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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.26% 10.66% 7.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.67% 37.14% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 8
Average daily rate
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£406 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.08% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £184 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
30 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.63% 28.69% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 15
Average daily rate £400 £264 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.80% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -41.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 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 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) HTTP
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (25.00%) Couchbase
6 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) IIS
6 5 (20.83%) Solaris
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Middleware
7 4 (16.67%) SAN
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
7 4 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) ATDD
7 4 (16.67%) CouchDB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.17%) CICS
5 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) AMQP
4 2 (8.33%) FCoE
4 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.33%) Multicast
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) CouchDB
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) DataStage
5 1 (4.17%) HBase
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Principal Architect
5 1 (4.17%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 4 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) XSLT
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.33%) Rendezvous
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.33%) Kafka
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.67%) TDD
1 4 (16.67%) MVC
1 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (16.67%) BDD
1 4 (16.67%) ATDD
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Microservices
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Jython
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
1 2 (8.33%) Xen
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) SRDF
1 2 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Intel
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) DataSynapse
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
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