Period
to 17 February 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 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 40 30
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 152 213 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.33% 4.55% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 21.73% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 123 226
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -6.59% +21.33%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £275
90th Percentile £615 £525 £675
England median daily rate £500 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +13.64% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 - £12.25
10th Percentile £13.95 - £11.00
90th Percentile £14.98 - £13.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +16.67%

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 861 980 1,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.85% 20.93% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 578 790
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £136 £207 £155
90th Percentile £550 £532 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 92 139
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.60 £13.96 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £10.38 £9.81 £9.40
90th Percentile £20.02 £24.88 £22.30
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.58
% change year-on-year +5.30% -0.48% +3.63%

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 February 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 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
West Yorkshire -46 74 £425 - 23
South Yorkshire +11 72 £475 +7.95% 9
East Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
North Yorkshire -9 2 £160 -64.44% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 81 (53.29%) Linux
2 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.26%) Python
4 44 (28.95%) Oracle
5 43 (28.29%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (27.63%) Java
7 33 (21.71%) Git (software)
8 31 (20.39%) Windows
9 29 (19.08%) Finance
10 28 (18.42%) Banking
11 26 (17.11%) Perl
11 26 (17.11%) SQL
11 26 (17.11%) Red Hat
12 25 (16.45%) Shell Script
12 25 (16.45%) SMS
12 25 (16.45%) Bash Shell
13 24 (15.79%) Ruby
14 23 (15.13%) Oracle Database
14 23 (15.13%) DevOps
15 21 (13.82%) Mac OS X
16 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (12.50%) Open Source
16 19 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 17 (11.18%) JavaScript
18 16 (10.53%) Solaris
18 16 (10.53%) Management Information System
18 16 (10.53%) TDD
18 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (10.53%) Relational Database

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 (5.26%) SAS
2 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.29%) Apache
4 5 (3.29%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.63%) Confluence
5 4 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.32%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.63%) Heroku
4 3 (1.97%) GitHub
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.66%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.45%) SMS
2 11 (7.24%) LAN
2 11 (7.24%) SAN
2 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.24%) WAN
3 10 (6.58%) HTTP
4 7 (4.61%) DNS
5 6 (3.95%) Firewall
5 6 (3.95%) IP Telephony
5 6 (3.95%) SSL
6 4 (2.63%) NAS
6 4 (2.63%) SSH
7 3 (1.97%) Internet
8 2 (1.32%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.32%) Extranet
8 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.32%) Intranet
8 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.92%) Big Data
5 9 (5.92%) DB2
6 8 (5.26%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.61%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.61%) MySQL
8 6 (3.95%) DataStage
9 5 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.29%) Ingres
9 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.63%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.97%) HBase
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.63%) ERwin
5 3 (1.97%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.97%) JIRA
5 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.32%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (19.08%) Finance
2 28 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Local Government
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (12.50%) Developer
2 18 (11.84%) Consultant
3 16 (10.53%) Architect
4 14 (9.21%) Administrator
5 13 (8.55%) Unix Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
10 7 (4.61%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Active Directory Support
11 6 (3.95%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Telephony Support
11 6 (3.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) HTML
2 14 (9.21%) CSS
3 9 (5.92%) Node.js
3 9 (5.92%) React
4 8 (5.26%) Play Framework
4 8 (5.26%) Web Services
5 7 (4.61%) .NET
5 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.61%) RESTful
6 6 (3.95%) Middleware
6 6 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.95%) Regular Expression
7 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.29%) ServiceStack
7 5 (3.29%) WCF
7 5 (3.29%) WPF
8 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.63%) Kafka
9 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.55%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.58%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.95%) User Experience
6 5 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.63%) Clustering
7 4 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) AS400
9 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.66%) HACMP
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 81 (53.29%) Linux
2 31 (20.39%) Windows
3 21 (13.82%) Mac OS X
4 19 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (10.53%) Solaris
6 13 (8.55%) AIX
7 8 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 8 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.95%) CentOS
8 6 (3.95%) HPUX
9 4 (2.63%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.32%) Debian
11 1 (0.66%) SUSE
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.13%) DevOps
3 19 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 19 (12.50%) Open Source
3 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (10.53%) TDD
5 15 (9.87%) Web Development
6 14 (9.21%) Migration
7 13 (8.55%) Performance Management
8 12 (7.89%) Analytical Thinking
8 12 (7.89%) Information Security
8 12 (7.89%) Project Management
9 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (7.24%) Data Integration
9 11 (7.24%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.26%) Python
2 42 (27.63%) Java
3 26 (17.11%) Perl
3 26 (17.11%) SQL
4 25 (16.45%) Bash Shell
4 25 (16.45%) Shell Script
5 24 (15.79%) Ruby
6 17 (11.18%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.24%) Scala
8 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.61%) C#
9 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.95%) COBOL
11 2 (1.32%) C++
12 1 (0.66%) ABAP
12 1 (0.66%) Korn
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) HNC
1 8 (5.26%) MCP
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.61%) Degree
3 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) CISSP
5 2 (1.32%) CISA
5 2 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) CEH
6 1 (0.66%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 7 (4.61%) SLA
3 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.63%) GDPR
4 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.32%) GCP
6 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Docker
2 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.63%) OpenSSH
4 3 (1.97%) Firmware
5 2 (1.32%) HDFS
5 2 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.66%) RHEV
6 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Ansible
2 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.95%) Puppet
4 5 (3.29%) Nagios
5 4 (2.63%) Graphite
5 4 (2.63%) Opsview
5 4 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.32%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.32%) Grafana
6 2 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.32%) Oozie
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.32%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.32%) Terraform
7 1 (0.66%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) Oracle
2 26 (17.11%) Red Hat
3 15 (9.87%) IBM
4 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.92%) Sybase
6 8 (5.26%) Splunk
7 7 (4.61%) HP
7 7 (4.61%) Informatica
8 6 (3.95%) CyberArk
9 4 (2.63%) CA
10 3 (1.97%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.97%) Google
10 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 3 (1.97%) Tableau
10 3 (1.97%) VMware
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.32%) F5
11 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.32%) Microgen
11 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft