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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 15 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 25 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.83% 6.67% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.09% 20.63% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 12
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£363 £193 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
89 126 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.32% 32.31% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 25
Average daily rate £325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +12 23 £394 +111.54% 5
Barnsley +3 1 - -
Rotherham - - - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 14 (41.18%) Oracle
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
5 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 9 (26.47%) Java
6 9 (26.47%) ETL
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
7 8 (23.53%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Perl
7 8 (23.53%) Ab Initio
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (17.65%) iSeries
9 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
9 6 (17.65%) Data Management
9 6 (17.65%) Control-M
9 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 4 (11.76%) DB2
11 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 4 (11.76%) BMC
12 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (5.88%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.94%) TeamSite
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) 2G
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) DB2
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Toad
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Ab Initio Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.82%) DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) iSeries
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ETL
2 6 (17.65%) Data Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Security Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) CMMI
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) EAI
7 1 (2.94%) RAD
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
1 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Control-M
2 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Ab Initio
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.76%) BMC
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) MKS
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
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