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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.22% 7.82% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 28.36% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £272 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.79% +35.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £174 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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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
24 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.13% 27.57% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 15
Average daily rate £325 £240 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £353 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
5 8 (34.78%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) HTTP
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
6 5 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) CouchDB
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
6 5 (21.74%) ATDD
6 5 (21.74%) Couchbase
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.04%) J2EE
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) CouchDB
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
1 5 (21.74%) Couchbase
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
1 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) MVC
1 5 (21.74%) TDD
1 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (21.74%) BDD
1 5 (21.74%) ATDD
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) Jython
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCA
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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