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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 5 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 70 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.48% 16.87% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.11% 56.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 6
Median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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
87 125 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.93% 30.12% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.25 £9.00 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.44% -31.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 51 (48.11%) DevOps
2 47 (44.34%) Java
3 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.57%) Ruby
4 42 (39.62%) Git (software)
5 40 (37.74%) Unix
6 39 (36.79%) Python
7 37 (34.91%) Puppet
8 35 (33.02%) Configuration Management
9 30 (28.30%) HTTP
9 30 (28.30%) Docker
10 26 (24.53%) CSS
10 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (22.64%) Bash Shell
11 24 (22.64%) GitHub
11 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
12 23 (21.70%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
13 22 (20.75%) Web Services
13 22 (20.75%) Web Development
13 22 (20.75%) Kubernetes
14 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
14 21 (19.81%) Ansible
14 21 (19.81%) HTML
14 21 (19.81%) Mac OS X
14 21 (19.81%) TDD
15 19 (17.92%) Finance
15 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
15 19 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL

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 8 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.66%) nginx
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.77%) Confluence
4 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.83%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) CICS
5 3 (2.83%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.89%) IIS
6 2 (1.89%) Jetty
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.64%) GitHub
2 19 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.83%) IaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.94%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.30%) HTTP
2 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.09%) SSL
4 6 (5.66%) DNS
5 5 (4.72%) Firewall
5 5 (4.72%) NAS
5 5 (4.72%) SAN
6 4 (3.77%) LDAP
7 2 (1.89%) DHCP
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.94%) FCoE
8 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.94%) LAN
8 1 (0.94%) Multicast
8 1 (0.94%) VPN
8 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.43%) Redis
5 9 (8.49%) MySQL
6 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.83%) DB2
7 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.89%) Big Data
8 2 (1.89%) HBase
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.94%) QlikView
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.55%) Bitbucket
3 8 (7.55%) Subversion
4 5 (4.72%) JIRA
5 4 (3.77%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.77%) git-flow
5 4 (3.77%) GoCD
5 4 (3.77%) Maven
5 4 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.83%) GitLab
6 3 (2.83%) Gradle
6 3 (2.83%) Mockito
6 3 (2.83%) Spock
7 2 (1.89%) Ant
7 2 (1.89%) EasyMock
7 2 (1.89%) jMock
7 2 (1.89%) Selenium
7 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Electronics
3 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (31.13%) Developer
3 19 (17.92%) Java Developer
4 7 (6.60%) Administrator
5 6 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (3.77%) Architect
6 4 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (3.77%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Python Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.77%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (2.83%) DBA
7 3 (2.83%) Lead Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Linux Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) CSS
2 22 (20.75%) Web Services
3 21 (19.81%) HTML
4 10 (9.43%) Node.js
4 10 (9.43%) REST
5 8 (7.55%) Middleware
6 5 (4.72%) SOAP
7 4 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (3.77%) JSON
7 4 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.83%) MCollective
8 3 (2.83%) Sensu
8 3 (2.83%) Spring
8 3 (2.83%) XML
9 2 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.89%) LAMP
9 2 (1.89%) Velocity
9 2 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Visualisation
2 9 (8.49%) User Experience
3 7 (6.60%) Replication
4 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.77%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.94%) Clustering
8 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.94%) iSeries
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.74%) Unix
2 21 (19.81%) Mac OS X
3 15 (14.15%) CoreOS
3 15 (14.15%) Windows
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.49%) Solaris
6 8 (7.55%) RancherOS
7 7 (6.60%) AIX
7 7 (6.60%) SUSE
8 4 (3.77%) CentOS
8 4 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.77%) VMS
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.83%) zOS
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) DevOps
2 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.02%) Configuration Management
4 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.75%) Web Development
6 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
6 21 (19.81%) TDD
7 14 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (13.21%) Line Management
8 13 (12.26%) Open Source
9 12 (11.32%) Security Hardening
10 11 (10.38%) BDD
11 9 (8.49%) Front End Development
12 6 (5.66%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.66%) Web Design
13 5 (4.72%) High Availability
13 5 (4.72%) Prototyping
14 4 (3.77%) Software Delivery
14 4 (3.77%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.34%) Java
2 43 (40.57%) Ruby
3 39 (36.79%) Python
4 24 (22.64%) Bash Shell
5 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.09%) SQL
7 12 (11.32%) Go
8 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.66%) Perl
10 2 (1.89%) Clojure
10 2 (1.89%) Groovy
10 2 (1.89%) PHP
10 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Scala
11 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.94%) ES6
11 1 (0.94%) Jython
11 1 (0.94%) Korn
11 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) OCP
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) FATCA
System Software
1 30 (28.30%) Docker
2 15 (14.15%) etcd
2 15 (14.15%) flannel
3 6 (5.66%) GlusterFS
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.72%) NFS
4 5 (4.72%) SRDF
5 4 (3.77%) Veritas File System
5 4 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.83%) Ceph
7 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.94%) HDFS
8 1 (0.94%) KVM
8 1 (0.94%) Squid
8 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (34.91%) Puppet
2 23 (21.70%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (20.75%) Kubernetes
4 21 (19.81%) Ansible
5 14 (13.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (13.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 13 (12.26%) Salt
7 8 (7.55%) Consul
7 8 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (7.55%) Marathon
7 8 (7.55%) Mesos
7 8 (7.55%) Rancher
8 7 (6.60%) rkt
9 6 (5.66%) logstash
10 4 (3.77%) Cobbler
10 4 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (2.83%) Data Guard
11 3 (2.83%) HAProxy
11 3 (2.83%) Kibana
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) VMware
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.60%) IBM
5 6 (5.66%) NetApp
6 5 (4.72%) EMC
6 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.77%) Intel
7 4 (3.77%) Splunk
7 4 (3.77%) Sun
7 4 (3.77%) Veritas
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco
8 3 (2.83%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.94%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.94%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.94%) New Relic
9 1 (0.94%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.94%) Sybase
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