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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.05% 7.73% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.81% 24.19% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +13.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £401 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
59 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 24.48% 31.96% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 12
Average daily rate £300 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £183 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 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 -6 14 £400 +3.22% 4
Harrogate +5 4 £305 -18.66% 2
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (28.13%) Windows
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (21.88%) F5
3 7 (21.88%) DMVPN
3 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) CCNP
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
3 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.88%) OSPF
3 7 (21.88%) BGP
3 7 (21.88%) NetScreen
3 7 (21.88%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) Network Security
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (21.88%) Infoblox

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) OSPF
1 7 (21.88%) BGP
1 7 (21.88%) NetScreen
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
1 7 (21.88%) BIG-IP
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (21.88%) Network Security
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (21.88%) DMVPN
1 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Valgrind
3 2 (6.25%) Gerrit
3 2 (6.25%) Redmine
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
1 7 (21.88%) Security Specialist
1 7 (21.88%) Network Security Specialist
1 7 (21.88%) Network Specialist
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) GStreamer
3 3 (9.38%) Qt
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) WebKit
3 3 (9.38%) QML
3 3 (9.38%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.13%) XSL
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
1 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Streaming Video
4 2 (6.25%) STB
4 2 (6.25%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C
1 7 (21.88%) Java
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) Lua
5 3 (9.38%) PHP5
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CCNP
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (21.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Xen
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) Varnish
3 1 (3.13%) Corosync
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Blue Coat
2 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
2 7 (21.88%) Infoblox
2 7 (21.88%) Imperva
2 7 (21.88%) F5
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) Percona