Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix Administrator
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 73 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.05% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -17.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £330 £375
90th Percentile £500 £330 £425
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +16.36% -8.69% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 643 893 722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 94.20% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 595 513
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.60 £9.78
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.71 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Unix Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in Sheffield

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Administrator in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Administrator in Sheffield

Unix Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Administrator in Sheffield

Unix Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Administrator in Sheffield

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Unix Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) RHEV
5 2 (28.57%) Server Building
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) NAS
6 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) Server Building
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) RHEV
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas