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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 54 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.33% 3.91% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.55% 40.91% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 10
Average daily rate £475 £363 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +64.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
124 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.62% 9.57% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 10 32
Average daily rate £420 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.11 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% -9.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 29 (40.85%) Finance
3 27 (38.03%) Java
4 26 (36.62%) SQL
5 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.35%) Perl
7 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
7 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.72%) Windows
9 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
9 12 (16.90%) Oracle
9 12 (16.90%) SAN
9 12 (16.90%) Maven
9 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
9 12 (16.90%) NAS
9 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
10 11 (15.49%) Ruby
10 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
10 11 (15.49%) HTTP
10 11 (15.49%) Apache
10 11 (15.49%) Python
11 10 (14.08%) MySQL
11 10 (14.08%) PHP
11 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (12.68%) Banking
12 9 (12.68%) HTML
12 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
12 9 (12.68%) VMware

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (15.49%) Apache
1 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.27%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (9.86%) Node.js
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.04%) SAS
5 3 (4.23%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.82%) FileNet
6 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) JBoss
7 1 (1.41%) nginx
7 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.41%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) NAS
1 12 (16.90%) SAN
2 11 (15.49%) HTTP
3 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (7.04%) LDAP
5 4 (5.63%) DNS
5 4 (5.63%) Firewall
6 3 (4.23%) IMAP
6 3 (4.23%) SMTP
6 3 (4.23%) SNMP
7 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.82%) Network Security
7 2 (2.82%) POP3
7 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.41%) IPsec
8 1 (1.41%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.41%) SSL
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.08%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.45%) Apache Hive
4 6 (8.45%) Big Data
4 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.63%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) HBase
7 3 (4.23%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.82%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.82%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.82%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.90%) Maven
3 8 (11.27%) PHPUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.04%) Mockito
4 5 (7.04%) Subversion
5 3 (4.23%) ERwin
6 2 (2.82%) RSpec
6 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) JConsole
7 1 (1.41%) JIRA
7 1 (1.41%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.41%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.41%) YourKit
General
1 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Administrator
3 8 (11.27%) PHP Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) NAS Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) NetApp Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Data Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) HTML
2 8 (11.27%) CSS
3 7 (9.86%) Middleware
3 7 (9.86%) REST
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (8.45%) HTML5
4 6 (8.45%) J2EE
5 5 (7.04%) CSS3
5 5 (7.04%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.63%) JAX-RS
6 4 (5.63%) jQuery
6 4 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.23%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.23%) SOAP
8 2 (2.82%) Apache Thrift
8 2 (2.82%) Kafka
8 2 (2.82%) LAMP
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.86%) iSeries
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.82%) Telematics
6 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.27%) Mac OS X
5 7 (9.86%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (8.45%) SUSE
7 5 (7.04%) Solaris
8 3 (4.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
3 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.86%) DevOps
5 6 (8.45%) BDD
5 6 (8.45%) Data Management
5 6 (8.45%) ETL
5 6 (8.45%) Microservices
5 6 (8.45%) TDD
5 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.04%) OO
6 5 (7.04%) Web Development
7 4 (5.63%) High Availability
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security
7 4 (5.63%) Open Source
7 4 (5.63%) SDLC
7 4 (5.63%) Stress Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) Perl
4 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
5 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.49%) Python
6 11 (15.49%) Ruby
7 10 (14.08%) PHP
8 6 (8.45%) C++
8 6 (8.45%) PHP 5
8 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.63%) Korn
10 3 (4.23%) Jython
10 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.23%) Scala
11 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.41%) C
12 1 (1.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) NFS
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 5 (7.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (7.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.23%) HDFS
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Control-M
3 3 (4.23%) Graphite
3 3 (4.23%) logstash
3 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) Grafana
4 2 (2.82%) Kibana
4 2 (2.82%) Salt
4 2 (2.82%) Uchiwa
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Cacti
5 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.41%) Mesos
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) Nessus
5 1 (1.41%) Nmap
5 1 (1.41%) Opsview
5 1 (1.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) Brocade
4 7 (9.86%) NetApp
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.45%) IBM
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
6 5 (7.04%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) Veritas
7 4 (5.63%) Pega
7 4 (5.63%) Tableau
8 3 (4.23%) Ab Initio
8 3 (4.23%) BMC
8 3 (4.23%) CA
8 3 (4.23%) Informatica
9 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.82%) Splunk
10 1 (1.41%) F5
10 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
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