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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 69 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.24% 9.85% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.65% 31.13% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 16
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£300 £310 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
124 106 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.18% 31.64% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 35
Average daily rate £283 £264 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £112 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 13
Average hourly rate £16.20 £13.35 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.34% -46.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 31 £375 +20.96% 10
Rotherham +2 9 £225 +21.62%
Doncaster -2 7 £394 - 3
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 46 (50.55%) SQL
3 39 (42.86%) IIS
3 39 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (39.56%) JBoss
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle
6 29 (31.87%) Java
6 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 27 (29.67%) .NET
9 26 (28.57%) ITIL
9 26 (28.57%) Migration
10 25 (27.47%) Firewall
10 25 (27.47%) Red Hat
11 24 (26.37%) SharePoint
12 23 (25.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (24.18%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (21.98%) UNIX
15 19 (20.88%) CouchDB
16 18 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
17 17 (18.68%) Web Services
17 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (18.68%) MongoDB
17 17 (18.68%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (18.68%) Kafka
17 17 (18.68%) Windows 2000 Server
18 16 (17.58%) CentOS
18 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
18 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (42.86%) IIS
2 36 (39.56%) JBoss
3 24 (26.37%) SharePoint
4 22 (24.18%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (13.19%) Apache
7 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.20%) Jetty
10 1 (1.10%) CICS
10 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) IaaS
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) Firewall
2 5 (5.49%) DNS
3 4 (4.40%) HTTP
4 2 (2.20%) AMQP
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.10%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (20.88%) CouchDB
4 17 (18.68%) MongoDB
5 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.59%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.30%) MySQL
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.10%) DataStage
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.10%) DB2
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) JUnit
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 4 (4.40%) Maven
4 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
6 2 (2.20%) Selenium
6 2 (2.20%) JIRA
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.20%) MSI
7 1 (1.10%) JMeter
7 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.10%) Toad
7 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Migration Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Database Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (2.20%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Firewall Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 17 (18.68%) Web Services
2 17 (18.68%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (18.68%) Kafka
3 13 (14.29%) XML
4 6 (6.59%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (6.59%) Spring
5 5 (5.49%) J2EE
6 4 (4.40%) Spring MVC
6 4 (4.40%) HTML
6 4 (4.40%) CSS
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (2.20%) Django
7 2 (2.20%) Apache CXF
7 2 (2.20%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.20%) JDBC
7 2 (2.20%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.20%) JAXB
7 2 (2.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Online Games
3 4 (4.40%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 39 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (21.98%) UNIX
4 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (18.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 16 (17.58%) CentOS
6 14 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.49%) Solaris
8 4 (4.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) ITIL
1 26 (28.57%) Migration
2 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) DevOps
4 14 (15.38%) Microservices
5 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.69%) Data Management
6 6 (6.59%) SDLC
7 5 (5.49%) MVC
7 5 (5.49%) TDD
8 4 (4.40%) Web Development
8 4 (4.40%) ATDD
8 4 (4.40%) BDD
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.30%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.30%) UML
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.30%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) SQL
2 29 (31.87%) Java
3 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
5 14 (15.38%) VB
6 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) Jython
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) CCNA
2 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.20%) vCloud
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (17.58%) Puppet
3 15 (16.48%) Salt
3 15 (16.48%) Graphite
4 6 (6.59%) Foglight
5 1 (1.10%) Control-M
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Oracle
2 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.47%) Red Hat
4 16 (17.58%) Splunk
5 15 (16.48%) Cisco
6 13 (14.29%) EMC
6 13 (14.29%) NetApp
7 6 (6.59%) New Relic
8 4 (4.40%) HP
8 4 (4.40%) VMware
9 2 (2.20%) F5
9 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.20%) IBM
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix
9 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.10%) Perforce
10 1 (1.10%) Lotus
10 1 (1.10%) Sun
10 1 (1.10%) SAP
10 1 (1.10%) Sybase
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £10 - £12 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago