The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.01% 4.15% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.00% 16.67% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
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£396 £193 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £179 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.32% 24.87% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 16
Average daily rate £284 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.30 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
UNIX
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
6 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Control-M
7 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (14.81%) Middleware
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Clustering
7 4 (14.81%) AIX
7 4 (14.81%) DB2
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos
7 4 (14.81%) Perl
7 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 4 (14.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 3 (11.11%) BMC
8 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.11%) LAN
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (7.41%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Cognos Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Cognos Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) SAN Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) HACMP
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) ETL
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) RAD
5 1 (3.70%) EAI
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) GPFS
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) Cognos
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 3 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Axway
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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