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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 184 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.23% 6.57% 7.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.73% 29.34% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 57 41
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
303 259 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.43% 22.39% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 146 77
Average daily rate £325 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.95 £57.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 170 (48.99%) UNIX
2 156 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (38.90%) Configuration Management
4 120 (34.58%) Java
5 115 (33.14%) Python
6 94 (27.09%) HTTP
7 93 (26.80%) HTML
7 93 (26.80%) DevOps
8 91 (26.22%) MongoDB
8 91 (26.22%) Puppet
9 86 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
10 82 (23.63%) Bash Shell
11 79 (22.77%) Mac OS X
12 76 (21.90%) Apache
12 76 (21.90%) Ruby
13 69 (19.88%) Relational Database
14 68 (19.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 68 (19.60%) Web Design
15 64 (18.44%) VMware
16 62 (17.87%) REST
17 60 (17.29%) PHP
18 59 (17.00%) SQL
19 58 (16.71%) Red Hat
20 53 (15.27%) Hibernate
21 48 (13.83%) JAX-RS
22 47 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (13.26%) Neo4j
23 46 (13.26%) Windows
24 45 (12.97%) Git (software)
25 44 (12.68%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (21.90%) Apache
2 35 (10.09%) OpenStack
3 31 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.63%) Node.js
5 18 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 17 (4.90%) nginx
7 12 (3.46%) Jetty
7 12 (3.46%) IIS
8 3 (0.86%) JBoss
8 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.58%) CMS
9 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
10 1 (0.29%) Jadu
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Project
1 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.51%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.46%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.73%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (1.73%) Route 53
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (27.09%) HTTP
2 38 (10.95%) SSL
3 37 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 31 (8.93%) DNS
5 17 (4.90%) Internet
6 16 (4.61%) DHCP
7 15 (4.32%) SAN
8 14 (4.03%) Firewall
8 14 (4.03%) IPsec
9 12 (3.46%) FTP
10 4 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.86%) Wireless
11 3 (0.86%) Network Security
11 3 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.86%) LDAP
11 3 (0.86%) OSPF
11 3 (0.86%) BGP
11 3 (0.86%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.58%) VRRP
12 2 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (26.22%) MongoDB
2 69 (19.88%) Relational Database
3 46 (13.26%) Neo4j
4 43 (12.39%) MySQL
5 21 (6.05%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.61%) Redis
6 16 (4.61%) Riak
6 16 (4.61%) CouchDB
6 16 (4.61%) Hypertable
7 13 (3.75%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.17%) Couchbase
8 11 (3.17%) SimpleDB
9 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.02%) DB2
11 6 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.15%) Data Mart
13 4 (1.15%) BODI
13 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.80%) Subversion
3 20 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.61%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.58%) Maven
5 2 (0.58%) JIRA
5 2 (0.58%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.58%) Mockito
5 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.29%) Hudson
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) RSpec
General
1 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
1 8 (2.31%) Finance
2 5 (1.44%) Electronics
2 5 (1.44%) Games
3 3 (0.86%) Banking
3 3 (0.86%) Retail
4 2 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (34.01%) Developer
2 73 (21.04%) Java Developer
3 62 (17.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 17 (4.90%) Analyst
7 15 (4.32%) Administrator
7 15 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (3.75%) Linux Support
8 13 (3.75%) UNIX Support
9 12 (3.46%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (2.88%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.59%) DBA
11 9 (2.59%) UNIX Operator
12 8 (2.31%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.31%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.02%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.02%) Cloud Engineer
