Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 +24
Contract jobs citing Unix 46 89 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.46% 14.61% 15.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.09% 46.60% 52.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 96
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £495 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.03% +12.12%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £345
90th Percentile £624 £538 £775
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -14.14% +10.00% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.51 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 139 191 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 19.52% 31.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 99 183
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £227 £110 £301
90th Percentile £575 £538 £725
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -0.30% -1.18% +47.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.00 £10.41 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.66% -40.50% +40.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £12.30 £18.25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.26 £12.51 £21.25
% change year-on-year +109.96% -41.15% +93.18%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Sheffield

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Sheffield

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Sheffield

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Unix.

1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) SMS
3 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (30.43%) Python
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) JIRA
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle
8 9 (19.57%) Windows
8 9 (19.57%) Degree
9 8 (17.39%) Banking
9 8 (17.39%) CSS
9 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 7 (15.22%) SQL
10 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
10 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.22%) Web Development
11 6 (13.04%) BladeLogic
11 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Use Case
11 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
11 6 (13.04%) Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) HP
11 6 (13.04%) Java
11 6 (13.04%) MySQL
11 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 6 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Git (software)

Unix
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) SMS
2 4 (8.70%) SSH
3 3 (6.52%) SSL
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) NAS
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.35%) DTS
4 2 (4.35%) HBase
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) DataStage
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Flink
5 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) ERwin
4 2 (4.35%) Toad
5 1 (2.17%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CSS
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) Node.js
3 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
3 4 (8.70%) React
4 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.35%) Handlebars
5 2 (4.35%) JSON
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.17%) CGI
6 1 (2.17%) LAMP
6 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.17%) SAML
6 1 (2.17%) Symfony
6 1 (2.17%) XML
6 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) SUSE
5 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.22%) Web Development
3 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.04%) Open Source
3 6 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Use Case
3 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Analytics
5 4 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Coaching
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Python
2 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Scala
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) GCP
3 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
1 4 (8.70%) OpenSSH
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) BladeLogic
2 5 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) cPanel
4 1 (2.17%) Plesk
4 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Centrify
3 3 (6.52%) CyberArk
3 3 (6.52%) Informatica
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) CA
4 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas