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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.01% 10.61% 10.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 32.76% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
Average daily rate £300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.03% 32.40% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 17
Average daily rate £283 £239 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 13 (34.21%) UNIX
4 12 (31.58%) Windows
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
5 11 (28.95%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (26.32%) Solaris
6 10 (26.32%) Data Guard
7 9 (23.68%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) AIX
8 7 (18.42%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
9 6 (15.79%) Apache
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
10 5 (13.16%) DataStage
10 5 (13.16%) MySQL
10 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (13.16%) Clustering
11 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) DB2
11 4 (10.53%) Internet
11 4 (10.53%) SAN
11 4 (10.53%) IBM
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Magnolia
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.63%) VRRP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (13.16%) DataStage
5 5 (13.16%) MySQL
6 4 (10.53%) DB2
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Hudson
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle DBA
1 10 (26.32%) DBA
2 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 7 (18.42%) AIX
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Debian
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) Service Management
3 2 (5.26%) Web Development
3 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) RAD
4 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
4 1 (2.63%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) SRDF
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.89%) Control-M
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) EMC
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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