.43%) Service Management
12 12 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.20%) Java
2 50 (18.45%) SQL
3 40 (14.76%) Shell Script
4 34 (12.55%) Python
5 31 (11.44%) Bash Shell
6 29 (10.70%) Ruby
7 16 (5.90%) Perl
8 13 (4.80%) PHP
8 13 (4.80%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.69%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.69%) C++
10 7 (2.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.85%) C
13 3 (1.11%) Jython
14 2 (0.74%) C#
14 2 (0.74%) COBOL
14 2 (0.74%) VBScript
14 2 (0.74%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.48%) Degree
5 2 (0.74%) CCA
5 2 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
6 1 (0.37%) OCP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) QA
2 9 (3.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.58%) Samba
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.48%) vSphere
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.11%) UAG
6 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.74%) XenApp
6 2 (0.74%) XenServer
6 2 (0.74%) Xen
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (8.49%) Puppet
2 20 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.01%) Tivoli
4 11 (4.06%) Cobbler
5 9 (3.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.48%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.11%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.11%) Salt
7 3 (1.11%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.11%) OpenView
7 3 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.11%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.74%) Control-M
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.37%) SCOM
9 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 112 (41.33%) Oracle
2 60 (22.14%) Red Hat
3 28 (10.33%) HP
4 24 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.90%) Perforce
5 16 (5.90%) VMware
6 13 (4.80%) IBM
7 12 (4.43%) NetApp
8 7 (2.58%) Splunk
9 6 (2.21%) EMC
10 5 (1.85%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.85%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.11%) SAP
11 3 (1.11%) Citrix
11 3 (1.11%) Sun
11 3 (1.11%) jBASE
11 3 (1.11%) ATG
12 2 (0.74%) Open Text
12 2 (0.74%) Novell
12 2 (0.74%) Informatica
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £155 - £305.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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