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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.23% 8.05% 9.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 29.79% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 20
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £183 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
50 94 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.06% 27.01% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 46
Average daily rate £325 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £353 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 14 £325 +51.16% 13
Barnsley 0 4 £175 -41.66% 1
Doncaster - 2 £325 -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (55.81%) UNIX
2 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
5 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 12 (27.91%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) HTTP
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) Spring
7 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (16.28%) Solaris
8 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.95%) Middleware
9 6 (13.95%) MVC
9 6 (13.95%) TDD
9 6 (13.95%) HTML
9 6 (13.95%) AIX
9 6 (13.95%) XML
10 5 (11.63%) Perl
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.63%) DB2
10 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.63%) NetApp
10 5 (11.63%) Banking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.65%) Jetty
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) NAS
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.65%) Multicast
4 2 (4.65%) FCoE
4 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) DB2
2 5 (11.63%) Couchbase
2 5 (11.63%) CouchDB
2 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
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%) JMeter
3 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Django Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Spring
2 7 (16.28%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (13.95%) Middleware
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (9.30%) J2EE
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.65%) Django
6 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
6 2 (4.65%) Rendezvous
6 2 (4.65%) JAXB
6 2 (4.65%) JMS
6 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.65%) XSLT
6 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) UNIX
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) MVC
1 6 (13.95%) TDD
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (11.63%) ATDD
2 5 (11.63%) BDD
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (4.65%) Scrum
4 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Benchmarking
4 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.65%) UML
4 2 (4.65%) OO
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
4 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Jython
5 1 (2.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.98%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) SRDF
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
5 4 (9.30%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) DataSynapse
7 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
7 2 (4.65%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Sybase
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Perforce
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