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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 73 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.28% 13.88% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.26% 57.03% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 14
Median daily rate £450 £485 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £335 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
119 128 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.11% 24.33% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 17
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -11 45 £450 -8.16% 13
Barnsley +1 12 £360 +2.12%
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 50 (39.37%) DevOps
2 49 (38.58%) Java
3 44 (34.65%) Windows
4 40 (31.50%) Unix
4 40 (31.50%) HTTP
5 38 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (28.35%) Ruby
7 31 (24.41%) SQL
7 31 (24.41%) Docker
7 31 (24.41%) Puppet
8 30 (23.62%) Solaris
8 30 (23.62%) TCP/IP
9 27 (21.26%) Oracle
9 27 (21.26%) Kubernetes
10 26 (20.47%) VMware
11 25 (19.69%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (19.69%) Jenkins
12 24 (18.90%) MongoDB
12 24 (18.90%) Finance
13 23 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (18.11%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
14 22 (17.32%) WebSphere
14 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
14 22 (17.32%) GitHub
15 21 (16.54%) Ansible
15 21 (16.54%) Python
15 21 (16.54%) Red Hat
15 21 (16.54%) Git (software)
16 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (17.32%) WebSphere
2 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
3 15 (11.81%) nginx
4 13 (10.24%) IIS
5 12 (9.45%) CICS
5 12 (9.45%) OpenStack
6 9 (7.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (7.09%) Jetty
7 7 (5.51%) Mongrel
8 6 (4.72%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (3.94%) Apache
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (3.94%) SAS
10 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (2.36%) Apache Pig
11 3 (2.36%) Confluence
12 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.11%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.32%) GitHub
3 7 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.36%) IaaS
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.50%) HTTP
2 30 (23.62%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.60%) SSL
4 12 (9.45%) NAS
4 12 (9.45%) SAN
5 10 (7.87%) DNS
6 8 (6.30%) DHCP
6 8 (6.30%) FCoE
6 8 (6.30%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (6.30%) iSCSI
6 8 (6.30%) LAN
6 8 (6.30%) Multicast
6 8 (6.30%) WAN
7 7 (5.51%) FTP
7 7 (5.51%) IPsec
8 4 (3.15%) LDAP
9 3 (2.36%) Internet
9 3 (2.36%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (18.90%) MongoDB
3 17 (13.39%) MySQL
4 14 (11.02%) DB2
5 13 (10.24%) Redis
6 11 (8.66%) Hadoop
6 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
7 7 (5.51%) Big Data
7 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.94%) HBase
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.36%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.36%) Informix
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.57%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.87%) Bitbucket
4 7 (5.51%) Travis CI
5 4 (3.15%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.36%) GitLab
6 3 (2.36%) JIRA
6 3 (2.36%) Subversion
7 2 (1.57%) Maven
8 1 (0.79%) Ant
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.79%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.79%) Gradle
8 1 (0.79%) jMock
8 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.79%) Mockito
8 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Marketing
4 3 (2.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Architect
3 18 (14.17%) Administrator
4 17 (13.39%) Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (10.24%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.66%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) WebSphere Administrator
9 7 (5.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) DBA
11 5 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) Unix Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) Middleware
2 17 (13.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (11.02%) Web Services
4 12 (9.45%) HTML
4 12 (9.45%) Node.js
5 9 (7.09%) XML
6 8 (6.30%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (6.30%) LAMP
7 7 (5.51%) CSS
7 7 (5.51%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (5.51%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (5.51%) Servlets
8 5 (3.94%) Rendezvous
8 5 (3.94%) XSLT
9 4 (3.15%) ELK Stack
9 4 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.15%) REST
9 4 (3.15%) Sensu
10 3 (2.36%) Dropwizard
10 3 (2.36%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (9.45%) Replication
2 8 (6.30%) iSeries
2 8 (6.30%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.94%) Clustering
3 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) RIA
5 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.57%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.65%) Windows
2 40 (31.50%) Unix
3 30 (23.62%) Solaris
4 23 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (14.96%) CoreOS
5 19 (14.96%) SUSE
6 18 (14.17%) AIX
7 12 (9.45%) RancherOS
8 9 (7.09%) zOS
9 8 (6.30%) Windows Server
10 7 (5.51%) CentOS
10 7 (5.51%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.57%) VMS
13 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.37%) DevOps
2 38 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.75%) Configuration Management
4 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.17%) Security Hardening
6 11 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (7.09%) Feasibility Study
7 9 (7.09%) Web Development
8 8 (6.30%) Benchmarking
8 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.51%) Line Management
9 7 (5.51%) TDD
10 4 (3.15%) ETL
10 4 (3.15%) Front End Development
10 4 (3.15%) High Availability
10 4 (3.15%) ITIL
10 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.36%) Data Modelling
11 3 (2.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.58%) Java
2 36 (28.35%) Ruby
3 31 (24.41%) SQL
4 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
5 21 (16.54%) Python
6 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.60%) Go
8 12 (9.45%) Perl
9 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.57%) Groovy
10 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.57%) R
11 1 (0.79%) Clojure
11 1 (0.79%) Jython
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) OCP
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 31 (24.41%) Docker
2 20 (15.75%) etcd
2 20 (15.75%) flannel
2 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.87%) NFS
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (7.87%) SRDF
4 9 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.30%) KVM
5 8 (6.30%) Xen
6 7 (5.51%) GlusterFS
7 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (2.36%) Ceph
9 2 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.57%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.79%) Squid
10 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (24.41%) Puppet
2 27 (21.26%) Kubernetes
3 21 (16.54%) Ansible
4 20 (15.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 20 (15.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 18 (14.17%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (9.45%) Consul
6 12 (9.45%) Marathon
6 12 (9.45%) Mesos
6 12 (9.45%) Rancher
7 8 (6.30%) logstash
7 8 (6.30%) Salt
8 7 (5.51%) rkt
9 5 (3.94%) Data Guard
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (3.15%) Kibana
11 3 (2.36%) Graphite
11 3 (2.36%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.57%) Terraform
12 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (21.26%) Oracle
2 26 (20.47%) VMware
3 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.54%) Red Hat
5 17 (13.39%) Intel
6 13 (10.24%) Cisco
7 12 (9.45%) EMC
7 12 (9.45%) IBM
8 11 (8.66%) NetApp
9 5 (3.94%) DataSynapse
9 5 (3.94%) Sybase
9 5 (3.94%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.15%) HP
10 4 (3.15%) Veritas
11 3 (2.36%) F5
12 2 (1.57%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.57%) Citrix
12 2 (1.57%) SAP
12 2 (1.57%) Sun
12 2 (1.57%) Teradata
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