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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 20 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.17% 5.03% 5.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 15.52% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Average daily rate £300 £188 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +18.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £201 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.03% 32.40% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 17
Average daily rate £283 £239 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) SAN
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) Banking
7 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (15.15%) AIX
7 5 (15.15%) SLA
7 5 (15.15%) Control-M
8 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Cognos
8 4 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
8 4 (12.12%) Clustering
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) NAS
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) DataStage
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Toad
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Administrator
1 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Cognos Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Cognos Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) AIX
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) RAD
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) Security Management
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.03%) SRDF
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Control-M
2 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Cognos
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Brocade
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.03%) Axway
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago