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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Contract jobs citing Unix 28 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.02% 11.35% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 39.25% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 4
Median daily rate £500 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £749 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 80 107 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 34.33% 28.92% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 89 41
Median daily rate £475 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +68.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £305 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £9.08 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 72 (80.90%) Linux
2 67 (75.28%) Git (software)
3 62 (69.66%) Java
4 59 (66.29%) Mac OS X
5 58 (65.17%) CSS
6 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (56.18%) JavaScript
8 49 (55.06%) TDD
9 46 (51.69%) Configuration Management
10 44 (49.44%) Relational Database
11 43 (48.31%) Mentoring
11 43 (48.31%) Web Development
12 41 (46.07%) DevOps
12 41 (46.07%) Line Management
13 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (39.33%) Ruby
13 35 (39.33%) Python
14 34 (38.20%) HTML
14 34 (38.20%) Continuous Delivery
15 32 (35.96%) User Experience
16 29 (32.58%) BDD
17 27 (30.34%) Web Services
18 26 (29.21%) Web Design
18 26 (29.21%) Test Automation
18 26 (29.21%) Responsive Web Design
19 24 (26.97%) REST
20 23 (25.84%) Front End Development
21 22 (24.72%) Prototyping
22 21 (23.60%) Finance
23 20 (22.47%) HTTP

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 (4.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) HTTP
2 5 (5.62%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) DHCP
3 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (3.37%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) NAS
5 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (49.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.25%) Base SAS
2 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (2.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (75.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) git-flow
5 2 (2.25%) JUnit
5 2 (2.25%) ProC
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) Gradle
6 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.12%) JMeter
6 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) Mockito
6 1 (1.12%) NUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.12%) Spock
6 1 (1.12%) WATIR
6 1 (1.12%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Electronics
2 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
2 10 (11.24%) Marketing
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (70.79%) Developer
2 43 (48.31%) Java Developer
3 27 (30.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (14.61%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 8 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.62%) HTML Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.25%) SAS Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (65.17%) CSS
2 34 (38.20%) HTML
3 27 (30.34%) Web Services
4 24 (26.97%) REST
5 11 (12.36%) React
6 4 (4.49%) Node.js
7 2 (2.25%) SOAP
8 1 (1.12%) .NET
8 1 (1.12%) CSS3
8 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.12%) HTML5
8 1 (1.12%) J2EE
8 1 (1.12%) JDBC
8 1 (1.12%) JMS
8 1 (1.12%) jQuery
8 1 (1.12%) JSON
8 1 (1.12%) XML
8 1 (1.12%) XSD
8 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.96%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) DataPower
5 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 72 (80.90%) Linux
2 59 (66.29%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) TDD
3 46 (51.69%) Configuration Management
4 43 (48.31%) Mentoring
4 43 (48.31%) Web Development
5 41 (46.07%) DevOps
5 41 (46.07%) Line Management
6 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (38.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (32.58%) BDD
9 26 (29.21%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (29.21%) Test Automation
9 26 (29.21%) Web Design
10 23 (25.84%) Front End Development
11 22 (24.72%) Prototyping
12 18 (20.22%) Data Visualisation
12 18 (20.22%) Visualisation
13 17 (19.10%) Rapid Prototyping
14 10 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (11.24%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (69.66%) Java
2 50 (56.18%) JavaScript
3 35 (39.33%) Python
3 35 (39.33%) Ruby
4 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.87%) SQL
6 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.37%) C
7 3 (3.37%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) PROC SQL
8 2 (2.25%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.12%) ES6
9 1 (1.12%) Jython
9 1 (1.12%) Korn
9 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) CTC Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) BC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.12%) CISA
6 1 (1.12%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) FATCA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) NFS
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.87%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) Ansible
3 4 (4.49%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.25%) Control-M
4 2 (2.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) SAP
2 4 (4.49%) Brocade
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco
3 3 (3.37%) F5
3 3 (3.37%) Infoblox
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.12%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.12%) NetApp
5 1 (1.12%) Solace
5 1 (1.12%) VMware