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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 147 106 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.80% 4.65% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.61% 19.92% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 68
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£350 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £22.50 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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
574 532 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.65% 23.32% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 288 198
Average daily rate £313 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 59 63
Average hourly rate £12.51 £12.52 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +17 120 £375 +2.73% 39
South Yorkshire +6 22 £325 +36.84% 7
North Yorkshire -12 2 £350 -9.67% 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 135 (60.00%) Linux
2 98 (43.56%) Oracle
3 58 (25.78%) Configuration Management
4 56 (24.89%) Java
5 49 (21.78%) Red Hat
6 45 (20.00%) ITIL
7 42 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (18.22%) Solaris
9 40 (17.78%) SQL
10 36 (16.00%) Shell Script
11 34 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (14.22%) Finance
12 32 (14.22%) Oracle Database
13 29 (12.89%) WebSphere
13 29 (12.89%) Python
14 28 (12.44%) Web Services
14 28 (12.44%) Hibernate
15 27 (12.00%) Windows
15 27 (12.00%) HTML
15 27 (12.00%) Relational Database
16 26 (11.56%) Bash Shell
16 26 (11.56%) Apache
17 25 (11.11%) AIX
17 25 (11.11%) HTTP
17 25 (11.11%) DevOps
18 24 (10.67%) MongoDB
18 24 (10.67%) Microsoft
19 23 (10.22%) HP
19 23 (10.22%) Middleware
20 22 (9.78%) Mac OS X

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (12.89%) WebSphere
2 26 (11.56%) Apache
3 13 (5.78%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (5.33%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.67%) JBoss
5 6 (2.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.78%) Node.js
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.33%) ATG Dynamo
7 3 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.33%) SAS
7 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.89%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.89%) nginx
8 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Lync
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.78%) MS Office
3 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) Route 53
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.11%) HTTP
2 19 (8.44%) SAN
3 15 (6.67%) DNS
4 12 (5.33%) NAS
5 9 (4.00%) Firewall
5 9 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.11%) LDAP
6 7 (3.11%) DHCP
6 7 (3.11%) SSL
7 5 (2.22%) PuTTY
7 5 (2.22%) Internet
8 3 (1.33%) SSH
9 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.44%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.22%) Oracle Database
2 27 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 22 (9.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (8.44%) Neo4j
6 15 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.44%) MySQL
9 8 (3.56%) DB2
10 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.11%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.22%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.78%) Redis
13 4 (1.78%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (6.22%) Hudson
3 8 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.56%) Subversion
4 7 (3.11%) JIRA
5 6 (2.67%) Maven
5 6 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.33%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.33%) Toad
7 2 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.44%) Grunt
8 1 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 32 (14.22%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Banking
3 6 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.67%) Developer
2 33 (14.67%) Administrator
3 29 (12.89%) Java Developer
4 25 (11.11%) Analyst
5 20 (8.89%) UNIX Administrator
6 17 (7.56%) UNIX Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
9 14 (6.22%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Software Manager
12 9 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (4.00%) DBA
12 9 (4.00%) Architect
12 9 (4.00%) Software Configuration Manager
13 8 (3.56%) UNIX Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.44%) Web Services
1 28 (12.44%) Hibernate
2 27 (12.00%) HTML
3 23 (10.22%) Middleware
4 22 (9.78%) REST
5 18 (8.00%) JAX-RS
6 15 (6.67%) XML
7 12 (5.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (4.00%) Spring
10 8 (3.56%) Java EE
10 8 (3.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (3.56%) .NET
11 6 (2.67%) J2EE
11 6 (2.67%) CSS
12 4 (1.78%) JDBC
12 4 (1.78%) XSLT
12 4 (1.78%) JPA
13 3 (1.33%) LAMP
13 3 (1.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.00%) Clustering
3 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.11%) iSeries
4 4 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.33%) Open Source
5 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.33%) NHS
5 3 (1.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.44%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) CMDB
7 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 135 (60.00%) Linux
2 42 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (18.22%) Solaris
4 27 (12.00%) Windows
5 25 (11.11%) AIX
6 22 (9.78%) Mac OS X
7 12 (5.33%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.56%) CentOS
9 4 (1.78%) HPUX
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.89%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) zOS
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.78%) Configuration Management
2 45 (20.00%) ITIL
3 34 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.11%) DevOps
5 19 (8.44%) ETL
6 18 (8.00%) Web Design
6 18 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (7.56%) E-Commerce
8 14 (6.22%) Incident Management
8 14 (6.22%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.33%) Migration
10 11 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.44%) Service Management
11 10 (4.44%) Load Balancing
12 9 (4.00%) BPEL
13 8 (3.56%) Workflow
13 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.89%) Java
2 40 (17.78%) SQL
3 36 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 29 (12.89%) Python
5 26 (11.56%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.33%) Ruby
7 17 (7.56%) Perl
8 7 (3.11%) PHP
9 6 (2.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.67%) C++
10 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.78%) C#
11 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.89%) COBOL
12 2 (0.89%) VBScript
12 2 (0.89%) VB
12 2 (0.89%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.89%) Korn
13 1 (0.44%) REXX
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ISEB
5 1 (0.44%) OCP
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) SLA
1 9 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.11%) Samba
3 6 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.78%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) Xen
6 1 (0.44%) XenServer
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) Puppet
2 16 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.44%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.00%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.78%) Control-M
6 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.33%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.89%) Salt
8 2 (0.89%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.89%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) SCCM
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 98 (43.56%) Oracle
2 49 (21.78%) Red Hat
3 24 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 23 (10.22%) HP
5 17 (7.56%) VMware
6 15 (6.67%) Perforce
7 12 (5.33%) IBM
8 10 (4.44%) Splunk
8 10 (4.44%) NetApp
9 6 (2.67%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.78%) EMC
11 3 (1.33%) Sun
11 3 (1.33%) SAP
11 3 (1.33%) ATG
12 2 (0.89%) Sybase
12 2 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.89%) Citrix
12 2 (0.89%) BMC
12 2 (0.89%) Informatica
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