Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 +36
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 70 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.60% 3.72% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 17.28% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 131
10th Percentile £344 £313 £375
25th Percentile £401 £375 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% - +21.21%
75th Percentile £548 £550 £550
90th Percentile £583 £580 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.30
England median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +45.16% -

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 319 405 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.98% 21.50% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 242 590
10th Percentile £131 £178 £162
25th Percentile £261 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £488 £525 £525
90th Percentile £550 £600 £563
England median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 73 96
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.17 £10.75
25th Percentile £12.91 £13.00 £11.26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +1.69%
75th Percentile £20.00 £20.75 £17.69
90th Percentile £23.28 £22.75 £23.13
England median hourly rate £17.76 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.49% - -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire.

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 22 June 2021. 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 -30 20 £500 -4.76% 9
South Yorkshire +13 12 £475 +11.76% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Ansible
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) DevOps
5 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) Python
6 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) AWS
7 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.75%) GitHub
8 6 (18.75%) Docker
8 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
9 5 (15.63%) Microservices
9 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (15.63%) JIRA
9 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
9 5 (15.63%) Change Management
9 5 (15.63%) Veritas
10 4 (12.50%) SAN

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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) AWS
2 6 (18.75%) GitHub
3 4 (12.50%) Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (3.13%) GCP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Riak
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) Postman
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 3 (9.38%) Gatling
6 1 (3.13%) Mockito
6 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Social Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (3.13%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) JAX-RS
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) DevOps
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Microservices
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Release Management
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.38%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Web Design
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Java 8
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Korn
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) HNC
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.38%) NFS
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) HDFS
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Ansible
2 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) Terraform
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.13%) Oozie
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Veritas
5 4 (12.50%) Splunk
6 2 (6.25%) Brio
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
6 2 (6.25%) Nokia
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Databricks
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Informatica
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.13%) Snow
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software