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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 64 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.92% 8.63% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.95% 48.98% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 7
Median daily rate £500 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £225 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.54%
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
105 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.12% 17.63% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 34 24
Median daily rate £500 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 61 (42.96%) Unix
3 53 (37.32%) DevOps
4 47 (33.10%) Java
5 42 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
6 36 (25.35%) Puppet
7 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
7 34 (23.94%) Ruby
8 33 (23.24%) SQL
8 33 (23.24%) HTTP
9 32 (22.54%) MySQL
10 30 (21.13%) Oracle
11 28 (19.72%) WebSphere
12 27 (19.01%) Python
12 27 (19.01%) Bash Shell
12 27 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (18.31%) Tomcat
14 25 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (17.61%) MongoDB
15 24 (16.90%) Docker
15 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
15 24 (16.90%) Finance
16 23 (16.20%) TCP/IP
16 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
16 23 (16.20%) nginx
17 22 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (15.49%) IIS
17 22 (15.49%) VMware
18 21 (14.79%) Middleware

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 (19.72%) WebSphere
2 26 (18.31%) Tomcat
3 23 (16.20%) nginx
4 22 (15.49%) IIS
5 15 (10.56%) Jetty
6 10 (7.04%) OpenStack
7 9 (6.34%) CICS
8 8 (5.63%) Apache
8 8 (5.63%) Confluence
9 7 (4.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (4.93%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (4.93%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (4.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (4.93%) SAS
10 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (2.11%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.41%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.97%) GitHub
3 15 (10.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.24%) HTTP
2 23 (16.20%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.68%) DNS
4 16 (11.27%) DHCP
4 16 (11.27%) FTP
5 15 (10.56%) IPsec
6 10 (7.04%) LAN
6 10 (7.04%) NAS
6 10 (7.04%) SAN
6 10 (7.04%) WAN
7 9 (6.34%) FCoE
7 9 (6.34%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (6.34%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.34%) Multicast
8 7 (4.93%) Network Security
9 6 (4.23%) Firewall
10 5 (3.52%) SSL
11 3 (2.11%) Internet
12 2 (1.41%) LDAP
13 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) MySQL
2 25 (17.61%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (10.56%) DB2
4 15 (10.56%) Hadoop
4 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.93%) HBase
8 6 (4.23%) Big Data
9 5 (3.52%) MariaDB
9 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.82%) Base SAS
10 4 (2.82%) Redis
10 4 (2.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (2.11%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.41%) Informix
12 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
2 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.56%) Travis CI
4 8 (5.63%) JIRA
5 7 (4.93%) Artifactory
5 7 (4.93%) GitLab
5 7 (4.93%) Mercurial
6 6 (4.23%) Subversion
7 5 (3.52%) jMock
7 5 (3.52%) Maven
7 5 (3.52%) Mockito
8 3 (2.11%) Ant
8 3 (2.11%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.11%) Gradle
8 3 (2.11%) Selenium
8 3 (2.11%) Spock
9 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.41%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 24 (16.90%) Finance
2 21 (14.79%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.11%) Games
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (14.79%) Developer
3 18 (12.68%) Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 16 (11.27%) Analyst
4 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (10.56%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.45%) Administrator
7 12 (8.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.34%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (6.34%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) DBA
9 8 (5.63%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) Middleware
2 16 (11.27%) HTML
3 15 (10.56%) Servlets
4 14 (9.86%) LAMP
4 14 (9.86%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (9.15%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (9.15%) RESTful
5 13 (9.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (8.45%) XML
7 11 (7.75%) Web Services
8 9 (6.34%) CSS
9 8 (5.63%) Laravel
9 8 (5.63%) REST
9 8 (5.63%) Symfony
10 7 (4.93%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (4.93%) MCollective
10 7 (4.93%) Rendezvous
10 7 (4.93%) Sensu
10 7 (4.93%) XSLT
11 6 (4.23%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.63%) Replication
3 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) Clustering
3 6 (4.23%) iSeries
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) RIA
6 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 61 (42.96%) Unix
3 18 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.97%) Solaris
5 12 (8.45%) CoreOS
6 9 (6.34%) AIX
6 9 (6.34%) SUSE
7 8 (5.63%) zOS
8 5 (3.52%) CentOS
8 5 (3.52%) Debian
8 5 (3.52%) OpenVMS
9 4 (2.82%) RancherOS
9 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.70%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) DevOps
2 42 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (13.38%) Configuration Management
5 17 (11.97%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (9.86%) MVC
8 11 (7.75%) OO
8 11 (7.75%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.34%) Benchmarking
10 8 (5.63%) Release Management
10 8 (5.63%) Scrum
10 8 (5.63%) Security Hardening
11 7 (4.93%) ETL
11 7 (4.93%) OOD
12 6 (4.23%) High Availability
12 6 (4.23%) Migration
12 6 (4.23%) Project Management
13 5 (3.52%) Database Tuning
13 5 (3.52%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.10%) Java
2 34 (23.94%) Ruby
3 33 (23.24%) SQL
4 27 (19.01%) Bash Shell
4 27 (19.01%) Python
5 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.79%) Perl
7 14 (9.86%) Go
8 10 (7.04%) Groovy
9 9 (6.34%) PHP
10 6 (4.23%) Erlang
11 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.11%) Clojure
12 3 (2.11%) Scala
12 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.41%) R
14 1 (0.70%) Jython
14 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) SC Cleared
1 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) GCIH
2 4 (2.82%) GSEC
2 4 (2.82%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.90%) Docker
2 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.86%) etcd
3 14 (9.86%) flannel
4 13 (9.15%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.34%) KVM
5 9 (6.34%) NFS
5 9 (6.34%) SRDF
5 9 (6.34%) Xen
6 7 (4.93%) Ceph
6 7 (4.93%) GlusterFS
7 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (25.35%) Puppet
2 27 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (9.86%) Ansible
4 14 (9.86%) Kubernetes
4 14 (9.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (6.34%) Graphite
6 8 (5.63%) Control-M
6 8 (5.63%) rkt
7 7 (4.93%) HAProxy
7 7 (4.93%) logstash
8 6 (4.23%) Mesos
9 4 (2.82%) Consul
9 4 (2.82%) Marathon
9 4 (2.82%) Rancher
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.41%) Nagios
11 2 (1.41%) QRadar
11 2 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (21.13%) Oracle
2 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.49%) VMware
4 16 (11.27%) Intel
5 13 (9.15%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.45%) Cisco
7 10 (7.04%) EMC
7 10 (7.04%) IBM
8 9 (6.34%) NetApp
8 9 (6.34%) Sybase
9 7 (4.93%) DataSynapse
9 7 (4.93%) TIBCO
10 5 (3.52%) Teradata
11 4 (2.82%) F5
11 4 (2.82%) Splunk
12 3 (2.11%) HP
13 2 (1.41%) AppDynamics
13 2 (1.41%) ArcSight
13 2 (1.41%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.41%) Veritas
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