Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 24 June 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 66 31
Rank change year-on-year -41 -35 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 60 91 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.77% 3.28% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.87% 16.58% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 147
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £288
90th Percentile £495 £488 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £440 £430
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.44% +18.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.35 - £12.50

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 608 549 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.91% 19.78% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 325 566
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - +26.92%
10th Percentile £213 £269 £281
90th Percentile £550 £521 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12% +23.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 36
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.55% -8.71% -20.33%
10th Percentile £10.68 £9.34 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £20.50 £19.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.19
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.02% +3.45%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -68 33 £350 -16.67% 21
Pontefract - 6 - -
Halifax +4 5 £438 -0.57%
Pudsey +1 5 £500 +21.95% 1
Huddersfield - 4 £388 - 2
Bradford -1 3 £275 -35.29% 2
Wakefield -1 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 28 (46.67%) Oracle
3 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (30.00%) Windows
5 16 (26.67%) Finance
6 13 (21.67%) Shell Script
6 13 (21.67%) IBM
6 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (18.33%) Java
9 10 (16.67%) AIX
9 10 (16.67%) SLA
9 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.67%) Banking
9 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 9 (15.00%) DevOps
10 9 (15.00%) Mainframe
10 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.00%) ETL
10 9 (15.00%) HPUX
10 9 (15.00%) XML
11 8 (13.33%) Web Services
11 8 (13.33%) Solaris
11 8 (13.33%) MySQL
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.33%) SAS
11 8 (13.33%) Information Security
11 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
11 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 8 (13.33%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Force.com
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) LAN
1 5 (8.33%) WAN
2 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) Extranet
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) Intranet
4 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.33%) NAS
4 2 (3.33%) SMS
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.67%) DataStage
3 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.67%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.67%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Administrator
2 7 (11.67%) ETL Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) DBA
4 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Telephony Support
5 3 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 7 (11.67%) JSON
4 6 (10.00%) REST
4 6 (10.00%) SOAP
5 5 (8.33%) CSS
5 5 (8.33%) HTML
5 5 (8.33%) RESTful
5 5 (8.33%) Visualforce
6 3 (5.00%) ODBC
7 2 (3.33%) Kafka
7 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Chai
8 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.67%) Jest
8 1 (1.67%) Middleware
8 1 (1.67%) Swagger
8 1 (1.67%) Tapestry
8 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 18 (30.00%) Windows
3 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.67%) AIX
5 9 (15.00%) HPUX
6 8 (13.33%) Solaris
7 6 (10.00%) CentOS
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.33%) Debian
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) DevOps
3 9 (15.00%) ETL
4 8 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security
5 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) Decision-Making
5 7 (11.67%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 7 (11.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (10.00%) CRM
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) Email Marketing
7 5 (8.33%) ITIL
7 5 (8.33%) OO
7 5 (8.33%) OOP
7 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) Shell Script
2 11 (18.33%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Apex Code
4 5 (8.33%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) SOQL
5 4 (6.67%) COBOL
5 4 (6.67%) Groovy
5 4 (6.67%) Ruby
6 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) ES6
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) CISMP
1 5 (8.33%) CISSP
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
1 5 (8.33%) HNC
1 5 (8.33%) MCP
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) MCSA
2 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 7 (11.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) Cobbler
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.67%) collectd
4 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.67%) Grafana
4 1 (1.67%) Graphite
4 1 (1.67%) Kibana
4 1 (1.67%) logstash
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) IBM
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) HP
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (5.00%) Google
7 3 (5.00%) Hortonworks
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
7 3 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco
8 2 (3.33%) F5
9 1 (1.67%) BMC
9 1 (1.67%) ComArch
9 1 (1.67%) Microgen
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.67%) VMware