Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 39 27
Rank change year-on-year -45 -12 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 135 206 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.78% 4.88% 6.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.19% 22.71% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 253
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £440 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -0.56% +18.00%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £296
90th Percentile £575 £538 £700
England median daily rate £500 £471 £430
% change year-on-year +6.10% +9.59% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 - £12.50
10th Percentile £14.13 - £11.25
90th Percentile £16.72 - £13.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £42.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -23.81% +22.63% +14.17%

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 889 907 1,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.31% 21.51% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 514 894
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £200 £177 £232
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.34 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.74 £24.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
South Yorkshire -5 71 £425 -10.53% 5
West Yorkshire -48 51 £350 -17.65% 29
North Yorkshire -4 8 £300 -33.33% 6
East Yorkshire - 5 - - 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 80 (59.26%) Linux
2 48 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (34.81%) SMS
4 33 (24.44%) Oracle
5 31 (22.96%) Windows
6 28 (20.74%) Finance
7 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (20.00%) Degree
8 22 (16.30%) Red Hat
8 22 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (14.81%) Solaris
11 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
12 18 (13.33%) Python
12 18 (13.33%) Java
12 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
12 18 (13.33%) Banking
13 17 (12.59%) HP
13 17 (12.59%) SQL
14 15 (11.11%) IBM
14 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.37%) HTML
16 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
16 13 (9.63%) AIX
16 13 (9.63%) CSS
16 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
16 13 (9.63%) Migration
16 13 (9.63%) Web Development
17 11 (8.15%) SLA

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 10 (7.41%) SAS
2 5 (3.70%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.74%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.22%) Force.com
3 3 (2.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.81%) SMS
2 7 (5.19%) SAN
3 6 (4.44%) LAN
3 6 (4.44%) SSL
3 6 (4.44%) WAN
4 4 (2.96%) Internet
4 4 (2.96%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.96%) NAS
4 4 (2.96%) SSH
5 3 (2.22%) Firewall
5 3 (2.22%) HTTP
6 2 (1.48%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.48%) DNS
6 2 (1.48%) Extranet
6 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.48%) Intranet
6 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.48%) Skype
6 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) MySQL
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.70%) DataStage
4 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.70%) Ingres
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.22%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.48%) Big Data
7 2 (1.48%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.48%) DTS
7 2 (1.48%) GIS
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.15%) JIRA
3 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.22%) Subversion
5 3 (2.22%) Toad
6 2 (1.48%) ERwin
6 2 (1.48%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.74%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Billing
5 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (17.78%) Developer
2 13 (9.63%) Administrator
2 13 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (5.19%) Consultant
6 7 (5.19%) ETL Developer
6 7 (5.19%) Solaris Specialist
6 7 (5.19%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (5.19%) Unix Specialist
7 6 (4.44%) Architect
7 6 (4.44%) DBA
7 6 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) HTML
2 13 (9.63%) CSS
3 9 (6.67%) Node.js
3 9 (6.67%) XML
4 7 (5.19%) JSON
4 7 (5.19%) Play Framework
4 7 (5.19%) React
5 5 (3.70%) .NET
5 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.70%) ServiceStack
5 5 (3.70%) WCF
5 5 (3.70%) Web Services
5 5 (3.70%) WPF
6 4 (2.96%) REST
6 4 (2.96%) SOAP
7 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.22%) Middleware
7 3 (2.22%) ODBC
7 3 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 48 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.70%) User Experience
5 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.22%) iSeries
6 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.48%) AS400
7 2 (1.48%) Clustering
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (59.26%) Linux
2 31 (22.96%) Windows
3 22 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (14.81%) Solaris
5 13 (9.63%) AIX
6 9 (6.67%) HPUX
7 8 (5.93%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.93%) SUSE
7 8 (5.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.44%) CentOS
8 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.48%) Debian
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.63%) Migration
4 13 (9.63%) Web Development
5 10 (7.41%) Open Source
5 10 (7.41%) Project Management
6 9 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 9 (6.67%) ETL
6 9 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (6.67%) Information Security
6 9 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.19%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.19%) ITIL
8 7 (5.19%) Performance Management
8 7 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.19%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) Java
1 18 (13.33%) Python
1 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 17 (12.59%) SQL
3 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.41%) Ruby
5 8 (5.93%) Perl
6 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.19%) Scala
7 5 (3.70%) C#
7 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.22%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.22%) COBOL
8 3 (2.22%) PHP
8 3 (2.22%) SOQL
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) C++
9 2 (1.48%) ES6
9 2 (1.48%) Java 8
9 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.19%) MCP
4 6 (4.44%) HNC
5 5 (3.70%) CISMP
5 5 (3.70%) CISSP
5 5 (3.70%) MCSE
6 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) CBAP
7 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) ISEB
7 2 (1.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 7 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.96%) QA
5 2 (1.48%) GCP
5 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.19%) Docker
2 4 (2.96%) OpenSSH
3 3 (2.22%) Firmware
4 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) BladeLogic
1 6 (4.44%) Puppet
2 5 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.22%) SCOM
5 2 (1.48%) Ansible
5 2 (1.48%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.48%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.48%) Control-M
5 2 (1.48%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.74%) cPanel
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.74%) Plesk
6 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (24.44%) Oracle
2 22 (16.30%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.59%) HP
4 15 (11.11%) IBM
5 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.70%) Google
7 5 (3.70%) SAP
8 4 (2.96%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.22%) Centrify
9 3 (2.22%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.22%) NetApp
9 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.22%) Splunk
9 3 (2.22%) VMware
10 2 (1.48%) CA
10 2 (1.48%) Cognos
10 2 (1.48%) F5
10 2 (1.48%) Informatica
10 2 (1.48%) Remedy