Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +28
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 56 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.33% 9.81% 9.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% 38.36% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 66
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £313 £413 £358
90th Percentile £698 £755 £769
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -16.25% +8.11% +18.59%
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 145 146 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.94% 25.57% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 78 167
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -15.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £269 £100 £320
90th Percentile £538 £622 £638
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £418 £475
% change year-on-year -4.19% -12.11% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.00 £12.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.22% -55.91% +89.66%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.41 £15.70
90th Percentile £35.33 £16.04 £47.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -44.44% +50.00%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (35.00%) JIRA
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 11 (27.50%) SMS
5 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Python
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) Banking
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) DevOps
9 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.00%) Analytics
9 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.00%) ETL
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.50%) MySQL
10 5 (12.50%) Ab Initio
10 5 (12.50%) TDD
10 5 (12.50%) JSON
10 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.00%) QA
11 4 (10.00%) Use Case
11 4 (10.00%) Atlassian

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 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
1 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) SMS
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.00%) DTS
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) HBase
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) DataStage
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) JIRA
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (5.00%) Toad
5 1 (2.50%) CF BOSH
5 1 (2.50%) ERwin
5 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) Mocha
5 1 (2.50%) Protractor
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Banking
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Billing
2 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) JSON
2 4 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) XSLT
3 3 (7.50%) Chai
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) Jest
4 2 (5.00%) Anaconda
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) CGI
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.50%) SAML
5 1 (2.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) Analytics
3 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) ETL
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 4 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) Separation of Concerns
5 4 (10.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
5 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Use Case
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) ES6
5 4 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) XPath
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) R
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GCP
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) CFEngine
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) cPanel
4 1 (2.50%) Plesk
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) Cognos
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas