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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 64 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.62% 15.06% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.76% 64.65% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 14
Median daily rate £450 £490 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £359 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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
79 99 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.83% 23.29% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 26
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -42.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 48 (44.44%) DevOps
2 47 (43.52%) Java
3 40 (37.04%) HTTP
4 36 (33.33%) Windows
4 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.41%) Ruby
6 31 (28.70%) Puppet
6 31 (28.70%) TCP/IP
6 31 (28.70%) Unix
6 31 (28.70%) Docker
7 26 (24.07%) Kubernetes
7 26 (24.07%) SQL
7 26 (24.07%) Oracle
8 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
9 24 (22.22%) VMware
9 24 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 23 (21.30%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (20.37%) Python
11 22 (20.37%) WebSphere
12 21 (19.44%) Bash Shell
12 21 (19.44%) Solaris
13 20 (18.52%) Finance
13 20 (18.52%) GitHub
13 20 (18.52%) etcd
13 20 (18.52%) flannel
14 19 (17.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 19 (17.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 19 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (17.59%) Ansible
14 19 (17.59%) CoreOS

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 22 (20.37%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.89%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.04%) IIS
3 13 (12.04%) nginx
4 12 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 11 (10.19%) CICS
6 8 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (7.41%) Jetty
7 7 (6.48%) Mongrel
8 6 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (4.63%) Apache
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (4.63%) SAS
10 3 (2.78%) Apache Pig
10 3 (2.78%) Confluence
10 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) GitHub
2 19 (17.59%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.78%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (37.04%) HTTP
2 31 (28.70%) TCP/IP
3 16 (14.81%) SSL
4 12 (11.11%) DNS
5 11 (10.19%) NAS
5 11 (10.19%) SAN
6 8 (7.41%) DHCP
7 7 (6.48%) FCoE
7 7 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (6.48%) FTP
7 7 (6.48%) IPsec
7 7 (6.48%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.48%) LAN
7 7 (6.48%) Multicast
7 7 (6.48%) WAN
8 6 (5.56%) LDAP
9 3 (2.78%) Internet
9 3 (2.78%) Network Security
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.30%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (13.89%) MySQL
4 13 (12.04%) Redis
5 12 (11.11%) DB2
6 10 (9.26%) Hadoop
7 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.56%) Big Data
10 5 (4.63%) HBase
10 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.78%) Couchbase
12 3 (2.78%) Informix
13 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
2 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.26%) Bitbucket
4 7 (6.48%) Travis CI
5 4 (3.70%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.78%) GitLab
6 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 3 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (1.85%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.93%) Gradle
8 1 (0.93%) jMock
8 1 (0.93%) Mockito
8 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) Spock
8 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.59%) Architect
3 16 (14.81%) Administrator
4 15 (13.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (12.96%) Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 10 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
9 7 (6.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
11 5 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.70%) DBA
12 4 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
12 4 (3.70%) Technical Administrator
12 4 (3.70%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) Middleware
2 16 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (11.11%) HTML
3 12 (11.11%) Node.js
3 12 (11.11%) Web Services
4 9 (8.33%) XML
5 8 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (7.41%) LAMP
6 7 (6.48%) CSS
6 7 (6.48%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (6.48%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (6.48%) Servlets
7 5 (4.63%) Rendezvous
7 5 (4.63%) XSLT
8 4 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.70%) REST
9 3 (2.78%) Dropwizard
9 3 (2.78%) Sensu
10 2 (1.85%) Apache Tez
10 2 (1.85%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Replication
2 8 (7.41%) iSeries
3 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.63%) Clustering
5 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.70%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.78%) RIA
7 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Windows
2 31 (28.70%) Unix
3 21 (19.44%) Solaris
4 19 (17.59%) CoreOS
5 16 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (11.11%) AIX
6 12 (11.11%) RancherOS
6 12 (11.11%) SUSE
7 8 (7.41%) zOS
8 6 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.70%) CentOS
9 4 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.70%) VMS
9 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.44%) DevOps
2 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
4 17 (15.74%) Security Hardening
5 9 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.41%) Feasibility Study
6 8 (7.41%) Web Development
7 7 (6.48%) Benchmarking
8 6 (5.56%) Line Management
8 6 (5.56%) TDD
9 4 (3.70%) Change Management
9 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.70%) Front End Development
9 4 (3.70%) High Availability
9 4 (3.70%) Open Source
9 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.78%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) Ruby
3 26 (24.07%) SQL
4 22 (20.37%) Python
5 21 (19.44%) Bash Shell
6 16 (14.81%) Go
7 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (12.04%) Perl
9 2 (1.85%) Groovy
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.85%) R
9 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) Clojure
10 1 (0.93%) Jython
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) OCP
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 31 (28.70%) Docker
2 20 (18.52%) etcd
2 20 (18.52%) flannel
3 17 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.19%) NFS
4 11 (10.19%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (10.19%) SRDF
5 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.48%) KVM
6 7 (6.48%) Xen
7 5 (4.63%) GlusterFS
8 4 (3.70%) Veritas File System
8 4 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
9 3 (2.78%) Ceph
10 2 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.93%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (28.70%) Puppet
2 26 (24.07%) Kubernetes
3 19 (17.59%) Ansible
3 19 (17.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (17.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (11.11%) Consul
4 12 (11.11%) Marathon
4 12 (11.11%) Mesos
4 12 (11.11%) Rancher
5 8 (7.41%) Salt
6 7 (6.48%) rkt
7 5 (4.63%) logstash
8 4 (3.70%) Data Guard
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.78%) Graphite
9 3 (2.78%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.85%) Kibana
10 2 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Oracle
2 24 (22.22%) VMware
3 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.89%) Intel
5 12 (11.11%) Cisco
5 12 (11.11%) IBM
5 12 (11.11%) NetApp
6 11 (10.19%) EMC
7 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.63%) DataSynapse
8 5 (4.63%) Sybase
8 5 (4.63%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.70%) Sun
9 4 (3.70%) Veritas
10 3 (2.78%) F5
11 2 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.85%) Teradata
12 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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