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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.93% 6.63% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.30% 21.82% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +142.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +13.55%
UNIX
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
53 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.95% 30.39% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 21
Average daily rate £275 £280 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -37.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
6 5 (21.74%) DB2
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Control-M
7 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Solaris
7 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (13.04%) CouchDB
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
8 3 (13.04%) ATDD
8 3 (13.04%) Couchbase
8 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) CICS
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) CouchDB
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Couchbase
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
2 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) TDD
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) BDD
2 3 (13.04%) ATDD
2 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Server Building
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Jython
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Control-M
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
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