The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.69% 5.73% 13.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.59% 21.51% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
Linux
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 93 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.56% 26.65% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 76
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £111 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 39 £388 -8.82% 17
Rotherham - 5 £300 -
Barnsley - 4 £380 -
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 61 (46.92%) Windows
2 56 (43.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (37.69%) Java
4 48 (36.92%) IIS
5 46 (35.38%) SQL
6 45 (34.62%) .NET
7 43 (33.08%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (33.08%) DevOps
8 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 38 (29.23%) Red Hat
9 35 (26.92%) JBoss
10 34 (26.15%) Jenkins
11 33 (25.38%) Puppet
12 32 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (22.31%) Migration
13 29 (22.31%) Oracle
13 29 (22.31%) SQL Server
14 28 (21.54%) ITIL
15 27 (20.77%) Firewall
15 27 (20.77%) CentOS
16 26 (20.00%) Docker
17 25 (19.23%) MongoDB
17 25 (19.23%) PowerShell
17 25 (19.23%) UNIX
18 24 (18.46%) Apache
18 24 (18.46%) SharePoint
18 24 (18.46%) RabbitMQ
18 24 (18.46%) Kafka
19 23 (17.69%) Splunk
19 23 (17.69%) Salt

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 48 (36.92%) IIS
2 35 (26.92%) JBoss
3 24 (18.46%) Apache
3 24 (18.46%) SharePoint
4 22 (16.92%) Tomcat
4 22 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 11 (8.46%) Jetty
6 11 (8.46%) nginx
7 2 (1.54%) Node.js
7 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.54%) WordPress
7 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.77%) Moodle
8 1 (0.77%) Confluence
8 1 (0.77%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (8.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 10 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.54%) SaaS
5 2 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) Firewall
2 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.23%) DNS
4 11 (8.46%) SSL
4 11 (8.46%) HTTP
5 10 (7.69%) DHCP
5 10 (7.69%) FTP
5 10 (7.69%) IPsec
6 5 (3.85%) SAN
7 4 (3.08%) NAS
8 3 (2.31%) SMS
9 2 (1.54%) AMQP
9 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.54%) Network Security
10 1 (0.77%) SSH
10 1 (0.77%) VPN
10 1 (0.77%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 23 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (17.69%) CouchDB
4 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.38%) MySQL
6 4 (3.08%) DB2
7 3 (2.31%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.77%) HBase
9 1 (0.77%) Redis
9 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.15%) Maven
4 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.08%) Subversion
5 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.31%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.31%) JIRA
6 3 (2.31%) Selenium
7 2 (1.54%) Ant
7 2 (1.54%) JUnit
7 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.54%) Valgrind
7 2 (1.54%) MSI
7 2 (1.54%) Redmine
8 1 (0.77%) FishEye
8 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.77%) Gradle
8 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Games
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.31%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.31%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (14.62%) Migration Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Consultant
4 9 (6.92%) Applications Support
5 8 (6.15%) Administrator
6 7 (5.38%) Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.85%) Architect
9 4 (3.08%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) Solaris Administrator
10 3 (2.31%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Build Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.62%) .NET
2 24 (18.46%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (18.46%) Kafka
3 13 (10.00%) Web Services
4 11 (8.46%) J2EE
5 10 (7.69%) Servlets
6 7 (5.38%) XML
7 6 (4.62%) HTML
8 4 (3.08%) CSS
8 4 (3.08%) jQuery
8 4 (3.08%) HTML5
9 3 (2.31%) MCollective
10 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.54%) OpenGL ES
10 2 (1.54%) WebKit
10 2 (1.54%) QML
10 2 (1.54%) GStreamer
10 2 (1.54%) Qt
10 2 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.54%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.38%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.08%) Online Games
3 4 (3.08%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.31%) DTV
4 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) STB
5 2 (1.54%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.54%) iSeries
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.92%) Windows
2 56 (43.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (20.77%) CentOS
4 25 (19.23%) UNIX
5 20 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (14.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (13.08%) Windows 2000
9 9 (6.92%) Solaris
10 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.08%) SUSE
12 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.54%) AIX
13 1 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) DevOps
2 32 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.31%) Migration
4 28 (21.54%) ITIL
5 22 (16.92%) Configuration Management
5 22 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (16.15%) Microservices
7 15 (11.54%) Open Source
8 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.38%) Data Management
10 6 (4.62%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.62%) SDLC
11 5 (3.85%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (3.85%) Web Development
12 4 (3.08%) Scrum
12 4 (3.08%) Service Management
12 4 (3.08%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.69%) Java
2 46 (35.38%) SQL
3 25 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 22 (16.92%) Bash Shell
4 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.08%) VB
6 11 (8.46%) Perl
7 9 (6.92%) Python
8 7 (5.38%) PHP
9 5 (3.85%) Ruby
9 5 (3.85%) C++
10 2 (1.54%) Lua
10 2 (1.54%) C
10 2 (1.54%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.77%) AWK
11 1 (0.77%) Jython
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.77%) C#
11 1 (0.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.00%) Docker
2 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) Xen
4 5 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.31%) vCloud
6 1 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.77%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.77%) Squid
6 1 (0.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (33.08%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (25.38%) Puppet
3 23 (17.69%) Salt
4 22 (16.92%) Graphite
5 9 (6.92%) Foglight
6 6 (4.62%) Ansible
7 4 (3.08%) Pingdom
7 4 (3.08%) Control-M
7 4 (3.08%) Nagios
8 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.77%) SCOM
8 1 (0.77%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.77%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.77%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
1 38 (29.23%) Red Hat
2 29 (22.31%) Oracle
3 23 (17.69%) Splunk
4 21 (16.15%) EMC
5 19 (14.62%) VMware
6 18 (13.85%) Cisco
7 17 (13.08%) NetApp
8 13 (10.00%) Google
8 13 (10.00%) New Relic
9 10 (7.69%) HP
10 8 (6.15%) IBM
11 7 (5.38%) Sun
12 5 (3.85%) Veritas
13 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.54%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.54%) F5
14 1 (0.77%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.77%) Lotus
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