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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 80 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.00% 11.39% 11.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.07% 50.79% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 16
Median daily rate £425 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
131 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.12% 22.42% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 39 35
Median daily rate £425 £275 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 15
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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 65 (44.52%) Unix
1 65 (44.52%) Windows
2 54 (36.99%) DevOps
3 44 (30.14%) Puppet
4 42 (28.77%) Java
5 41 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (28.08%) Jenkins
6 36 (24.66%) Git (software)
7 34 (23.29%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (23.29%) Finance
8 32 (21.92%) Ruby
9 29 (19.86%) Configuration Management
10 27 (18.49%) MySQL
11 26 (17.81%) Red Hat
12 25 (17.12%) Python
12 25 (17.12%) HTTP
13 24 (16.44%) Tomcat
13 24 (16.44%) Perl
13 24 (16.44%) Docker
13 24 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
14 23 (15.75%) SQL
14 23 (15.75%) Banking
15 22 (15.07%) WebSphere
15 22 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
16 21 (14.38%) MongoDB
16 21 (14.38%) nginx
17 19 (13.01%) Oracle

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 24 (16.44%) Tomcat
2 22 (15.07%) WebSphere
3 21 (14.38%) nginx
4 15 (10.27%) IIS
5 11 (7.53%) Jetty
6 9 (6.16%) Apache
7 7 (4.79%) Confluence
7 7 (4.79%) OpenStack
7 7 (4.79%) SAS
8 6 (4.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (4.11%) JBoss
8 6 (4.11%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.05%) Node.js
10 3 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.37%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.27%) GitHub
3 11 (7.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.74%) IaaS
4 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.74%) PaaS
5 3 (2.05%) Heroku
5 3 (2.05%) SaaS
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.37%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) HTTP
2 16 (10.96%) DNS
3 15 (10.27%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.90%) DHCP
5 12 (8.22%) FTP
6 11 (7.53%) IPsec
7 9 (6.16%) Firewall
8 8 (5.48%) Network Security
9 7 (4.79%) NAS
9 7 (4.79%) SAN
10 4 (2.74%) LAN
10 4 (2.74%) WAN
11 3 (2.05%) FCoE
11 3 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.05%) Multicast
12 2 (1.37%) DMZ
12 2 (1.37%) Internet
12 2 (1.37%) LDAP
13 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.49%) MySQL
2 21 (14.38%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.64%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.42%) CouchDB
7 5 (3.42%) DB2
7 5 (3.42%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.74%) QlikView
8 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.05%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.05%) HBase
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (2.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 41 (28.08%) Jenkins
2 36 (24.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.53%) Travis CI
4 10 (6.85%) JIRA
5 9 (6.16%) Artifactory
5 9 (6.16%) GitLab
5 9 (6.16%) Maven
5 9 (6.16%) Subversion
6 6 (4.11%) Mockito
6 6 (4.11%) Selenium
7 5 (3.42%) jMock
7 5 (3.42%) JUnit
7 5 (3.42%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.05%) Ant
8 3 (2.05%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.05%) Gradle
8 3 (2.05%) Metasploit
8 3 (2.05%) Spock
8 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
2 23 (15.75%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
4 1 (0.68%) Military
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (26.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (15.75%) Developer
3 19 (13.01%) Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 12 (8.22%) Administrator
5 12 (8.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) DBA
6 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.11%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) MySQL DBA
9 5 (3.42%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
10 4 (2.74%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) HTML
2 14 (9.59%) LAMP
2 14 (9.59%) Middleware
3 12 (8.22%) CSS
4 11 (7.53%) Servlets
5 10 (6.85%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (6.85%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (6.85%) RESTful
5 10 (6.85%) Web Services
6 9 (6.16%) REST
7 8 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (5.48%) Sensu
7 8 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (4.79%) MCollective
8 7 (4.79%) SOAP
9 6 (4.11%) JSON
9 6 (4.11%) Laravel
9 6 (4.11%) Spring
9 6 (4.11%) Symfony
9 6 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.16%) Clustering
2 9 (6.16%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.42%) iSeries
6 4 (2.74%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) DataPower
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.68%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.52%) Unix
1 65 (44.52%) Windows
2 24 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.16%) CoreOS
3 9 (6.16%) Solaris
4 7 (4.79%) CentOS
4 7 (4.79%) SUSE
5 6 (4.11%) Debian
5 6 (4.11%) OpenVMS
6 4 (2.74%) AIX
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.37%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) zOS
8 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.99%) DevOps
2 41 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.86%) Configuration Management
4 22 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (8.90%) MVC
7 12 (8.22%) OO
8 10 (6.85%) ITIL
8 10 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.85%) Release Management
8 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.16%) Microservices
10 8 (5.48%) Scrum
11 7 (4.79%) Project Management
12 6 (4.11%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.11%) Information Management
12 6 (4.11%) Line Management
12 6 (4.11%) Process Improvement
12 6 (4.11%) Security Patching
13 5 (3.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.77%) Java
2 32 (21.92%) Ruby
3 25 (17.12%) Python
4 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
4 24 (16.44%) Perl
5 23 (15.75%) SQL
6 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.22%) Go
8 11 (7.53%) PHP
9 9 (6.16%) Groovy
10 6 (4.11%) Erlang
10 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.42%) Scala
12 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.05%) Clojure
13 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.37%) Jython
15 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) GCIH
3 4 (2.74%) GSEC
4 3 (2.05%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) Degree
4 3 (2.05%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.44%) Docker
2 10 (6.85%) etcd
2 10 (6.85%) flannel
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.48%) Ceph
4 8 (5.48%) GlusterFS
5 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.05%) KVM
6 3 (2.05%) NFS
6 3 (2.05%) SRDF
6 3 (2.05%) Xen
7 2 (1.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 44 (30.14%) Puppet
2 34 (23.29%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.27%) Ansible
4 14 (9.59%) Graphite
5 12 (8.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (7.53%) Kubernetes
7 10 (6.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (5.48%) HAProxy
8 8 (5.48%) logstash
9 7 (4.79%) Control-M
10 5 (3.42%) Salt
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.37%) Mesos
12 2 (1.37%) Nessus
12 2 (1.37%) Nmap
12 2 (1.37%) Opsview
12 2 (1.37%) QRadar
12 2 (1.37%) SCCM
12 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.68%) collectd
Vendors
1 26 (17.81%) Red Hat
2 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.01%) Oracle
4 13 (8.90%) VMware
5 8 (5.48%) IBM
5 8 (5.48%) Splunk
6 7 (4.79%) EMC
6 7 (4.79%) HP
7 5 (3.42%) Sybase
7 5 (3.42%) Veritas
8 4 (2.74%) Cisco
8 4 (2.74%) Intel
9 3 (2.05%) DataSynapse
9 3 (2.05%) NetApp
9 3 (2.05%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.05%) Teradata
9 3 (2.05%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.37%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.37%) F5
10 2 (1.37%) Google
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