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 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 27 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.80% 10.33% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.36% 35.71% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 1
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£401 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
56 70 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.40% 28.93% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 6
Average daily rate £300 £400 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.44 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £31.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 -9 10 £401 +0.12% 5
Harrogate +1 4 £325 +18.18% 1
Knaresborough - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Redcar - - - - 2
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 23 (53.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (53.49%) E-Commerce
3 22 (51.16%) DHCP
3 22 (51.16%) DNS
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 22 (51.16%) CCNP
3 22 (51.16%) Citrix
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (51.16%) Thin Client
3 22 (51.16%) CheckPoint
3 22 (51.16%) NetScreen
3 22 (51.16%) OSPF
3 22 (51.16%) BGP
3 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) Fat Client
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (51.16%) Network Security
3 22 (51.16%) Infoblox
3 22 (51.16%) Imperva
3 22 (51.16%) Blue Coat
3 22 (51.16%) CCSE
3 22 (51.16%) BIG-IP
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco IOS
3 22 (51.16%) F5
3 22 (51.16%) DMVPN
3 22 (51.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 22 (51.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 17 (39.53%) Load Balancing
5 14 (32.56%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.28%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) nginx
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Jetty
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.33%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) OSPF
1 22 (51.16%) BGP
1 22 (51.16%) NetScreen
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
1 22 (51.16%) BIG-IP
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco IOS
1 22 (51.16%) Network Security
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco ASA
1 22 (51.16%) DHCP
1 22 (51.16%) DNS
1 22 (51.16%) DMVPN
1 22 (51.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 22 (51.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Security Specialist
1 22 (51.16%) Network Specialist
1 22 (51.16%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Tester
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) DBA
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.63%) XML
2 5 (11.63%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) JSF
5 1 (2.33%) JPA
5 1 (2.33%) XSL
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) EJB
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Thin Client
1 22 (51.16%) Fat Client
2 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) E-Commerce
2 17 (39.53%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.60%) Line Management
3 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.63%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
8 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (2.33%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C
2 8 (18.60%) PHP
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) PHP5
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) CCNP
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (51.16%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Varnish
3 1 (2.33%) Corosync
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Blue Coat
2 22 (51.16%) Infoblox
2 22 (51.16%) Imperva
2 22 (51.16%) F5
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) Citrix
2 22 (51.16%) CheckPoint
3 14 (32.56%) HP
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Vignette
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) OpenText
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Percona
6 1 (2.33%) Qualys
6 1 (2.33%) EPiServer