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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 30 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 25 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.89% 6.16% 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.65% 27.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 11
Median daily rate £468 £485 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% +49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
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
79 99 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.46% 22.60% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 27
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -42.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) Perl
3 28 (47.46%) Finance
4 26 (44.07%) WebSphere
5 19 (32.20%) WebSphere Portal
6 18 (30.51%) Oracle
7 17 (28.81%) Banking
8 16 (27.12%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (25.42%) LDAP
9 15 (25.42%) iSeries
9 15 (25.42%) IBM Integration Bus
10 14 (23.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (23.73%) IBM
11 13 (22.03%) WebLogic Portal
11 13 (22.03%) WebLogic
11 13 (22.03%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.64%) Hadoop
13 10 (16.95%) Apache Hive
13 10 (16.95%) Big Data
13 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (16.95%) Middleware
13 10 (16.95%) SAS
13 10 (16.95%) FileNet
13 10 (16.95%) Jython
14 9 (15.25%) J2EE
15 8 (13.56%) ETL
15 8 (13.56%) HTTP
15 8 (13.56%) MS Visio

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 26 (44.07%) WebSphere
2 19 (32.20%) WebSphere Portal
3 14 (23.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (22.03%) WebLogic
4 13 (22.03%) WebLogic Portal
5 10 (16.95%) FileNet
5 10 (16.95%) SAS
6 6 (10.17%) Apache Spark
6 6 (10.17%) Confluence
7 4 (6.78%) Apache
7 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
8 3 (5.08%) Apache Pig
8 3 (5.08%) CICS
9 2 (3.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) LDAP
2 8 (13.56%) HTTP
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) NAS
3 4 (6.78%) SAN
3 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Hadoop
2 10 (16.95%) Apache Hive
2 10 (16.95%) Big Data
3 7 (11.86%) HBase
4 5 (8.47%) Data Lake
4 5 (8.47%) DataStage
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) DB2
6 3 (5.08%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.39%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) JIRA
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) ERwin
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
6 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.69%) jMock
6 1 (1.69%) Mockito
6 1 (1.69%) Spock
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Administrator
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Administrator
3 11 (18.64%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.56%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Big Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) OAT Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Server Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Unix Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (25.42%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (16.95%) Middleware
4 9 (15.25%) J2EE
5 6 (10.17%) CSS
5 6 (10.17%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) XML
7 4 (6.78%) Apache Tez
8 2 (3.39%) Spring
8 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.69%) JMS
9 1 (1.69%) JNDI
9 1 (1.69%) JRuby
9 1 (1.69%) JSON
9 1 (1.69%) REST
9 1 (1.69%) RESTful
9 1 (1.69%) SOAP
9 1 (1.69%) Velocity
9 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) iSeries
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.86%) DataPower
3 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.78%) Replication
4 4 (6.78%) Symmetrix
5 3 (5.08%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.78%) AIX
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Solaris
4 4 (6.78%) SUSE
4 4 (6.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.78%) VMS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
1 8 (13.56%) ETL
2 7 (11.86%) DevOps
3 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.17%) Web Development
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Change Management
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.47%) Line Management
4 5 (8.47%) MapReduce
4 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.08%) TDD
7 2 (3.39%) Data Munging
7 2 (3.39%) High Availability
7 2 (3.39%) Server Building
7 2 (3.39%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
1 29 (49.15%) Perl
2 10 (16.95%) Jython
3 8 (13.56%) Python
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) Groovy
8 2 (3.39%) R
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Clojure
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.69%) SAS Certification
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) NFS
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.78%) SRDF
2 4 (6.78%) Veritas File System
2 4 (6.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (5.08%) HDFS
4 2 (3.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.39%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.69%) Control-M
5 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) IBM
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) Informatica
5 5 (8.47%) Ab Initio
5 5 (8.47%) NetApp
5 5 (8.47%) Veritas
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) EMC
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Sun
7 2 (3.39%) IFS
7 2 (3.39%) Teradata
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix
8 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.69%) Tableau