The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 27 June 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.55% 2.12% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 11.11% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 36 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 26.95% 19.05% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 24
Median daily rate £130 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.19 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.81% +19.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £13.19 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.64 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in North Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in North Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 2 - - 2
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (50.00%) 802.1X
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (40.00%) Nexpose
4 4 (40.00%) FireEye
4 4 (40.00%) GFI Software
4 4 (40.00%) Rapid7
4 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Finance

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) OS/390
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 5 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (10.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) F5
1 4 (40.00%) FireEye
1 4 (40.00%) GFI Software
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee
1 4 (40.00%) Rapid7
1 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec
1 4 (40.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle