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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / Yorkshire
Rank 31 21 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing Unix 123 208 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.69% 7.33% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.85% 32.35% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 142 97
Median daily rate £440 £426 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +13.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £303 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £698 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 495 643 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.92% 22.65% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 414 301
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 71
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.91 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.06% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -2 62 £488 +14.70%
West Yorkshire -21 53 £425 +3.59% 20
North Yorkshire +8 5 £450 +23.28% 3
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 153 (70.18%) Linux
2 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
3 75 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (32.57%) Java
5 69 (31.65%) Mac OS X
6 66 (30.28%) CSS
7 65 (29.82%) Python
8 64 (29.36%) Configuration Management
9 62 (28.44%) JavaScript
10 55 (25.23%) HTML
11 54 (24.77%) Windows
11 54 (24.77%) Finance
11 54 (24.77%) Web Development
11 54 (24.77%) Relational Database
12 52 (23.85%) Ruby
13 49 (22.48%) DevOps
14 40 (18.35%) TDD
15 39 (17.89%) HTTP
16 37 (16.97%) SQL
17 36 (16.51%) Mentoring
18 35 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (16.06%) Visualisation
19 34 (15.60%) Responsive Web Design
19 34 (15.60%) Web Design
20 33 (15.14%) Line Management
21 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (14.22%) Cisco
22 29 (13.30%) Continuous Delivery
23 27 (12.39%) Web Services
24 24 (11.01%) Red Hat

Unix
Top Related 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 15 (6.88%) SAS
2 12 (5.50%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.05%) Confluence
4 5 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.29%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.83%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.92%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.46%) FileNet
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.46%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) HipChat
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.59%) GitHub
2 7 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.89%) HTTP
2 15 (6.88%) Firewall
3 13 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.50%) DNS
5 10 (4.59%) SAN
6 9 (4.13%) Internet
7 8 (3.67%) SSL
8 7 (3.21%) NAS
9 6 (2.75%) FTP
9 6 (2.75%) LDAP
9 6 (2.75%) VPN
10 5 (2.29%) DHCP
10 5 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (1.83%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.83%) Wireless
12 3 (1.38%) LAN
12 3 (1.38%) WAN
13 2 (0.92%) Intranet
13 2 (0.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.77%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.42%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.75%) Apache Hive
4 6 (2.75%) Big Data
4 6 (2.75%) HBase
5 5 (2.29%) DataStage
5 5 (2.29%) DB2
5 5 (2.29%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (2.29%) OLTP
5 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.83%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.38%) Riak
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (36.70%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.26%) Subversion
3 17 (7.80%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.88%) JIRA
5 6 (2.75%) Maven
6 5 (2.29%) Gradle
6 5 (2.29%) JUnit
6 5 (2.29%) Mockito
6 5 (2.29%) Spock
7 4 (1.83%) git-flow
8 3 (1.38%) Selenium
8 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.92%) Ant
9 2 (0.92%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.92%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.92%) JMeter
9 2 (0.92%) jMock
10 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 54 (24.77%) Finance
2 18 (8.26%) Banking
3 6 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.38%) Law
5 2 (0.92%) Electronics
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.92%) Marketing
5 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (39.91%) Developer
2 47 (21.56%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.22%) Administrator
4 18 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (8.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (7.34%) Scala Developer
6 13 (5.96%) Analyst
7 12 (5.50%) DBA
8 10 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.59%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (4.13%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 9 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.13%) Unix Administrator
10 8 (3.67%) HTML Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (3.21%) SAS Administrator
11 7 (3.21%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.29%) Big Data Analyst
12 5 (2.29%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.28%) CSS
2 55 (25.23%) HTML
3 27 (12.39%) Web Services
4 23 (10.55%) REST
5 11 (5.05%) XML
6 7 (3.21%) SOAP
7 6 (2.75%) Middleware
8 5 (2.29%) ISPF
8 5 (2.29%) J2EE
8 5 (2.29%) Spring
9 4 (1.83%) 802.1X
9 4 (1.83%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.83%) Node.js
10 3 (1.38%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.38%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.38%) JDBC
10 3 (1.38%) JMS
10 3 (1.38%) JSON
10 3 (1.38%) JSP
11 2 (0.92%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.01%) User Experience
3 14 (6.42%) iSeries
4 11 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.59%) Replication
6 8 (3.67%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.29%) HACMP
7 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.29%) Tandem
8 4 (1.83%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.92%) DataPower
10 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 153 (70.18%) Linux
2 69 (31.65%) Mac OS X
3 54 (24.77%) Windows
4 23 (10.55%) Solaris
5 13 (5.96%) AIX
5 13 (5.96%) SUSE
6 11 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.83%) VMS
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.38%) zOS
9 2 (0.92%) OS/390
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.46%) HPUX
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.36%) Configuration Management
3 54 (24.77%) Web Development
4 49 (22.48%) DevOps
5 40 (18.35%) TDD
6 36 (16.51%) Mentoring
7 35 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (16.06%) Visualisation
8 34 (15.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (15.60%) Web Design
9 33 (15.14%) Line Management
10 29 (13.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (10.55%) BDD
12 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
13 19 (8.72%) Front End Development
14 18 (8.26%) Automated Testing
15 15 (6.88%) Continuous Deployment
16 14 (6.42%) Prototyping
17 13 (5.96%) Rapid Prototyping
18 12 (5.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (32.57%) Java
2 65 (29.82%) Python
3 62 (28.44%) JavaScript
4 52 (23.85%) Ruby
5 37 (16.97%) SQL
6 23 (10.55%) Shell Script
7 22 (10.09%) Perl
8 20 (9.17%) Scala
9 15 (6.88%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.67%) C
11 7 (3.21%) JCL
12 5 (2.29%) AWK
13 4 (1.83%) Korn
13 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.38%) PHP
15 2 (0.92%) Clojure
15 2 (0.92%) Groovy
15 2 (0.92%) Jython
15 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.92%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 19 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.59%) Degree
3 8 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.21%) BC Cleared
5 5 (2.29%) SAS Certification
6 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.92%) CCNA
7 2 (0.92%) CCNP
7 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.92%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CISA
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.75%) SLA
4 3 (1.38%) FATCA
4 3 (1.38%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.50%) Docker
2 8 (3.67%) vSphere
3 7 (3.21%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (2.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.29%) NFS
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.83%) SRDF
6 4 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.83%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.38%) HDFS
8 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.92%) Firmware
8 2 (0.92%) Xen
8 2 (0.92%) XenServer
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.09%) Puppet
2 16 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.59%) Ansible
4 6 (2.75%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.83%) Nexpose
5 4 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.92%) OpenView
6 2 (0.92%) vRealize
7 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.46%) Control-M
7 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.46%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.46%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.46%) QRadar
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (14.22%) Cisco
2 24 (11.01%) Red Hat
2 24 (11.01%) VMware
3 17 (7.80%) Oracle
4 15 (6.88%) F5
5 14 (6.42%) IBM
6 13 (5.96%) NetApp
7 12 (5.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.67%) Avaya
9 7 (3.21%) EMC
9 7 (3.21%) Symantec
10 6 (2.75%) Brocade
10 6 (2.75%) Informatica
10 6 (2.75%) Juniper
10 6 (2.75%) Veritas
11 5 (2.29%) Ab Initio
11 5 (2.29%) Infoblox
11 5 (2.29%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.83%) FireEye
12 4 (1.83%) LogRhythm
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