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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 33 18
Rank change year-on-year -26 -15  
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 80 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.85% 5.19% 8.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.02% 23.19% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 58 89
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £309 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £633 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +66.25% -42.85%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 214 345 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 20.32% 22.37% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 246 201
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Median hourly rate £15.86 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.91% -4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.20 £9.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.13 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 48 (69.57%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) Python
4 23 (33.33%) HTML
5 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
5 22 (31.88%) Windows
6 21 (30.43%) Configuration Management
7 19 (27.54%) SQL
7 19 (27.54%) Ruby
8 18 (26.09%) VMware
9 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
10 16 (23.19%) CSS
11 15 (21.74%) Finance
11 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (21.74%) Web Development
12 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.29%) Visualisation
12 14 (20.29%) Scala
12 14 (20.29%) Subversion
12 14 (20.29%) Mac OS X
12 14 (20.29%) Cisco
13 13 (18.84%) HTTP
13 13 (18.84%) Web Design
13 13 (18.84%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (18.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (15.94%) Java
16 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
17 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (13.04%) XML

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 5 (7.25%) IBM Domino
1 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) SAS
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) HipChat
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.25%) DB2
4 5 (7.25%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.80%) OLTP
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.35%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.35%) Riak
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
1 14 (20.29%) Subversion
2 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.14%) Selenium
3 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 6 (8.70%) Hudson
3 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) JMeter
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) GitLab
6 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.45%) WatiN
6 1 (1.45%) WATIR
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Scala Developer
3 12 (17.39%) DBA
4 11 (15.94%) Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.25%) DB2 Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) DB2 DBA
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) SAS Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (23.19%) CSS
3 9 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) JSP
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Axis
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) RESTful
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) WSDL
5 2 (2.90%) XHTML
6 1 (1.45%) Celery
6 1 (1.45%) CSS3
6 1 (1.45%) Django
6 1 (1.45%) Flask
6 1 (1.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.45%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) Sass
6 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) iSeries
3 5 (7.25%) Replication
4 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) HACMP
5 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (69.57%) Linux
2 22 (31.88%) Windows
3 14 (20.29%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.14%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 15 (21.74%) Web Development
4 14 (20.29%) Visualisation
5 13 (18.84%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (18.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (18.84%) Web Design
6 12 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.59%) ITIL
9 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (10.14%) DevOps
10 7 (10.14%) People Management
10 7 (10.14%) SDLC
11 6 (8.70%) BDD
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
12 5 (7.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Python
2 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) Ruby
3 19 (27.54%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) Scala
5 11 (15.94%) Java
6 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.59%) PHP
8 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.25%) Perl
10 4 (5.80%) AWK
10 4 (5.80%) C
11 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.90%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (1.45%) C#
12 1 (1.45%) Korn
12 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) IFRS
3 1 (1.45%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.90%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) vRealize
5 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.45%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) VMware
2 14 (20.29%) Cisco
3 7 (10.14%) Avaya
3 7 (10.14%) NetApp
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.25%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) Symantec
7 2 (2.90%) Progress
7 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe
8 1 (1.45%) BMC
8 1 (1.45%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago