The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.77% 6.21% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.59% 26.47% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £349 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £311 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 31.61% 23.45% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 26
Average daily rate £375 £335 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £220 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Linux
Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +10 10 £388 +3.33% 12
Harrogate -5 2 £375 - 1
Knaresborough - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 19 (50.00%) CCSE
2 19 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 19 (50.00%) Citrix
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 19 (50.00%) DHCP
2 19 (50.00%) DNS
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
2 19 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (50.00%) OSPF
2 19 (50.00%) BGP
2 19 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 19 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 19 (50.00%) Network Security
2 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 19 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 19 (50.00%) Imperva
2 19 (50.00%) F5
2 19 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 19 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 19 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 12 (31.58%) HP
3 12 (31.58%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
1 19 (50.00%) DHCP
1 19 (50.00%) DNS
1 19 (50.00%) OSPF
1 19 (50.00%) BGP
1 19 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 19 (50.00%) Network Security
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 19 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 19 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 19 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Informix
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
1 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 19 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 19 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 16 (42.11%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Spring MVC
1 9 (23.68%) Apache Flex
1 9 (23.68%) Spring Integration
1 9 (23.68%) Spring
1 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) HTML5
3 6 (15.79%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) Ajax
4 5 (13.16%) LAMP
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 19 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (23.68%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.68%) BDD
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Android Development
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C
2 11 (28.95%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) CCSE
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 19 (50.00%) Citrix
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 19 (50.00%) Imperva
2 19 (50.00%) F5
3 12 (31.58%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk