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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 59 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.37% 9.92% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.97% 30.43% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
123 115 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.79% 32.58% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 50
Average daily rate £283 £280 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -3 28 £400 +42.85% 9
Rotherham 0 7 £225 +21.62%
Doncaster -4 3 - - 3
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 41 (50.00%) SQL
3 32 (39.02%) IIS
4 31 (37.80%) JBoss
4 31 (37.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (35.37%) Java
5 29 (35.37%) Oracle
6 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
8 24 (29.27%) ITIL
9 22 (26.83%) .NET
9 22 (26.83%) SharePoint
10 21 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (24.39%) Firewall
12 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
13 18 (21.95%) Web Services
14 17 (20.73%) Migration
14 17 (20.73%) CouchDB
15 16 (19.51%) Puppet
15 16 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.29%) XML
16 15 (18.29%) UNIX
16 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
16 15 (18.29%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
16 15 (18.29%) Kafka
17 14 (17.07%) Splunk

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 32 (39.02%) IIS
2 31 (37.80%) JBoss
3 22 (26.83%) SharePoint
4 20 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (15.85%) Tomcat
6 12 (14.63%) Apache
7 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.44%) Jetty
10 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.22%) CICS
10 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) PaaS
2 2 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 6 (7.32%) DNS
3 4 (4.88%) SAN
4 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.66%) DHCP
4 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.66%) NAS
5 2 (2.44%) AMQP
5 2 (2.44%) FCoE
5 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.44%) Multicast
5 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.44%) LAN
5 2 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (20.73%) CouchDB
4 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
5 12 (14.63%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.32%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.66%) MySQL
9 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.44%) DB2
9 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.22%) DataStage
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) JUnit
3 5 (6.10%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) Maven
4 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.66%) Ant
6 2 (2.44%) MSI
6 2 (2.44%) JIRA
6 2 (2.44%) Selenium
6 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.22%) Toad
7 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.22%) JMeter
7 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Migration Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) .NET
2 18 (21.95%) Web Services
3 15 (18.29%) XML
3 15 (18.29%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (18.29%) Kafka
4 7 (8.54%) Spring
5 6 (7.32%) HTML
5 6 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (6.10%) J2EE
7 4 (4.88%) CSS
7 4 (4.88%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.66%) Middleware
9 2 (2.44%) JDBC
9 2 (2.44%) XSLT
9 2 (2.44%) JMS
9 2 (2.44%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.44%) JAXB
9 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.44%) Rendezvous
9 2 (2.44%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Online Games
3 3 (3.66%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) DTV
4 2 (2.44%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (18.29%) UNIX
4 14 (17.07%) CentOS
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (10.98%) Windows 2000
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.54%) Solaris
8 5 (6.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Migration
3 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) DevOps
5 12 (14.63%) Microservices
6 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.54%) Data Management
7 5 (6.10%) MVC
7 5 (6.10%) TDD
8 4 (4.88%) BDD
8 4 (4.88%) ATDD
9 3 (3.66%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.66%) Quality Management
10 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.44%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) SQL
2 29 (35.37%) Java
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.98%) VB
6 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) Python
7 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.66%) Perl
7 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Jython
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) CCNA
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Xen
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) SRDF
3 2 (2.44%) NFS
3 2 (2.44%) vCloud
3 2 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Puppet
1 16 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (15.85%) Salt
2 13 (15.85%) Graphite
3 4 (4.88%) Foglight
4 1 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Oracle
2 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
4 14 (17.07%) Splunk
5 13 (15.85%) Cisco
6 10 (12.20%) EMC
6 10 (12.20%) NetApp
7 7 (8.54%) VMware
8 5 (6.10%) HP
9 4 (4.88%) New Relic
9 4 (4.88%) IBM
10 3 (3.66%) Citrix
11 2 (2.44%) Sybase
11 2 (2.44%) SAP
11 2 (2.44%) Intel
11 2 (2.44%) DataSynapse
11 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.44%) F5
11 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Searchability
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £210 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago