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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.18% 7.51% 12.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.00% 25.40% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
75 63 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.58% 29.58% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 46
Average daily rate £375 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £108 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.98 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £16.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 32 (45.71%) Java
2 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 29 (41.43%) Puppet
4 28 (40.00%) Windows
4 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (38.57%) DevOps
6 26 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (32.86%) SQL
8 23 (32.86%) .NET
9 21 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (27.14%) Red Hat
11 18 (25.71%) IIS
11 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
12 17 (24.29%) VMware
13 16 (22.86%) UNIX
14 15 (21.43%) Apache
14 15 (21.43%) ITIL
14 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
15 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (20.00%) CentOS
15 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 13 (18.57%) Docker
16 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
16 13 (18.57%) JBoss
17 12 (17.14%) Oracle
17 12 (17.14%) Firewall
17 12 (17.14%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (25.71%) IIS
2 15 (21.43%) Apache
3 13 (18.57%) JBoss
4 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
4 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
4 11 (15.71%) WebSphere
5 9 (12.86%) Jetty
5 9 (12.86%) nginx
6 8 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.86%) Node.js
7 2 (2.86%) WordPress
7 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.43%) Confluence
8 1 (1.43%) CICS
8 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (12.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (11.43%) Google App Engine
2 8 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Firewall
2 10 (14.29%) DNS
3 9 (12.86%) SSL
3 9 (12.86%) HTTP
4 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.43%) DHCP
4 8 (11.43%) FTP
4 8 (11.43%) IPsec
5 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) NAS
5 2 (2.86%) AMQP
5 2 (2.86%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) DMZ
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.29%) CouchDB
4 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.14%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) DB2
7 3 (4.29%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.43%) HBase
9 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.29%) Subversion
5 3 (4.29%) Gerrit
5 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.86%) Valgrind
6 2 (2.86%) Redmine
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Selenium
6 2 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) PVCS
7 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) MSI
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Games
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Consultant
3 8 (11.43%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (15.71%) Kafka
3 9 (12.86%) J2EE
4 8 (11.43%) Servlets
5 7 (10.00%) Web Services
6 5 (7.14%) HTML
7 4 (5.71%) HTML5
8 3 (4.29%) jQuery
8 3 (4.29%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) XML
8 3 (4.29%) MCollective
9 2 (2.86%) OpenGL ES
9 2 (2.86%) WebKit
9 2 (2.86%) QML
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.86%) Middleware
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (2.86%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.71%) Online Games
4 3 (4.29%) Clustering
5 2 (2.86%) DTV
5 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.86%) iSeries
5 2 (2.86%) STB
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (22.86%) UNIX
4 14 (20.00%) CentOS
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (10.00%) Solaris
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) SUSE
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.43%) AIX
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) DevOps
2 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
5 15 (21.43%) ITIL
6 12 (17.14%) Open Source
7 9 (12.86%) Migration
8 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Microservices
9 7 (10.00%) Data Management
10 6 (8.57%) SDLC
11 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
12 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.71%) Scrum
12 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
13 3 (4.29%) Change Management
13 3 (4.29%) Service Management
13 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) Java
2 23 (32.86%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
5 10 (14.29%) Perl
6 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.43%) Python
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 5 (7.14%) PHP
8 5 (7.14%) VB
8 5 (7.14%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Lua
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) AWK
10 1 (1.43%) Jython
10 1 (1.43%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) C#
10 1 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.57%) Docker
3 8 (11.43%) Xen
4 3 (4.29%) vCloud
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.43%) Squid
6 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (41.43%) Puppet
2 26 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.29%) Salt
4 9 (12.86%) Graphite
5 6 (8.57%) Ansible
6 5 (7.14%) Foglight
7 4 (5.71%) Control-M
8 3 (4.29%) Nagios
8 3 (4.29%) Pingdom
9 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.43%) SCOM
9 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Red Hat
3 17 (24.29%) VMware
4 12 (17.14%) Oracle
5 11 (15.71%) Google
6 10 (14.29%) Splunk
7 8 (11.43%) New Relic
7 8 (11.43%) EMC
8 7 (10.00%) Cisco
8 7 (10.00%) HP
9 6 (8.57%) NetApp
10 5 (7.14%) IBM
11 4 (5.71%) Sun
12 2 (2.86%) Veritas
12 2 (2.86%) F5
12 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
13 1 (1.43%) Lotus
13 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
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