14 6 (1.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.80%) HTML
2 62 (17.87%) REST
3 53 (15.27%) Hibernate
4 48 (13.83%) JAX-RS
5 26 (7.49%) CSS
6 22 (6.34%) Web Services
7 21 (6.05%) Servlets
8 15 (4.32%) J2EE
9 12 (3.46%) .NET
10 8 (2.31%) LAMP
10 8 (2.31%) Mustache
11 7 (2.02%) Spring
11 7 (2.02%) Sass
12 5 (1.44%) Symfony
13 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (1.15%) HTML5
13 4 (1.15%) CSS3
13 4 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (1.15%) Middleware
13 4 (1.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.39%) Open Source
2 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.75%) Clustering
4 12 (3.46%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.88%) NHS
6 6 (1.73%) Replication
7 5 (1.44%) User Experience
8 4 (1.15%) DataPower
8 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.15%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.58%) Wiki
9 2 (0.58%) RIA
10 1 (0.29%) W3C
10 1 (0.29%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.29%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.29%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 170 (48.99%) UNIX
2 79 (22.77%) Mac OS X
3 46 (13.26%) Windows
4 43 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (7.49%) Ubuntu
6 25 (7.20%) CentOS
7 17 (4.90%) AIX
8 11 (3.17%) Solaris
9 10 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.31%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.44%) Debian
13 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.58%) HPUX
15 1 (0.29%) SUSE
15 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.29%) Fedora
15 1 (0.29%) Android
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (38.90%) Configuration Management
3 93 (26.80%) DevOps
4 68 (19.60%) Web Design
4 68 (19.60%) Responsive Web Design
5 47 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 28 (8.07%) TDD
7 28 (8.07%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.78%) ITIL
8 27 (7.78%) Web Development
9 26 (7.49%) Incident Management
10 23 (6.63%) Service Management
11 20 (5.76%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.48%) Automated Testing
13 18 (5.19%) Load Balancing
13 18 (5.19%) BDD
13 18 (5.19%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.03%) Workflow
15 12 (3.46%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 120 (34.58%) Java
2 115 (33.14%) Python
3 82 (23.63%) Bash Shell
4 76 (21.90%) Ruby
5 60 (17.29%) PHP
6 59 (17.00%) SQL
7 38 (10.95%) C
8 27 (7.78%) JavaScript
9 25 (7.20%) C++
10 22 (6.34%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.59%) Perl
12 8 (2.31%) VB
12 8 (2.31%) Scala
13 4 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.86%) PHP5
15 1 (0.29%) Korn
15 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.44%) Degree
4 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.15%) CCNP
4 4 (1.15%) CCNA
4 4 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.86%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) VCAP
6 2 (0.58%) VCP5
6 2 (0.58%) MCSE
6 2 (0.58%) MCSA
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) CCSA
6 2 (0.58%) CCSE
6 2 (0.58%) CCDA
6 2 (0.58%) CCDP
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 40 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.48%) QEMU
2 19 (5.48%) KVM
3 13 (3.75%) Xen
4 8 (2.31%) VMware Server
5 7 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.02%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.44%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.15%) vSphere
8 2 (0.58%) Firmware
8 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.58%) iptables
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (26.22%) Puppet
2 86 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (7.20%) Tivoli
4 22 (6.34%) Nagios
4 22 (6.34%) Ansible
5 21 (6.05%) Cobbler
6 19 (5.48%) Graphite
7 16 (4.61%) CFEngine
8 14 (4.03%) Salt
9 5 (1.44%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.86%) Opsview
10 3 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.29%) Cacti
11 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (18.44%) VMware
2 58 (16.71%) Red Hat
3 42 (12.10%) Oracle
4 34 (9.80%) Splunk
5 21 (6.05%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.61%) SaltStack
7 15 (4.32%) Rackspace
8 13 (3.75%) HP
9 12 (3.46%) Google
10 10 (2.88%) Cisco
10 10 (2.88%) IBM
11 7 (2.02%) Percona
12 6 (1.73%) jBASE
13 4 (1.15%) Business Objects
14 3 (0.86%) Remedy
14 3 (0.86%) Imperva
15 2 (0.58%) Riverbed
15 2 (0.58%) hybris
15 2 (0.58%) F5
15 2 (0.58%) Tealeaf
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