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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 97 61 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.77% 12.47% 9.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.39% 48.03% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 39 20
Average daily rate £414 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.91% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £454 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
158 127 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.94% 25.97% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 55
Average daily rate £400 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £180 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 23
Average hourly rate £21.25 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 78 £425 +13.33% 14
Barnsley +1 9 £350 +40.00%
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 73 (45.34%) Unix
2 63 (39.13%) Windows
3 47 (29.19%) Java
3 47 (29.19%) DevOps
4 43 (26.71%) Puppet
4 43 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (25.47%) Jenkins
6 36 (22.36%) Finance
7 35 (21.74%) Ruby
8 34 (21.12%) Configuration Management
9 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
10 31 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (19.25%) Red Hat
11 29 (18.01%) Python
11 29 (18.01%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (17.39%) Docker
13 26 (16.15%) Banking
14 25 (15.53%) Tomcat
15 23 (14.29%) MongoDB
16 22 (13.66%) NoSQL
17 21 (13.04%) Bash Shell
17 21 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (13.04%) HTTP
17 21 (13.04%) Perl
18 20 (12.42%) SQL
18 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (11.80%) MySQL
20 18 (11.18%) Oracle
20 18 (11.18%) nginx

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (15.53%) Tomcat
2 18 (11.18%) nginx
3 15 (9.32%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.83%) JBoss
5 9 (5.59%) Apache
5 9 (5.59%) IIS
6 8 (4.97%) Node.js
7 7 (4.35%) Confluence
7 7 (4.35%) Jetty
7 7 (4.35%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.73%) SAS
9 5 (3.11%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.24%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.62%) CICS
11 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.32%) GitHub
3 8 (4.97%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.11%) IaaS
4 5 (3.11%) PaaS
5 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.48%) SaaS
6 3 (1.86%) Heroku
7 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.24%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) HTTP
2 13 (8.07%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.45%) DNS
4 11 (6.83%) Firewall
5 9 (5.59%) DHCP
5 9 (5.59%) Network Security
5 9 (5.59%) SAN
6 8 (4.97%) FTP
6 8 (4.97%) NAS
7 7 (4.35%) IPsec
8 3 (1.86%) Internet
8 3 (1.86%) LAN
8 3 (1.86%) WAN
9 2 (1.24%) DMZ
10 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.62%) LDAP
10 1 (0.62%) SMS
10 1 (0.62%) SSL
10 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 22 (13.66%) NoSQL
3 19 (11.80%) MySQL
4 10 (6.21%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.11%) CouchDB
7 5 (3.11%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.48%) QlikView
8 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.86%) DB2
9 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.24%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 41 (25.47%) Jenkins
2 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.45%) Subversion
4 11 (6.83%) JIRA
5 10 (6.21%) Maven
6 9 (5.59%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.59%) GitLab
7 7 (4.35%) Selenium
7 7 (4.35%) Travis CI
8 6 (3.73%) JUnit
8 6 (3.73%) Mockito
9 5 (3.11%) jMock
10 4 (2.48%) MSI
10 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.86%) Ant
11 3 (1.86%) EasyMock
11 3 (1.86%) Gradle
11 3 (1.86%) Metasploit
11 3 (1.86%) Spock
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 26 (16.15%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (20.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (18.01%) Developer
3 19 (11.80%) Administrator
3 19 (11.80%) Analyst
4 16 (9.94%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (6.83%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) DBA
6 10 (6.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Consultant
9 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) LAMP
1 11 (6.83%) Middleware
1 11 (6.83%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (6.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (5.59%) REST
2 9 (5.59%) Web Services
3 8 (4.97%) HTML
3 8 (4.97%) JSON
3 8 (4.97%) Sensu
3 8 (4.97%) SOAP
3 8 (4.97%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (4.35%) MCollective
4 7 (4.35%) Servlets
5 6 (3.73%) CSS
5 6 (3.73%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (3.73%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (3.73%) RESTful
5 6 (3.73%) Spring
5 6 (3.73%) XML
6 5 (3.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Client/Server
2 13 (8.07%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.83%) Clustering
4 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.11%) iSeries
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.48%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) NHS
7 2 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.24%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.24%) Telematics
8 1 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.34%) Unix
2 63 (39.13%) Windows
3 31 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.07%) Solaris
4 13 (8.07%) SUSE
5 9 (5.59%) CoreOS
5 9 (5.59%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.35%) CentOS
7 6 (3.73%) Debian
7 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.11%) OpenVMS
9 3 (1.86%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.24%) AIX
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.24%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.62%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) DevOps
2 43 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.12%) Configuration Management
4 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.32%) ITIL
5 15 (9.32%) Scrum
6 13 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (7.45%) BDD
7 12 (7.45%) TDD
8 10 (6.21%) Release Management
9 9 (5.59%) Microservices
9 9 (5.59%) MVC
9 9 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.97%) Open Source
10 8 (4.97%) Web Development
11 7 (4.35%) OO
11 7 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.73%) Change Management
12 6 (3.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.19%) Java
2 35 (21.74%) Ruby
3 29 (18.01%) Python
4 21 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 21 (13.04%) Perl
5 20 (12.42%) SQL
6 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.45%) Go
8 9 (5.59%) Groovy
9 8 (4.97%) PHP
10 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.73%) Erlang
11 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.73%) Scala
12 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.86%) Clojure
14 1 (0.62%) C#
14 1 (0.62%) Jython
14 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.73%) Degree
3 4 (2.48%) GCIH
3 4 (2.48%) GSEC
4 3 (1.86%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.24%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (17.39%) Docker
2 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.97%) Ceph
3 8 (4.97%) GlusterFS
3 8 (4.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (4.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.24%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.24%) KVM
6 2 (1.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) NFS
7 1 (0.62%) SRDF
7 1 (0.62%) Varnish
7 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (26.71%) Puppet
2 29 (18.01%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.94%) Ansible
4 15 (9.32%) Graphite
5 11 (6.83%) Kubernetes
6 8 (4.97%) HAProxy
6 8 (4.97%) logstash
7 6 (3.73%) Control-M
8 5 (3.11%) Salt
9 3 (1.86%) Opsview
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.86%) QRadar
10 2 (1.24%) Mesos
10 2 (1.24%) Nagios
10 2 (1.24%) Nessus
10 2 (1.24%) Nmap
10 2 (1.24%) SCCM
10 2 (1.24%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.62%) Cacti
11 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (19.25%) Red Hat
2 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.18%) Oracle
4 13 (8.07%) HP
5 11 (6.83%) IBM
5 11 (6.83%) VMware
6 9 (5.59%) EMC
6 9 (5.59%) Veritas
7 8 (4.97%) Splunk
8 3 (1.86%) Cisco
8 3 (1.86%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.86%) Sybase
9 2 (1.24%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.24%) Dell
9 2 (1.24%) Google
9 2 (1.24%) Intel
9 2 (1.24%) Teradata
10 1 (0.62%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.62%) F5
10 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds
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