Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 62 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5 -34
Contract jobs citing Unix 56 73 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.34% 3.33% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.58% 17.18% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 78
Leeds median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £301 £325 £275
90th Percentile £525 £615 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
% change year-on-year +7.75% - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 445 425 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.63% 19.39% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 273 410
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 22
Leeds median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -8.62% +11.54%
10th Percentile £9.30 £10.35 £8.72
90th Percentile £23.07 £26.10 £24.88
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% -2.67%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Unix.

1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 18 (32.14%) Shell Script
5 14 (25.00%) Oracle
5 14 (25.00%) IBM
5 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 13 (23.21%) ETL
6 13 (23.21%) SQL
7 11 (19.64%) Windows
7 11 (19.64%) Finance
8 10 (17.86%) DevOps
8 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
9 9 (16.07%) Migration
9 9 (16.07%) COBOL
9 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
10 8 (14.29%) HTML
10 8 (14.29%) Perl
10 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 8 (14.29%) Web Services
10 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 8 (14.29%) JSON
10 8 (14.29%) Puppet
10 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.50%) REST
11 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) SAS
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) CICS
4 2 (3.57%) CloudStack
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
1 2 (3.57%) OpenCart
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 3 (5.36%) Force.com
3 3 (5.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.79%) GitHub
5 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.79%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) SSH
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.71%) DataStage
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.57%) DB2
7 2 (3.57%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.57%) gulp
4 2 (3.57%) ProC
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (8.93%) DBA
2 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) ETL Developer
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (7.14%) Administrator
3 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.57%) Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) IT Support
5 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
5 2 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) HTML
1 8 (14.29%) JSON
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) REST
2 7 (12.50%) XML
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 4 (7.14%) J2EE
4 4 (7.14%) SOAP
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Visualforce
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.57%) JAX-RS
6 2 (3.57%) jQuery
6 2 (3.57%) Laravel
6 2 (3.57%) OC4J
6 2 (3.57%) Sass
6 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) VSAM
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) zOS
6 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) ETL
3 10 (17.86%) DevOps
3 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (16.07%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
6 5 (8.93%) High Availability
6 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Microservices
7 4 (7.14%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.36%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) Shell Script
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) COBOL
5 8 (14.29%) Perl
6 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.50%) Python
7 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby
9 3 (5.36%) Apex Code
9 3 (5.36%) Scala
9 3 (5.36%) SOQL
10 2 (3.57%) C
10 2 (3.57%) Groovy
10 2 (3.57%) JCL
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.79%) ES6
11 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (3.57%) HDFS
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) Control-M
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.36%) Ansible
4 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.36%) Terraform
4 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Grafana
5 2 (3.57%) Kibana
6 1 (1.79%) collectd
6 1 (1.79%) Graphite
6 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.79%) logstash
6 1 (1.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) IBM
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.71%) Hortonworks
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Axway
4 5 (8.93%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) F5
5 3 (5.36%) NetApp
5 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.79%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) webMethods