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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.22% 7.45% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.10% 21.59% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
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£394 £186 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.54% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £176 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
62 88 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.56% 34.51% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
6 9 (28.13%) ETL
6 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (25.00%) Banking
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) Perl
7 8 (25.00%) Ab Initio
8 7 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (18.75%) iSeries
9 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (18.75%) Data Management
9 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
9 6 (18.75%) Control-M
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 4 (12.50%) BMC
11 4 (12.50%) DB2
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 3 (9.38%) Windows

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (6.25%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) DB2
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) iSeries
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ETL
2 6 (18.75%) Data Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Security Management
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) RAD
6 1 (3.13%) EAI
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 8 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Control-M
2 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.50%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) MKS
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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