Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 60 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.81% 7.12% 8.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.55% 38.18% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 57
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.22% +49.23%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £281
90th Percentile £615 £543 £673
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 141 165 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.70% 18.64% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 111 142
Sheffield median daily rate £486 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £348 £300 £213
90th Percentile £615 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +42.86% -12.34%
10th Percentile £9.57 £11.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £30.60 £33.75 £18.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -6.98%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 42 (70.00%) Linux
2 33 (55.00%) Python
3 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.00%) Java
5 18 (30.00%) Mac OS X
6 17 (28.33%) Ruby
6 17 (28.33%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) Perl
7 16 (26.67%) Open Source
7 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (25.00%) Oracle
9 14 (23.33%) Banking
9 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
10 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (21.67%) Web Development
10 13 (21.67%) TDD
11 12 (20.00%) HTML
11 12 (20.00%) CSS
12 11 (18.33%) SMS
12 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 10 (16.67%) DevOps
13 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (15.00%) Sybase

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 4 (6.67%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SMS
2 9 (15.00%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) SSH
3 4 (6.67%) SSL
4 3 (5.00%) HTTP
5 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.67%) DNS
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) DB2
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (6.67%) Data Lake
5 4 (6.67%) DataStage
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.00%) HBase
6 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.00%) Pentaho
6 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) ERwin
3 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Java Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Solaris Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Lead Data Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Splunk Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) CSS
1 12 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (15.00%) Node.js
2 9 (15.00%) React
3 8 (13.33%) Play Framework
4 6 (10.00%) RESTful
5 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.33%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) iSeries
6 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Linux
2 18 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
4 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
7 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Open Source
3 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Web Development
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.67%) DevOps
6 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 9 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 6 (10.00%) Data Management
9 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (10.00%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (8.33%) Data Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Python
2 21 (35.00%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 16 (26.67%) Perl
5 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.33%) Scala
7 8 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) CISA
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) CEH
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.33%) GCP
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) OpenSSH
3 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) RHEV
4 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) Grafana
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Prometheus
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Terraform
3 1 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.00%) Sybase
4 6 (10.00%) Informatica
5 5 (8.33%) Splunk
6 4 (6.67%) CA
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.00%) Tableau
8 2 (3.33%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.67%) Google
9 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.67%) Varonis
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas
9 1 (1.67%) VMware