Period
to 10 December 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 10 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 12 26
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 49 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.43% 7.91% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.00% 35.60% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 74 46
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £289 £413 £318
90th Percentile £788 £615 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -7.87% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 -
% change year-on-year +7.75% - -

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 213 191 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.61% 22.21% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 169
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £283 £288 £258
90th Percentile £536 £615 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 33
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -22.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.78 £10.80
90th Percentile £24.50 £26.35 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -21 32 £475 -5.00% 10
Barnsley -4 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Doncaster - 2 £140 -
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 28 (57.14%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Windows
4 16 (32.65%) DevOps
5 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
6 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.41%) Mainframe
7 10 (20.41%) Banking
7 10 (20.41%) iSeries
7 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
8 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 8 (16.33%) HTML
9 8 (16.33%) Python
9 8 (16.33%) JIRA
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.29%) Finance
10 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.29%) NetApp
11 6 (12.24%) Project Management
11 6 (12.24%) ETL
11 6 (12.24%) Java
11 6 (12.24%) Perl
11 6 (12.24%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) JSON
11 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
11 6 (12.24%) Docker

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 4 (8.16%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) GitHub
3 4 (8.16%) IaaS
3 4 (8.16%) PaaS
3 4 (8.16%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.04%) Heroku
5 1 (2.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) NAS
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) FCoE
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) HBase
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) Base SAS
4 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (4.08%) ERwin
5 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) CF BOSH
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) Mocha
6 1 (2.04%) Protractor
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.41%) Banking
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 5 (10.20%) NAS Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Data Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) ETL Developer
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) JSON
2 6 (12.24%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) RESTful
4 4 (8.16%) CSS
4 4 (8.16%) Node.js
5 3 (6.12%) Play Framework
5 3 (6.12%) React
5 3 (6.12%) REST
5 3 (6.12%) XSLT
6 2 (4.08%) Anaconda
6 2 (4.08%) Chai
6 2 (4.08%) Jest
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) CGI
7 1 (2.04%) Flash
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) LAMP
7 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.04%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) iSeries
1 10 (20.41%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.12%) AIX
4 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) SUSE
6 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.24%) Build Automation
5 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (12.24%) ETL
5 6 (12.24%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.16%) ETL Development
7 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) ES6
7 3 (6.12%) Scala
7 3 (6.12%) XPath
8 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) R
8 2 (4.08%) VBA
9 1 (2.04%) Java 8
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Terraform
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) NetApp
3 5 (10.20%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco
3 5 (10.20%) EMC
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Informatica
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) Lotus
5 2 (4.08%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas