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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 166 98 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.68% 3.89% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.70% 17.56% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 61 35
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +227.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
646 558 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.12% 22.14% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 301 199
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £172 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 75
Average hourly rate £13.87 £13.86 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 +14 141 £350 - 28
South Yorkshire -13 18 £413 +30.43% 3
North Yorkshire 0 2 £388 - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 195 (65.22%) Linux
2 88 (29.43%) Java
3 77 (25.75%) Oracle
3 77 (25.75%) Configuration Management
4 74 (24.75%) HTML
5 73 (24.41%) ITIL
5 73 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (21.74%) Mac OS X
7 61 (20.40%) HTTP
7 61 (20.40%) Relational Database
8 59 (19.73%) SQL
9 55 (18.39%) Web Design
9 55 (18.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 49 (16.39%) REST
10 49 (16.39%) Shell Script
11 48 (16.05%) MongoDB
12 44 (14.72%) Windows
13 43 (14.38%) Python
14 40 (13.38%) Subversion
14 40 (13.38%) Git (software)
15 39 (13.04%) Hibernate
15 39 (13.04%) Red Hat
16 37 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (11.71%) JAX-RS
18 34 (11.37%) DevOps
18 34 (11.37%) Puppet
18 34 (11.37%) Incident Management
18 34 (11.37%) Security Cleared
19 33 (11.04%) Oracle Database
19 33 (11.04%) Finance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (8.03%) Apache
2 20 (6.69%) WebLogic
3 19 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.02%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.68%) SAS
6 13 (4.35%) Node.js
7 12 (4.01%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.01%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.34%) nginx
11 3 (1.00%) IIS
12 2 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.33%) JBoss
13 1 (0.33%) Jadu
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
13 1 (0.33%) CICS
13 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (4.01%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.34%) Route 53
2 4 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 61 (20.40%) HTTP
2 26 (8.70%) LDAP
3 25 (8.36%) DNS
4 20 (6.69%) Firewall
5 15 (5.02%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.35%) SAN
7 12 (4.01%) SSL
8 11 (3.68%) NAS
9 10 (3.34%) Internet
10 5 (1.67%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.67%) ATM
14 1 (0.33%) Intranet
14 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 1 (0.33%) OpenVPN
14 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.40%) Relational Database
2 48 (16.05%) MongoDB
3 33 (11.04%) Oracle Database
4 32 (10.70%) Neo4j
5 23 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (6.69%) MySQL
6 20 (6.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.68%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.68%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.68%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (3.68%) Couchbase
9 9 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (3.01%) Oracle OWB
10 8 (2.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (2.68%) Redis
10 8 (2.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (2.34%) DB2
11 7 (2.34%) SimpleDB
12 6 (2.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (13.38%) Subversion
1 40 (13.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.02%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (3.68%) Hudson
4 7 (2.34%) PVCS
5 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.00%) Maven
6 3 (1.00%) JIRA
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.67%) Mockito
7 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
General
1 33 (11.04%) Finance
2 14 (4.68%) Banking
3 4 (1.34%) Retail
3 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (32.44%) Developer
2 59 (19.73%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.04%) Analyst
4 30 (10.03%) Administrator
5 20 (6.69%) Support Analyst
6 19 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.69%) DBA
7 17 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.02%) UNIX Administrator
9 13 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.35%) UNIX Support
10 12 (4.01%) Front-End Developer
10 12 (4.01%) Consultant
10 12 (4.01%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.68%) UNIX Engineer
12 10 (3.34%) Release Manager
12 10 (3.34%) Configuration Manager
12 10 (3.34%) Linux Support
12 10 (3.34%) Configuration and Release Manager
13 9 (3.01%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (24.75%) HTML
2 49 (16.39%) REST
3 39 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 35 (11.71%) JAX-RS
5 22 (7.36%) Middleware
5 22 (7.36%) Web Services
6 21 (7.02%) CSS
7 11 (3.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (3.34%) Java EE
9 9 (3.01%) Spring
10 8 (2.68%) J2EE
10 8 (2.68%) Mustache
10 8 (2.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 7 (2.34%) Sass
12 5 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (1.34%) XHTML
13 4 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (1.34%) Spring MVC
14 3 (1.00%) Ajax
14 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.35%) Clustering
3 14 (4.68%) Replication
4 11 (3.68%) Credit Risk
5 10 (3.34%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.67%) NHS
6 5 (1.67%) Open Source
7 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.00%) DataPower
8 3 (1.00%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.00%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) iSeries
9 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.33%) W3C
10 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 195 (65.22%) Linux
2 65 (21.74%) Mac OS X
3 44 (14.72%) Windows
4 37 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (10.37%) AIX
6 26 (8.70%) Solaris
7 18 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 17 (5.69%) CentOS
9 4 (1.34%) HPUX
9 4 (1.34%) zOS
9 4 (1.34%) SUSE
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.75%) Configuration Management
2 73 (24.41%) ITIL
2 73 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.39%) Web Design
3 55 (18.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 34 (11.37%) DevOps
4 34 (11.37%) Incident Management
5 29 (9.70%) Service Management
6 27 (9.03%) E-Commerce
6 27 (9.03%) ETL
6 27 (9.03%) TDD
7 26 (8.70%) Web Development
8 22 (7.36%) BDD
9 19 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.02%) Migration
11 17 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.35%) Workflow
13 15 (5.02%) Release Management
14 13 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.43%) Java
2 59 (19.73%) SQL
3 49 (16.39%) Shell Script
4 43 (14.38%) Python
5 32 (10.70%) Bash Shell
6 30 (10.03%) Ruby
7 22 (7.36%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.68%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.35%) Perl
9 13 (4.35%) PHP
10 11 (3.68%) C++
11 10 (3.34%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 9 (3.01%) C
13 4 (1.34%) Jython
14 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.67%) VB
15 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.33%) C#
15 1 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (11.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.67%) CCA
5 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Degree
6 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.68%) vSphere
3 4 (1.34%) NFS
4 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.67%) XenApp
5 2 (0.67%) UAG
5 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) Samba
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) QEMU
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) iptables
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (11.37%) Puppet
2 29 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 19 (6.35%) Cobbler
5 10 (3.34%) Salt
5 10 (3.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (2.34%) OpenView
7 4 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.34%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.34%) Control-M
8 3 (1.00%) Nagios
8 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.00%) Cacti
8 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.00%) Ansible
8 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (1.00%) Opsview
8 3 (1.00%) Graphite
9 1 (0.33%) vMotion
9 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (25.75%) Oracle
2 39 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 26 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.02%) Splunk
5 18 (6.02%) VMware
6 17 (5.69%) HP
7 15 (5.02%) Cisco
8 11 (3.68%) NetApp
8 11 (3.68%) Perforce
9 10 (3.34%) Percona
10 9 (3.01%) IBM
11 6 (2.01%) jBASE
12 5 (1.67%) F5
12 5 (1.67%) Veritas
13 4 (1.34%) Citrix
13 4 (1.34%) Sun
14 3 (1.00%) EMC
14 3 (1.00%) Informatica
14 3 (1.00%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.00%) hybris
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £115 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 20 days ago