The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.74% 5.95% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 18.58% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 9
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£500 £316 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.10% +58.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £227
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
UNIX
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.57% 32.01% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 52
Average daily rate £275 £280 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the South Yorkshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the South Yorkshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 11 £500 +77.78% 3
Doncaster - 2 - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.00%) Perl
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 6 (18.75%) SAN
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (15.63%) NAS
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 5 (15.63%) NetApp
10 5 (15.63%) J2EE
10 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) ATDD
11 4 (12.50%) Couchbase
11 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
11 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) Apache
11 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (12.50%) HTTP
11 4 (12.50%) NFS
11 4 (12.50%) Jython

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.13%) CICS
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) DataStage
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Database Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
2 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.25%) Django
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) ATDD
2 4 (12.50%) MVC
2 4 (12.50%) TDD
2 4 (12.50%) BDD
2 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) Jython
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CCA
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) NFS
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) UAG
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) NetApp
4 4 (12.50%) Brocade
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.13%) Teradata
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase
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