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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.64% 5.30% 12.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.79% 18.18% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +77.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £179 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
66 88 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.58% 29.14% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 58
Average daily rate £325 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £105 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.13 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +1 14 £313 +8.69% 12
Barnsley - 3 £175 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (65.00%) UNIX
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (32.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) Oracle
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Perl
6 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) DB2
6 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.50%) VMware
8 6 (15.00%) AIX
8 6 (15.00%) HTTP
8 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (12.50%) iSeries
9 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (12.50%) NetApp
9 5 (12.50%) Middleware
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) Solaris
9 5 (12.50%) Apache
9 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 5 (12.50%) Banking
10 4 (10.00%) Spring
10 4 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.00%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) SAS
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) NAS
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.00%) Multicast
4 2 (5.00%) FCoE
4 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) SSH
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) DB2 Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) Spring
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.00%) XSLT
5 2 (5.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) iSeries
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
4 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) AIX
4 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) MVC
3 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (5.00%) TDD
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.00%) BDD
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.00%) ATDD
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) ETL
4 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.50%) Erlang
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Xen
3 2 (5.00%) NFS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) SRDF
3 2 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) DataSynapse
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Intel
8 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Sybase
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
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