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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.15% 12.40% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.11% 38.40% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 4
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£325 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
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
90 125 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.39% 32.30% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 80 26
Average daily rate £325 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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
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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 -6 14 £357 +9.69% 13
Barnsley -3 1 - -
Doncaster - - - - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (41.67%) UNIX
2 18 (37.50%) Finance
3 17 (35.42%) Java
4 16 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle
6 12 (25.00%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) Perl
7 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
9 9 (18.75%) Apache
10 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 8 (16.67%) MySQL
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.67%) DB2
10 8 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.58%) .NET
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
12 6 (12.50%) Solaris
12 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 6 (12.50%) HTTP
12 6 (12.50%) iSeries
12 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
12 6 (12.50%) Hudson
12 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.75%) Apache
3 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (10.42%) Magnolia
5 5 (10.42%) CMS
6 4 (8.33%) IIS
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (2.08%) nginx
9 1 (2.08%) SAS
9 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
4 2 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
5 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.08%) SMTP
5 1 (2.08%) SSH
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.67%) DB2
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.42%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.25%) DataStage
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Hudson
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Administrator
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) iSeries
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) UNIX
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Solaris
5 5 (10.42%) Debian
5 5 (10.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
4 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) CMMI
5 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.08%) Data Security
5 1 (2.08%) MVC
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Web Design
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.08%) TDD
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.08%) Web Development
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) RAD
5 1 (2.08%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) Perl
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) Erlang
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.08%) Basel II
1 1 (2.08%) COBIT
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) COREP
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
3 2 (4.17%) qmail
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Control-M
4 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.08%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) JBoss
5 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
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