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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 13 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.40% 6.68% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.21% 23.36% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £173 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
56 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.66% 28.61% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 46
Average daily rate £250 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 24
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.71 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.41% -34.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 10 £413 +52.77%
Rotherham - - - -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 9 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (16.67%) Spring
7 5 (16.67%) CouchDB
7 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) ATDD
7 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
7 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 5 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) ETL
9 3 (10.00%) Ab Initio
9 3 (10.00%) DNS
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) CouchDB
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) DataStage
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Django Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (16.67%) Spring
1 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) Django
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) MVC
1 5 (16.67%) TDD
1 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (16.67%) BDD
1 5 (16.67%) ATDD
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) Jython
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCA
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) UAG
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) NetApp
2 3 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata