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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 24 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.63% 6.02% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.67% 22.58% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Average daily rate
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£380 £396 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +56.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
122 93 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.55% 26.65% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 76
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £111 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 18 £388 -8.82% 2
Doncaster - 5 - -
Barnsley - 1 £380 -
UNIX
Yorkshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 14 (27.45%) NetApp
5 14 (27.45%) VMware
6 13 (25.49%) SAN
7 12 (23.53%) Migration
7 12 (23.53%) NAS
8 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
9 10 (19.61%) NFS
9 10 (19.61%) .NET
9 10 (19.61%) Brocade
9 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.61%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (19.61%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
11 8 (15.69%) Perl
11 8 (15.69%) Java
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) Firewall
12 7 (13.73%) DB2
12 7 (13.73%) IIS
12 7 (13.73%) HP
12 7 (13.73%) Control-M
13 6 (11.76%) EMC
13 6 (11.76%) Citrix
13 6 (11.76%) Apache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (13.73%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.80%) JBoss
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.96%) CICS
7 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.96%) nginx
7 1 (1.96%) Confluence
7 1 (1.96%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) SAN
2 12 (23.53%) NAS
3 10 (19.61%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) DB2
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
1 2 (3.92%) Maven
1 2 (3.92%) Ant
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.96%) PVCS
2 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) JMeter
2 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.96%) FishEye
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Consultant
2 5 (9.80%) Analyst
2 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
2 5 (9.80%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) SAN Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) NAS Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) NetApp Consultant
2 5 (9.80%) NetApp Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Database Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) Java EE
4 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.92%) iSeries
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Linux
3 10 (19.61%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Solaris
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) SUSE
9 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Migration
2 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
3 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Web Development
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.92%) Server Building
6 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.92%) BDD
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 2 (3.92%) Network Design
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
7 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.96%) MVC
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) VB
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) Jython
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) AWK
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) COBOL
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) NFS
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (3.92%) vCloud
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Control-M
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) NetApp
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Brocade
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.73%) HP
6 6 (11.76%) EMC
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) Sun
9 2 (3.92%) Veritas
9 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.92%) F5
10 1 (1.96%) Splunk
10 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.96%) Google