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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 79 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.63% 9.35% 11.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.75% 46.03% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 20 18
Average daily rate £425 £388 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +33.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £505 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
122 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.23% 20.32% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 34 40
Average daily rate £425 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 12
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, 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 65 (47.79%) Unix
2 60 (44.12%) Windows
3 46 (33.82%) DevOps
4 42 (30.88%) Java
5 40 (29.41%) Puppet
6 39 (28.68%) Jenkins
7 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (23.53%) Finance
9 30 (22.06%) Git (software)
9 30 (22.06%) Configuration Management
10 29 (21.32%) Ruby
11 28 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (18.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (17.65%) Red Hat
13 24 (17.65%) Docker
14 22 (16.18%) Banking
15 21 (15.44%) Perl
15 21 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (14.71%) SQL
16 20 (14.71%) Tomcat
16 20 (14.71%) Python
16 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (13.97%) HTTP
18 18 (13.24%) MySQL
18 18 (13.24%) Oracle
18 18 (13.24%) Bash Shell
19 17 (12.50%) MongoDB
19 17 (12.50%) nginx
19 17 (12.50%) Client/Server
19 17 (12.50%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 20 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 17 (12.50%) nginx
3 15 (11.03%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.88%) Apache
4 8 (5.88%) IIS
5 7 (5.15%) Confluence
5 7 (5.15%) JBoss
5 7 (5.15%) Jetty
5 7 (5.15%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (4.41%) SAS
7 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.94%) Node.js
9 2 (1.47%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.74%) CICS
10 1 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.03%) GitHub
3 8 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.68%) IaaS
4 5 (3.68%) PaaS
5 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.94%) SaaS
6 3 (2.21%) Heroku
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.47%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.97%) HTTP
2 13 (9.56%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.82%) DNS
4 10 (7.35%) Firewall
5 9 (6.62%) DHCP
6 8 (5.88%) FTP
6 8 (5.88%) Network Security
7 7 (5.15%) IPsec
7 7 (5.15%) NAS
7 7 (5.15%) SAN
8 2 (1.47%) DMZ
8 2 (1.47%) Internet
8 2 (1.47%) LAN
8 2 (1.47%) WAN
9 1 (0.74%) FCoE
9 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.74%) LDAP
9 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) MySQL
2 17 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.68%) CouchDB
7 5 (3.68%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.94%) QlikView
8 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.21%) DB2
9 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.47%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 39 (28.68%) Jenkins
2 30 (22.06%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.09%) JIRA
4 10 (7.35%) Maven
4 10 (7.35%) Subversion
5 9 (6.62%) Artifactory
5 9 (6.62%) GitLab
6 7 (5.15%) Selenium
6 7 (5.15%) Travis CI
7 6 (4.41%) JUnit
7 6 (4.41%) Mockito
8 5 (3.68%) jMock
9 4 (2.94%) MSI
9 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.21%) Ant
10 3 (2.21%) EasyMock
10 3 (2.21%) Gradle
10 3 (2.21%) Metasploit
10 3 (2.21%) Spock
General
1 32 (23.53%) Finance
2 22 (16.18%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (13.97%) Analyst
3 17 (12.50%) Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Administrator
4 13 (9.56%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) Security Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) DBA
7 9 (6.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (3.68%) MySQL DBA
10 5 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) LAMP
1 11 (8.09%) Middleware
2 9 (6.62%) REST
2 9 (6.62%) Web Services
3 8 (5.88%) HTML
3 8 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (5.88%) Sensu
3 8 (5.88%) SOAP
3 8 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (5.15%) MCollective
4 7 (5.15%) Servlets
5 6 (4.41%) CSS
5 6 (4.41%) JSON
5 6 (4.41%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (4.41%) RESTful
5 6 (4.41%) Spring
5 6 (4.41%) XML
6 5 (3.68%) HTML5
6 5 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 11 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.35%) Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.68%) iSeries
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.47%) Telematics
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.79%) Unix
2 60 (44.12%) Windows
3 25 (18.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.62%) CoreOS
4 9 (6.62%) Solaris
5 7 (5.15%) SUSE
6 6 (4.41%) CentOS
6 6 (4.41%) Debian
7 5 (3.68%) OpenVMS
7 5 (3.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.47%) AIX
9 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.47%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.74%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) DevOps
2 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.06%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (8.82%) ITIL
7 10 (7.35%) Release Management
8 9 (6.62%) Microservices
8 9 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.62%) Scrum
9 8 (5.88%) MVC
10 7 (5.15%) OO
10 7 (5.15%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.41%) BDD
11 6 (4.41%) Information Security
11 6 (4.41%) Migration
11 6 (4.41%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.41%) Project Management
11 6 (4.41%) Security Patching
11 6 (4.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.88%) Java
2 29 (21.32%) Ruby
3 21 (15.44%) Perl
4 20 (14.71%) Python
4 20 (14.71%) SQL
5 18 (13.24%) Bash Shell
6 12 (8.82%) Go
7 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.62%) Groovy
9 8 (5.88%) PHP
10 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.41%) Erlang
11 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.41%) Scala
12 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.21%) Clojure
14 1 (0.74%) Jython
14 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) GCIH
2 4 (2.94%) GSEC
3 3 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) Docker
2 8 (5.88%) Ceph
2 8 (5.88%) GlusterFS
2 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.74%) KVM
7 1 (0.74%) NFS
7 1 (0.74%) SRDF
7 1 (0.74%) vCloud
7 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (29.41%) Puppet
2 28 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (11.03%) Ansible
3 15 (11.03%) Graphite
4 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
5 8 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 8 (5.88%) logstash
6 6 (4.41%) Control-M
7 5 (3.68%) Salt
8 3 (2.21%) Opsview
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.21%) QRadar
9 2 (1.47%) Mesos
9 2 (1.47%) Nagios
9 2 (1.47%) Nessus
9 2 (1.47%) Nmap
9 2 (1.47%) SCCM
9 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 18 (13.24%) Oracle
3 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.35%) VMware
5 9 (6.62%) HP
6 8 (5.88%) Splunk
7 7 (5.15%) EMC
7 7 (5.15%) IBM
7 7 (5.15%) Veritas
8 3 (2.21%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.21%) Sybase
9 2 (1.47%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.47%) Cisco
9 2 (1.47%) Dell
9 2 (1.47%) Google
9 2 (1.47%) Intel
9 2 (1.47%) Teradata
10 1 (0.74%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.74%) F5
10 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
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