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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 50 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.92% 10.35% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.47% 59.46% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 8
Median daily rate £513 £425 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +19.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
87 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.26% 17.41% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 25
Median daily rate £525 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 55 (46.22%) Windows
2 49 (41.18%) DevOps
3 43 (36.13%) Java
4 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (31.09%) Ruby
6 35 (29.41%) Unix
6 35 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 33 (27.73%) SQL
8 31 (26.05%) HTTP
8 31 (26.05%) Puppet
9 30 (25.21%) MySQL
10 29 (24.37%) MongoDB
11 28 (23.53%) Docker
12 27 (22.69%) Git (software)
12 27 (22.69%) WebSphere
12 27 (22.69%) Oracle
13 24 (20.17%) Tomcat
13 24 (20.17%) Python
14 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
14 23 (19.33%) nginx
15 22 (18.49%) Bash Shell
15 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (18.49%) Middleware
15 22 (18.49%) VMware
15 22 (18.49%) Solaris
16 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 21 (17.65%) IIS
16 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 21 (17.65%) Finance
16 21 (17.65%) 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 27 (22.69%) WebSphere
2 24 (20.17%) Tomcat
3 23 (19.33%) nginx
4 21 (17.65%) IIS
5 13 (10.92%) CICS
5 13 (10.92%) Jetty
5 13 (10.92%) Mongrel
6 11 (9.24%) OpenStack
7 10 (8.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (6.72%) Apache
9 7 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (5.88%) SAS
10 5 (4.20%) Confluence
10 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (2.52%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.84%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.97%) GitHub
3 13 (10.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.05%) HTTP
2 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.76%) DHCP
3 14 (11.76%) DNS
4 13 (10.92%) FTP
4 13 (10.92%) IPsec
5 10 (8.40%) NAS
5 10 (8.40%) SAN
6 9 (7.56%) FCoE
6 9 (7.56%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (7.56%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.56%) LAN
6 9 (7.56%) Multicast
6 9 (7.56%) SSL
6 9 (7.56%) WAN
7 3 (2.52%) Internet
7 3 (2.52%) Network Security
8 2 (1.68%) LDAP
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) MySQL
2 29 (24.37%) MongoDB
3 21 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (15.13%) DB2
5 16 (13.45%) Hadoop
6 15 (12.61%) NoSQL
7 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
8 8 (6.72%) Redis
9 7 (5.88%) HBase
10 6 (5.04%) Big Data
11 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.36%) Base SAS
12 4 (3.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (3.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
13 3 (2.52%) Couchbase
13 3 (2.52%) Informix
13 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 27 (22.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.92%) Travis CI
4 8 (6.72%) Artifactory
4 8 (6.72%) GitLab
5 7 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 6 (5.04%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.20%) JIRA
8 4 (3.36%) Subversion
9 3 (2.52%) Ant
9 3 (2.52%) EasyMock
9 3 (2.52%) Gradle
9 3 (2.52%) jMock
9 3 (2.52%) Maven
9 3 (2.52%) Mockito
9 3 (2.52%) Selenium
9 3 (2.52%) Spock
10 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Games
3 3 (2.52%) Marketing
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (33.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (19.33%) Architect
3 19 (15.97%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (15.13%) Developer
4 18 (15.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 15 (12.61%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (10.92%) Administrator
7 13 (10.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Lead DevOps
9 8 (6.72%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) WebSphere Administrator
11 5 (4.20%) DBA
11 5 (4.20%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
12 4 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) Middleware
2 17 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (12.61%) HTML
3 15 (12.61%) LAMP
4 14 (11.76%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (10.92%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (10.92%) Servlets
6 11 (9.24%) XML
7 10 (8.40%) RESTful
8 9 (7.56%) Web Services
9 8 (6.72%) CSS
9 8 (6.72%) Laravel
9 8 (6.72%) MCollective
9 8 (6.72%) Node.js
9 8 (6.72%) Sensu
9 8 (6.72%) Symfony
10 7 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (5.88%) Rendezvous
10 7 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Replication
2 7 (5.88%) iSeries
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Clustering
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.52%) RIA
7 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.84%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (46.22%) Windows
2 35 (29.41%) Unix
3 22 (18.49%) Solaris
4 18 (15.13%) CoreOS
5 17 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (10.08%) AIX
6 12 (10.08%) SUSE
7 11 (9.24%) zOS
8 8 (6.72%) RancherOS
9 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.52%) CentOS
10 3 (2.52%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.68%) Debian
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) DevOps
2 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.76%) Security Hardening
6 13 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (9.24%) MVC
9 10 (8.40%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (7.56%) Benchmarking
11 8 (6.72%) OO
11 8 (6.72%) Scrum
12 7 (5.88%) OOD
13 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.20%) High Availability
15 4 (3.36%) ETL
15 4 (3.36%) Migration
15 4 (3.36%) Release Management
15 4 (3.36%) Software Architecture
15 4 (3.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.13%) Java
2 37 (31.09%) Ruby
3 33 (27.73%) SQL
4 24 (20.17%) Python
5 22 (18.49%) Bash Shell
6 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.81%) Go
8 18 (15.13%) Perl
9 8 (6.72%) PHP
10 7 (5.88%) Groovy
11 6 (5.04%) Erlang
12 3 (2.52%) Clojure
12 3 (2.52%) Scala
13 2 (1.68%) R
14 1 (0.84%) Jython
14 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.36%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (23.53%) Docker
2 21 (17.65%) etcd
2 21 (17.65%) flannel
3 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.08%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (8.40%) Hyper-V
6 9 (7.56%) KVM
6 9 (7.56%) NFS
6 9 (7.56%) SRDF
6 9 (7.56%) Xen
7 8 (6.72%) Ceph
7 8 (6.72%) GlusterFS
8 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.84%) Squid
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (26.05%) Puppet
2 21 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 20 (16.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (16.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (16.81%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.92%) Ansible
5 10 (8.40%) rkt
6 8 (6.72%) Consul
6 8 (6.72%) Graphite
6 8 (6.72%) HAProxy
6 8 (6.72%) logstash
6 8 (6.72%) Marathon
6 8 (6.72%) Mesos
6 8 (6.72%) Rancher
7 5 (4.20%) Control-M
8 3 (2.52%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.68%) Nagios
10 1 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Oracle
2 22 (18.49%) VMware
3 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 19 (15.97%) Intel
5 14 (11.76%) Cisco
6 10 (8.40%) EMC
6 10 (8.40%) IBM
6 10 (8.40%) NetApp
7 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.88%) DataSynapse
8 7 (5.88%) Sybase
8 7 (5.88%) TIBCO
9 5 (4.20%) Teradata
10 4 (3.36%) F5
11 2 (1.68%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.68%) HP
11 2 (1.68%) Veritas
12 1 (0.84%) Citrix
12 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.84%) Symantec
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