The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.17% 9.25% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 22.22% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
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£325 £388 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £401 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Linux
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 North Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.26% 41.62% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 16
Average daily rate £310 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.13 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £22.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -8 11 £400 +3.22% 2
Harrogate +2 4 £318 -15.33%
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.78%) DHCP
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco
3 10 (27.78%) CCNP
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (27.78%) Thin Client
3 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.78%) OSPF
3 10 (27.78%) BGP
3 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) NetScreen
3 10 (27.78%) Network Security
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.78%) Fat Client
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (27.78%) Infoblox
3 10 (27.78%) Imperva
3 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
3 10 (27.78%) CCSE
3 10 (27.78%) BIG-IP
3 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 10 (27.78%) F5
3 10 (27.78%) DMVPN
3 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (25.00%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) OSPF
1 10 (27.78%) BGP
1 10 (27.78%) NetScreen
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
1 10 (27.78%) BIG-IP
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
1 10 (27.78%) Network Security
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (27.78%) DMVPN
1 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 10 (27.78%) DHCP
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
3 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.78%) Redmine
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Security Specialist
1 10 (27.78%) Security Specialist
1 10 (27.78%) Network Specialist
2 8 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.78%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.56%) Qt
3 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) GStreamer
3 2 (5.56%) WebKit
3 2 (5.56%) QML
3 2 (5.56%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Thin Client
1 10 (27.78%) Fat Client
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.78%) STB
5 1 (2.78%) DTV
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
2 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 7 (19.44%) DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Line Management
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
9 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.78%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (2.78%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C
1 9 (25.00%) PHP
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) PHP5
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Lua
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCNP
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (27.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) Varnish
4 1 (2.78%) Corosync
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
2 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
2 10 (27.78%) Infoblox
2 10 (27.78%) Imperva
2 10 (27.78%) F5
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 2 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Percona
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
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