Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 25 30
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 69 73 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.30% 6.03% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.94% 30.17% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 34
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £413 £320 £291
90th Percentile £615 £563 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £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 192 242 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.10% 19.98% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 165 130
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +21.79% +24.80%
10th Percentile £286 £258 £120
90th Percentile £615 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 43
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +40.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.35 £33.00 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +13 63 £500 - 2
Barnsley +3 5 £425 +6.25%
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 45 (65.22%) Linux
2 34 (49.28%) Python
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.78%) Finance
5 23 (33.33%) Perl
6 19 (27.54%) Java
6 19 (27.54%) QA
7 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (24.64%) Oracle
8 16 (23.19%) Mac OS X
9 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
9 15 (21.74%) TDD
9 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (21.74%) Open Source
10 14 (20.29%) Ruby
10 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
10 14 (20.29%) Banking
11 13 (18.84%) Windows
11 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
11 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
11 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
12 12 (17.39%) Data Architecture
12 12 (17.39%) Data Integration
12 12 (17.39%) DevOps
12 12 (17.39%) Informatica
12 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
12 12 (17.39%) Data Management

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 9 (13.04%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.04%) SAN
3 6 (8.70%) SMS
4 4 (5.80%) HTTP
5 3 (4.35%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.49%) MongoDB
4 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
5 9 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 9 (13.04%) Big Data
6 8 (11.59%) DB2
6 8 (11.59%) HBase
6 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
8 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (8.70%) Data Lake
8 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 6 (8.70%) Pentaho
9 4 (5.80%) DataStage
10 3 (4.35%) MySQL
11 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) ERwin
3 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) ProC
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Electronics
5 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Consultant
2 13 (18.84%) Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Administrator
6 8 (11.59%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (10.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Data Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Data Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Lead Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Applications Consultant
10 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 4 (5.80%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) CSS
2 9 (13.04%) HTML
3 6 (8.70%) React
3 6 (8.70%) RESTful
4 5 (7.25%) Node.js
5 4 (5.80%) Play Framework
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.90%) .NET
7 2 (2.90%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.90%) Angular 2
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 1 (1.45%) JSON
8 1 (1.45%) Lucene
8 1 (1.45%) Middleware
8 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.35%) Clustering
6 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.35%) Replication
7 2 (2.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) Mac OS X
3 13 (18.84%) Windows
4 9 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.14%) Solaris
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.35%) AIX
6 3 (4.35%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Open Source
2 15 (21.74%) TDD
3 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.39%) Data Architecture
4 12 (17.39%) Data Integration
4 12 (17.39%) Data Management
4 12 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 12 (17.39%) DevOps
5 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (15.94%) Web Development
6 10 (14.49%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (14.49%) Visualisation
7 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Python
2 23 (33.33%) Perl
3 19 (27.54%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 15 (21.74%) SQL
5 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
5 14 (20.29%) Ruby
6 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.80%) Scala
10 3 (4.35%) C++
11 2 (2.90%) C#
11 2 (2.90%) R
12 1 (1.45%) Korn
12 1 (1.45%) PROC SQL
12 1 (1.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) CISSP
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) CISA
4 2 (2.90%) CEH
4 2 (2.90%) CISM
4 2 (2.90%) CRISC
4 2 (2.90%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) GCP
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) RHEV
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Ansible
2 3 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) Grafana
3 2 (2.90%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.90%) Terraform
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Informatica
3 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.04%) Sybase
4 6 (8.70%) CA
4 6 (8.70%) Tableau
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) EMC
6 2 (2.90%) Splunk
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec
6 2 (2.90%) Varonis
7 1 (1.45%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas
7 1 (1.45%) VMware