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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 91 98 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.03% 11.24% 5.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.72% 36.98% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £421 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 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 £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
235 265 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.31% 30.39% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 144 83
Average daily rate £263 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £107 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.45 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.58% -16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 49 (27.68%) Puppet
2 48 (27.12%) Python
3 45 (25.42%) Red Hat
4 39 (22.03%) UNIX
5 37 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (19.77%) Oracle
7 33 (18.64%) PHP
7 33 (18.64%) DevOps
8 32 (18.08%) CentOS
8 32 (18.08%) Security Cleared
9 31 (17.51%) Java
9 31 (17.51%) VMware
10 29 (16.38%) Service Management
10 29 (16.38%) Workflow
10 29 (16.38%) Configuration Management
10 29 (16.38%) SQL
11 27 (15.25%) Splunk
12 25 (14.12%) C++
12 25 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (14.12%) Ruby
13 23 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (12.99%) Windows
14 22 (12.43%) Apache
14 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
14 22 (12.43%) Ubuntu
15 21 (11.86%) Web Services
16 20 (11.30%) Software Engineering
16 20 (11.30%) Incident Management
16 20 (11.30%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (12.43%) Apache
2 19 (10.73%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.34%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.65%) Node.js
5 9 (5.08%) nginx
6 6 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.82%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (1.69%) Confluence
8 3 (1.69%) Jetty
9 2 (1.13%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.69%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.13%) Route 53
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) Heroku
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.60%) TCP/IP
1 17 (9.60%) DNS
1 17 (9.60%) SAN
2 13 (7.34%) SSL
3 11 (6.21%) DHCP
4 9 (5.08%) Internet
5 7 (3.95%) SSH
6 5 (2.82%) HTTP
7 4 (2.26%) DVB
7 4 (2.26%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.26%) VLAN
8 3 (1.69%) FTP
8 3 (1.69%) IPsec
9 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.56%) Firewall
9 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (6.78%) MySQL
2 12 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.95%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.39%) Redis
5 6 (3.39%) SimpleDB
6 5 (2.82%) DB2
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.26%) SQLPlus
7 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.60%) Maven
3 12 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.95%) Selenium
5 5 (2.82%) JIRA
5 5 (2.82%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.82%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.26%) Behat
6 4 (2.26%) Subversion
7 3 (1.69%) RSpec
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) Grunt
9 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.69%) Finance
3 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (14.12%) Developer
2 20 (11.30%) Analyst
3 19 (10.73%) Software Engineer
4 18 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.91%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 13 (7.34%) Architect
8 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (6.78%) UNIX Engineer
9 11 (6.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Linux Support
12 6 (3.39%) Administrator
12 6 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.86%) Web Services
2 16 (9.04%) XML
3 12 (6.78%) REST
4 10 (5.65%) CSS
5 9 (5.08%) Spring
5 9 (5.08%) HTML
5 9 (5.08%) JMS
6 8 (4.52%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.95%) .NET
7 7 (3.95%) SOAP
8 6 (3.39%) Apache Camel
8 6 (3.39%) J2EE
9 5 (2.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (2.26%) LAMP
11 3 (1.69%) jQuery
11 3 (1.69%) Java EE
11 3 (1.69%) Servlets
12 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
12 1 (0.56%) RESTful
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.52%) NHS
3 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.82%) Open Source
5 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.82%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.26%) MPEG
6 4 (2.26%) IPTV
6 4 (2.26%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Replication
8 2 (1.13%) STB
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.03%) UNIX
2 32 (18.08%) CentOS
3 25 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (12.99%) Windows
5 22 (12.43%) Ubuntu
6 19 (10.73%) Solaris
7 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (7.34%) AIX
8 13 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.21%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.82%) Debian
11 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.64%) DevOps
2 29 (16.38%) Service Management
2 29 (16.38%) Workflow
2 29 (16.38%) Configuration Management
3 20 (11.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (11.30%) Incident Management
4 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.47%) TDD
5 14 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.34%) Data Protection
7 10 (5.65%) ITIL
8 8 (4.52%) Scrum
9 7 (3.95%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.95%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (3.39%) BDD
11 5 (2.82%) Workflow Management
11 5 (2.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (2.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.12%) Python
2 33 (18.64%) PHP
3 31 (17.51%) Java
4 29 (16.38%) SQL
5 25 (14.12%) C++
5 25 (14.12%) Ruby
6 20 (11.30%) Bash Shell
7 17 (9.60%) PL/SQL
8 13 (7.34%) Perl
9 11 (6.21%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.08%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.82%) C
12 4 (2.26%) Tcl
13 3 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (1.13%) C#
14 2 (1.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.39%) Degree
4 5 (2.82%) ISEB
4 5 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.65%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.69%) Xen
4 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (27.68%) Puppet
2 37 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.78%) Nagios
3 12 (6.78%) Salt
4 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.13%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 45 (25.42%) Red Hat
2 35 (19.77%) Oracle
3 31 (17.51%) VMware
4 27 (15.25%) Splunk
5 9 (5.08%) HP
6 7 (3.95%) IBM
7 5 (2.82%) JBoss
7 5 (2.82%) ATG
8 3 (1.69%) Google
9 2 (1.13%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.13%) Capita
10 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.56%) Informatica
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