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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing UNIX 158 90 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.70% 3.61% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.16% 15.60% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 50
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £254 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +227.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £14.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £15.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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
604 577 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.77% 23.17% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 318 236
Average daily rate £300 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 +12 126 £350 +7.69% 26
South Yorkshire +2 27 £406 +44.44% 1
North Yorkshire +2 2 £450 +20.00% 4
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 193 (63.28%) Linux
2 94 (30.82%) Java
3 72 (23.61%) HTML
4 70 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (22.62%) ITIL
5 69 (22.62%) Configuration Management
6 65 (21.31%) SQL
6 65 (21.31%) Oracle
7 63 (20.66%) Windows
7 63 (20.66%) Relational Database
8 60 (19.67%) Mac OS X
9 59 (19.34%) HTTP
10 51 (16.72%) Web Design
10 51 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
11 46 (15.08%) MongoDB
12 44 (14.43%) REST
13 43 (14.10%) Shell Script
13 43 (14.10%) Python
14 42 (13.77%) Security Cleared
14 42 (13.77%) Git (software)
15 39 (12.79%) Subversion
15 39 (12.79%) Red Hat
15 39 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (11.80%) JavaScript
17 35 (11.48%) DevOps
18 34 (11.15%) Service Management
18 34 (11.15%) Hibernate
19 33 (10.82%) Tomcat
20 32 (10.49%) AIX
20 32 (10.49%) MySQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (10.82%) Tomcat
2 30 (9.84%) Apache
3 22 (7.21%) WebSphere
4 19 (6.23%) SAS
5 15 (4.92%) Node.js
6 14 (4.59%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.95%) IIS
9 8 (2.62%) nginx
10 7 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.97%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (1.31%) JBoss
13 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.33%) CICS
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) MS Office
1 8 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 8 (2.62%) Route 53
2 8 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.62%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.34%) HTTP
2 32 (10.49%) Firewall
3 27 (8.85%) LDAP
4 20 (6.56%) DNS
5 18 (5.90%) SSL
6 17 (5.57%) TCP/IP
7 16 (5.25%) Internet
8 14 (4.59%) SAN
9 12 (3.93%) NAS
10 8 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.30%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.64%) WAN
14 3 (0.98%) Intranet
14 3 (0.98%) Extranet
14 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.98%) Converged Networks
14 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 2 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.66%) Relational Database
2 46 (15.08%) MongoDB
3 32 (10.49%) MySQL
4 28 (9.18%) Neo4j
5 21 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (6.89%) Oracle Database
6 17 (5.57%) NoSQL
7 16 (5.25%) SQL Server
8 14 (4.59%) Couchbase
9 12 (3.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 12 (3.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 12 (3.93%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.61%) Redis
10 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.28%) SimpleDB
11 10 (3.28%) Oracle OWB
11 10 (3.28%) DB2
12 8 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (2.30%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (1.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 42 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.79%) Subversion
3 8 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.62%) PVCS
4 6 (1.97%) Hudson
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.64%) JIRA
6 3 (0.98%) Maven
6 3 (0.98%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.66%) Mockito
7 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) JMeter
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (9.51%) Finance
2 11 (3.61%) Banking
3 10 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.97%) Retail
5 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (31.48%) Developer
2 54 (17.70%) Java Developer
3 40 (13.11%) Analyst
4 28 (9.18%) Administrator
5 18 (5.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (5.90%) Consultant
5 18 (5.90%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.26%) DBA
7 12 (3.93%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (3.93%) Architect
8 11 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (3.28%) MySQL DBA
9 10 (3.28%) UNIX Administrator
9 10 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
9 10 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (2.95%) Technical Support
10 9 (2.95%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.62%) UNIX Support
11 8 (2.62%) Senior UNIX Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (23.61%) HTML
2 44 (14.43%) REST
3 34 (11.15%) Hibernate
4 30 (9.84%) JAX-RS
5 23 (7.54%) CSS
6 21 (6.89%) Web Services
7 15 (4.92%) Middleware
8 10 (3.28%) Java EE
9 9 (2.95%) J2EE
9 9 (2.95%) Spring
10 8 (2.62%) Mustache
11 7 (2.30%) XML
11 7 (2.30%) .NET
11 7 (2.30%) POSIX
11 7 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (2.30%) Sass
12 5 (1.64%) JDBC
12 5 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (1.64%) Ajax
13 4 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.21%) Clustering
2 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.25%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.92%) Replication
5 14 (4.59%) Smartcard
6 10 (3.28%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.97%) IBM XIV
7 6 (1.97%) NHS
8 5 (1.64%) CMDB
8 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.31%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.31%) User Experience
9 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.98%) APACS
10 3 (0.98%) DataPower
10 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 193 (63.28%) Linux
2 63 (20.66%) Windows
3 60 (19.67%) Mac OS X
4 39 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (10.49%) AIX
6 21 (6.89%) Solaris
7 17 (5.57%) Ubuntu
7 17 (5.57%) CentOS
8 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.31%) SUSE
9 4 (1.31%) zOS
9 4 (1.31%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.98%) HPUX
10 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.62%) ITIL
2 69 (22.62%) Configuration Management
3 51 (16.72%) Web Design
3 51 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
4 35 (11.48%) DevOps
5 34 (11.15%) Service Management
6 32 (10.49%) TDD
7 30 (9.84%) Incident Management
8 27 (8.85%) Web Development
9 25 (8.20%) ETL
10 24 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 23 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (7.21%) BDD
13 20 (6.56%) Workflow
14 18 (5.90%) Migration
15 13 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (3.28%) Release Management
16 10 (3.28%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.82%) Java
2 65 (21.31%) SQL
3 43 (14.10%) Shell Script
3 43 (14.10%) Python
4 36 (11.80%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.51%) Bash Shell
6 27 (8.85%) Ruby
7 20 (6.56%) Perl
8 19 (6.23%) PHP
9 15 (4.92%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.93%) C++
11 10 (3.28%) C
12 8 (2.62%) Jython
13 5 (1.64%) VB
13 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (1.31%) VBScript
15 3 (0.98%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.66%) CCA
5 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) Degree
6 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.93%) vSphere
3 6 (1.97%) NFS
4 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.66%) UAG
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
5 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) QEMU
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (10.16%) Puppet
2 29 (9.51%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (7.54%) Tivoli
4 16 (5.25%) Cobbler
5 15 (4.92%) Salt
6 8 (2.62%) HAProxy
6 8 (2.62%) OpenView
7 7 (2.30%) Ansible
8 5 (1.64%) Nagios
8 5 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.64%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.64%) Cacti
8 5 (1.64%) Opsview
8 5 (1.64%) Graphite
9 4 (1.31%) HP UCMDB
9 4 (1.31%) Control-M
10 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.98%) vMotion
11 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (21.31%) Oracle
2 39 (12.79%) Red Hat
3 24 (7.87%) Cisco
3 24 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.21%) Splunk
4 22 (7.21%) VMware
5 16 (5.25%) IBM
5 16 (5.25%) HP
6 12 (3.93%) NetApp
7 11 (3.61%) Percona
8 7 (2.30%) Citrix
8 7 (2.30%) hybris
8 7 (2.30%) F5
9 6 (1.97%) Brocade
9 6 (1.97%) jBASE
9 6 (1.97%) Perforce
9 6 (1.97%) Veritas
10 5 (1.64%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.31%) EMC
11 4 (1.31%) Remedy
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