Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 46 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.27% 8.50% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.86% 33.33% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 59
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £313 £413 £329
90th Percentile £675 £727 £759
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.86% +4.41% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 - -
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 185 186 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.19% 25.51% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 98 177
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +61.29%
10th Percentile £243 £140 £270
90th Percentile £525 £615 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 24
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.34% -46.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.53 £8.79 £12.30
90th Percentile £62.75 £14.80 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% -13.79% +11.54%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 35 £425 -15.00% 10
Barnsley - 6 £375 - 1
Doncaster - 3 £140 - 2
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 14 (30.43%) Oracle
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) JIRA
6 11 (23.91%) Windows
6 11 (23.91%) SMS
7 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
9 8 (17.39%) Banking
9 8 (17.39%) DevOps
10 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (15.22%) Python
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.04%) ETL
11 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
11 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
12 5 (10.87%) iSeries
12 5 (10.87%) JSON
12 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.87%) Analytics
12 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
12 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.87%) Solaris
12 5 (10.87%) TDD
12 5 (10.87%) Ab Initio
13 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis

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 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
1 4 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) SMS
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.35%) DTS
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) HBase
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) DataStage
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (4.35%) Toad
5 1 (2.17%) CF BOSH
5 1 (2.17%) ERwin
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) Mocha
5 1 (2.17%) Protractor
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) ETL Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) JSON
2 4 (8.70%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) XSLT
3 3 (6.52%) Chai
3 3 (6.52%) Jest
3 3 (6.52%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) Anaconda
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.17%) CGI
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.17%) SAML
5 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) iSeries
3 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Solaris
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.52%) SUSE
4 3 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) DevOps
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.04%) ETL
4 5 (10.87%) Analytics
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.70%) ETL Development
5 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
5 4 (8.70%) Separation of Concerns
5 4 (8.70%) Single Responsibility Principle
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) ES6
5 4 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) XPath
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) R
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) CBAP
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
2 2 (4.35%) Control-M
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) cPanel
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) Plesk
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Ab Initio
3 4 (8.70%) Cognos
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) Lotus
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (2.17%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau