Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 47 36
Rank change year-on-year -39 -11 -14
Contract jobs citing Unix 74 125 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.31% 4.22% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.87% 19.87% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 122
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £312 £321 £269
90th Percentile £615 £488 £663
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.45% +19.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 - £12.00
10th Percentile £13.95 - £11.00
90th Percentile £14.98 - £13.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 - £12.25

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 575 629 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.93% 21.25% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 362 522
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £201
90th Percentile £538 £514 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -0.41% -7.31%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.80 £8.58
90th Percentile £19.76 £22.08 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.70 £13.70 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +9.60% -3.85%

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 February 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 February 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 -48 47 £425 +6.25% 17
Pontefract - 10 - -
Halifax +1 5 £438 -0.57% 2
Pudsey +1 4 £493 +17.26%
Huddersfield - 4 £350 - 1
Wakefield -4 2 £350 -22.22%
Bradford -4 1 - -
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 33 (44.59%) Oracle
1 33 (44.59%) Linux
2 21 (28.38%) Windows
3 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (22.97%) Java
4 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
5 15 (20.27%) Red Hat
6 14 (18.92%) IBM
6 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.92%) Banking
7 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database
8 12 (16.22%) DevOps
8 12 (16.22%) Finance
8 12 (16.22%) Information Security
8 12 (16.22%) Performance Management
9 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (14.86%) LAN
9 11 (14.86%) WAN
10 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.51%) AIX
10 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
11 9 (12.16%) Python
11 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
11 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
12 8 (10.81%) Windows Vista
12 8 (10.81%) Windows 7

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 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.76%) Apache
3 5 (6.76%) SAS
4 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.05%) Confluence
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.70%) Tuxedo
6 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.35%) nginx
7 1 (1.35%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) Heroku
4 2 (2.70%) GitHub
4 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) LAN
1 11 (14.86%) WAN
2 6 (8.11%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 6 (8.11%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.41%) SMS
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
5 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.70%) Extranet
5 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) Intranet
5 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.70%) NAS
5 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.11%) Apache Hive
4 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.76%) Big Data
5 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.41%) MySQL
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.70%) DataStage
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.70%) SAP HANA
8 2 (2.70%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.70%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.35%) ERwin
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (18.92%) Banking
2 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (12.16%) Administrator
2 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Support
3 7 (9.46%) Consultant
3 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Active Directory Support
4 6 (8.11%) Telephony Support
5 5 (6.76%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Data Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) DBA
6 4 (5.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 6 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (5.41%) Kafka
4 3 (4.05%) Middleware
4 3 (4.05%) XML
5 2 (2.70%) LAMP
5 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.35%) HTML
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) JSON
6 1 (1.35%) MyBatis
6 1 (1.35%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Linux
2 21 (28.38%) Windows
3 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.51%) AIX
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 2000
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Vista
5 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.46%) CentOS
6 7 (9.46%) Solaris
7 6 (8.11%) HPUX
8 2 (2.70%) Debian
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) DevOps
2 12 (16.22%) Information Security
2 12 (16.22%) Performance Management
3 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.16%) Data Protection
5 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.81%) Feasibility Study
6 7 (9.46%) Data Integration
6 7 (9.46%) ETL
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.76%) Data Management
8 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL
9 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) Java
1 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) Python
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.11%) COBOL
4 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby
6 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 3 (4.05%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) ABAP
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) HNC
1 8 (10.81%) MCP
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) CISM
4 1 (1.35%) CISMP
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) QA
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.05%) GDPR
4 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) HDFS
2 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Nagios
1 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) Graphite
2 4 (5.41%) Opsview
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.70%) Oozie
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.35%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 15 (20.27%) Red Hat
3 14 (18.92%) IBM
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.05%) Google
6 3 (4.05%) Informatica
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.70%) F5
7 2 (2.70%) Microgen
7 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Splunk
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) CA
8 1 (1.35%) Capita
8 1 (1.35%) Veritas