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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 64 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.70% 11.74% 5.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.46% 48.33% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 13
Median daily rate £500 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £7.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
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
122 120 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.30% 24.29% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 39
Median daily rate £500 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £117 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £7.19 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.45 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 61 £500 +33.33% 13
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 71 (46.41%) Windows
2 56 (36.60%) Unix
3 53 (34.64%) DevOps
4 47 (30.72%) Java
5 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (26.80%) Jenkins
7 39 (25.49%) Ruby
8 35 (22.88%) Python
8 35 (22.88%) Puppet
9 34 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 34 (22.22%) MySQL
10 33 (21.57%) Oracle
10 33 (21.57%) SQL
11 32 (20.92%) HTTP
11 32 (20.92%) Git (software)
12 31 (20.26%) Docker
13 27 (17.65%) Bash Shell
13 27 (17.65%) WebSphere
13 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
14 26 (16.99%) Tomcat
14 26 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (16.34%) TCP/IP
16 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
16 24 (15.69%) Solaris
16 24 (15.69%) Finance
17 23 (15.03%) Middleware
17 23 (15.03%) nginx
18 22 (14.38%) VMware
18 22 (14.38%) Perl
18 22 (14.38%) Opscode Chef

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 27 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 26 (16.99%) Tomcat
3 23 (15.03%) nginx
4 20 (13.07%) IIS
5 14 (9.15%) Jetty
5 14 (9.15%) Mongrel
6 13 (8.50%) CICS
7 12 (7.84%) OpenStack
8 10 (6.54%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (5.23%) Confluence
10 7 (4.58%) Apache
10 7 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (4.58%) SAS
11 6 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (3.27%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (1.96%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.96%) JBoss
14 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.07%) GitHub
3 14 (9.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.92%) HTTP
2 25 (16.34%) TCP/IP
3 16 (10.46%) DNS
4 14 (9.15%) DHCP
4 14 (9.15%) FTP
4 14 (9.15%) IPsec
5 10 (6.54%) LAN
5 10 (6.54%) NAS
5 10 (6.54%) SAN
5 10 (6.54%) WAN
6 9 (5.88%) FCoE
6 9 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.88%) Multicast
7 7 (4.58%) SSL
8 4 (2.61%) Internet
8 4 (2.61%) Network Security
9 2 (1.31%) Firewall
9 2 (1.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 34 (22.22%) MySQL
2 21 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (13.07%) NoSQL
4 19 (12.42%) DB2
5 14 (9.15%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.58%) Redis
9 6 (3.92%) Big Data
9 6 (3.92%) HBase
9 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (3.27%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.61%) Base SAS
11 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (2.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.96%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.96%) Informix
12 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (26.80%) Jenkins
2 32 (20.92%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.15%) Travis CI
4 8 (5.23%) JIRA
5 7 (4.58%) Artifactory
5 7 (4.58%) GitLab
5 7 (4.58%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.92%) Subversion
7 5 (3.27%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.61%) jMock
8 4 (2.61%) Maven
8 4 (2.61%) Mockito
9 3 (1.96%) Ant
9 3 (1.96%) EasyMock
9 3 (1.96%) Gradle
9 3 (1.96%) Selenium
9 3 (1.96%) Spock
10 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.31%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
General
1 24 (15.69%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.96%) Games
4 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (16.99%) Developer
3 23 (15.03%) Architect
4 19 (12.42%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (12.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 16 (10.46%) Analyst
5 16 (10.46%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (9.80%) Administrator
7 14 (9.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (8.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.50%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.88%) DBA
9 9 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (5.23%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.92%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.92%) WebSphere Administrator
12 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.03%) Middleware
2 17 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (9.80%) LAMP
3 15 (9.80%) LEMP Stack
4 14 (9.15%) HTML
4 14 (9.15%) LAPP Stack
4 14 (9.15%) Servlets
5 13 (8.50%) RESTful
6 12 (7.84%) XML
7 11 (7.19%) Node.js
8 10 (6.54%) Web Services
9 8 (5.23%) CSS
9 8 (5.23%) Laravel
9 8 (5.23%) MCollective
9 8 (5.23%) REST
9 8 (5.23%) Sensu
9 8 (5.23%) Symfony
10 7 (4.58%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (4.58%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.19%) Replication
3 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.58%) iSeries
4 5 (3.27%) Clustering
5 3 (1.96%) RIA
6 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 71 (46.41%) Windows
2 56 (36.60%) Unix
3 24 (15.69%) Solaris
4 20 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (11.11%) CoreOS
6 14 (9.15%) SUSE
7 13 (8.50%) AIX
8 11 (7.19%) zOS
9 7 (4.58%) RancherOS
10 5 (3.27%) Debian
10 5 (3.27%) OpenVMS
11 3 (1.96%) CentOS
11 3 (1.96%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.64%) DevOps
2 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (10.46%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (8.50%) Security Hardening
7 12 (7.84%) MVC
8 10 (6.54%) Feasibility Study
9 9 (5.88%) Benchmarking
9 9 (5.88%) OO
9 9 (5.88%) Scrum
10 7 (4.58%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (4.58%) OOD
10 7 (4.58%) Release Management
10 7 (4.58%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.92%) ETL
11 6 (3.92%) Migration
11 6 (3.92%) Project Management
12 5 (3.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.72%) Java
2 39 (25.49%) Ruby
3 35 (22.88%) Python
4 33 (21.57%) SQL
5 27 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 22 (14.38%) Perl
7 18 (11.76%) Go
8 10 (6.54%) Groovy
9 8 (5.23%) PHP
10 6 (3.92%) Erlang
11 3 (1.96%) Clojure
11 3 (1.96%) Scala
12 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.31%) R
12 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) Jython
13 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) SC Cleared
1 14 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) Degree
2 4 (2.61%) SAS Certification
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) GCIH
4 1 (0.65%) GSEC
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (20.26%) Docker
2 20 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.42%) etcd
3 19 (12.42%) flannel
4 14 (9.15%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.88%) KVM
5 9 (5.88%) NFS
5 9 (5.88%) SRDF
5 9 (5.88%) Xen
6 7 (4.58%) Ceph
6 7 (4.58%) GlusterFS
7 4 (2.61%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 35 (22.88%) Puppet
2 22 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (13.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (13.07%) Kubernetes
4 19 (12.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (9.15%) Ansible
6 9 (5.88%) rkt
7 8 (5.23%) logstash
7 8 (5.23%) Mesos
8 7 (4.58%) Consul
8 7 (4.58%) Control-M
8 7 (4.58%) Graphite
8 7 (4.58%) HAProxy
8 7 (4.58%) Marathon
8 7 (4.58%) Rancher
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.96%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.31%) Nagios
11 2 (1.31%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (21.57%) Oracle
2 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.38%) VMware
4 19 (12.42%) Intel
5 12 (7.84%) Cisco
6 11 (7.19%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.54%) EMC
8 9 (5.88%) IBM
8 9 (5.88%) NetApp
9 7 (4.58%) Sybase
10 6 (3.92%) DataSynapse
10 6 (3.92%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.27%) Teradata
12 4 (2.61%) F5
13 2 (1.31%) AppDynamics
13 2 (1.31%) ArcSight
13 2 (1.31%) HP
13 2 (1.31%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.31%) Splunk
13 2 (1.31%) Veritas
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