Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 67 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 -18
Contract jobs citing Unix 90 93 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.62% 3.08% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.93% 16.85% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +2.41% -3.49%
10th Percentile £325 £316 £275
90th Percentile £550 £615 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 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 646 552 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.83% 18.26% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 349 410
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £175 £207
90th Percentile £562 £543 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 33
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.85 £24.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -15 57 £425 - 14
Pontefract -1 14 - -
Bradford - 5 £375 - 1
Huddersfield -10 2 £383 +9.29%
Pudsey -2 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 53 (58.89%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Windows
3 26 (28.89%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (25.56%) Oracle
5 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.11%) Shell Script
6 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
7 18 (20.00%) SQL
8 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
9 16 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (16.67%) Internet
10 15 (16.67%) IBM
10 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (15.56%) DevOps
11 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (15.56%) Windows 2000
11 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (15.56%) MCP
11 14 (15.56%) HNC
11 14 (15.56%) MCSE
11 14 (15.56%) MCSA
11 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
11 14 (15.56%) Windows Vista
12 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
12 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
12 13 (14.44%) HTML
12 13 (14.44%) REST
13 12 (13.33%) ETL
13 12 (13.33%) Python

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 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.44%) JBoss
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.33%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) CICS
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.22%) SAS
4 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) nginx
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Magento
1 2 (2.22%) OpenCart
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) Office 365
4 3 (3.33%) Force.com
4 3 (3.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.11%) Apigee
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.11%) Sage Pay
6 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) Internet
2 10 (11.11%) HTTP
3 7 (7.78%) Firewall
4 5 (5.56%) DNS
4 5 (5.56%) SSH
5 3 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.11%) DHCP
7 1 (1.11%) Extranet
7 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.11%) FTP
7 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.44%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.78%) Neo4j
6 6 (6.67%) DataStage
6 6 (6.67%) MySQL
6 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.56%) Apache Hive
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.44%) DB2
9 3 (3.33%) Big Data
10 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (2.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.78%) Subversion
3 5 (5.56%) Maven
3 5 (5.56%) Mockito
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.22%) gulp
5 2 (2.22%) JIRA
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.22%) ProC
5 2 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) Ant
6 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.11%) Gatling
6 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.11%) JUnit
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Administrator
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Unix Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) HTML
1 13 (14.44%) REST
2 10 (11.11%) JSON
2 10 (11.11%) Web Services
3 9 (10.00%) XML
4 8 (8.89%) Dropwizard
5 7 (7.78%) J2EE
5 7 (7.78%) JAX-RS
6 6 (6.67%) CSS
6 6 (6.67%) Middleware
7 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 3 (3.33%) .NET
8 3 (3.33%) Spring
8 3 (3.33%) Visualforce
9 2 (2.22%) Ajax
9 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.22%) jQuery
9 2 (2.22%) OC4J
9 2 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.22%) VSAM
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Robotics
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.89%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Windows
3 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
4 16 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.56%) Windows 2000
5 14 (15.56%) Windows Vista
5 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.56%) Solaris
7 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.44%) AIX
9 3 (3.33%) HPUX
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.33%) zOS
10 2 (2.22%) CentOS
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (15.56%) DevOps
4 12 (13.33%) ETL
5 9 (10.00%) Web Development
6 8 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (8.89%) TDD
7 7 (7.78%) BDD
7 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.78%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (7.78%) Microservices
7 7 (7.78%) Migration
7 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.67%) Scrum
8 6 (6.67%) Web Design
9 5 (5.56%) High Availability
9 5 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) Shell Script
3 18 (20.00%) SQL
4 12 (13.33%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) Bash Shell
5 11 (12.22%) Perl
6 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.89%) COBOL
8 5 (5.56%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
9 3 (3.33%) Scala
9 3 (3.33%) SOQL
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) Groovy
10 2 (2.22%) JCL
10 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.11%) Jython
11 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) HNC
1 14 (15.56%) MCP
1 14 (15.56%) MCSA
1 14 (15.56%) MCSE
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) CISSP
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 3 (3.33%) Xen
3 3 (3.33%) XenServer
4 2 (2.22%) HDFS
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.11%) Firmware
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.67%) Ansible
4 5 (5.56%) Control-M
4 5 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.44%) Terraform
6 3 (3.33%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.11%) Grafana
8 1 (1.11%) Kibana
8 1 (1.11%) Oozie
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.11%) Packer
8 1 (1.11%) Salt
8 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle
2 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.67%) IBM
4 12 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.67%) CyberArk
5 6 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 5 (5.56%) Axway
6 5 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco
7 4 (4.44%) F5
7 4 (4.44%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.22%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.11%) BMC
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix
10 1 (1.11%) Sage
10 1 (1.11%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) Sun
10 1 (1.11%) webMethods