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 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 30 29
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Unix 80 159 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.02% 5.74% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.85% 23.73% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 112 93
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

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 403 670 632
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.25% 24.20% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 469 357
Median daily rate £360 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 54
Median hourly rate £11.88 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.03% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire -24 38 £400 -5.88% 12
South Yorkshire -3 32 £500 +11.11% 8
North Yorkshire +11 6 £475 +31.03% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 127 (62.56%) Linux
2 106 (52.22%) Java
3 99 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (42.36%) JavaScript
5 84 (41.38%) Git (software)
6 82 (40.39%) Mac OS X
7 75 (36.95%) CSS
8 73 (35.96%) HTML
8 73 (35.96%) Python
9 69 (33.99%) Configuration Management
10 63 (31.03%) Relational Database
11 59 (29.06%) Test Automation
12 58 (28.57%) Finance
13 57 (28.08%) Web Development
14 54 (26.60%) TDD
15 53 (26.11%) Windows
16 52 (25.62%) DevOps
17 50 (24.63%) Ruby
18 46 (22.66%) Mentoring
18 46 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (21.67%) BDD
19 44 (21.67%) Line Management
20 39 (19.21%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (19.21%) Web Design
21 38 (18.72%) Continuous Delivery
22 34 (16.75%) User Experience
23 33 (16.26%) HTTP
24 32 (15.76%) Visualisation
25 31 (15.27%) Data Visualisation
25 31 (15.27%) Web Services

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 (4.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.96%) Apache
2 6 (2.96%) Confluence
2 6 (2.96%) SAS
3 5 (2.46%) IBM Domino
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.99%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) nginx
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 18 (8.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) GitHub
2 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) HTTP
2 19 (9.36%) Internet
3 15 (7.39%) Firewall
3 15 (7.39%) Wireless
4 12 (5.91%) WAN
5 11 (5.42%) LAN
6 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.43%) DNS
8 8 (3.94%) 3G
8 8 (3.94%) GPRS
8 8 (3.94%) GSM
8 8 (3.94%) LTE
8 8 (3.94%) SGSN
9 7 (3.45%) SSL
9 7 (3.45%) VPN
10 5 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.97%) DHCP
11 4 (1.97%) SAN
12 3 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (1.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.94%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.48%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.48%) DB2
4 3 (1.48%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (1.48%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.48%) Riak
4 3 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.99%) GIS
5 2 (0.99%) OLTP
5 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.30%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.88%) Cucumber
3 16 (7.88%) Selenium
4 15 (7.39%) Hudson
4 15 (7.39%) WebDriver
5 11 (5.42%) Subversion
6 9 (4.43%) JIRA
7 4 (1.97%) git-flow
8 3 (1.48%) JUnit
8 3 (1.48%) Maven
9 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.99%) ProC
10 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.49%) JMeter
10 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.49%) Mockito
10 1 (0.49%) NUnit
10 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.49%) WATIR
General
1 58 (28.57%) Finance
2 20 (9.85%) Marketing
3 18 (8.87%) Electronics
3 18 (8.87%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.87%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.90%) Banking
5 4 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Games
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (45.81%) Developer
2 48 (23.65%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (8.87%) Tester
5 14 (6.90%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 14 (6.90%) Scala Developer
6 13 (6.40%) Automation Tester
6 13 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Administrator
8 10 (4.93%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.94%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 8 (3.94%) DBA
10 8 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.45%) Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 7 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (2.96%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (36.95%) CSS
2 73 (35.96%) HTML
3 31 (15.27%) Web Services
4 26 (12.81%) REST
5 19 (9.36%) XML
6 12 (5.91%) React
7 9 (4.43%) J2EE
8 6 (2.96%) 802.1X
9 4 (1.97%) Node.js
9 4 (1.97%) SOAP
10 3 (1.48%) ISPF
10 3 (1.48%) JSP
10 3 (1.48%) Middleware
10 3 (1.48%) RESTful
10 3 (1.48%) Spring
11 2 (0.99%) Apache Axis
11 2 (0.99%) CSS3
11 2 (0.99%) HTML5
11 2 (0.99%) Java EE
11 2 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.75%) User Experience
2 26 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.93%) iSeries
4 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.48%) Replication
7 3 (1.48%) Tandem
8 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) DataPower
8 2 (0.99%) HACMP
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) EMC Centera
9 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (62.56%) Linux
2 82 (40.39%) Mac OS X
3 53 (26.11%) Windows
4 13 (6.40%) Solaris
5 8 (3.94%) Android
5 8 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.46%) AIX
7 3 (1.48%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.48%) zOS
8 2 (0.99%) OS/390
8 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) CentOS
9 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (33.99%) Configuration Management
3 59 (29.06%) Test Automation
4 57 (28.08%) Web Development
5 54 (26.60%) TDD
6 52 (25.62%) DevOps
7 46 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (22.66%) Mentoring
8 44 (21.67%) BDD
8 44 (21.67%) Line Management
9 39 (19.21%) Responsive Web Design
9 39 (19.21%) Web Design
10 38 (18.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (15.76%) Visualisation
12 31 (15.27%) Data Visualisation
13 25 (12.32%) Front End Development
14 24 (11.82%) Prototyping
15 22 (10.84%) SDLC
16 21 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (52.22%) Java
2 86 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 73 (35.96%) Python
4 50 (24.63%) Ruby
5 27 (13.30%) SQL
6 26 (12.81%) Bash Shell
7 24 (11.82%) PHP
8 18 (8.87%) Scala
9 15 (7.39%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.94%) VB
11 7 (3.45%) C
12 5 (2.46%) JCL
13 3 (1.48%) C++
13 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.99%) AWK
14 2 (0.99%) Korn
14 2 (0.99%) Perl
14 2 (0.99%) Progress 4GL
14 2 (0.99%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 28 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.93%) CTC Cleared
4 8 (3.94%) BC Cleared
5 7 (3.45%) Degree
6 4 (1.97%) SAS Certification
7 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.99%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CCNP
9 1 (0.49%) CISA
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (3.94%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) FATCA
4 1 (0.49%) IFRS
4 1 (0.49%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Docker
2 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.46%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.49%) NFS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Puppet
2 10 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.94%) AirWatch
4 7 (3.45%) Ansible
5 5 (2.46%) Nexpose
6 4 (1.97%) Cobbler
6 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.99%) Control-M
8 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) Netcool
9 1 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.49%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) Cisco
2 18 (8.87%) SAP
3 16 (7.88%) Oracle
4 14 (6.90%) VMware
5 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.43%) F5
7 8 (3.94%) IBM
7 8 (3.94%) MobileIron
7 8 (3.94%) Symantec
8 7 (3.45%) Avaya
9 6 (2.96%) HP
9 6 (2.96%) NetApp
9 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.46%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.46%) Citrix
10 5 (2.46%) GFI Software
10 5 (2.46%) Juniper
10 5 (2.46%) McAfee
10 5 (2.46%) Rapid7
10 5 (2.46%) Sourcefire
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