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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.81% 12.15% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.35% 37.29% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £177 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -6.25%
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
85 118 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.99% 32.60% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 72 34
Average daily rate £300 £255 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -33.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £146.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -1 15 £368 -2.00% 3
Barnsley - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (41.07%) Red Hat
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle
3 19 (33.93%) Windows
4 17 (30.36%) UNIX
4 17 (30.36%) Finance
5 16 (28.57%) Java
5 16 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
7 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (21.43%) Apache
8 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
9 10 (17.86%) MySQL
9 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.07%) Solaris
10 9 (16.07%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
11 8 (14.29%) Data Guard
11 8 (14.29%) Hudson
11 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (14.29%) DB2
11 8 (14.29%) Perl
12 7 (12.50%) CMS
12 7 (12.50%) Debian
12 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (12.50%) Internet
12 7 (12.50%) .NET
12 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
12 7 (12.50%) Magnolia
12 7 (12.50%) Jackrabbit

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) CMS
3 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.50%) Magnolia
3 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (7.14%) IIS
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.79%) SAS
7 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (8.93%) HTTP
3 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) VLAN
5 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (3.57%) FTP
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) VRRP
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.79%) SMTP
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (17.86%) MySQL
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.29%) DB2
5 7 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.36%) DataStage
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.79%) Redis
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Hudson
3 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Administrator
2 11 (19.64%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (14.29%) DBA
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) IT Support
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) iSeries
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) UNIX
3 16 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Solaris
5 7 (12.50%) Debian
6 5 (8.93%) AIX
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.36%) Web Development
4 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (3.57%) Data Management
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Migration
6 1 (1.79%) Web Design
6 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.79%) ITSM
6 1 (1.79%) Data Security
6 1 (1.79%) CMMI
6 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (8.93%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Erlang
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.79%) Basel II
1 1 (1.79%) COREP
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) qmail
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Control-M
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Foglight
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Red Hat
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) BMC
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix