Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Unix
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 177 262 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.99% 4.81% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.27% 22.84% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 156 221
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £286 £275
90th Percentile £615 £526 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £12.50
10th Percentile £13.18 - £11.00
90th Percentile £14.98 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £30.95 £32.66 £37.00
% change year-on-year -5.22% -11.74% +23.33%

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 873 1147 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.66% 21.05% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 726 750
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £131 £213 £165
90th Percentile £541 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 170
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.94 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.98 £25.25 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017. 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 -21 102 £425 +6.25% 15
South Yorkshire +11 69 £500 +0.25% 5
North Yorkshire -1 7 £475 +8.57% 4
Humberside - 1 £415 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 88 (49.72%) Linux
2 68 (38.42%) Java
3 62 (35.03%) Python
4 60 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (26.55%) Finance
6 46 (25.99%) Windows
7 45 (25.42%) Oracle
8 37 (20.90%) Bash Shell
9 35 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (19.21%) DevOps
11 33 (18.64%) SQL
12 32 (18.08%) Git (software)
13 30 (16.95%) HTML
14 29 (16.38%) Mac OS X
14 29 (16.38%) Shell Script
15 27 (15.25%) JavaScript
16 26 (14.69%) Perl
16 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (14.12%) Ruby
18 24 (13.56%) Banking
19 22 (12.43%) Relational Database
20 21 (11.86%) Oracle Database
20 21 (11.86%) Configuration Management
20 21 (11.86%) Red Hat
20 21 (11.86%) TDD
21 20 (11.30%) QA
21 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
22 19 (10.73%) Open Source
22 19 (10.73%) Jenkins
22 19 (10.73%) Mentoring

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 9 (5.08%) SAS
2 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.82%) Apache
4 5 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.26%) Confluence
6 3 (1.69%) CloudStack
6 3 (1.69%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.13%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.26%) Heroku
4 3 (1.69%) GitHub
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.73%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.17%) LAN
2 18 (10.17%) WAN
3 16 (9.04%) Firewall
4 15 (8.47%) Wireless
5 13 (7.34%) HTTP
6 12 (6.78%) Internet
7 10 (5.65%) DNS
8 9 (5.08%) SAN
9 8 (4.52%) 3G
9 8 (4.52%) GPRS
9 8 (4.52%) GSM
9 8 (4.52%) LTE
9 8 (4.52%) SGSN
9 8 (4.52%) SMS
9 8 (4.52%) SSL
10 7 (3.95%) VPN
11 6 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.39%) SSH
12 3 (1.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.91%) Big Data
3 14 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.78%) Apache Hive
6 10 (5.65%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.52%) DB2
8 8 (4.52%) HBase
8 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.95%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.39%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.39%) Pentaho
11 5 (2.82%) MySQL
12 4 (2.26%) DataStage
13 2 (1.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (18.08%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.21%) Selenium
4 8 (4.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.52%) Hudson
4 8 (4.52%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.39%) ERwin
6 5 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.69%) JIRA
7 3 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.13%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.13%) Maven
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.13%) Subversion
8 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.56%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.56%) ProC
General
1 47 (26.55%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Banking
3 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.21%) Electronics
4 11 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.21%) Marketing
5 6 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (14.69%) Developer
2 23 (12.99%) Consultant
3 17 (9.60%) Architect
4 16 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.47%) Administrator
5 15 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Technical Support
6 13 (7.34%) Tester
7 11 (6.21%) Unix Administrator
8 10 (5.65%) Data Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 8 (4.52%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.52%) Security Consultant
10 8 (4.52%) Security Specialist
10 8 (4.52%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.52%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.95%) HTML
2 14 (7.91%) CSS
3 11 (6.21%) RESTful
4 10 (5.65%) Web Services
5 9 (5.08%) XML
6 6 (3.39%) 802.1X
6 6 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.39%) React
7 5 (2.82%) Node.js
7 5 (2.82%) Spring
8 4 (2.26%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.26%) Middleware
8 4 (2.26%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.69%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.13%) .NET
10 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.13%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.13%) JSON
10 2 (1.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.60%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.08%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.26%) Clustering
6 4 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.69%) Replication
7 3 (1.69%) User Experience
8 2 (1.13%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) DataPower
9 1 (0.56%) HACMP
9 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 88 (49.72%) Linux
2 46 (25.99%) Windows
3 29 (16.38%) Mac OS X
4 15 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.91%) Solaris
6 12 (6.78%) AIX
7 8 (4.52%) Android
7 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.52%) Windows Phone
7 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.95%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.95%) Windows Vista
8 7 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.26%) CentOS
10 3 (1.69%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.13%) HPUX
12 1 (0.56%) SUSE
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.21%) DevOps
3 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 21 (11.86%) TDD
5 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
6 19 (10.73%) Information Security
6 19 (10.73%) Mentoring
6 19 (10.73%) Open Source
7 18 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (8.47%) Data Integration
8 15 (8.47%) Web Development
9 14 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (7.91%) Data Architecture
9 14 (7.91%) Visualisation
10 13 (7.34%) Data Modelling
10 13 (7.34%) Data Visualisation
11 12 (6.78%) Data Management
11 12 (6.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.42%) Java
2 62 (35.03%) Python
3 37 (20.90%) Bash Shell
4 33 (18.64%) SQL
5 29 (16.38%) Shell Script
6 27 (15.25%) JavaScript
7 26 (14.69%) Perl
8 25 (14.12%) Ruby
9 18 (10.17%) PHP
10 16 (9.04%) PowerShell
11 10 (5.65%) PL/SQL
12 9 (5.08%) Scala
12 9 (5.08%) VB
13 7 (3.95%) COBOL
14 3 (1.69%) C
14 3 (1.69%) C++
15 2 (1.13%) C#
15 2 (1.13%) R
16 1 (0.56%) ABAP
16 1 (0.56%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.95%) HNC
2 7 (3.95%) MCP
2 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.39%) CISSP
4 3 (1.69%) CISA
5 2 (1.13%) CEH
5 2 (1.13%) CISM
5 2 (1.13%) CRISC
5 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) GDPR
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (1.13%) GCP
4 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Docker
2 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.26%) vSphere
3 3 (1.69%) Xen
3 3 (1.69%) XenServer
4 2 (1.13%) HDFS
4 2 (1.13%) RHEV
4 2 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.13%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
5 1 (0.56%) RACF
5 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.21%) Puppet
3 8 (4.52%) AirWatch
3 8 (4.52%) Ansible
4 6 (3.39%) Nexpose
5 5 (2.82%) Nagios
5 5 (2.82%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.26%) Graphite
6 4 (2.26%) Opsview
7 3 (1.69%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.13%) Grafana
8 2 (1.13%) Oozie
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.13%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.13%) Terraform
8 2 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 45 (25.42%) Oracle
2 21 (11.86%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.78%) IBM
3 12 (6.78%) Informatica
3 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.78%) SAP
4 9 (5.08%) Sybase
5 8 (4.52%) F5
5 8 (4.52%) MobileIron
5 8 (4.52%) Symantec
6 7 (3.95%) Cisco
7 6 (3.39%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.39%) CA
7 6 (3.39%) CyberArk
7 6 (3.39%) GFI Software
7 6 (3.39%) HP
7 6 (3.39%) Juniper
7 6 (3.39%) McAfee
7 6 (3.39%) Rapid7
7 6 (3.39%) Sourcefire