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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.36% 7.49% 9.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 30.36% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £220 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £171 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -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 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.71% 24.67% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 26
Average daily rate £363 £200 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.11 £14.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
4 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
5 12 (37.50%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) Banking
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) Perl
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) ETL
9 5 (15.63%) HTTP
9 5 (15.63%) CouchDB
9 5 (15.63%) BDD
9 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
9 5 (15.63%) ATDD
9 5 (15.63%) Couchbase
9 5 (15.63%) Data Management
9 5 (15.63%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (15.63%) Spring
9 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) 2G
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) CouchDB
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.63%) Couchbase
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (15.63%) Spring
1 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) MVC
1 5 (15.63%) ETL
1 5 (15.63%) BDD
1 5 (15.63%) ATDD
1 5 (15.63%) Data Management
1 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (15.63%) TDD
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Coaching
4 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Jython
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCA
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) UAG
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) MKS
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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