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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 5 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 75 81 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.48% 15.34% 7.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.48% 51.27% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
124 158 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.94% 29.92% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 102 27
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £136 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 9
Median hourly rate £13.35 £10.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -36.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -2 63 £450 - 8
Barnsley +3 6 £315 -17.10%
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 53 (41.73%) Java
2 50 (39.37%) DevOps
3 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (33.86%) Unix
5 38 (29.92%) Ruby
6 35 (27.56%) Git (software)
7 33 (25.98%) Puppet
8 32 (25.20%) HTTP
9 31 (24.41%) Docker
10 30 (23.62%) Python
11 29 (22.83%) Configuration Management
12 27 (21.26%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (21.26%) Windows
12 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
13 26 (20.47%) Web Services
14 25 (19.69%) Kubernetes
15 24 (18.90%) Jenkins
15 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
16 23 (18.11%) Finance
16 23 (18.11%) SQL
16 23 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (18.11%) GitHub
17 22 (17.32%) Ansible
17 22 (17.32%) TDD
17 22 (17.32%) Solaris
18 21 (16.54%) MongoDB
19 20 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (15.75%) CSS
20 19 (14.96%) SUSE

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 11 (8.66%) Tomcat
1 11 (8.66%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.87%) nginx
2 10 (7.87%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.30%) CICS
4 6 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (4.72%) Jetty
5 5 (3.94%) IIS
6 3 (2.36%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.36%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
7 2 (1.57%) Confluence
7 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.11%) GitHub
2 20 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.36%) IaaS
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.20%) HTTP
2 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.39%) SSL
4 9 (7.09%) DNS
5 7 (5.51%) NAS
5 7 (5.51%) SAN
6 5 (3.94%) DHCP
7 4 (3.15%) LDAP
8 3 (2.36%) Firewall
8 3 (2.36%) FTP
8 3 (2.36%) IPsec
9 2 (1.57%) Internet
9 2 (1.57%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.79%) FCoE
10 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.79%) LAN
10 1 (0.79%) VPN
10 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.26%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (16.54%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.02%) MySQL
3 14 (11.02%) Redis
3 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.51%) DB2
4 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.57%) HBase
7 2 (1.57%) Informix
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (27.56%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.87%) Bitbucket
4 7 (5.51%) Subversion
5 4 (3.15%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.36%) GitLab
6 3 (2.36%) Hudson
6 3 (2.36%) Maven
6 3 (2.36%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.57%) Ant
7 2 (1.57%) EasyMock
7 2 (1.57%) GoCD
7 2 (1.57%) Gradle
7 2 (1.57%) JIRA
7 2 (1.57%) jMock
7 2 (1.57%) Mockito
7 2 (1.57%) Selenium
7 2 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.57%) Spock
General
1 23 (18.11%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 3 (2.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (33.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Administrator
5 10 (7.87%) Architect
6 8 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) DBA
10 4 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (3.15%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (3.15%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.47%) Web Services
2 20 (15.75%) CSS
3 15 (11.81%) HTML
4 11 (8.66%) Node.js
4 11 (8.66%) REST
4 11 (8.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (7.87%) Middleware
6 6 (4.72%) Spring
7 5 (3.94%) ELK Stack
7 5 (3.94%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (3.94%) LAMP
7 5 (3.94%) SOAP
7 5 (3.94%) XML
8 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.36%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.36%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (2.36%) MCollective
8 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.36%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (7.87%) Replication
2 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.30%) User Experience
3 6 (4.72%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) iSeries
5 4 (3.15%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.36%) Clustering
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.57%) RIA
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.86%) Unix
2 27 (21.26%) Windows
3 22 (17.32%) Solaris
4 20 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (14.96%) SUSE
6 17 (13.39%) AIX
6 17 (13.39%) CoreOS
7 16 (12.60%) Mac OS X
8 10 (7.87%) RancherOS
9 6 (4.72%) CentOS
9 6 (4.72%) zOS
10 5 (3.94%) Windows Server
10 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (3.15%) VMS
11 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.37%) DevOps
2 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.83%) Configuration Management
4 23 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (17.32%) TDD
6 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
7 16 (12.60%) Web Development
8 15 (11.81%) Security Hardening
9 12 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (9.45%) Line Management
10 10 (7.87%) BDD
10 10 (7.87%) Open Source
11 9 (7.09%) Front End Development
12 6 (4.72%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.72%) Feasibility Study
13 5 (3.94%) Change Management
13 5 (3.94%) High Availability
13 5 (3.94%) Prototyping
14 4 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.73%) Java
2 38 (29.92%) Ruby
3 30 (23.62%) Python
4 23 (18.11%) SQL
5 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
6 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.02%) Go
8 9 (7.09%) Perl
9 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.57%) Clojure
10 2 (1.57%) Groovy
10 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.57%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) OCP
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (24.41%) Docker
2 18 (14.17%) etcd
2 18 (14.17%) flannel
3 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.30%) GlusterFS
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (3.94%) NFS
7 5 (3.94%) SRDF
8 4 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (3.15%) Veritas File System
8 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.36%) Ceph
10 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.79%) HDFS
11 1 (0.79%) KVM
11 1 (0.79%) Squid
11 1 (0.79%) vSphere
11 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (25.98%) Puppet
2 25 (19.69%) Kubernetes
3 22 (17.32%) Ansible
4 19 (14.96%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (13.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (13.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (8.66%) Salt
7 10 (7.87%) Consul
7 10 (7.87%) Marathon
7 10 (7.87%) Mesos
7 10 (7.87%) Rancher
8 8 (6.30%) logstash
9 7 (5.51%) rkt
10 5 (3.94%) Kibana
11 4 (3.15%) Data Guard
11 4 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (3.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (2.36%) Graphite
12 3 (2.36%) HAProxy
12 3 (2.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.17%) VMware
3 15 (11.81%) Oracle
4 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.09%) IBM
6 7 (5.51%) EMC
6 7 (5.51%) Intel
7 6 (4.72%) NetApp
7 6 (4.72%) Veritas
8 5 (3.94%) Cisco
9 4 (3.15%) Sun
10 3 (2.36%) HP
11 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.57%) Citrix
11 2 (1.57%) F5
11 2 (1.57%) SAP
12 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.79%) New Relic
12 1 (0.79%) Splunk
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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