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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 54 63 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.82% 11.39% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.38% 55.75% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 11
Median daily rate £500 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
119 113 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.44% 20.43% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 39
Median daily rate £500 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +11.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £28.00 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 51 £513 +20.58% 12
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 55 (44.72%) Windows
2 49 (39.84%) DevOps
3 43 (34.96%) Java
4 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (30.89%) Ruby
6 36 (29.27%) Unix
7 34 (27.64%) Jenkins
8 33 (26.83%) SQL
9 31 (25.20%) MySQL
9 31 (25.20%) HTTP
9 31 (25.20%) Puppet
10 29 (23.58%) MongoDB
11 28 (22.76%) WebSphere
11 28 (22.76%) Docker
12 27 (21.95%) Git (software)
12 27 (21.95%) Oracle
13 24 (19.51%) Tomcat
13 24 (19.51%) Python
14 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
14 23 (18.70%) nginx
14 23 (18.70%) Bash Shell
15 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (17.89%) VMware
15 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.89%) Solaris
16 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
16 21 (17.07%) IIS
16 21 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (17.07%) Finance
16 21 (17.07%) Middleware

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 28 (22.76%) WebSphere
2 24 (19.51%) Tomcat
3 23 (18.70%) nginx
4 21 (17.07%) IIS
5 13 (10.57%) Jetty
5 13 (10.57%) Mongrel
6 12 (9.76%) CICS
7 11 (8.94%) OpenStack
8 9 (7.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (6.50%) Apache
10 7 (5.69%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (5.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (5.69%) SAS
11 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (4.07%) Confluence
13 4 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (2.44%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.81%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (14.63%) GitHub
3 13 (10.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.20%) HTTP
2 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.38%) DHCP
3 14 (11.38%) DNS
4 13 (10.57%) FTP
4 13 (10.57%) IPsec
5 11 (8.94%) NAS
5 11 (8.94%) SAN
6 10 (8.13%) FCoE
6 10 (8.13%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (8.13%) iSCSI
6 10 (8.13%) LAN
6 10 (8.13%) Multicast
6 10 (8.13%) WAN
7 9 (7.32%) SSL
8 3 (2.44%) Internet
8 3 (2.44%) Network Security
9 2 (1.63%) LDAP
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) MySQL
2 29 (23.58%) MongoDB
3 21 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (14.63%) DB2
5 16 (13.01%) Hadoop
6 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
7 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
8 8 (6.50%) Redis
9 7 (5.69%) HBase
10 6 (4.88%) Big Data
11 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.25%) Base SAS
12 4 (3.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (3.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (2.44%) Apache Hive
13 3 (2.44%) Couchbase
13 3 (2.44%) Informix
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (27.64%) Jenkins
2 27 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.57%) Travis CI
4 7 (5.69%) Artifactory
4 7 (5.69%) GitLab
4 7 (5.69%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.88%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.07%) JIRA
7 4 (3.25%) Subversion
8 3 (2.44%) Ant
8 3 (2.44%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.44%) Gradle
8 3 (2.44%) jMock
8 3 (2.44%) Maven
8 3 (2.44%) Mockito
8 3 (2.44%) Selenium
8 3 (2.44%) Spock
9 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Games
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (32.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (18.70%) Architect
3 20 (16.26%) Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 15 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) Administrator
8 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (10.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (10.57%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Lead DevOps
9 8 (6.50%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) WebSphere Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
12 5 (4.07%) DBA
12 5 (4.07%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (3.25%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) Middleware
2 17 (13.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (12.20%) HTML
3 15 (12.20%) LAMP
4 14 (11.38%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (10.57%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (10.57%) Servlets
6 11 (8.94%) XML
7 10 (8.13%) RESTful
8 9 (7.32%) Web Services
9 8 (6.50%) CSS
9 8 (6.50%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (6.50%) Laravel
9 8 (6.50%) MCollective
9 8 (6.50%) Node.js
9 8 (6.50%) Sensu
9 8 (6.50%) Symfony
10 7 (5.69%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (5.69%) Rendezvous
10 7 (5.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Replication
2 8 (6.50%) iSeries
3 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Clustering
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.44%) RIA
7 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.72%) Windows
2 36 (29.27%) Unix
3 22 (17.89%) Solaris
4 18 (14.63%) CoreOS
5 16 (13.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.76%) AIX
7 11 (8.94%) SUSE
8 10 (8.13%) zOS
9 8 (6.50%) RancherOS
10 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.44%) CentOS
11 3 (2.44%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.63%) Debian
12 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) DevOps
2 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (13.82%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.20%) Security Hardening
6 13 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (10.57%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (8.94%) MVC
8 10 (8.13%) Benchmarking
9 9 (7.32%) Feasibility Study
10 8 (6.50%) OO
10 8 (6.50%) Scrum
11 7 (5.69%) OOD
12 6 (4.88%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.07%) High Availability
13 5 (4.07%) Web Development
14 4 (3.25%) Continuous Deployment
14 4 (3.25%) Line Management
14 4 (3.25%) Release Management
14 4 (3.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.96%) Java
2 38 (30.89%) Ruby
3 33 (26.83%) SQL
4 24 (19.51%) Python
5 23 (18.70%) Bash Shell
6 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 19 (15.45%) Go
7 19 (15.45%) Perl
8 8 (6.50%) PHP
9 7 (5.69%) Groovy
10 5 (4.07%) Erlang
11 3 (2.44%) Clojure
11 3 (2.44%) Scala
12 2 (1.63%) R
13 1 (0.81%) Jython
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
1 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (22.76%) Docker
2 20 (16.26%) etcd
2 20 (16.26%) flannel
3 19 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.13%) KVM
6 10 (8.13%) NFS
6 10 (8.13%) SRDF
6 10 (8.13%) Xen
7 7 (5.69%) Ceph
7 7 (5.69%) GlusterFS
8 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.81%) Squid
9 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (25.20%) Puppet
2 21 (17.07%) Kubernetes
3 20 (16.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (16.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (16.26%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.57%) Ansible
5 9 (7.32%) rkt
6 8 (6.50%) Consul
6 8 (6.50%) logstash
6 8 (6.50%) Marathon
6 8 (6.50%) Mesos
6 8 (6.50%) Rancher
7 7 (5.69%) Graphite
7 7 (5.69%) HAProxy
8 5 (4.07%) Control-M
9 3 (2.44%) Data Guard
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.63%) Nagios
11 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Oracle
2 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) VMware
3 19 (15.45%) Intel
4 15 (12.20%) Cisco
5 11 (8.94%) EMC
5 11 (8.94%) NetApp
6 10 (8.13%) IBM
7 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.69%) DataSynapse
8 7 (5.69%) Sybase
8 7 (5.69%) TIBCO
9 5 (4.07%) Teradata
10 4 (3.25%) F5
11 2 (1.63%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.63%) HP
11 2 (1.63%) Veritas
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix
12 1 (0.81%) SAP
12 1 (0.81%) Symantec