Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 June 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +18
Contract jobs citing Unix 71 94 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.46% 11.91% 13.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.32% 40.00% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 103
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +10.00% +24.14%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £331
90th Percentile £588 £538 £775
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £440 £430
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.44% +18.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.35 - £12.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 201 235 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.11% 29.78% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 118 217
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% -1.18% +47.83%
10th Percentile £230 £155 £281
90th Percentile £560 £538 £683
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12% +23.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.26 £12.51 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.96% -41.15% +93.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.75 £14.95
90th Percentile £63.34 £15.00 £29.73
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.19
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.02% +5.52%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -16 46 £450 -9.09% 12
Barnsley - 22 £394 - 1
Doncaster - 1 - -
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 49 (69.01%) Linux
2 43 (60.56%) SMS
3 28 (39.44%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (29.58%) Degree
5 16 (22.54%) Python
6 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) Finance
8 12 (16.90%) Solaris
8 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
9 11 (15.49%) Oracle
10 10 (14.08%) CSS
10 10 (14.08%) HTML
10 10 (14.08%) Windows
10 10 (14.08%) Project Management
10 10 (14.08%) JIRA
10 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (12.68%) Web Development
11 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.27%) SUSE
12 8 (11.27%) Banking
12 8 (11.27%) Java
12 8 (11.27%) SQL
12 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
12 8 (11.27%) Node.js
12 8 (11.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (9.86%) Perl
13 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
13 7 (9.86%) Mac OS X
13 7 (9.86%) Ruby
14 6 (8.45%) Software Testing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (4.23%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (60.56%) SMS
2 4 (5.63%) SSH
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
2 5 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.82%) DTS
5 2 (2.82%) HBase
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JIRA
2 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) ERwin
4 2 (2.82%) Toad
5 1 (1.41%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Billing
3 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Solaris Specialist
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Unix Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Unix Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Data Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) CSS
1 10 (14.08%) HTML
2 8 (11.27%) Node.js
3 6 (8.45%) Play Framework
3 6 (8.45%) React
4 3 (4.23%) jQuery
5 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.82%) Handlebars
5 2 (2.82%) JSON
5 2 (2.82%) Middleware
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.82%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 1 (1.41%) CGI
6 1 (1.41%) LAMP
6 1 (1.41%) LDAP
6 1 (1.41%) SAML
6 1 (1.41%) Symfony
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) iSeries
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (69.01%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Solaris
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 8 (11.27%) SUSE
4 8 (11.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (9.86%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.08%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.68%) Web Development
4 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.45%) Open Source
4 6 (8.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
4 6 (8.45%) Use Case
4 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.63%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (5.63%) Analytics
6 4 (5.63%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
6 4 (5.63%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Python
2 8 (11.27%) Java
2 8 (11.27%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Perl
3 7 (9.86%) Ruby
3 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) Scala
5 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) Java 8
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) ES6
9 1 (1.41%) R
9 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) CBAP
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) MCP
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) GCP
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) OpenSSH
3 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
2 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.82%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.82%) Control-M
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) cPanel
4 1 (1.41%) Plesk
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.45%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Centrify
4 3 (4.23%) CyberArk
4 3 (4.23%) Informatica
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) CA
5 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Sun
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas