Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 150 183 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.04% 4.27% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.64% 21.48% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 139 156
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £292 £337 £276
90th Percentile £534 £615 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -9.72%

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 959 852 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.46% 19.88% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 504 764
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £155 £207
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 63 79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £12.50 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -14.18% +16.52%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.37 £10.40
90th Percentile £42.20 £21.60 £35.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 October 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 October 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 -22 85 £375 -11.76% 29
South Yorkshire -23 39 £388 -18.42% 9
North Yorkshire +6 18 £338 -28.95% 6
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (54.00%) Linux
2 60 (40.00%) Windows
3 44 (29.33%) Oracle
4 36 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (22.67%) Shell Script
6 33 (22.00%) SQL
7 29 (19.33%) DevOps
8 27 (18.00%) Java
9 23 (15.33%) Finance
10 20 (13.33%) Mainframe
10 20 (13.33%) Python
10 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 19 (12.67%) Red Hat
12 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
13 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (11.33%) IBM
13 17 (11.33%) ETL
13 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
14 16 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (10.67%) Windows 7
14 16 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (10.00%) Puppet
15 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
15 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
15 15 (10.00%) Middleware
16 14 (9.33%) Banking
16 14 (9.33%) JIRA
16 14 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (8.67%) JSON

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 (5.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.00%) Confluence
3 5 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.33%) SAS
4 4 (2.67%) Apache
4 4 (2.67%) Gentran
4 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.00%) JBoss
5 3 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.00%) WordPress
6 2 (1.33%) CICS
6 2 (1.33%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.33%) CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.33%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.33%) GitHub
3 5 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.33%) Office 365
4 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.00%) Force.com
4 3 (2.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.67%) Apigee
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.67%) npm
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) Internet
2 10 (6.67%) SSH
2 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.00%) SAN
4 8 (5.33%) DNS
5 7 (4.67%) HTTP
6 6 (4.00%) Firewall
7 5 (3.33%) SMS
8 4 (2.67%) SSL
9 3 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.00%) NAS
9 3 (2.00%) SMTP
10 1 (0.67%) DHCP
10 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.67%) FCoE
10 1 (0.67%) FTP
10 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.67%) Network Security
10 1 (0.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.33%) MySQL
4 11 (7.33%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.33%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.67%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.00%) DataStage
8 6 (4.00%) GIS
9 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.67%) Big Data
10 4 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.67%) HBase
10 4 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.33%) JIRA
4 4 (2.67%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.67%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (2.67%) Subversion
5 3 (2.00%) Selenium
6 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.33%) ERwin
6 2 (1.33%) gulp
6 2 (1.33%) ProC
6 2 (1.33%) Toad
7 1 (0.67%) Ant
7 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 23 (15.33%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (21.33%) Developer
2 30 (20.00%) Analyst
3 18 (12.00%) Administrator
4 11 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.33%) Service Analyst
4 11 (7.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (7.33%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.33%) Consultant
7 8 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) DBA
8 7 (4.67%) ETL Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) Middleware
2 13 (8.67%) JSON
2 13 (8.67%) XML
3 10 (6.67%) HTML
4 9 (6.00%) REST
4 9 (6.00%) Web Services
5 8 (5.33%) CSS
6 5 (3.33%) J2EE
7 4 (2.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.67%) LAMP
7 4 (2.67%) SOAP
7 4 (2.67%) XSLT
8 3 (2.00%) Chai
8 3 (2.00%) Dropwizard
8 3 (2.00%) Jest
8 3 (2.00%) jQuery
8 3 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.00%) RESTful
8 3 (2.00%) Spring
8 3 (2.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.67%) iSeries
4 8 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.33%) PKI
7 2 (1.33%) VSAM
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 81 (54.00%) Linux
2 60 (40.00%) Windows
3 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (10.67%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.33%) Windows 2000
5 11 (7.33%) Windows Vista
5 11 (7.33%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.67%) AIX
6 10 (6.67%) Solaris
7 7 (4.67%) HPUX
7 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.67%) MVS
10 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.00%) zOS
11 2 (1.33%) CentOS
11 2 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.33%) DevOps
3 17 (11.33%) ETL
4 14 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (7.33%) Data Integration
6 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.67%) Migration
6 10 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 9 (6.00%) Analytics
7 9 (6.00%) TDD
8 8 (5.33%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.33%) Open Source
8 8 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.67%) ITIL
9 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.67%) Shell Script
2 33 (22.00%) SQL
3 27 (18.00%) Java
4 20 (13.33%) Python
5 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.67%) Perl
7 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.00%) COBOL
8 6 (4.00%) C
8 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.33%) Groovy
9 5 (3.33%) Ruby
10 4 (2.67%) ES6
10 4 (2.67%) PHP
10 4 (2.67%) XPath
11 3 (2.00%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.00%) JCL
11 3 (2.00%) Scala
11 3 (2.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) HNC
1 11 (7.33%) MCP
1 11 (7.33%) MCSA
1 11 (7.33%) MCSE
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.67%) Degree
3 3 (2.00%) ISEB
4 2 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.33%) CBAP
4 2 (1.33%) CISSP
4 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) GCIA
5 1 (0.67%) GCIH
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.67%) SANS
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) PCI DSS
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) QA
3 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Docker
2 12 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.33%) HDFS
6 2 (1.33%) vSphere
6 2 (1.33%) Xen
6 2 (1.33%) XenServer
7 1 (0.67%) ACF2
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.67%) RACF
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) Puppet
2 8 (5.33%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.67%) Ansible
3 7 (4.67%) Control-M
3 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.67%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (4.00%) SCCM
5 5 (3.33%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.33%) Terraform
5 5 (3.33%) WSUS
6 4 (2.67%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.33%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.33%) Grafana
8 2 (1.33%) Kibana
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (29.33%) Oracle
2 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.67%) Red Hat
4 17 (11.33%) IBM
5 8 (5.33%) Cisco
5 8 (5.33%) NetApp
5 8 (5.33%) VMware
6 7 (4.67%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.33%) Ab Initio
7 5 (3.33%) Axway
7 5 (3.33%) HP
7 5 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
7 5 (3.33%) Veritas
8 4 (2.67%) F5
8 4 (2.67%) Google
8 4 (2.67%) SAP
8 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.00%) EMC
9 3 (2.00%) Informatica