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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 8 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 65 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.65% 3.29% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.63% 23.40% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 6 13
Average daily rate £450 £363 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
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
160 47 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.13% 14.07% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 20 44
Average daily rate £400 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 18
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 55 £475 +31.03% 12
Barnsley - 2 £353 - 1
Doncaster - 2 £444 -
Unix
Yorkshire

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (54.88%) Linux
2 33 (40.24%) Finance
3 28 (34.15%) Java
4 27 (32.93%) SQL
5 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
6 19 (23.17%) Perl
7 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
8 16 (19.51%) Windows
8 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
9 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (17.07%) SAN
10 14 (17.07%) HTTP
10 14 (17.07%) NAS
11 13 (15.85%) Ruby
11 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
12 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
12 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
12 12 (14.63%) Maven
12 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.63%) Oracle
13 11 (13.41%) MySQL
13 11 (13.41%) Apache
13 11 (13.41%) Python
13 11 (13.41%) Banking
13 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
14 10 (12.20%) PHP
14 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
14 10 (12.20%) Red Hat

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (13.41%) Apache
1 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.76%) Node.js
2 8 (9.76%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (8.54%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.10%) SAS
5 3 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.44%) FileNet
6 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.22%) CMS
7 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.22%) JBoss
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
7 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.22%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) HTTP
1 14 (17.07%) NAS
1 14 (17.07%) SAN
2 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (7.32%) Firewall
4 5 (6.10%) LDAP
5 4 (4.88%) DNS
5 4 (4.88%) Network Security
6 3 (3.66%) IMAP
6 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.66%) SMTP
6 3 (3.66%) SNMP
7 2 (2.44%) Internet
7 2 (2.44%) POP3
7 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.22%) FTP
8 1 (1.22%) IPsec
8 1 (1.22%) LAN
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.41%) MySQL
3 9 (10.98%) Hadoop
4 8 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.54%) Apache Hive
5 7 (8.54%) Big Data
6 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.88%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.66%) HBase
9 3 (3.66%) Pentaho
9 3 (3.66%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.44%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.44%) InfluxDB
11 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.22%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.63%) Maven
3 8 (9.76%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.10%) Mockito
4 5 (6.10%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) ERwin
6 2 (2.44%) RSpec
6 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) JConsole
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (1.22%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.22%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.22%) Selenium
7 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.22%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.22%) YourKit
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Administrator
3 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.76%) PHP Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) NAS Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) NetApp Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) HTML
2 8 (9.76%) CSS
3 7 (8.54%) Middleware
3 7 (8.54%) REST
3 7 (8.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (7.32%) HTML5
4 6 (7.32%) J2EE
5 5 (6.10%) CSS3
5 5 (6.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.88%) JAX-RS
6 4 (4.88%) jQuery
6 4 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (3.66%) JSON
7 3 (3.66%) Play Framework
7 3 (3.66%) SOAP
8 2 (2.44%) Kafka
8 2 (2.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.54%) iSeries
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 4 (4.88%) NHS
5 3 (3.66%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.44%) Telematics
7 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.22%) DataPower
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.20%) Mac OS X
5 8 (9.76%) SUSE
6 7 (8.54%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (8.54%) Solaris
7 3 (3.66%) CentOS
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Debian
8 1 (1.22%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
2 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.98%) Migration
4 8 (9.76%) BDD
4 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.76%) TDD
5 7 (8.54%) DevOps
5 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.54%) Web Development
6 6 (7.32%) Data Management
6 6 (7.32%) ETL
6 6 (7.32%) Microservices
6 6 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.32%) Web Design
7 5 (6.10%) OO
7 5 (6.10%) Stress Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) Open Source
8 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Java
2 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) Perl
4 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
5 13 (15.85%) Ruby
6 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.41%) Python
8 10 (12.20%) PHP
9 7 (8.54%) C++
10 6 (7.32%) PHP 5
10 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.88%) Korn
11 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.66%) Jython
12 3 (3.66%) Scala
13 2 (2.44%) C
13 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.22%) Apex Code
14 1 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) NFS
2 7 (8.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (8.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (7.32%) Docker
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.66%) HDFS
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.22%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Control-M
3 3 (3.66%) Graphite
3 3 (3.66%) logstash
3 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.44%) Grafana
4 2 (2.44%) Kibana
4 2 (2.44%) Salt
4 2 (2.44%) Uchiwa
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Cacti
5 1 (1.22%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.22%) Mesos
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Nessus
5 1 (1.22%) Nmap
5 1 (1.22%) Opsview
5 1 (1.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.98%) VMware
5 8 (9.76%) IBM
6 7 (8.54%) Brocade
6 7 (8.54%) EMC
6 7 (8.54%) HP
6 7 (8.54%) NetApp
6 7 (8.54%) Veritas
7 4 (4.88%) Pega
7 4 (4.88%) Tableau
8 3 (3.66%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.66%) BMC
8 3 (3.66%) CA
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco
8 3 (3.66%) Informatica
9 2 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) Splunk
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