Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 10 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 172 172 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.46% 3.89% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.05% 20.07% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 142 140
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £301 £325 £281
90th Percentile £561 £615 £538
England median daily rate £493 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.68% +8.57% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.23% -13.21% -2.78%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,009 857 1,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.32% 19.36% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 546 677
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £131 £195
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 64 89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.87 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.28 £20.70 £33.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 10 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
West Yorkshire -21 91 £400 -5.88% 19
South Yorkshire -17 49 £425 -15.00% 11
North Yorkshire +9 18 £338 -28.95% 4
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 98 (56.98%) Linux
2 75 (43.60%) Windows
3 45 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (25.58%) Oracle
5 38 (22.09%) SQL
6 35 (20.35%) Shell Script
7 34 (19.77%) Java
8 33 (19.19%) DevOps
9 25 (14.53%) Python
9 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
10 24 (13.95%) Finance
10 24 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (13.95%) Git (software)
11 23 (13.37%) Red Hat
11 23 (13.37%) Mainframe
12 21 (12.21%) JavaScript
12 21 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (11.63%) HTML
13 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
13 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (11.05%) Windows 7
14 19 (11.05%) Puppet
14 19 (11.05%) Perl
15 18 (10.47%) AIX
15 18 (10.47%) ETL
15 18 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (10.47%) Docker
16 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (9.88%) Banking
16 17 (9.88%) JSON

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.49%) SAS
1 6 (3.49%) WebLogic
1 6 (3.49%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.91%) Apache
2 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.91%) Confluence
2 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.33%) Gentran
3 4 (2.33%) JBoss
3 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.74%) CloudStack
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.74%) WordPress
5 2 (1.16%) CICS
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Magento
2 2 (1.16%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.91%) GitHub
4 4 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.33%) IaaS
4 4 (2.33%) Office 365
4 4 (2.33%) PaaS
4 4 (2.33%) SaaS
5 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.74%) Force.com
5 3 (1.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.58%) Heroku
7 1 (0.58%) npm
7 1 (0.58%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.72%) Internet
2 12 (6.98%) SSH
3 10 (5.81%) DNS
3 10 (5.81%) HTTP
3 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.23%) SAN
5 7 (4.07%) Firewall
6 5 (2.91%) NAS
7 4 (2.33%) SSL
8 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.74%) SMTP
9 2 (1.16%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.58%) DHCP
10 1 (0.58%) Extranet
10 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.58%) FCoE
10 1 (0.58%) FTP
10 1 (0.58%) Intranet
10 1 (0.58%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.56%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.81%) MySQL
6 10 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.23%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.65%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.49%) Big Data
9 6 (3.49%) DataStage
9 6 (3.49%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.33%) DB2
10 4 (2.33%) GIS
10 4 (2.33%) HBase
10 4 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.98%) JIRA
4 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.65%) Subversion
5 4 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.33%) Maven
5 4 (2.33%) Mockito
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.74%) Selenium
6 3 (1.74%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.16%) ERwin
7 2 (1.16%) gulp
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.16%) ProC
7 2 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.58%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.58%) Gatling
8 1 (0.58%) Protractor
General
1 24 (13.95%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (22.67%) Developer
2 31 (18.02%) Analyst
3 21 (12.21%) Administrator
4 14 (8.14%) Service Analyst
4 14 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (6.40%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (5.81%) Architect
7 10 (5.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) ETL Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Unix Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) HTML
2 17 (9.88%) JSON
3 16 (9.30%) Middleware
3 16 (9.30%) XML
4 15 (8.72%) REST
5 11 (6.40%) Web Services
6 10 (5.81%) CSS
7 8 (4.65%) RESTful
8 7 (4.07%) Dropwizard
8 7 (4.07%) J2EE
9 6 (3.49%) JAX-RS
10 5 (2.91%) Node.js
11 4 (2.33%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.33%) LAMP
11 4 (2.33%) Play Framework
11 4 (2.33%) SOAP
12 3 (1.74%) jQuery
12 3 (1.74%) React
12 3 (1.74%) Spring
12 3 (1.74%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.37%) Mainframe
2 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.81%) iSeries
5 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
7 2 (1.16%) VSAM
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 98 (56.98%) Linux
2 75 (43.60%) Windows
3 24 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.05%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.47%) AIX
6 14 (8.14%) Windows 2000
6 14 (8.14%) Windows Vista
6 14 (8.14%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.98%) Solaris
8 9 (5.23%) Mac OS X
9 7 (4.07%) HPUX
9 7 (4.07%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.91%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.33%) MVS
12 3 (1.74%) CentOS
12 3 (1.74%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.74%) zOS
13 2 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.19%) DevOps
3 21 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (10.47%) ETL
5 15 (8.72%) Test Automation
6 13 (7.56%) TDD
7 12 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.98%) Web Development
8 11 (6.40%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.40%) Test Scripting
9 10 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.81%) Data Integration
9 10 (5.81%) Migration
9 10 (5.81%) Open Source
10 9 (5.23%) Analytics
10 9 (5.23%) BDD
10 9 (5.23%) ITIL
10 9 (5.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.09%) SQL
2 35 (20.35%) Shell Script
3 34 (19.77%) Java
4 25 (14.53%) Python
5 21 (12.21%) JavaScript
6 19 (11.05%) Perl
7 13 (7.56%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.81%) Ruby
9 8 (4.65%) COBOL
10 6 (3.49%) C
10 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.49%) Scala
11 5 (2.91%) Groovy
11 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.33%) C#
13 3 (1.74%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.74%) JCL
13 3 (1.74%) PHP
13 3 (1.74%) SOQL
13 3 (1.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (8.14%) HNC
1 14 (8.14%) MCP
1 14 (8.14%) MCSA
1 14 (8.14%) MCSE
1 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.91%) Degree
3 3 (1.74%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.74%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (1.16%) CISSP
4 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) GCIA
5 1 (0.58%) GCIH
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) SANS
5 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) PCI DSS
1 7 (4.07%) QA
1 7 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (4.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (10.47%) Docker
2 13 (7.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.74%) vSphere
4 3 (1.74%) Xen
4 3 (1.74%) XenServer
5 2 (1.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.58%) ACF2
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) RACF
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (11.05%) Puppet
2 9 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.65%) Ansible
3 8 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.65%) SCCM
3 8 (4.65%) WSUS
4 7 (4.07%) Terraform
4 7 (4.07%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.91%) Control-M
5 5 (2.91%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.74%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.74%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Grafana
8 1 (0.58%) Packer
8 1 (0.58%) QRadar
8 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (25.58%) Oracle
2 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (13.37%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.30%) IBM
5 13 (7.56%) VMware
6 9 (5.23%) Cisco
7 7 (4.07%) Hortonworks
7 7 (4.07%) NetApp
8 6 (3.49%) CyberArk
9 5 (2.91%) Ab Initio
9 5 (2.91%) Axway
9 5 (2.91%) EMC
9 5 (2.91%) HP
9 5 (2.91%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (2.91%) Veritas
10 4 (2.33%) F5
10 4 (2.33%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.74%) Google
11 3 (1.74%) Informatica
11 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com