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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.01% 6.25% 14.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 20.69% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +85.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £187 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £383 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.11%
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
40 58 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.17% 30.21% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 41
Average daily rate £325 £200 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £109 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.73 £22.69 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 (71.43%) UNIX
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
4 10 (35.71%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) DB2
5 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Perl
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) HTTP
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (14.29%) Middleware
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.29%) Solaris
7 4 (14.29%) iSeries
7 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.71%) ATDD
8 3 (10.71%) Couchbase
8 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
8 3 (10.71%) NAS
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
8 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.57%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) NAS
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.14%) FCoE
3 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.14%) Multicast
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) Couchbase
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
1 5 (17.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSLT
3 2 (7.14%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.71%) BDD
2 3 (10.71%) ATDD
2 3 (10.71%) MVC
2 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) Jython
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Xen
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) SRDF
1 2 (7.14%) NFS
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) DataSynapse
5 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
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