The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South Yorkshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.51% 5.78% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.64% 20.00% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
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£396 £226 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.13% -13.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £178 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £175.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.80% 28.91% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 33
Average daily rate £275 £253 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £165 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 13
Average hourly rate £13.98 £14.40 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.30 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £132.25 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -3 10 £425 +128.18% 6
Barnsley - - - - 2
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - - 1
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (48.57%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) AIX
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (14.29%) VMware
9 5 (14.29%) Solaris
9 5 (14.29%) DB2
9 5 (14.29%) BMC
9 5 (14.29%) Service Management
9 5 (14.29%) Control-M
9 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (11.43%) Middleware
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) Perl
10 4 (11.43%) Cognos
10 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (5.71%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.86%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.43%) Cognos Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Cognos Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) SAN Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.71%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) iSeries
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) HACMP
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 5 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (8.57%) CentOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.86%) CMMI
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Security Management
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) GPFS
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Control-M
2 2 (5.71%) Foglight
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) BMC
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Cognos
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 3 (8.57%) EMC
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp
7 3 (8.57%) Ab Initio
8 2 (5.71%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) Sun
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade
9 1 (2.86%) Axway
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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