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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.87% 8.29% 9.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 30.00% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 11
Average daily rate
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£305 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.98% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £303 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
50 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.73% 27.62% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 26
Average daily rate £275 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 24 (43.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (38.18%) Java
4 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
7 16 (29.09%) Bash Shell
7 16 (29.09%) Puppet
7 16 (29.09%) ITIL
7 16 (29.09%) UNIX
8 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.45%) Finance
9 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.64%) .NET
10 13 (23.64%) JBoss
11 12 (21.82%) Oracle
11 12 (21.82%) DevOps
11 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
11 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
12 11 (20.00%) CentOS
12 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (20.00%) CouchDB
12 11 (20.00%) Kafka
12 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 10 (18.18%) IIS
13 10 (18.18%) Docker
13 10 (18.18%) Salt

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (23.64%) JBoss
2 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (18.18%) IIS
4 8 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (12.73%) Apache
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.64%) Node.js
8 2 (3.64%) WordPress
8 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.82%) nginx
9 1 (1.82%) Confluence
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.82%) Jetty
9 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.82%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) NAS
3 2 (3.64%) AMQP
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) DMZ
4 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
3 11 (20.00%) CouchDB
4 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.09%) MySQL
7 4 (7.27%) DB2
7 4 (7.27%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.82%) DataStage
9 1 (1.82%) HBase
9 1 (1.82%) Redis
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.64%) Redmine
5 2 (3.64%) Valgrind
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) Ant
5 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) Toad
6 1 (1.82%) MSI
6 1 (1.82%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Migration Engineer
1 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (5.45%) Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (20.00%) Kafka
3 7 (12.73%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) CSS
6 3 (5.45%) XML
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.64%) Middleware
7 2 (3.64%) J2EE
7 2 (3.64%) Qt
7 2 (3.64%) GStreamer
7 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.64%) Spring
7 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (3.64%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.27%) Online Games
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) DTV
5 2 (3.64%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.64%) iSeries
5 2 (3.64%) STB
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (29.09%) UNIX
4 11 (20.00%) CentOS
5 8 (14.55%) Solaris
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (3.64%) SUSE
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) DevOps
4 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.55%) Microservices
5 8 (14.55%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.73%) Data Management
7 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
7 6 (10.91%) SDLC
8 5 (9.09%) Quality Management
9 4 (7.27%) TDD
9 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source
10 3 (5.45%) BDD
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.91%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 5 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (9.09%) VB
7 5 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Lua
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) AWK
9 1 (1.82%) Jython
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) vCloud
3 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Squid
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Puppet
2 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (18.18%) Salt
4 9 (16.36%) Graphite
5 5 (9.09%) Control-M
5 5 (9.09%) Foglight
6 1 (1.82%) SCOM
6 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.82%) Ansible
6 1 (1.82%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle
4 10 (18.18%) Splunk
5 8 (14.55%) HP
5 8 (14.55%) EMC
6 6 (10.91%) NetApp
6 6 (10.91%) IBM
6 6 (10.91%) New Relic
7 5 (9.09%) Sun
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco
8 4 (7.27%) VMware
9 3 (5.45%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Veritas
11 1 (1.82%) Lotus
11 1 (1.82%) Sybase
11 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago