The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 152 67 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.35% 6.31% 11.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.06% 31.75% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 55 69
Average daily rate
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£385 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £176 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Linux
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
353 211 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.72% 19.89% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 134 121
Average daily rate £375 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 17
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 160 (47.06%) UNIX
2 133 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (37.35%) Java
4 121 (35.59%) Configuration Management
5 110 (32.35%) Python
6 104 (30.59%) Bash Shell
7 99 (29.12%) Puppet
8 92 (27.06%) Opscode Chef
9 89 (26.18%) DevOps
10 80 (23.53%) MongoDB
11 78 (22.94%) HTML
12 72 (21.18%) HTTP
13 70 (20.59%) VMware
14 67 (19.71%) SQL
14 67 (19.71%) Git (software)
15 65 (19.12%) Mac OS X
16 64 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (18.53%) Relational Database
17 63 (18.53%) Windows
18 61 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 59 (17.35%) Apache
20 58 (17.06%) Red Hat
20 58 (17.06%) Ruby
21 55 (16.18%) Open Source
21 55 (16.18%) Responsive Web Design
22 54 (15.88%) Web Design
22 54 (15.88%) Tomcat
23 52 (15.29%) Jenkins
24 51 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
25 50 (14.71%) REST

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (17.35%) Apache
2 54 (15.88%) Tomcat
3 34 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 24 (7.06%) Node.js
5 21 (6.18%) WebSphere
6 19 (5.59%) nginx
7 12 (3.53%) Jetty
7 12 (3.53%) IIS
8 8 (2.35%) JBoss
9 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.59%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) WordPress
11 1 (0.29%) Jadu
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (2.06%) MS Office
1 7 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.53%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.35%) Route 53
5 8 (2.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (21.18%) HTTP
2 27 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.29%) DNS
4 17 (5.00%) Firewall
5 16 (4.71%) SAN
5 16 (4.71%) Internet
6 14 (4.12%) SSL
7 12 (3.53%) DHCP
7 12 (3.53%) FTP
7 12 (3.53%) IPsec
8 9 (2.65%) NAS
8 9 (2.65%) WAN
9 7 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.18%) OSPF
10 4 (1.18%) BGP
10 4 (1.18%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.88%) VRRP
11 3 (0.88%) MPLS
11 3 (0.88%) VPN
11 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 63 (18.53%) Relational Database
3 50 (14.71%) MySQL
4 34 (10.00%) Neo4j
5 30 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 27 (7.94%) Oracle Database
7 22 (6.47%) SQL Server
8 21 (6.18%) Redis
9 18 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.53%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.94%) Couchbase
12 10 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (2.65%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.65%) SimpleDB
14 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (2.06%) Data Mart
15 7 (2.06%) BODI
Development Applications
1 67 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 52 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 40 (11.76%) Subversion
4 10 (2.94%) Maven
5 8 (2.35%) Mockito
5 8 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.88%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.59%) JIRA
7 2 (0.59%) Ant
7 2 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.29%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.29%) Hudson
8 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.29%) Redmine
General
1 12 (3.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.65%) Finance
3 7 (2.06%) Retail
4 5 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (0.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (31.47%) Developer
2 62 (18.24%) Java Developer
3 55 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (8.24%) DBA
5 22 (6.47%) Software Engineer
6 21 (6.18%) Administrator
7 16 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.41%) Architect
9 14 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.53%) Consultant
11 11 (3.24%) Analyst
11 11 (3.24%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (2.65%) Oracle DBA
14 8 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (2.35%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.35%) MySQL DBA
14 8 (2.35%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (22.94%) HTML
2 50 (14.71%) REST
3 37 (10.88%) JAX-RS
4 35 (10.29%) Hibernate
5 24 (7.06%) Web Services
6 23 (6.76%) CSS
7 21 (6.18%) Servlets
8 20 (5.88%) J2EE
9 16 (4.71%) .NET
9 16 (4.71%) LAMP
10 11 (3.24%) Memcached
10 11 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (2.65%) Spring
12 8 (2.35%) Java EE
13 7 (2.06%) XML
13 7 (2.06%) POSIX
13 7 (2.06%) Mustache
14 6 (1.76%) Sass
14 6 (1.76%) HTML5
15 5 (1.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.29%) Clustering
2 11 (3.24%) Replication
3 9 (2.65%) NHS
4 6 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.76%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.18%) IBM XIV
6 4 (1.18%) User Experience
7 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.59%) STB
8 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.59%) Wiki
8 2 (0.59%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.29%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.29%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 160 (47.06%) UNIX
2 65 (19.12%) Mac OS X
3 63 (18.53%) Windows
4 61 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.06%) CentOS
6 22 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.94%) AIX
9 7 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.76%) Solaris
11 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.18%) Debian
12 3 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.59%) HPUX
14 1 (0.29%) SUSE
14 1 (0.29%) Android
14 1 (0.29%) Fedora
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (35.59%) Configuration Management
3 89 (26.18%) DevOps
4 64 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (16.18%) Open Source
5 55 (16.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 54 (15.88%) Web Design
7 44 (12.94%) TDD
8 34 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 30 (8.82%) Web Development
10 26 (7.65%) BDD
11 22 (6.47%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.29%) Data Management
12 18 (5.29%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.00%) Automated Testing
13 17 (5.00%) Service Management
14 16 (4.71%) ITIL
15 15 (4.41%) Scrum
16 14 (4.12%) OO
16 14 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 127 (37.35%) Java
2 110 (32.35%) Python
3 104 (30.59%) Bash Shell
4 67 (19.71%) SQL
5 58 (17.06%) Ruby
6 40 (11.76%) PHP
7 39 (11.47%) JavaScript
8 27 (7.94%) Shell Script
9 24 (7.06%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.59%) C++
11 16 (4.71%) C
12 15 (4.41%) Perl
13 7 (2.06%) Korn
14 4 (1.18%) PHP5
15 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.59%) Scala
15 2 (0.59%) Lua
15 2 (0.59%) AWK
15 2 (0.59%) Jython
15 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.47%) CCNP
4 5 (1.47%) Degree
5 4 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.88%) CCNA
7 2 (0.59%) CISSP
7 2 (0.59%) CCIE
7 2 (0.59%) CCSP
7 2 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.47%) QEMU
2 22 (6.47%) KVM
3 13 (3.82%) vSphere
3 13 (3.82%) Xen
4 11 (3.24%) vCloud
5 10 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.06%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.06%) NFS
6 7 (2.06%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.29%) XenServer
8 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (29.12%) Puppet
2 92 (27.06%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.59%) Cobbler
4 17 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 16 (4.71%) Graphite
6 14 (4.12%) Salt
7 13 (3.82%) Opsview
8 12 (3.53%) Ansible
9 11 (3.24%) Rundeck
10 10 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (2.06%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.47%) Nagios
13 3 (0.88%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.59%) Cacti
14 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.59%) vMotion
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
15 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
15 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (20.59%) VMware
2 58 (17.06%) Red Hat
3 48 (14.12%) Oracle
4 23 (6.76%) Splunk
5 18 (5.29%) IBM
6 14 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.12%) Google
7 13 (3.82%) SolarWinds
7 13 (3.82%) Cisco
8 11 (3.24%) Tealeaf
8 11 (3.24%) Riverbed
9 10 (2.94%) F5
9 10 (2.94%) Percona
9 10 (2.94%) Rackspace
9 10 (2.94%) HP
10 7 (2.06%) hybris
11 3 (0.88%) jBASE
11 3 (0.88%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.59%) Juniper
12 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
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