The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 23 35 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.04% 3.76% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 21.62% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 9
Median daily rate £500 £460 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +31.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
90 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.11% 17.41% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 25
Median daily rate £500 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 27 September 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Unix.

1 42 (57.53%) Finance
2 36 (49.32%) Linux
3 27 (36.99%) Java
3 27 (36.99%) Windows
4 26 (35.62%) Oracle
5 25 (34.25%) WebSphere
6 23 (31.51%) Banking
7 22 (30.14%) Perl
8 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (26.03%) WebSphere Portal
9 19 (26.03%) SAS
10 18 (24.66%) Hadoop
11 17 (23.29%) SQL
11 17 (23.29%) Shell Script
12 16 (21.92%) WebSphere MQ
13 15 (20.55%) iSeries
13 15 (20.55%) IBM Integration Bus
14 14 (19.18%) Apache Hive
14 14 (19.18%) MongoDB
15 13 (17.81%) WebLogic Portal
15 13 (17.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (17.81%) WebLogic
15 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
16 12 (16.44%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (16.44%) ERwin
16 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (16.44%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (16.44%) CA
16 12 (16.44%) Informatica
16 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 25 (34.25%) WebSphere
2 19 (26.03%) SAS
2 19 (26.03%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (17.81%) WebLogic
3 13 (17.81%) WebLogic Portal
3 13 (17.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (13.70%) FileNet
5 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.48%) Apache
6 4 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (5.48%) Confluence
7 3 (4.11%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.11%) CICS
8 2 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) LDAP
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) SNMP
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) Hadoop
2 14 (19.18%) Apache Hive
2 14 (19.18%) MongoDB
3 12 (16.44%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (16.44%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 11 (15.07%) HBase
4 11 (15.07%) Pentaho
4 11 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (9.59%) DB2
6 5 (6.85%) Big Data
7 4 (5.48%) Base SAS
7 4 (5.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (5.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) ERwin
2 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.48%) Maven
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
5 3 (4.11%) Ant
5 3 (4.11%) EasyMock
5 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.11%) Gradle
5 3 (4.11%) jMock
5 3 (4.11%) Mockito
5 3 (4.11%) Spock
5 3 (4.11%) Subversion
6 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.37%) Build Forge
General
1 42 (57.53%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Administrator
2 12 (16.44%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Architect
3 11 (15.07%) WebSphere Administrator
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Developer
5 8 (10.96%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 6 (8.22%) OAT Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Specialist
9 4 (5.48%) Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Administrator
10 3 (4.11%) Security Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (20.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (13.70%) Middleware
4 9 (12.33%) J2EE
5 4 (5.48%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) Spring
5 4 (5.48%) Spring MVC
6 3 (4.11%) JSON
6 3 (4.11%) REST
6 3 (4.11%) SOAP
6 3 (4.11%) Velocity
6 3 (4.11%) Web Services
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Tez
8 1 (1.37%) JMS
8 1 (1.37%) JNDI
8 1 (1.37%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.55%) iSeries
3 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
4 7 (9.59%) Data Integration
4 7 (9.59%) DataPower
5 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.48%) Clustering
7 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Linux
2 27 (36.99%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) OpenVMS
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) SUSE
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
2 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (16.44%) Data Architecture
3 11 (15.07%) Data Visualisation
3 11 (15.07%) Open Source
4 7 (9.59%) Logical Data Model
4 7 (9.59%) Physical Data Model
5 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.22%) Data Transformation
5 6 (8.22%) DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL
5 6 (8.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Data Management
6 5 (6.85%) Information Management
6 5 (6.85%) SFIA
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Release Management
7 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) Perl
3 17 (23.29%) Shell Script
3 17 (23.29%) SQL
4 10 (13.70%) Jython
5 7 (9.59%) Groovy
6 3 (4.11%) Clojure
6 3 (4.11%) Scala
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) R
8 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.48%) SAS Certification
2 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.85%) Control-M
2 5 (6.85%) Puppet
3 3 (4.11%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) CA
2 12 (16.44%) Informatica
3 11 (15.07%) IBM
3 11 (15.07%) Tableau
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) Teradata
6 4 (5.48%) Veritas
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) IFS
8 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) VMware