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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 33 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.42% 4.81% 9.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.04% 24.66% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 11
Median daily rate £500 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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
103 73 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.15% 19.52% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 41 30
Median daily rate £525 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 56 (53.33%) Linux
1 56 (53.33%) Finance
2 46 (43.81%) Windows
3 42 (40.00%) Oracle
4 35 (33.33%) SQL
4 35 (33.33%) SAS
5 33 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (30.48%) Hadoop
7 31 (29.52%) Java
7 31 (29.52%) Banking
8 29 (27.62%) Shell Script
9 28 (26.67%) Apache Hive
9 28 (26.67%) MongoDB
10 26 (24.76%) Data Architecture
10 26 (24.76%) ERwin
10 26 (24.76%) Informatica
10 26 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (24.76%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (24.76%) Data Modelling
11 25 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (23.81%) CA
11 25 (23.81%) HBase
11 25 (23.81%) Open Source
11 25 (23.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 23 (21.90%) Visualisation
12 23 (21.90%) Pentaho
12 23 (21.90%) Tableau
12 23 (21.90%) Data Visualisation
13 18 (17.14%) Perl

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 35 (33.33%) SAS
2 18 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 14 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (6.67%) Confluence
5 7 (6.67%) FileNet
6 4 (3.81%) Apache
7 3 (2.86%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.86%) CICS
7 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) LDAP
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) LAN
3 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.86%) SNMP
3 3 (2.86%) SSL
3 3 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) NAS
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) SAN
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) Hadoop
2 28 (26.67%) Apache Hive
2 28 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 26 (24.76%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
4 25 (23.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 25 (23.81%) HBase
4 25 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (21.90%) Pentaho
6 7 (6.67%) DB2
7 6 (5.71%) Big Data
8 4 (3.81%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (3.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) ERwin
2 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.62%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
5 4 (3.81%) Selenium
6 3 (2.86%) Ant
6 3 (2.86%) EasyMock
6 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.86%) Gradle
6 3 (2.86%) jMock
6 3 (2.86%) Mockito
6 3 (2.86%) Spock
6 3 (2.86%) Subversion
7 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.95%) Build Forge
General
1 56 (53.33%) Finance
2 31 (29.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Architect
2 21 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 19 (18.10%) Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Administrator
4 13 (12.38%) Data Architect
4 13 (12.38%) Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 9 (8.57%) Security Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
9 6 (5.71%) OAT Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Tester
10 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (9.52%) Middleware
4 9 (8.57%) J2EE
5 7 (6.67%) RESTful
6 4 (3.81%) REST
6 4 (3.81%) Spring
6 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.86%) JSON
7 3 (2.86%) SOAP
7 3 (2.86%) Velocity
7 3 (2.86%) Web Services
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Tez
9 1 (0.95%) JMS
9 1 (0.95%) JNDI
9 1 (0.95%) JRuby
9 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (21.90%) Visualisation
3 13 (12.38%) Data Integration
4 11 (10.48%) Client/Server
4 11 (10.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 10 (9.52%) iSeries
6 4 (3.81%) DataPower
7 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 3 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (53.33%) Linux
2 46 (43.81%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) AIX
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) SUSE
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) Data Architecture
1 26 (24.76%) Data Modelling
2 25 (23.81%) Open Source
3 23 (21.90%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (11.43%) Data Transformation
4 12 (11.43%) Logical Data Model
4 12 (11.43%) Physical Data Model
5 11 (10.48%) Information Management
6 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.57%) Data Management
7 9 (8.57%) Release Management
7 9 (8.57%) SFIA
8 8 (7.62%) DevOps
9 7 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.67%) ITIL
10 6 (5.71%) Migration
10 6 (5.71%) Project Management
10 6 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) SQL
2 31 (29.52%) Java
3 29 (27.62%) Shell Script
4 18 (17.14%) Perl
5 10 (9.52%) Groovy
5 10 (9.52%) Jython
6 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.67%) Python
8 6 (5.71%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) Clojure
9 3 (2.86%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) R
11 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (3.81%) SAS Certification
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) GCIH
3 1 (0.95%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Control-M
2 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.95%) Mesos
5 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.95%) QRadar
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Oracle
2 26 (24.76%) Informatica
3 25 (23.81%) CA
4 23 (21.90%) Tableau
5 11 (10.48%) IBM
6 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.76%) Teradata
8 4 (3.81%) Veritas
9 2 (1.90%) HP
9 2 (1.90%) IFS
9 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.90%) VMware
10 1 (0.95%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix
10 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.95%) EMC
10 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.95%) NetApp
10 1 (0.95%) Splunk