Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 14 30
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.92% 8.59% 5.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.88% 39.87% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 67 31
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £311 £413 £350
90th Percentile £788 £619 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +25.00%
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 161 153 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 24.73% 21.55% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 99 129
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +18.34%
10th Percentile £300 £335 £306
90th Percentile £618 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £427 £450
% change year-on-year -3.45% -5.06% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Sheffield median hourly rate £11.78 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.74% -44.44% +83.67%
10th Percentile £9.43 £9.77 £13.00
90th Percentile £20.50 £21.40 £47.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -22.86% +40.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Python
6 8 (25.00%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) JSON
8 6 (18.75%) Banking
8 6 (18.75%) ETL
8 6 (18.75%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio
9 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (15.63%) Open Source
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics

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 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) GitHub
2 4 (12.50%) IaaS
2 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 4 (12.50%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.13%) Heroku
4 1 (3.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.13%) FCoE
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) HBase
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Pentaho
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (6.25%) ERwin
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) CF BOSH
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) Mocha
5 1 (3.13%) Protractor
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) ETL Developer
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Data Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Developer
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Data Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) JSON
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) RESTful
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) Node.js
5 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
5 3 (9.38%) React
5 3 (9.38%) REST
5 3 (9.38%) XSLT
6 2 (6.25%) Anaconda
6 2 (6.25%) Chai
6 2 (6.25%) Jest
7 1 (3.13%) CGI
7 1 (3.13%) Flash
7 1 (3.13%) LAMP
7 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (3.13%) Middleware
7 1 (3.13%) Nightwatchjs
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) iSeries
1 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.38%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) ETL Development
6 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) ES6
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 3 (9.38%) XPath
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) R
7 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) Java 8
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) CA
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) VMware