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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.62% 6.29% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.60% 22.73% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
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
107 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.97% 27.67% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 49
Average daily rate £283 £275 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £105 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.85 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £132.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 24 £300 -12.40% 13
Rotherham +3 5 £288 +55.40%
Doncaster - 5 £394 - 3
Barnsley -1 3 £403 +46.45% 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (50.45%) Windows
2 50 (45.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (42.34%) SQL
4 37 (33.33%) IIS
5 36 (32.43%) Java
6 35 (31.53%) Red Hat
7 34 (30.63%) JBoss
8 31 (27.93%) .NET
9 30 (27.03%) Oracle
9 30 (27.03%) SQL Server
10 28 (25.23%) ITIL
10 28 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
12 25 (22.52%) UNIX
12 25 (22.52%) Firewall
12 25 (22.52%) Migration
12 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
12 25 (22.52%) DevOps
13 24 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (21.62%) Kafka
13 24 (21.62%) CouchDB
13 24 (21.62%) CentOS
14 23 (20.72%) SharePoint
14 23 (20.72%) Splunk
14 23 (20.72%) Docker
14 23 (20.72%) Salt
15 22 (19.82%) Graphite
15 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
16 21 (18.92%) Microservices

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (33.33%) IIS
2 34 (30.63%) JBoss
3 23 (20.72%) SharePoint
4 21 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (11.71%) Apache
6 12 (10.81%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.80%) Node.js
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.90%) nginx
9 1 (0.90%) Confluence
9 1 (0.90%) CICS
9 1 (0.90%) Jetty
9 1 (0.90%) WordPress
9 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) SAN
3 4 (3.60%) NAS
3 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) SMS
4 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) AMQP
6 1 (0.90%) DMZ
6 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
3 24 (21.62%) CouchDB
4 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) MySQL
7 4 (3.60%) DB2
7 4 (3.60%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.90%) DataStage
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.90%) HBase
10 1 (0.90%) Redis
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.50%) Subversion
3 5 (4.50%) Maven
4 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) Ant
5 3 (2.70%) JUnit
5 3 (2.70%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.80%) Redmine
6 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.80%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.80%) MSI
6 2 (1.80%) JMeter
6 2 (1.80%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.80%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.90%) Hudson
7 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Games
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Publishing
4 3 (2.70%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Migration Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) Applications Support
4 9 (8.11%) Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) Architect
9 3 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (2.70%) Database Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Build Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) .NET
2 24 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (21.62%) Kafka
3 15 (13.51%) Web Services
4 9 (8.11%) XML
5 5 (4.50%) HTML
6 4 (3.60%) HTML5
7 3 (2.70%) jQuery
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.70%) J2EE
8 2 (1.80%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.80%) Spring
8 2 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.80%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.80%) Middleware
8 2 (1.80%) Qt
8 2 (1.80%) GStreamer
8 2 (1.80%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.31%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.60%) Online Games
3 4 (3.60%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.70%) DTV
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) STB
5 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.80%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.45%) Windows
2 50 (45.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (22.52%) UNIX
4 24 (21.62%) CentOS
5 17 (15.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (12.61%) Windows 2000
9 10 (9.01%) Solaris
10 4 (3.60%) SUSE
11 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.80%) AIX
13 1 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) ITIL
2 25 (22.52%) Migration
2 25 (22.52%) DevOps
3 21 (18.92%) Microservices
4 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.31%) Data Management
8 6 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.41%) SDLC
9 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.50%) Web Development
9 5 (4.50%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.60%) TDD
10 4 (3.60%) Open Source
10 4 (3.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.70%) Software Delivery
11 3 (2.70%) Data Centre Operations
11 3 (2.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.34%) SQL
2 36 (32.43%) Java
3 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
5 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
6 14 (12.61%) VB
7 6 (5.41%) Python
8 5 (4.50%) Perl
8 5 (4.50%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.80%) C
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.80%) Lua
10 1 (0.90%) C#
10 1 (0.90%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) AWK
10 1 (0.90%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) CCNP
3 2 (1.80%) CCNA
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 23 (20.72%) Docker
2 5 (4.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (4.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (0.90%) HDFS
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Squid
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (25.23%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (20.72%) Salt
3 22 (19.82%) Graphite
4 18 (16.22%) Puppet
5 6 (5.41%) Foglight
6 5 (4.50%) Control-M
7 1 (0.90%) Nagios
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.90%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.90%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.90%) Ansible
7 1 (0.90%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Red Hat
2 30 (27.03%) Oracle
3 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.72%) Splunk
5 18 (16.22%) EMC
6 15 (13.51%) Cisco
7 14 (12.61%) NetApp
8 13 (11.71%) HP
9 9 (8.11%) IBM
10 8 (7.21%) Sun
11 7 (6.31%) New Relic
12 5 (4.50%) Veritas
13 4 (3.60%) VMware
14 3 (2.70%) Google
15 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.80%) F5
15 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
16 1 (0.90%) Perforce
16 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 1 (0.90%) Lotus
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