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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.98% 9.89% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.79% 32.14% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
56 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.21% 30.77% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 21
Average daily rate £275 £280 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £16.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 24 (51.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) Windows
4 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) Java
6 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
7 16 (34.04%) ITIL
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.79%) Puppet
9 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
9 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
9 13 (27.66%) JBoss
9 13 (27.66%) Finance
10 12 (25.53%) UNIX
10 12 (25.53%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
10 12 (25.53%) CouchDB
11 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
11 11 (23.40%) Kafka
11 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
11 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
11 11 (23.40%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) IIS
12 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (21.28%) Splunk
12 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
12 10 (21.28%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (27.66%) JBoss
2 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (23.40%) IIS
4 9 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (8.51%) Apache
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.13%) WordPress
8 1 (2.13%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) AMQP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) CouchDB
3 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
3 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
4 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.64%) Couchbase
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.38%) DB2
7 2 (4.26%) MySQL
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.13%) Redmine
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.13%) Toad
4 1 (2.13%) MSI
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Games
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Migration Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (23.40%) Kafka
3 7 (14.89%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
5 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 1 (2.13%) GStreamer
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) CSS
7 1 (2.13%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (2.13%) WebKit
7 1 (2.13%) QML
7 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.51%) Online Games
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) iSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) STB
6 1 (2.13%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) UNIX
4 10 (21.28%) CentOS
5 6 (12.77%) Solaris
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps
4 8 (17.02%) Microservices
5 7 (14.89%) Data Management
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) Capacity Management
6 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.77%) SDLC
7 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) ATDD
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (6.38%) Change Management
9 3 (6.38%) MVC
9 3 (6.38%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) Lua
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) vCloud
3 1 (2.13%) Squid
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Puppet
2 11 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (19.15%) Salt
3 9 (19.15%) Graphite
4 5 (10.64%) Foglight
5 4 (8.51%) Control-M
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 10 (21.28%) Splunk
5 7 (14.89%) EMC
6 6 (12.77%) NetApp
7 5 (10.64%) Cisco
7 5 (10.64%) New Relic
8 4 (8.51%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) IBM
9 2 (4.26%) VMware
9 2 (4.26%) Sun
10 1 (2.13%) Google
10 1 (2.13%) Sybase
10 1 (2.13%) Veritas
10 1 (2.13%) Lotus
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