The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.02% 8.99% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.30% 36.96% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Average daily rate
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£343 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.34% 24.34% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 15
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £111 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
South Yorkshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
2 12 (31.58%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Apache
3 11 (28.95%) MySQL
4 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) Finance
5 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
5 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
6 8 (21.05%) Hudson
6 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (21.05%) Solaris
7 7 (18.42%) CMS
7 7 (18.42%) Internet
7 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (18.42%) Data Guard
7 7 (18.42%) Jackrabbit
7 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (18.42%) Magnolia
8 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
8 6 (15.79%) Debian
8 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
9 5 (13.16%) DB2
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (31.58%) Apache
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) CMS
3 7 (18.42%) Magnolia
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.63%) SAS
6 1 (2.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) VRRP
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (18.42%) Jackrabbit
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.16%) DB2
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (7.89%) DataStage
9 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Hudson
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Administrator
2 9 (23.68%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) DBA
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 2 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Solaris
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Debian
6 4 (10.53%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.89%) Web Development
3 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.26%) Service Management
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) RAD
4 1 (2.63%) EAI
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) Basel II
1 1 (2.63%) COREP
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) qmail
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Data Guard
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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