Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 72 43
Rank change year-on-year -29 -29 -17
Contract jobs citing Unix 74 83 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.11% 2.91% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.69% 15.81% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 111
West Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £284 £313 £275
90th Percentile £525 £615 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.86% +4.41% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
% change year-on-year +7.75% - -

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 583 525 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.63% 18.38% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 303 556
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £213 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.34 £8.66
90th Percentile £18.80 £25.50 £20.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% -13.79% +16.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -33 51 £366 -13.82% 16
Pontefract -1 10 - - 2
Huddersfield - 4 £395 -
Bradford - 3 £275 - 1
Halifax +2 2 £455 +3.89% 1
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (52.70%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Windows
3 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.03%) Java
5 18 (24.32%) Oracle
5 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.62%) IBM
7 15 (20.27%) ETL
8 14 (18.92%) SQL
8 14 (18.92%) Shell Script
8 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
9 13 (17.57%) Finance
9 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
10 12 (16.22%) DevOps
11 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (14.86%) Migration
11 11 (14.86%) Internet
12 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
12 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (13.51%) Windows 2000
12 10 (13.51%) MCP
12 10 (13.51%) HNC
12 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (13.51%) MCSE
12 10 (13.51%) MCSA
12 10 (13.51%) Python
12 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
12 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (10.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) SAS
3 4 (5.41%) Confluence
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) CICS
5 2 (2.70%) CloudStack
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) Office 365
4 3 (4.05%) Force.com
4 3 (4.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.35%) Sage Pay
6 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Internet
2 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) HTTP
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.35%) Extranet
5 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.35%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.35%) SMS
5 1 (1.35%) SNMP
5 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) DataStage
4 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.11%) MySQL
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.70%) DB2
8 2 (2.70%) GIS
8 2 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.76%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.70%) ProC
6 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.35%) Gatling
7 1 (1.35%) gulp
7 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Service Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) ETL Developer
5 8 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Salesforce Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.70%) IT Support
9 2 (2.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.70%) Linux Support
9 2 (2.70%) SAS Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) JSON
1 8 (10.81%) REST
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
1 8 (10.81%) XML
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) RESTful
4 5 (6.76%) CSS
4 5 (6.76%) J2EE
5 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.41%) SOAP
6 3 (4.05%) Dropwizard
6 3 (4.05%) Middleware
6 3 (4.05%) ODBC
6 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.05%) Spring
6 3 (4.05%) Visualforce
7 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 2 (2.70%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.70%) OC4J
8 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Robotics
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.51%) Windows 2000
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Vista
4 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.05%) zOS
7 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) HPUX
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) ETL
3 12 (16.22%) DevOps
4 11 (14.86%) Migration
4 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.81%) Data Integration
6 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.46%) Microservices
6 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) Data Mapping
7 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.11%) TDD
8 5 (6.76%) BDD
8 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.76%) High Availability
8 5 (6.76%) Open Source
8 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.41%) CRM
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) Shell Script
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Python
4 9 (12.16%) COBOL
4 9 (12.16%) Perl
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.76%) Groovy
7 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.41%) Ruby
8 3 (4.05%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.05%) SOQL
9 2 (2.70%) C
9 2 (2.70%) JCL
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
10 1 (1.35%) ES6
10 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) HNC
1 10 (13.51%) MCP
1 10 (13.51%) MCSA
1 10 (13.51%) MCSE
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.35%) PMO
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.70%) vSphere
3 2 (2.70%) Xen
3 2 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) HDFS
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Control-M
2 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Terraform
4 2 (2.70%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.70%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Grafana
4 2 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (1.35%) collectd
5 1 (1.35%) Graphite
5 1 (1.35%) logstash
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 16 (21.62%) IBM
3 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Hortonworks
4 5 (6.76%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (5.41%) Axway
5 4 (5.41%) F5
5 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.05%) NetApp
6 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.70%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) BMC
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) Sage
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) webMethods