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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 30 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 133 108 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.21% 4.84% 4.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.54% 19.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 61
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £96.25 £33.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.18% +84.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.75 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £42.75 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
565 552 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.13% 24.74% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 296 167
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 £150 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 65 63
Average hourly rate £12.22 £12.52 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.75 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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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 +6 102 £350 -12.50% 41
South Yorkshire +6 24 £325 +13.04% 3
North Yorkshire -12 3 £335 -13.54% 9
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 114 (57.29%) Linux
2 85 (42.71%) Oracle
3 52 (26.13%) Java
4 44 (22.11%) Red Hat
5 40 (20.10%) Configuration Management
6 39 (19.60%) SQL
7 38 (19.10%) ITIL
7 38 (19.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (18.59%) Solaris
9 28 (14.07%) Finance
9 28 (14.07%) WebSphere
10 27 (13.57%) Windows
10 27 (13.57%) Shell Script
11 26 (13.07%) Apache
12 24 (12.06%) AIX
13 23 (11.56%) Web Services
13 23 (11.56%) Python
13 23 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (11.56%) Oracle Database
14 22 (11.06%) Hibernate
15 21 (10.55%) HTML
16 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
16 20 (10.05%) SAN
16 20 (10.05%) Relational Database
16 20 (10.05%) Bash Shell
17 19 (9.55%) HTTP
17 19 (9.55%) VMware
18 18 (9.05%) HP
18 18 (9.05%) Middleware
18 18 (9.05%) DevOps

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.07%) WebSphere
2 26 (13.07%) Apache
3 15 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (4.02%) JBoss
6 7 (3.52%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.02%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (2.51%) ATG Dynamo
8 5 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.51%) Node.js
10 3 (1.51%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.01%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.01%) SAS
11 2 (1.01%) CMS
11 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.01%) nginx
12 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Office
3 6 (3.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.53%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.01%) Route 53
2 1 (0.50%) Heroku
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.05%) SAN
2 19 (9.55%) HTTP
3 10 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.03%) DNS
3 10 (5.03%) NAS
4 9 (4.52%) Firewall
5 7 (3.52%) DHCP
5 7 (3.52%) SSL
6 5 (2.51%) PuTTY
7 4 (2.01%) Internet
8 3 (1.51%) LDAP
8 3 (1.51%) SSH
9 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.50%) VPN
10 1 (0.50%) VLAN
10 1 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.50%) 2G
10 1 (0.50%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.56%) Oracle Database
2 20 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (7.54%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.03%) Neo4j
5 12 (6.03%) MySQL
6 11 (5.53%) DB2
7 9 (4.52%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.01%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.51%) Redis
13 3 (1.51%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (4.52%) Hudson
3 8 (4.02%) JIRA
4 7 (3.52%) Subversion
5 6 (3.02%) Maven
5 6 (3.02%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.51%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.51%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.51%) Toad
8 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.50%) Ant
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.50%) ProC
9 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.50%) JMeter
9 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 28 (14.07%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Banking
3 4 (2.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (23.12%) Developer
2 29 (14.57%) Administrator
3 25 (12.56%) Analyst
4 21 (10.55%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.05%) UNIX Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) UNIX Administrator
7 14 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.03%) Architect
10 10 (5.03%) Applications Support
10 10 (5.03%) Configuration Manager
11 8 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Software Configuration Manager
11 8 (4.02%) Software Manager
12 7 (3.52%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.02%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.56%) Web Services
2 22 (11.06%) Hibernate
3 21 (10.55%) HTML
4 18 (9.05%) Middleware
5 15 (7.54%) XML
6 14 (7.04%) REST
7 10 (5.03%) Spring
7 10 (5.03%) .NET
7 10 (5.03%) JAX-RS
8 9 (4.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (4.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (4.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 7 (3.52%) J2EE
11 5 (2.51%) CSS
12 4 (2.01%) JDBC
12 4 (2.01%) Oracle ADF
12 4 (2.01%) XSLT
12 4 (2.01%) JPA
12 4 (2.01%) Java EE
13 3 (1.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.53%) Management Information System
1 11 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.52%) iSeries
2 7 (3.52%) Clustering
3 4 (2.01%) NHS
3 4 (2.01%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.51%) Open Source
4 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) PKI
5 2 (1.01%) Statistics
5 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.01%) User Experience
5 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.50%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 114 (57.29%) Linux
2 38 (19.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (18.59%) Solaris
4 27 (13.57%) Windows
5 24 (12.06%) AIX
6 14 (7.04%) Mac OS X
7 9 (4.52%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.02%) CentOS
9 5 (2.51%) HPUX
10 2 (1.01%) Debian
10 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) zOS
11 1 (0.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.10%) Configuration Management
2 38 (19.10%) ITIL
3 23 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.05%) DevOps
5 16 (8.04%) E-Commerce
6 13 (6.53%) ETL
6 13 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.53%) Web Design
7 11 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (5.03%) Workflow
8 10 (5.03%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.52%) BPEL
9 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.02%) Automation Testing
10 8 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.02%) Service Management
10 8 (4.02%) SOA
11 7 (3.52%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.13%) Java
2 39 (19.60%) SQL
3 27 (13.57%) Shell Script
4 23 (11.56%) Python
5 20 (10.05%) Bash Shell
6 17 (8.54%) Perl
7 15 (7.54%) Ruby
8 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.52%) PHP
10 6 (3.02%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.02%) C#
10 6 (3.02%) C++
11 5 (2.51%) COBOL
11 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.51%) C
12 3 (1.51%) VB
13 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.01%) VBScript
13 2 (1.01%) Korn
13 2 (1.01%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) Degree
4 2 (1.01%) OCP
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.04%) SLA
2 8 (4.02%) QA
3 4 (2.01%) COBIT
4 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.02%) Samba
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.50%) Xen
6 1 (0.50%) XenServer
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
6 1 (0.50%) UAG
6 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) Puppet
1 11 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.02%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.51%) Cobbler
4 4 (2.01%) Control-M
4 4 (2.01%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.51%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (1.51%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.01%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Salt
7 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.50%) OpenView
7 1 (0.50%) Nagios
7 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.50%) SCCM
7 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (42.71%) Oracle
2 44 (22.11%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.55%) VMware
5 18 (9.05%) HP
6 15 (7.54%) IBM
6 15 (7.54%) Perforce
7 9 (4.52%) Splunk
8 6 (3.02%) Ab Initio
8 6 (3.02%) NetApp
9 5 (2.51%) ATG
10 4 (2.01%) EMC
11 3 (1.51%) Citrix
12 2 (1.01%) BMC
12 2 (1.01%) Novell
12 2 (1.01%) Informatica
12 2 (1.01%) Sun
12 2 (1.01%) Sybase
12 2 (1.01%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
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