Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 57 28
Rank change year-on-year -20 -29 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 61 93 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.73% 3.71% 5.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.15% 17.92% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 136
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +13.91%
10th Percentile £317 £270 £300
90th Percentile £615 £475 £663
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £430
% change year-on-year +4.29% -5.23% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £12.00

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 431 519 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.30% 20.70% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 323 449
Leeds median daily rate £425 £403 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +1.90% +17.91%
10th Percentile £198 £200 £187
90th Percentile £561 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 49
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -4.58%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.00 £9.18
90th Percentile £25.20 £27.50 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +2.27%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Unix.

1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) Oracle
4 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 23 (37.70%) Shell Script
4 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.23%) Python
6 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (19.67%) DevOps
7 12 (19.67%) Data Integration
7 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
8 11 (18.03%) Data Architecture
8 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
8 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
8 11 (18.03%) Big Data
9 10 (16.39%) Windows
9 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) QA
9 10 (16.39%) Finance
10 9 (14.75%) Data Management
10 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
10 9 (14.75%) Informatica
10 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
10 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
10 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (13.11%) Apache Hive
11 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
11 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.20%) SAS
4 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.92%) CloudStack
5 3 (4.92%) Confluence
5 3 (4.92%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.64%) nginx
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Heroku
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) 3G
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) GPRS
2 3 (4.92%) GSM
2 3 (4.92%) LAN
2 3 (4.92%) LTE
2 3 (4.92%) SGSN
2 3 (4.92%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Big Data
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
1 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.11%) Apache Hive
4 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.20%) HBase
5 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.92%) Data Lake
7 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.28%) MySQL
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.28%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) ERwin
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.28%) Hudson
4 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Data Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Senior Data Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Unix Support
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Developer
6 3 (4.92%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
2 6 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (6.56%) Spring
4 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.92%) RESTful
4 3 (4.92%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) Kafka
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) MyBatis
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) CentOS
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Data Integration
2 12 (19.67%) DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Data Architecture
4 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
5 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.75%) Data Management
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (11.48%) Data Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) ETL
8 6 (9.84%) Data Reconciliation
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
9 5 (8.20%) Analytics
9 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) Shell Script
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) Python
4 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.48%) COBOL
7 6 (9.84%) PHP
7 6 (9.84%) Ruby
8 4 (6.56%) VB
9 3 (4.92%) Perl
9 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.92%) Scala
10 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.28%) R
11 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) CISM
2 1 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) GDPR
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) vSphere
1 3 (4.92%) Xen
1 3 (4.92%) XenServer
2 2 (3.28%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) HDFS
2 2 (3.28%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.64%) RACF
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Nagios
3 4 (6.56%) Graphite
3 4 (6.56%) Opsview
4 3 (4.92%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.92%) Cobbler
4 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.28%) Oozie
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.64%) Ansible
6 1 (1.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Informatica
2 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) CA
3 3 (4.92%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) MobileIron
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) Splunk
3 3 (4.92%) Tableau
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.28%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.28%) NetApp
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.64%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.64%) Micro Focus