The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.14% 6.41% 14.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.91% 19.13% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 21
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.57% 33.53% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 47
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £20.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 24 £300 -3.22% 9
Doncaster +2 2 - - 3
Rotherham - 2 - - 1
Barnsley - - - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (39.66%) Oracle
2 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 20 (34.48%) Finance
4 19 (32.76%) Solaris
5 18 (31.03%) UNIX
6 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database
7 16 (27.59%) AIX
8 14 (24.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (22.41%) EMC
10 12 (20.69%) SAN
10 12 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (18.97%) Data Guard
11 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
12 10 (17.24%) Java
13 9 (15.52%) Veritas
13 9 (15.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (15.52%) WebSphere
14 8 (13.79%) NAS
14 8 (13.79%) Banking
14 8 (13.79%) SUSE
14 8 (13.79%) SQL
14 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
15 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (12.07%) VMware
15 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
16 6 (10.34%) IBM
16 6 (10.34%) DataStage

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (15.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (3.45%) Magnolia
5 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) SAN
2 8 (13.79%) NAS
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) LAN
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
6 1 (1.72%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.72%) VRRP
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (10.34%) DataStage
6 5 (8.62%) MySQL
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.90%) DB2
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.45%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.45%) Hudson
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Toad
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle DBA
1 11 (18.97%) DBA
2 7 (12.07%) Administrator
3 6 (10.34%) Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support
7 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Middleware
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) LAMP
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) EJB
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) JSP
4 1 (1.72%) Servlets
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.72%) JPA
4 1 (1.72%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Solaris
3 18 (31.03%) UNIX
4 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (27.59%) AIX
6 8 (13.79%) SUSE
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.17%) CentOS
9 2 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.90%) Service Management
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL
3 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.45%) Web Development
4 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (3.45%) Data Management
4 2 (3.45%) RAD
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.72%) Change Management
5 1 (1.72%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma
5 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.72%) Project Management
5 1 (1.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
3 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (15.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Control-M
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Foglight
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 13 (22.41%) EMC
3 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.52%) Veritas
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.07%) VMware
7 6 (10.34%) IBM
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco
8 4 (6.90%) BMC
9 3 (5.17%) NetApp
9 3 (5.17%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) Citrix
11 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Rotherham
Modis International - London
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Sheffield
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Doncaster
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Rate: £300 - £370 per day
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