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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 88 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.53% 16.36% 9.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.35% 55.47% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 21
Median daily rate £425 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
159 128 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.67% 29.49% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 76 51
Median daily rate £409 £283 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.69% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 25
Median hourly rate £23.50 £16.20 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.06% +21.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +4 78 £425 +17.24% 19
Barnsley - 6 £350 - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (42.51%) Unix
2 67 (40.12%) Windows
3 55 (32.93%) DevOps
4 50 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (28.14%) Java
5 47 (28.14%) Puppet
6 43 (25.75%) Jenkins
7 38 (22.75%) Git (software)
7 38 (22.75%) Ruby
8 36 (21.56%) Finance
9 35 (20.96%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (20.36%) Python
11 32 (19.16%) Configuration Management
12 31 (18.56%) Red Hat
13 29 (17.37%) Tomcat
13 29 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (16.77%) Docker
14 28 (16.77%) MySQL
15 27 (16.17%) HTTP
15 27 (16.17%) MongoDB
15 27 (16.17%) Bash Shell
16 25 (14.97%) Banking
17 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
17 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
17 24 (14.37%) Perl
17 24 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (13.77%) NoSQL
18 23 (13.77%) SQL
19 22 (13.17%) WebSphere
19 22 (13.17%) Continuous Integration

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 29 (17.37%) Tomcat
2 22 (13.17%) nginx
2 22 (13.17%) WebSphere
3 16 (9.58%) IIS
4 11 (6.59%) Jetty
5 10 (5.99%) Apache
5 10 (5.99%) JBoss
6 7 (4.19%) Confluence
6 7 (4.19%) Node.js
6 7 (4.19%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (3.59%) SAS
7 6 (3.59%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.20%) CloudStack
10 2 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) CICS
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.98%) GitHub
3 11 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.40%) IaaS
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.40%) PaaS
5 3 (1.80%) Heroku
5 3 (1.80%) SaaS
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.20%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.17%) HTTP
2 16 (9.58%) DNS
3 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.78%) DHCP
5 12 (7.19%) FTP
6 11 (6.59%) IPsec
7 10 (5.99%) Firewall
8 9 (5.39%) Network Security
9 8 (4.79%) SAN
10 7 (4.19%) NAS
11 5 (2.99%) LAN
11 5 (2.99%) WAN
12 3 (1.80%) FCoE
12 3 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.80%) Internet
12 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.80%) Multicast
13 2 (1.20%) DMZ
13 2 (1.20%) LDAP
14 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) MySQL
2 27 (16.17%) MongoDB
3 23 (13.77%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.59%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.99%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.99%) DB2
7 5 (2.99%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.80%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.80%) HBase
8 3 (1.80%) QlikView
8 3 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (25.75%) Jenkins
2 38 (22.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.59%) Subversion
3 11 (6.59%) Travis CI
4 10 (5.99%) JIRA
5 9 (5.39%) Artifactory
5 9 (5.39%) GitLab
5 9 (5.39%) Maven
6 6 (3.59%) Mockito
6 6 (3.59%) Selenium
7 5 (2.99%) jMock
7 5 (2.99%) JUnit
7 5 (2.99%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.80%) Ant
8 3 (1.80%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.80%) Gradle
8 3 (1.80%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.80%) Spock
8 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 25 (14.97%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (23.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (20.96%) Developer
3 18 (10.78%) Analyst
3 18 (10.78%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Administrator
5 16 (9.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (7.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.19%) DBA
9 7 (4.19%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.59%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) HTML
2 14 (8.38%) LAMP
2 14 (8.38%) Middleware
3 12 (7.19%) CSS
4 11 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (6.59%) Servlets
5 10 (5.99%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (5.99%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (5.99%) RESTful
5 10 (5.99%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (5.99%) Web Services
6 9 (5.39%) REST
7 8 (4.79%) JSON
7 8 (4.79%) Sensu
7 8 (4.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (4.19%) MCollective
8 7 (4.19%) SOAP
9 6 (3.59%) Laravel
9 6 (3.59%) Symfony
9 6 (3.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.39%) Clustering
4 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.99%) iSeries
7 4 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.60%) DataPower
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.60%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.60%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (42.51%) Unix
2 67 (40.12%) Windows
3 29 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.19%) SUSE
5 11 (6.59%) Solaris
6 9 (5.39%) CoreOS
7 8 (4.79%) CentOS
7 8 (4.79%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.59%) Debian
8 6 (3.59%) OpenVMS
9 5 (2.99%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.40%) AIX
11 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.20%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.20%) zOS
13 1 (0.60%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.93%) DevOps
2 50 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.16%) Configuration Management
4 22 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (9.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (8.38%) MVC
6 14 (8.38%) Scrum
7 12 (7.19%) ITIL
7 12 (7.19%) OO
8 11 (6.59%) BDD
8 11 (6.59%) TDD
9 10 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.99%) Release Management
9 10 (5.99%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.39%) Microservices
10 9 (5.39%) Web Development
11 7 (4.19%) Open Source
11 7 (4.19%) Project Management
12 6 (3.59%) Business Transformation
12 6 (3.59%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.14%) Java
2 38 (22.75%) Ruby
3 34 (20.36%) Python
4 27 (16.17%) Bash Shell
5 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.37%) Perl
6 23 (13.77%) SQL
7 12 (7.19%) Go
8 11 (6.59%) PHP
9 9 (5.39%) Groovy
10 6 (3.59%) Erlang
10 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.99%) Scala
12 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.80%) Clojure
13 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.20%) Jython
15 1 (0.60%) C#
15 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) Degree
4 4 (2.40%) GCIH
4 4 (2.40%) GSEC
5 3 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.80%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (16.77%) Docker
2 10 (5.99%) etcd
2 10 (5.99%) flannel
2 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.79%) Ceph
3 8 (4.79%) GlusterFS
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.40%) KVM
5 4 (2.40%) Xen
6 3 (1.80%) NFS
6 3 (1.80%) SRDF
7 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 47 (28.14%) Puppet
2 35 (20.96%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.58%) Ansible
4 14 (8.38%) Graphite
5 12 (7.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (6.59%) Kubernetes
7 10 (5.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (4.79%) HAProxy
8 8 (4.79%) logstash
9 7 (4.19%) Control-M
10 5 (2.99%) Salt
11 2 (1.20%) Mesos
11 2 (1.20%) Nessus
11 2 (1.20%) Nmap
11 2 (1.20%) Opsview
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.20%) QRadar
11 2 (1.20%) SCCM
11 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) Red Hat
2 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.18%) Oracle
4 14 (8.38%) VMware
5 11 (6.59%) IBM
6 10 (5.99%) HP
7 8 (4.79%) EMC
7 8 (4.79%) Splunk
8 6 (3.59%) Veritas
9 5 (2.99%) Cisco
9 5 (2.99%) Sybase
10 4 (2.40%) Intel
11 3 (1.80%) DataSynapse
11 3 (1.80%) NetApp
11 3 (1.80%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.80%) Teradata
11 3 (1.80%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.20%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.20%) F5
12 2 (1.20%) Google
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