The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 29 March 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
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.89% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Wakefield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 15.79% 23.33% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £363 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% +70.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 £9.68 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.64% -6.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Wakefield

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware