The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 69 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.06% 11.59% 11.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.89% 50.00% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 14
Median daily rate £481 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Linux
South 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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.27% 23.19% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 41 36
Median daily rate £463 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £140 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 72 (51.43%) Windows
2 62 (44.29%) Unix
3 53 (37.86%) DevOps
4 42 (30.00%) Java
5 41 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (27.14%) Puppet
7 37 (26.43%) Git (software)
7 37 (26.43%) Jenkins
8 31 (22.14%) Ruby
9 30 (21.43%) SQL
9 30 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (20.71%) MySQL
11 28 (20.00%) Finance
11 28 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 27 (19.29%) Python
13 26 (18.57%) HTTP
14 25 (17.86%) Configuration Management
14 25 (17.86%) Banking
14 25 (17.86%) WebSphere
15 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (17.14%) Tomcat
15 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (16.43%) nginx
16 23 (16.43%) Docker
16 23 (16.43%) Microsoft
16 23 (16.43%) Oracle
16 23 (16.43%) Perl
17 20 (14.29%) Middleware
17 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 20 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 24 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 23 (16.43%) nginx
4 19 (13.57%) IIS
5 13 (9.29%) Jetty
6 8 (5.71%) Apache
6 8 (5.71%) Confluence
7 7 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (5.00%) OpenStack
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (3.57%) SAS
10 4 (2.86%) CICS
10 4 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (1.43%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.43%) JBoss
12 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.43%) GitHub
3 13 (9.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.43%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.57%) HTTP
2 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
3 16 (11.43%) DNS
4 14 (10.00%) DHCP
4 14 (10.00%) FTP
5 13 (9.29%) IPsec
6 10 (7.14%) NAS
6 10 (7.14%) SAN
7 8 (5.71%) LAN
7 8 (5.71%) WAN
8 7 (5.00%) FCoE
8 7 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.00%) Multicast
9 6 (4.29%) Firewall
9 6 (4.29%) Network Security
10 1 (0.71%) DMZ
10 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.71%) Internet
10 1 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.71%) MySQL
2 19 (13.57%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.57%) Hadoop
4 12 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.43%) DB2
7 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.29%) HBase
9 5 (3.57%) MariaDB
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.86%) Base SAS
10 4 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (2.14%) CouchDB
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.43%) Big Data
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (26.43%) Git (software)
1 37 (26.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.29%) Travis CI
3 8 (5.71%) Artifactory
3 8 (5.71%) GitLab
3 8 (5.71%) JIRA
4 7 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.29%) Subversion
6 5 (3.57%) jMock
6 5 (3.57%) Maven
6 5 (3.57%) Mockito
7 3 (2.14%) Ant
7 3 (2.14%) EasyMock
7 3 (2.14%) Gradle
7 3 (2.14%) Selenium
7 3 (2.14%) Spock
8 2 (1.43%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 25 (17.86%) Banking
3 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Games
4 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Military
4 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (15.00%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 13 (9.29%) Administrator
4 13 (9.29%) Analyst
5 12 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) Architect
6 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (6.43%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) DBA
9 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (4.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.29%) Middleware
2 15 (10.71%) HTML
3 13 (9.29%) LAMP
3 13 (9.29%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (9.29%) RESTful
3 13 (9.29%) Servlets
4 11 (7.86%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (7.14%) Web Services
5 10 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (6.43%) CSS
6 9 (6.43%) XML
7 8 (5.71%) Laravel
7 8 (5.71%) Sensu
7 8 (5.71%) Symfony
8 7 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (5.00%) MCollective
8 7 (5.00%) REST
9 6 (4.29%) Rendezvous
9 6 (4.29%) SOAP
9 6 (4.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.00%) Clustering
2 7 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.57%) Replication
4 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.86%) iSeries
5 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.71%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (51.43%) Windows
2 62 (44.29%) Unix
3 20 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.00%) Solaris
5 9 (6.43%) CoreOS
6 8 (5.71%) SUSE
7 6 (4.29%) AIX
7 6 (4.29%) CentOS
7 6 (4.29%) Debian
7 6 (4.29%) OpenVMS
8 5 (3.57%) zOS
9 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.71%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.86%) DevOps
2 41 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (10.00%) MVC
6 14 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (7.86%) OO
7 11 (7.86%) Release Management
7 11 (7.86%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.71%) Scrum
9 7 (5.00%) Benchmarking
9 7 (5.00%) OOD
9 7 (5.00%) Project Management
10 6 (4.29%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.29%) Line Management
10 6 (4.29%) Microservices
10 6 (4.29%) Migration
10 6 (4.29%) Process Improvement
10 6 (4.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.00%) Java
2 31 (22.14%) Ruby
3 30 (21.43%) SQL
4 28 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 27 (19.29%) Python
6 23 (16.43%) Perl
7 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.86%) Go
9 10 (7.14%) Groovy
10 9 (6.43%) PHP
11 6 (4.29%) Erlang
12 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.86%) Scala
13 3 (2.14%) Clojure
13 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.71%) Jython
15 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) GCIH
2 4 (2.86%) GSEC
2 4 (2.86%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.43%) Docker
2 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (7.86%) etcd
4 11 (7.86%) flannel
5 8 (5.71%) Ceph
5 8 (5.71%) GlusterFS
6 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.00%) KVM
6 7 (5.00%) NFS
6 7 (5.00%) SRDF
6 7 (5.00%) Xen
7 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
8 3 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 38 (27.14%) Puppet
2 30 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.71%) Ansible
4 12 (8.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (7.86%) Graphite
5 11 (7.86%) Kubernetes
5 11 (7.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (6.43%) rkt
7 8 (5.71%) Control-M
7 8 (5.71%) HAProxy
7 8 (5.71%) logstash
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.14%) Salt
9 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.43%) Mesos
9 2 (1.43%) Nagios
9 2 (1.43%) QRadar
10 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.71%) SCCM
10 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (16.43%) Microsoft
1 23 (16.43%) Oracle
2 18 (12.86%) Red Hat
2 18 (12.86%) VMware
3 11 (7.86%) Intel
4 10 (7.14%) EMC
5 9 (6.43%) IBM
6 8 (5.71%) Cisco
6 8 (5.71%) Sybase
7 7 (5.00%) NetApp
8 6 (4.29%) DataSynapse
8 6 (4.29%) HP
8 6 (4.29%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.57%) Splunk
10 4 (2.86%) Teradata
10 4 (2.86%) Veritas
11 3 (2.14%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.43%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.43%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.43%) F5
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