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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 89 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.94% 10.18% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.56% 36.14% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
225 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 28.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 94
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 48 (26.52%) Python
2 44 (24.31%) Puppet
3 42 (23.20%) Red Hat
4 41 (22.65%) Oracle
5 38 (20.99%) UNIX
6 35 (19.34%) PHP
7 33 (18.23%) Java
7 33 (18.23%) SQL
7 33 (18.23%) CentOS
8 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
9 31 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (16.57%) Workflow
11 29 (16.02%) Service Management
11 29 (16.02%) VMware
11 29 (16.02%) Apache
12 28 (15.47%) Splunk
13 27 (14.92%) DevOps
13 27 (14.92%) Git (software)
14 25 (13.81%) C++
15 24 (13.26%) WebLogic
15 24 (13.26%) Windows
16 23 (12.71%) Configuration Management
16 23 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (12.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (12.71%) Ubuntu
17 22 (12.15%) SC Cleared
18 21 (11.60%) Ruby
18 21 (11.60%) Web Services
19 20 (11.05%) PL/SQL
19 20 (11.05%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (16.02%) Apache
2 24 (13.26%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.73%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.08%) nginx
5 10 (5.52%) Node.js
6 7 (3.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.76%) ATG Dynamo
8 4 (2.21%) Confluence
9 3 (1.66%) Jetty
10 2 (1.10%) IIS
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
1 12 (6.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.66%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.10%) Route 53
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) TCP/IP
1 17 (9.39%) SAN
2 16 (8.84%) DNS
3 14 (7.73%) SSL
4 10 (5.52%) DHCP
5 9 (4.97%) Internet
6 8 (4.42%) SSH
7 5 (2.76%) HTTP
8 4 (2.21%) DVB
8 4 (2.21%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.21%) VLAN
9 3 (1.66%) FTP
9 3 (1.66%) IPsec
10 2 (1.10%) OpenVPN
10 2 (1.10%) Firewall
10 2 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (9.39%) Oracle Database
3 15 (8.29%) MySQL
4 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.87%) Couchbase
5 7 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.31%) Redis
6 6 (3.31%) DB2
6 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.31%) SimpleDB
7 4 (2.21%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.05%) Maven
3 15 (8.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.97%) Selenium
5 6 (3.31%) ClearQuest
5 6 (3.31%) ClearCase
5 6 (3.31%) JIRA
6 4 (2.21%) Behat
6 4 (2.21%) Subversion
7 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.66%) Hudson
8 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.55%) Grunt
General
1 12 (6.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.21%) Finance
3 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Law
4 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (17.68%) Developer
2 19 (10.50%) Analyst
2 19 (10.50%) Software Engineer
3 18 (9.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.73%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 14 (7.73%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.18%) Architect
7 12 (6.63%) UNIX Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Linux Support
11 7 (3.87%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Administrator
11 7 (3.87%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.60%) Web Services
2 19 (10.50%) XML
3 13 (7.18%) CSS
3 13 (7.18%) REST
4 11 (6.08%) JMS
5 10 (5.52%) HTML
5 10 (5.52%) Spring
6 9 (4.97%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.42%) SOAP
8 7 (3.87%) .NET
8 7 (3.87%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.31%) LAMP
9 6 (3.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (3.31%) jQuery
10 4 (2.21%) J2EE
11 3 (1.66%) Symfony
11 3 (1.66%) RESTful
11 3 (1.66%) Servlets
12 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.97%) NHS
3 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.31%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.21%) Open Source
6 4 (2.21%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.21%) MPEG
6 4 (2.21%) IPTV
7 3 (1.66%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) STB
8 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.99%) UNIX
2 33 (18.23%) CentOS
3 24 (13.26%) Windows
4 23 (12.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (12.71%) Ubuntu
5 15 (8.29%) Solaris
6 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (7.18%) AIX
8 11 (6.08%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.76%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) HPUX
10 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.57%) Workflow
2 29 (16.02%) Service Management
3 27 (14.92%) DevOps
4 23 (12.71%) Configuration Management
5 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
5 20 (11.05%) Incident Management
6 17 (9.39%) TDD
7 16 (8.84%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.18%) Data Protection
10 10 (5.52%) ITIL
11 8 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.42%) Scrum
12 7 (3.87%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.87%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (3.31%) BDD
13 6 (3.31%) Migration
13 6 (3.31%) Workflow Management
14 5 (2.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.52%) Python
2 35 (19.34%) PHP
3 33 (18.23%) Java
3 33 (18.23%) SQL
4 25 (13.81%) C++
5 21 (11.60%) Ruby
6 20 (11.05%) PL/SQL
7 19 (10.50%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.29%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.73%) Perl
10 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (2.21%) Tcl
12 4 (2.21%) C
13 2 (1.10%) C#
13 2 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.31%) Degree
4 5 (2.76%) ISEB
4 5 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.52%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.66%) Xen
4 1 (0.55%) Squid
4 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (24.31%) Puppet
2 31 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.63%) Salt
3 12 (6.63%) Nagios
4 2 (1.10%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView
5 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.55%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 42 (23.20%) Red Hat
2 41 (22.65%) Oracle
3 29 (16.02%) VMware
4 28 (15.47%) Splunk
5 8 (4.42%) IBM
6 7 (3.87%) HP
7 5 (2.76%) JBoss
7 5 (2.76%) ATG
8 3 (1.66%) Google
9 2 (1.10%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.10%) Zend
9 2 (1.10%) Capita
10 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.55%) Informatica
10 1 (0.55%) Veritas
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco
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