The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.44% 11.43% 10.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.33% 33.80% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
60 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.48% 33.81% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 25
Average daily rate £320 £280 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (51.28%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) Puppet
6 13 (33.33%) CouchDB
6 13 (33.33%) UNIX
7 12 (30.77%) NoSQL
7 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
8 11 (28.21%) Kafka
8 11 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (28.21%) Oracle
8 11 (28.21%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) CentOS
9 10 (25.64%) Splunk
9 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.08%) Docker
10 9 (23.08%) DevOps
10 9 (23.08%) Salt
10 9 (23.08%) Graphite
10 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.08%) IIS
10 9 (23.08%) ITIL
10 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 8 (20.51%) JBoss
11 8 (20.51%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 8 (20.51%) JBoss
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (15.38%) Apache
5 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (2.56%) CICS
9 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.13%) Multicast
5 2 (5.13%) AMQP
5 2 (5.13%) FCoE
5 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 12 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.38%) Couchbase
6 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL
7 2 (5.13%) DB2
8 1 (2.56%) HBase
8 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.56%) DataStage
8 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) MSI
4 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Migration Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Designer
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) DB2 Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Principal Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Kafka
1 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (10.26%) Spring
4 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
5 3 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE
6 2 (5.13%) XSLT
6 2 (5.13%) Rendezvous
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Online Games
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
1 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (33.33%) UNIX
3 10 (25.64%) CentOS
4 6 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) DevOps
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Microservices
3 7 (17.95%) Data Management
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) ATDD
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Jython
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) NFS
2 2 (5.13%) Xen
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) KVM
2 2 (5.13%) SRDF
2 2 (5.13%) vCloud
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Puppet
2 11 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (23.08%) Salt
3 9 (23.08%) Graphite
4 2 (5.13%) Foglight
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) Splunk
4 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.82%) NetApp
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) IBM
6 4 (10.26%) VMware
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Sybase
8 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
8 2 (5.13%) Intel
8 2 (5.13%) DataSynapse
8 2 (5.13%) New Relic
9 1 (2.56%) Sun
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago