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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 9 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.73% 5.35% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.07% 17.81% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Average daily rate
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£396 £246 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.91% +40.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £179 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £439 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
57 73 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.54% 30.04% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 22
Average daily rate £280 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £178 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (20.00%) Control-M
7 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (20.00%) ETL
7 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (16.67%) Clustering
8 5 (16.67%) Perl
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio
9 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (13.33%) Middleware
9 4 (13.33%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) DB2
9 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.33%) BMC
9 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (10.00%) iSeries
10 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (10.00%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (6.67%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.33%) TeamSite
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Cognos Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Cognos Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Data Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) GPFS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Control-M
2 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio
4 4 (13.33%) BMC
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) MKS
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
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