Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 46 27
Rank change year-on-year -19 -19 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 154 183 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.11% 4.33% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.56% 21.92% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 123 230
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £290
90th Percentile £560 £615 £630
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% - -
England median hourly rate £29.50 £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -7.81% +1.59% -10.00%

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 930 835 1,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.80% 19.74% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 471 920
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £207 £160 £243
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 66 63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £12.50 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -13.67% +15.84%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.34 £9.60
90th Percentile £43.25 £22.13 £42.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -24 67 £400 -5.88% 32
South Yorkshire -7 65 £406 -18.75% 13
North Yorkshire +9 18 £350 -26.32% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 96 (62.34%) Linux
2 46 (29.87%) Windows
3 44 (28.57%) Oracle
4 38 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (20.78%) SMS
7 31 (20.13%) Finance
8 29 (18.83%) Java
9 28 (18.18%) SQL
10 27 (17.53%) Shell Script
11 24 (15.58%) Python
12 23 (14.94%) Degree
12 23 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (12.99%) Red Hat
15 19 (12.34%) Solaris
15 19 (12.34%) DevOps
16 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
17 17 (11.04%) JIRA
17 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
18 16 (10.39%) MySQL
18 16 (10.39%) ETL
18 16 (10.39%) Banking
18 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
19 15 (9.74%) Oracle Database
19 15 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
19 15 (9.74%) HTML
19 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
19 15 (9.74%) Mainframe

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 8 (5.19%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.90%) Confluence
3 5 (3.25%) SAS
4 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 4 (2.60%) Gentran
5 3 (1.95%) JBoss
5 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.30%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.90%) Force.com
3 6 (3.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.30%) GitHub
5 2 (1.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) npm
6 1 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) SMS
2 9 (5.84%) Internet
3 7 (4.55%) HTTP
3 7 (4.55%) SAN
3 7 (4.55%) SSH
4 5 (3.25%) Firewall
4 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.60%) DNS
5 4 (2.60%) SSL
6 2 (1.30%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.30%) Extranet
6 2 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.30%) Intranet
6 2 (1.30%) NAS
6 2 (1.30%) Skype
6 2 (1.30%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.65%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) MySQL
2 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.74%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.90%) GIS
7 6 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (3.25%) DataStage
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.30%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.30%) HBase
11 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.04%) JIRA
3 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (4.55%) Subversion
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.60%) Toad
7 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.30%) ProC
8 2 (1.30%) Selenium
8 2 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.65%) ERwin
9 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) Mocha
9 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (20.13%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (22.08%) Developer
2 23 (14.94%) Analyst
3 15 (9.74%) Administrator
4 13 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (7.79%) Consultant
5 12 (7.79%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.84%) ETL Developer
6 9 (5.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) DBA
7 8 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Salesforce Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (3.90%) Unix Specialist
10 5 (3.25%) Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) HTML
2 14 (9.09%) CSS
3 13 (8.44%) JSON
3 13 (8.44%) XML
4 10 (6.49%) REST
4 10 (6.49%) Web Services
5 9 (5.84%) Middleware
6 8 (5.19%) SOAP
7 6 (3.90%) Node.js
7 6 (3.90%) RESTful
7 6 (3.90%) Visualforce
8 4 (2.60%) J2EE
8 4 (2.60%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.95%) jQuery
9 3 (1.95%) LAMP
9 3 (1.95%) ODBC
9 3 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.95%) React
9 3 (1.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.74%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.25%) iSeries
6 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 96 (62.34%) Linux
2 46 (29.87%) Windows
3 21 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.34%) Solaris
5 12 (7.79%) AIX
6 8 (5.19%) HPUX
6 8 (5.19%) SUSE
6 8 (5.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 7 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 7 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.25%) CentOS
9 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.60%) MVS
9 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.65%) OS/390
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (12.34%) DevOps
4 16 (10.39%) ETL
5 12 (7.79%) Web Development
6 11 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (7.14%) Decision-Making
7 10 (6.49%) Data Integration
7 10 (6.49%) Open Source
8 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.84%) ITIL
8 9 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.19%) CRM
9 8 (5.19%) High Availability
9 8 (5.19%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (5.19%) Migration
9 8 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) Java
2 28 (18.18%) SQL
3 27 (17.53%) Shell Script
4 24 (15.58%) Python
5 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.44%) Perl
7 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.84%) Ruby
8 8 (5.19%) C
9 6 (3.90%) Apex Code
9 6 (3.90%) COBOL
9 6 (3.90%) Groovy
9 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.90%) SOQL
10 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.25%) Scala
11 3 (1.95%) PHP
12 2 (1.30%) C++
12 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) MCSE
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.19%) MCP
4 7 (4.55%) HNC
4 7 (4.55%) MCSA
5 6 (3.90%) CISSP
6 5 (3.25%) CISMP
6 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) CBAP
7 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) ISEB
7 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.65%) GCIA
8 1 (0.65%) GCIH
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) SLA
2 7 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.60%) GCP
4 4 (2.60%) QA
5 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) Docker
2 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.30%) vSphere
3 2 (1.30%) Xen
3 2 (1.30%) XenServer
4 1 (0.65%) ACF2
4 1 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) RACF
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Puppet
2 7 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.90%) BladeLogic
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.90%) SCCM
4 5 (3.25%) Control-M
4 5 (3.25%) WSUS
5 4 (2.60%) Ansible
5 4 (2.60%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.95%) SCOM
6 3 (1.95%) Terraform
6 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.30%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 44 (28.57%) Oracle
2 20 (12.99%) Red Hat
3 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.09%) HP
5 13 (8.44%) IBM
6 6 (3.90%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.90%) VMware
7 5 (3.25%) Ab Initio
7 5 (3.25%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.25%) SAP
8 4 (2.60%) Google
9 3 (1.95%) Axway
9 3 (1.95%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.95%) IBM Sterling
9 3 (1.95%) NetApp
9 3 (1.95%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.30%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.30%) F5
10 2 (1.30%) Informatica