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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 182 75 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.91% 7.58% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.69% 33.78% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 54 30
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£363 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £422 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.11%
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
339 222 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.76% 22.45% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 133 95
Average daily rate £335 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.50 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 116 (42.34%) UNIX
2 90 (32.85%) Red Hat
3 82 (29.93%) Puppet
4 77 (28.10%) DevOps
5 74 (27.01%) Python
6 68 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (24.09%) Configuration Management
7 66 (24.09%) Opscode Chef
8 60 (21.90%) Ruby
9 58 (21.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (20.44%) Java
11 52 (18.98%) Apache
12 51 (18.61%) PHP
13 48 (17.52%) SQL
14 47 (17.15%) MongoDB
15 46 (16.79%) Oracle
16 45 (16.42%) Bash Shell
17 42 (15.33%) HTTP
18 40 (14.60%) Splunk
19 38 (13.87%) Security Cleared
20 37 (13.50%) Service Management
21 35 (12.77%) Windows
21 35 (12.77%) CentOS
22 33 (12.04%) HTML
22 33 (12.04%) SSL
22 33 (12.04%) VMware
23 32 (11.68%) TCP/IP
24 31 (11.31%) Incident Management
25 30 (10.95%) Relational Database
26 29 (10.58%) Nagios

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (18.98%) Apache
2 18 (6.57%) Node.js
3 14 (5.11%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.74%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.28%) nginx
6 6 (2.19%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.09%) Jetty
8 3 (1.09%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) JBoss
9 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.19%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.19%) Route 53
4 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.09%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.33%) HTTP
2 33 (12.04%) SSL
3 32 (11.68%) TCP/IP
4 28 (10.22%) DNS
5 14 (5.11%) DHCP
6 12 (4.38%) SAN
7 11 (4.01%) Internet
7 11 (4.01%) Firewall
8 5 (1.82%) IPsec
9 4 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.09%) SSH
10 3 (1.09%) Network Security
10 3 (1.09%) FTP
11 2 (0.73%) VPN
11 2 (0.73%) LDAP
11 2 (0.73%) ATM
11 2 (0.73%) LAN
11 2 (0.73%) WAN
11 2 (0.73%) MPLS
11 2 (0.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.15%) MongoDB
2 30 (10.95%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.03%) MySQL
5 20 (7.30%) Neo4j
6 16 (5.84%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.47%) Redis
7 15 (5.47%) SQL Server
8 14 (5.11%) CouchDB
9 13 (4.74%) Riak
9 13 (4.74%) Hypertable
10 11 (4.01%) Oracle Database
11 10 (3.65%) Couchbase
12 9 (3.28%) SimpleDB
13 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.19%) DB2
14 6 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.46%) Data Mart
15 4 (1.46%) BODI
Development Applications
1 17 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.74%) Fiddler
3 12 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.38%) Subversion
4 5 (1.82%) RSpec
5 4 (1.46%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.46%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.73%) JIRA
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.36%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.36%) Toad
7 1 (0.36%) Grunt
General
1 6 (2.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.46%) Finance
3 3 (1.09%) Banking
4 2 (0.73%) Electronics
4 2 (0.73%) Automotive
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (17.88%) Developer
2 42 (15.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (10.22%) Analyst
3 28 (10.22%) Java Developer
4 24 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (8.76%) Support Analyst
5 14 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (5.11%) Linux Support
6 13 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (4.74%) Administrator
6 13 (4.74%) UNIX Engineer
7 12 (4.38%) UNIX Operator
7 12 (4.38%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.38%) Software Engineer
7 12 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.01%) Architect
9 10 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (2.92%) UNIX Support
11 7 (2.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.04%) HTML
2 26 (9.49%) REST
3 23 (8.39%) Hibernate
4 22 (8.03%) Web Services
5 19 (6.93%) JAX-RS
6 8 (2.92%) LAMP
6 8 (2.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (2.55%) .NET
7 7 (2.55%) J2EE
7 7 (2.55%) CSS
8 4 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.46%) Middleware
8 4 (1.46%) jQuery
8 4 (1.46%) Ajax
9 3 (1.09%) CSS3
9 3 (1.09%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.09%) Java EE
9 3 (1.09%) Servlets
9 3 (1.09%) HTML5
10 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.57%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.74%) Open Source
4 8 (2.92%) NHS
5 7 (2.55%) Clustering
6 4 (1.46%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.46%) DataPower
6 4 (1.46%) User Experience
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.36%) RIA
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 116 (42.34%) UNIX
2 58 (21.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (12.77%) CentOS
3 35 (12.77%) Windows
4 27 (9.85%) Mac OS X
5 24 (8.76%) Ubuntu
6 21 (7.66%) Solaris
7 20 (7.30%) AIX
8 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.19%) Debian
9 6 (2.19%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.09%) HPUX
11 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.10%) DevOps
2 68 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (24.09%) Configuration Management
4 37 (13.50%) Service Management
5 31 (11.31%) Incident Management
6 29 (10.58%) E-Commerce
7 27 (9.85%) Software Engineering
8 26 (9.49%) Workflow
9 24 (8.76%) Web Design
9 24 (8.76%) ITIL
9 24 (8.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (7.30%) TDD
11 18 (6.57%) Load Balancing
11 18 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.47%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 8 (2.92%) Data Protection
14 8 (2.92%) Project Management
14 8 (2.92%) Supplier Management
15 7 (2.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.01%) Python
2 60 (21.90%) Ruby
3 56 (20.44%) Java
4 51 (18.61%) PHP
5 48 (17.52%) SQL
6 45 (16.42%) Bash Shell
7 28 (10.22%) C
8 22 (8.03%) C++
9 20 (7.30%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.38%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.28%) Perl
12 8 (2.92%) VB
12 8 (2.92%) Scala
13 6 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.73%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.36%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.36%) UniBasic
15 1 (0.36%) Korn
15 1 (0.36%) PHP5
15 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (0.73%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) VCAP
4 2 (0.73%) VCP5
4 2 (0.73%) MCSE
4 2 (0.73%) MCSA
4 2 (0.73%) CCNP
4 2 (0.73%) CCNA
4 2 (0.73%) CCDA
4 2 (0.73%) CCDP
4 2 (0.73%) CISSP
4 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) RHCE
4 2 (0.73%) CCSA
4 2 (0.73%) CCSE
4 2 (0.73%) RHCA
4 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.09%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.73%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.46%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.09%) Xen
5 3 (1.09%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.09%) Samba
6 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 82 (29.93%) Puppet
2 66 (24.09%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (10.58%) Nagios
4 20 (7.30%) Tivoli
5 15 (5.47%) Ansible
6 14 (5.11%) Graphite
7 13 (4.74%) CFEngine
7 13 (4.74%) Cobbler
8 11 (4.01%) Salt
9 6 (2.19%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.36%) OpenView
11 1 (0.36%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 90 (32.85%) Red Hat
2 46 (16.79%) Oracle
3 40 (14.60%) Splunk
4 33 (12.04%) VMware
5 15 (5.47%) SaltStack
6 13 (4.74%) HP
7 9 (3.28%) IBM
8 7 (2.55%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.82%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.82%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco
10 3 (1.09%) jBASE
10 3 (1.09%) Google
10 3 (1.09%) Remedy
10 3 (1.09%) ATG
10 3 (1.09%) Imperva
11 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.73%) Percona
12 1 (0.36%) Mercator
12 1 (0.36%) Informatica
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