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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 65 59 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.54% 14.22% 6.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.08% 51.75% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 35 13
Median daily rate £500 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £440 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £7.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
118 114 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.58% 27.47% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 60 36
Median daily rate £500 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £170 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 20
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £7.19 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +5 62 £500 +66.66% 11
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 75 (45.73%) Windows
2 67 (40.85%) Unix
3 54 (32.93%) DevOps
4 52 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (30.49%) Java
6 43 (26.22%) Jenkins
7 40 (24.39%) Ruby
8 39 (23.78%) Puppet
9 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
10 36 (21.95%) Python
11 34 (20.73%) HTTP
12 33 (20.12%) SQL
13 32 (19.51%) MySQL
14 30 (18.29%) Oracle
14 30 (18.29%) Tomcat
14 30 (18.29%) Bash Shell
14 30 (18.29%) MongoDB
15 29 (17.68%) JavaScript
16 28 (17.07%) WebSphere
16 28 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (17.07%) Docker
17 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
17 27 (16.46%) Finance
18 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (14.63%) Banking
19 24 (14.63%) nginx
20 23 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
20 23 (14.02%) Configuration Management
20 23 (14.02%) IIS
21 22 (13.41%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (18.29%) Tomcat
2 28 (17.07%) WebSphere
3 24 (14.63%) nginx
4 23 (14.02%) IIS
5 15 (9.15%) Jetty
6 9 (5.49%) OpenStack
7 8 (4.88%) Apache
7 8 (4.88%) CICS
7 8 (4.88%) Confluence
8 7 (4.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (4.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (4.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (4.27%) SAS
9 6 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (3.05%) JBoss
11 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.83%) Apache Pig
13 2 (1.22%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.76%) GitHub
3 15 (9.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.22%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.73%) HTTP
2 22 (13.41%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.98%) DNS
4 16 (9.76%) DHCP
4 16 (9.76%) FTP
5 15 (9.15%) IPsec
6 11 (6.71%) LAN
6 11 (6.71%) NAS
6 11 (6.71%) SAN
6 11 (6.71%) WAN
7 10 (6.10%) FCoE
7 10 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (6.10%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.10%) Multicast
8 7 (4.27%) Network Security
9 6 (3.66%) Firewall
10 4 (2.44%) SSL
11 3 (1.83%) Internet
12 2 (1.22%) LDAP
13 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.51%) MySQL
2 30 (18.29%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.80%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (9.15%) Hadoop
6 14 (8.54%) DB2
7 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.27%) HBase
10 6 (3.66%) Big Data
11 5 (3.05%) MariaDB
11 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.44%) Base SAS
12 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (1.83%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.83%) Redis
14 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 43 (26.22%) Jenkins
2 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.15%) Travis CI
4 8 (4.88%) JIRA
4 8 (4.88%) Subversion
5 7 (4.27%) Artifactory
5 7 (4.27%) GitLab
5 7 (4.27%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.05%) jMock
6 5 (3.05%) Maven
6 5 (3.05%) Mockito
7 3 (1.83%) Ant
7 3 (1.83%) EasyMock
7 3 (1.83%) Gradle
7 3 (1.83%) Selenium
7 3 (1.83%) Spock
8 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 27 (16.46%) Finance
2 24 (14.63%) Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (20.12%) Developer
3 18 (10.98%) Architect
3 18 (10.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 17 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Administrator
5 16 (9.76%) Analyst
5 16 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (7.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (5.49%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) DBA
9 8 (4.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.66%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.80%) Middleware
2 16 (9.76%) HTML
3 15 (9.15%) Servlets
4 14 (8.54%) LAMP
4 14 (8.54%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (7.93%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (7.93%) RESTful
6 12 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (7.32%) XML
7 11 (6.71%) Web Services
8 9 (5.49%) CSS
8 9 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (4.88%) Laravel
9 8 (4.88%) MCollective
9 8 (4.88%) REST
9 8 (4.88%) Sensu
9 8 (4.88%) Symfony
10 7 (4.27%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (4.27%) JSON
10 7 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.27%) Clustering
3 7 (4.27%) Replication
4 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) iSeries
5 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.22%) NHS
8 2 (1.22%) RIA
8 2 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.61%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (45.73%) Windows
2 67 (40.85%) Unix
3 22 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.59%) Solaris
5 12 (7.32%) CoreOS
5 12 (7.32%) SUSE
6 8 (4.88%) AIX
7 7 (4.27%) zOS
8 6 (3.66%) CentOS
8 6 (3.66%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.66%) OpenVMS
9 5 (3.05%) Debian
10 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.83%) RancherOS
12 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.93%) DevOps
2 52 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (14.02%) Configuration Management
5 17 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (9.15%) MVC
7 14 (8.54%) Scrum
8 11 (6.71%) OO
8 11 (6.71%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.10%) Benchmarking
9 10 (6.10%) Web Development
10 9 (5.49%) Release Management
11 8 (4.88%) Security Hardening
11 8 (4.88%) TDD
12 7 (4.27%) BDD
12 7 (4.27%) ETL
12 7 (4.27%) OOD
12 7 (4.27%) Project Management
13 6 (3.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.49%) Java
2 40 (24.39%) Ruby
3 36 (21.95%) Python
4 33 (20.12%) SQL
5 30 (18.29%) Bash Shell
6 29 (17.68%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.80%) Perl
8 13 (7.93%) Go
9 10 (6.10%) Groovy
10 9 (5.49%) PHP
11 6 (3.66%) Erlang
12 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.83%) Clojure
13 3 (1.83%) Scala
13 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.22%) R
15 1 (0.61%) C#
15 1 (0.61%) Jython
15 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) Degree
3 4 (2.44%) GCIH
3 4 (2.44%) GSEC
3 4 (2.44%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
1 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (17.07%) Docker
2 20 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.93%) etcd
3 13 (7.93%) flannel
3 13 (7.93%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.10%) KVM
4 10 (6.10%) NFS
4 10 (6.10%) SRDF
4 10 (6.10%) Xen
5 7 (4.27%) Ceph
5 7 (4.27%) GlusterFS
6 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (23.78%) Puppet
2 28 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.15%) Ansible
3 15 (9.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (8.54%) Kubernetes
4 14 (8.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (5.49%) Graphite
6 8 (4.88%) Control-M
6 8 (4.88%) logstash
6 8 (4.88%) rkt
7 7 (4.27%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.05%) Mesos
9 3 (1.83%) Consul
9 3 (1.83%) Marathon
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.83%) Rancher
10 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.22%) Nagios
10 2 (1.22%) QRadar
10 2 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (18.29%) Oracle
2 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.41%) VMware
4 18 (10.98%) Red Hat
5 16 (9.76%) Intel
6 13 (7.93%) Cisco
7 12 (7.32%) IBM
8 11 (6.71%) EMC
9 10 (6.10%) NetApp
10 9 (5.49%) Sybase
11 7 (4.27%) DataSynapse
11 7 (4.27%) TIBCO
12 5 (3.05%) HP
12 5 (3.05%) Teradata
13 4 (2.44%) F5
13 4 (2.44%) Splunk
14 2 (1.22%) AppDynamics
14 2 (1.22%) ArcSight
14 2 (1.22%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.22%) Veritas
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