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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 4 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 64 84 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.51% 16.70% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.75% 53.16% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 9
Median daily rate £450 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £302 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
102 158 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.13% 31.41% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 110 21
Median daily rate £413 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.60 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 0 58 £450 -5.26% 11
Barnsley +2 1 £388 +9.92% 3
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (42.06%) Java
2 52 (41.27%) DevOps
3 51 (40.48%) Unix
4 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (36.51%) Git (software)
6 43 (34.13%) Ruby
7 39 (30.95%) Python
8 37 (29.37%) Puppet
9 36 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 30 (23.81%) HTTP
10 30 (23.81%) Docker
11 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 27 (21.43%) Web Services
12 26 (20.63%) CSS
12 26 (20.63%) TDD
12 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (20.63%) GitHub
13 24 (19.05%) Bash Shell
13 24 (19.05%) Red Hat
13 24 (19.05%) Finance
14 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
14 23 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (18.25%) Ansible
15 22 (17.46%) Kubernetes
15 22 (17.46%) Mac OS X
15 22 (17.46%) Web Development
16 21 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (16.67%) SQL
16 21 (16.67%) HTML

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 8 (6.35%) OpenStack
1 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.56%) nginx
3 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.17%) Confluence
6 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 3 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.38%) CICS
6 3 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.38%) Jetty
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.59%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) GitHub
2 21 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 2 (1.59%) 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 30 (23.81%) HTTP
2 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.70%) SSL
4 7 (5.56%) NAS
4 7 (5.56%) SAN
5 6 (4.76%) DNS
6 5 (3.97%) Firewall
7 4 (3.17%) LDAP
8 2 (1.59%) DHCP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.79%) FCoE
9 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.79%) LAN
9 1 (0.79%) Multicast
9 1 (0.79%) VPN
9 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (13.49%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.32%) Redis
5 9 (7.14%) MySQL
6 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.38%) DB2
7 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.59%) Big Data
8 2 (1.59%) HBase
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.79%) QlikView
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (36.51%) Git (software)
2 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.35%) Bitbucket
3 8 (6.35%) Subversion
4 5 (3.97%) JIRA
4 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.17%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.17%) git-flow
5 4 (3.17%) GoCD
5 4 (3.17%) Maven
5 4 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.38%) GitLab
6 3 (2.38%) Gradle
6 3 (2.38%) Hudson
6 3 (2.38%) Mockito
6 3 (2.38%) Spock
7 2 (1.59%) Ant
7 2 (1.59%) EasyMock
7 2 (1.59%) jMock
7 2 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Electronics
3 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (28.57%) Developer
3 21 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Administrator
5 7 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.17%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (3.17%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.43%) Web Services
2 26 (20.63%) CSS
3 21 (16.67%) HTML
4 10 (7.94%) Node.js
4 10 (7.94%) REST
5 8 (6.35%) Middleware
6 6 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (4.76%) SOAP
6 6 (4.76%) Spring
7 4 (3.17%) JSON
7 4 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.38%) Apache CXF
8 3 (2.38%) J2EE
8 3 (2.38%) MCollective
8 3 (2.38%) RESTful
8 3 (2.38%) Sensu
8 3 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) User Experience
2 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.56%) Replication
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.17%) Symmetrix
5 3 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.48%) Unix
2 22 (17.46%) Mac OS X
3 21 (16.67%) Windows
4 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (13.49%) Solaris
5 16 (12.70%) SUSE
6 15 (11.90%) CoreOS
7 13 (10.32%) AIX
8 8 (6.35%) RancherOS
9 6 (4.76%) CentOS
10 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
10 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (3.17%) VMS
11 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.38%) zOS
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.27%) DevOps
2 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.63%) TDD
5 22 (17.46%) Web Development
6 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 15 (11.90%) Line Management
8 14 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (10.32%) Open Source
10 12 (9.52%) Security Hardening
11 11 (8.73%) BDD
12 10 (7.94%) Visualisation
13 9 (7.14%) Front End Development
14 6 (4.76%) Automated Testing
14 6 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (4.76%) Web Design
15 5 (3.97%) Change Management
15 5 (3.97%) High Availability
15 5 (3.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.06%) Java
2 43 (34.13%) Ruby
3 39 (30.95%) Python
4 24 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 21 (16.67%) SQL
6 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.52%) Go
8 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.76%) Perl
10 2 (1.59%) Clojure
10 2 (1.59%) Groovy
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
10 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.79%) ES6
11 1 (0.79%) Jython
11 1 (0.79%) Korn
11 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) OCP
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) FATCA
System Software
1 30 (23.81%) Docker
2 15 (11.90%) etcd
2 15 (11.90%) flannel
3 8 (6.35%) GlusterFS
4 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.97%) NFS
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.97%) SRDF
7 4 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.17%) Veritas File System
8 3 (2.38%) Ceph
9 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.79%) HDFS
10 1 (0.79%) Squid
10 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.79%) vSphere
10 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (29.37%) Puppet
2 23 (18.25%) Ansible
2 23 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (17.46%) Kubernetes
4 14 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 13 (10.32%) Salt
6 8 (6.35%) Consul
6 8 (6.35%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (6.35%) logstash
6 8 (6.35%) Marathon
6 8 (6.35%) Mesos
6 8 (6.35%) Rancher
7 7 (5.56%) rkt
8 5 (3.97%) Kibana
9 4 (3.17%) Cobbler
9 4 (3.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (2.38%) Graphite
10 3 (2.38%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.90%) VMware
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) IBM
5 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.56%) EMC
7 6 (4.76%) NetApp
7 6 (4.76%) Veritas
8 4 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.17%) Intel
8 4 (3.17%) Splunk
8 4 (3.17%) Sun
9 3 (2.38%) Cisco
9 3 (2.38%) HP
9 3 (2.38%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.38%) SAP
10 2 (1.59%) Citrix
11 1 (0.79%) Sybase
11 1 (0.79%) Symantec
11 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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