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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.77% 9.94% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.62% 54.69% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 9
Median daily rate £500 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +18.11%
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
99 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.35% 18.18% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 38 26
Median daily rate £525 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £123 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £20.25 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 71 (50.71%) Windows
2 54 (38.57%) Unix
3 53 (37.86%) DevOps
4 46 (32.86%) Java
5 41 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (29.29%) Jenkins
6 37 (26.43%) Ruby
7 34 (24.29%) Puppet
7 34 (24.29%) MySQL
8 33 (23.57%) HTTP
9 32 (22.86%) Oracle
9 32 (22.86%) SQL
10 30 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 28 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 28 (20.00%) WebSphere
12 27 (19.29%) Python
13 26 (18.57%) TCP/IP
13 26 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (18.57%) Docker
14 25 (17.86%) Bash Shell
14 25 (17.86%) Tomcat
15 23 (16.43%) Middleware
15 23 (16.43%) Finance
15 23 (16.43%) nginx
15 23 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
16 22 (15.71%) VMware
16 22 (15.71%) Perl
16 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
17 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
17 21 (15.00%) IIS

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 28 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 23 (16.43%) nginx
4 21 (15.00%) IIS
5 15 (10.71%) Jetty
5 15 (10.71%) Mongrel
6 13 (9.29%) CICS
7 12 (8.57%) OpenStack
8 10 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (5.71%) Confluence
10 7 (5.00%) Apache
10 7 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (5.00%) SAS
11 6 (4.29%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (4.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (2.14%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.71%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (14.29%) GitHub
3 15 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.57%) HTTP
2 26 (18.57%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.14%) DNS
4 15 (10.71%) DHCP
4 15 (10.71%) FTP
4 15 (10.71%) IPsec
5 9 (6.43%) LAN
5 9 (6.43%) NAS
5 9 (6.43%) SAN
5 9 (6.43%) WAN
6 8 (5.71%) FCoE
6 8 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 8 (5.71%) Multicast
7 7 (5.00%) SSL
8 4 (2.86%) Internet
8 4 (2.86%) Network Security
9 2 (1.43%) Firewall
9 2 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.29%) MySQL
2 28 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 21 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (12.86%) DB2
5 14 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 14 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.00%) Redis
9 6 (4.29%) Big Data
9 6 (4.29%) HBase
9 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (3.57%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.86%) Base SAS
11 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (2.14%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.14%) Couchbase
12 3 (2.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 41 (29.29%) Jenkins
2 30 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.71%) Travis CI
4 8 (5.71%) JIRA
5 7 (5.00%) Artifactory
5 7 (5.00%) GitLab
5 7 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.57%) Subversion
7 4 (2.86%) jMock
7 4 (2.86%) Maven
7 4 (2.86%) Mockito
8 3 (2.14%) Ant
8 3 (2.14%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.14%) Gradle
8 3 (2.14%) Selenium
8 3 (2.14%) Spock
9 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.14%) Games
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (15.71%) Architect
3 19 (13.57%) Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 18 (12.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (11.43%) Analyst
6 15 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (9.29%) Administrator
8 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.43%) DBA
9 9 (6.43%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.29%) WebSphere Administrator
12 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) Middleware
2 17 (12.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (10.71%) LAMP
3 15 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
3 15 (10.71%) Servlets
4 14 (10.00%) HTML
4 14 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (9.29%) RESTful
6 12 (8.57%) XML
7 10 (7.14%) Web Services
8 8 (5.71%) CSS
8 8 (5.71%) Laravel
8 8 (5.71%) REST
8 8 (5.71%) Symfony
9 7 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (5.00%) MCollective
9 7 (5.00%) Node.js
9 7 (5.00%) Sensu
10 6 (4.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.86%) Replication
3 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.00%) iSeries
4 5 (3.57%) Clustering
5 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) RIA
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.71%) Windows
2 54 (38.57%) Unix
3 21 (15.00%) Solaris
4 17 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (11.43%) CoreOS
6 12 (8.57%) AIX
6 12 (8.57%) SUSE
7 11 (7.86%) zOS
8 7 (5.00%) RancherOS
9 5 (3.57%) Debian
9 5 (3.57%) OpenVMS
10 3 (2.14%) CentOS
10 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.86%) DevOps
2 41 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (8.57%) MVC
6 12 (8.57%) Security Hardening
7 10 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
8 9 (6.43%) OO
9 8 (5.71%) Benchmarking
9 8 (5.71%) Scrum
9 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (5.00%) OOD
10 7 (5.00%) Release Management
11 6 (4.29%) ETL
11 6 (4.29%) Migration
11 6 (4.29%) Project Management
12 5 (3.57%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) Java
2 37 (26.43%) Ruby
3 32 (22.86%) SQL
4 27 (19.29%) Python
5 25 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 22 (15.71%) Perl
7 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (12.86%) Go
9 10 (7.14%) Groovy
10 8 (5.71%) PHP
11 6 (4.29%) Erlang
12 3 (2.14%) Clojure
12 3 (2.14%) Scala
13 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.43%) R
13 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) Jython
14 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) GCIH
3 1 (0.71%) GSEC
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (18.57%) Docker
2 20 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.57%) etcd
3 19 (13.57%) flannel
4 14 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.71%) KVM
5 8 (5.71%) NFS
5 8 (5.71%) SRDF
5 8 (5.71%) Xen
6 7 (5.00%) Ceph
6 7 (5.00%) GlusterFS
7 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 34 (24.29%) Puppet
2 23 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (13.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (13.57%) Kubernetes
4 18 (12.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 13 (9.29%) Ansible
6 9 (6.43%) rkt
7 8 (5.71%) Mesos
8 7 (5.00%) Consul
8 7 (5.00%) Control-M
8 7 (5.00%) Graphite
8 7 (5.00%) HAProxy
8 7 (5.00%) logstash
8 7 (5.00%) Marathon
8 7 (5.00%) Rancher
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (2.14%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.43%) Nagios
11 2 (1.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Oracle
2 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.71%) VMware
3 18 (12.86%) Intel
4 11 (7.86%) Cisco
5 9 (6.43%) EMC
5 9 (6.43%) IBM
5 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.71%) NetApp
7 7 (5.00%) Sybase
8 6 (4.29%) DataSynapse
8 6 (4.29%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.57%) Teradata
10 4 (2.86%) F5
11 2 (1.43%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.43%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.43%) HP
11 2 (1.43%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.43%) Splunk
11 2 (1.43%) Veritas
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