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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.04% 9.33% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.98% 32.41% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
59 108 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.49% 28.80% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 48
Average daily rate £250 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 23
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -10 10 £325 +16.07% 5
Barnsley -1 3 £213 -29.16% 3
Rotherham -1 1 £225 - 2
Doncaster - 1 £325 - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (48.84%) UNIX
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) Finance
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 13 (30.23%) Java
4 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.93%) Solaris
7 9 (20.93%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) IIS
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) Spring
8 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
9 7 (16.28%) HTTP
9 7 (16.28%) JBoss
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.28%) VMware
9 7 (16.28%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (13.95%) Firewall
10 6 (13.95%) MVC
10 6 (13.95%) TDD
10 6 (13.95%) HTML
10 6 (13.95%) AIX
10 6 (13.95%) DNS
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) BDD
11 5 (11.63%) ATDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.60%) IIS
3 7 (16.28%) JBoss
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.98%) Apache
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.65%) Jetty
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) Multicast
6 2 (4.65%) FCoE
6 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Couchbase
3 5 (11.63%) CouchDB
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) HBase
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Ant
1 3 (6.98%) JUnit
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Maven
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.33%) Toad
3 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Django Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Firewall Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.33%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) XML
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 7 (16.28%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (13.95%) HTML
5 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
5 5 (11.63%) .NET
5 5 (11.63%) J2EE
5 5 (11.63%) Middleware
6 4 (9.30%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) Rendezvous
7 2 (4.65%) JDBC
7 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 2 (4.65%) JAXB
7 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
7 2 (4.65%) JMS
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
7 2 (4.65%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) UNIX
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) MVC
2 6 (13.95%) TDD
3 5 (11.63%) BDD
3 5 (11.63%) ATDD
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.65%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.65%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCNA
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) VCP4
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) SRDF
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.30%) EMC
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Sybase
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) DataSynapse
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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