Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 27 33
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 -20
Contract jobs citing Unix 63 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.24% 6.20% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 32.97% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 27
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +25.93%
10th Percentile £413 £355 £281
90th Percentile £615 £570 £521
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £498 £425
% change year-on-year +0.50% +17.06% +30.77%
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 153 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.43% 18.82% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 135 94
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £320 £308 £122
90th Percentile £626 £575 £518
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £378
% change year-on-year -5.56% +19.21% +20.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.62 £12.10 £9.85
90th Percentile £21.40 £35.13 £17.35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% +32.00% -10.71%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Unix.

1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) Python
3 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.10%) Finance
5 19 (30.16%) QA
6 18 (28.57%) Java
6 18 (28.57%) Perl
7 17 (26.98%) Oracle
8 16 (25.40%) Mac OS X
9 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
9 15 (23.81%) SQL
9 15 (23.81%) TDD
9 15 (23.81%) Open Source
9 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 14 (22.22%) Ruby
10 14 (22.22%) Banking
11 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
12 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (19.05%) DevOps
12 12 (19.05%) Data Architecture
12 12 (19.05%) Data Integration
12 12 (19.05%) Informatica
12 12 (19.05%) Windows
12 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
12 12 (19.05%) Data Management

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 9 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.59%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.29%) SAN
3 4 (6.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (3.17%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (15.87%) MongoDB
4 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
5 9 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 9 (14.29%) Big Data
6 8 (12.70%) DB2
6 8 (12.70%) HBase
6 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (9.52%) Data Lake
8 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
8 6 (9.52%) Pentaho
9 4 (6.35%) DataStage
10 3 (4.76%) MySQL
11 1 (1.59%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) ERwin
3 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.59%) ProC
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Electronics
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Data Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Data Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
9 5 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (7.94%) Security Consultant
10 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 3 (4.76%) Java Architect
11 3 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) CSS
2 9 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (9.52%) React
3 6 (9.52%) RESTful
4 5 (7.94%) Node.js
5 4 (6.35%) Play Framework
6 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.17%) .NET
7 2 (3.17%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.17%) Angular 2
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.17%) Web Services
8 1 (1.59%) JSON
8 1 (1.59%) Lucene
8 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.76%) Clustering
5 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (3.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Mac OS X
3 12 (19.05%) Windows
4 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Solaris
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.76%) AIX
6 3 (4.76%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) Open Source
2 15 (23.81%) TDD
3 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
4 12 (19.05%) Data Architecture
4 12 (19.05%) Data Integration
4 12 (19.05%) Data Management
4 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 12 (19.05%) DevOps
5 11 (17.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (17.46%) Web Development
6 10 (15.87%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (15.87%) Visualisation
7 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 7 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Python
2 18 (28.57%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) Perl
3 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 14 (22.22%) Ruby
5 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.35%) Scala
9 2 (3.17%) C#
9 2 (3.17%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) R
10 1 (1.59%) Korn
10 1 (1.59%) PROC SQL
10 1 (1.59%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) CISSP
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) CISA
4 2 (3.17%) CEH
4 2 (3.17%) CISM
4 2 (3.17%) CRISC
4 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) QA
2 6 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.17%) GCP
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) RHEV
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Grafana
3 2 (3.17%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.17%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Informatica
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (14.29%) Sybase
4 6 (9.52%) CA
4 6 (9.52%) Tableau
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Splunk
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Varonis
7 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas
7 1 (1.59%) VMware