The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.90% 9.05% 5.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 26.76% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
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£500 £291 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.67% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.48% 33.81% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 25
Average daily rate £320 £280 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Sheffield region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Sheffield region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Jython
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (17.39%) HTTP
8 4 (17.39%) ATDD
8 4 (17.39%) Couchbase
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
8 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (17.39%) Spring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.35%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) Couchbase
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
2 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) ATDD
2 4 (17.39%) BDD
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) Jython
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCA
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) UAG
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
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