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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.97% 7.42% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.99% 18.68% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 18
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£325 £275 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +77.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £176 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
69 91 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.49% 39.74% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 30
Average daily rate £325 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +93.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 £12.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.89% +86.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Perl
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Data Management
7 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (20.00%) Ab Initio
8 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (16.67%) iSeries
9 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (13.33%) DB2
9 4 (13.33%) Control-M
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
11 2 (6.67%) TDD
11 2 (6.67%) Retail
11 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (6.67%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) TeamSite
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) 2G
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ETL
2 6 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) ATDD
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Security Management
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) EAI
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Control-M
2 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) MKS
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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