The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 19 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing Linux 170 121 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.60% 7.64% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.39% 34.18% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 78 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
401 354 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.64% 22.36% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 189 128
Average daily rate £300 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 30
Average hourly rate £11.88 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
Leeds +8 154 £350 +7.69% 55
Bradford -9 5 £250 -41.17% 2
Halifax +2 4 £425 -5.55% 2
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 102 (36.17%) UNIX
2 78 (27.66%) Puppet
3 75 (26.60%) Red Hat
4 71 (25.18%) Oracle
5 67 (23.76%) Python
6 63 (22.34%) Configuration Management
6 63 (22.34%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (22.34%) DevOps
7 53 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (18.09%) Ruby
9 50 (17.73%) Workflow
10 49 (17.38%) AIX
11 44 (15.60%) Java
12 43 (15.25%) Apache
12 43 (15.25%) Bash Shell
12 43 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (14.54%) WebSphere
13 41 (14.54%) SQL
14 38 (13.48%) Windows
15 37 (13.12%) PHP
15 37 (13.12%) IBM
15 37 (13.12%) MongoDB
15 37 (13.12%) Splunk
16 35 (12.41%) CentOS
16 35 (12.41%) Security Cleared
17 34 (12.06%) VMware
18 32 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (10.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 31 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (10.99%) Service Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 43 (15.25%) Apache
2 41 (14.54%) WebSphere
3 26 (9.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (5.67%) Node.js
5 10 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.84%) nginx
7 6 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.06%) Jetty
9 3 (1.06%) JBoss
9 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.06%) ATG Dynamo
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.77%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.77%) Route 53
4 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.06%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Heroku
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.93%) HTTP
2 27 (9.57%) SSL
3 26 (9.22%) TCP/IP
4 22 (7.80%) DNS
5 15 (5.32%) DHCP
6 11 (3.90%) Internet
6 11 (3.90%) SAN
7 8 (2.84%) Firewall
8 4 (1.42%) IPsec
9 3 (1.06%) Network Security
9 3 (1.06%) FTP
9 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.06%) SSH
10 2 (0.71%) DVB
10 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.71%) LDAP
10 2 (0.71%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.71%) VLAN
11 1 (0.35%) VPLS
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.12%) MongoDB
2 28 (9.93%) DB2
3 27 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (8.87%) MySQL
5 24 (8.51%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.38%) Neo4j
7 16 (5.67%) SQL Server
8 14 (4.96%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.26%) Redis
10 11 (3.90%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.19%) CouchDB
12 8 (2.84%) Couchbase
12 8 (2.84%) Hypertable
12 8 (2.84%) Riak
12 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.48%) SimpleDB
14 5 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (9.93%) ClearQuest
1 28 (9.93%) ClearCase
2 13 (4.61%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.84%) Subversion
4 8 (2.84%) Fiddler
5 5 (1.77%) RSpec
6 4 (1.42%) Maven
7 3 (1.06%) JIRA
7 3 (1.06%) Selenium
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.35%) Hudson
9 1 (0.35%) Grunt
9 1 (0.35%) Behat
9 1 (0.35%) Ant
9 1 (0.35%) JUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 22 (7.80%) Finance
2 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.13%) Banking
3 4 (1.42%) Advertising
4 2 (0.71%) Electronics
4 2 (0.71%) Automotive
4 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (19.86%) Developer
2 35 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (9.22%) Analyst
4 25 (8.87%) Architect
5 22 (7.80%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (7.80%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (4.96%) WebSphere Developer
7 14 (4.96%) Administrator
7 14 (4.96%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 13 (4.61%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Linux Support
11 9 (3.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 28 (9.93%) HTML
3 22 (7.80%) Hibernate
4 21 (7.45%) REST
5 17 (6.03%) Web Services
5 17 (6.03%) JAX-RS
6 14 (4.96%) .NET
7 10 (3.55%) LAMP
8 8 (2.84%) CSS
9 7 (2.48%) J2EE
9 7 (2.48%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.13%) XML
10 6 (2.13%) WCF
11 5 (1.77%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.77%) Servlets
12 4 (1.42%) jQuery
13 3 (1.06%) Java EE
13 3 (1.06%) HTML5
13 3 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.64%) Mainframe
3 21 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.38%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.19%) NHS
6 6 (2.13%) Clustering
7 5 (1.77%) Open Source
8 4 (1.42%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) MPEG
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.71%) iSeries
9 2 (0.71%) IPTV
9 2 (0.71%) RIA
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 102 (36.17%) UNIX
2 49 (17.38%) AIX
3 43 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (13.48%) Windows
5 35 (12.41%) CentOS
6 24 (8.51%) Ubuntu
7 21 (7.45%) Solaris
8 20 (7.09%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.13%) Debian
10 6 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.06%) HPUX
12 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.34%) Configuration Management
1 63 (22.34%) DevOps
2 53 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (17.73%) Workflow
4 31 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (10.99%) Service Management
5 28 (9.93%) Service Delivery
5 28 (9.93%) Incident Management
6 24 (8.51%) Workflow Management
7 22 (7.80%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.03%) Web Design
9 17 (6.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (6.03%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.67%) ITIL
11 14 (4.96%) TDD
12 13 (4.61%) Data Protection
12 13 (4.61%) Migration
13 12 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.76%) Python
2 51 (18.09%) Ruby
3 44 (15.60%) Java
4 43 (15.25%) Bash Shell
5 41 (14.54%) SQL
6 37 (13.12%) PHP
7 20 (7.09%) C++
7 20 (7.09%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.96%) C
8 14 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.90%) Perl
10 8 (2.84%) C#
11 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.71%) Tcl
12 2 (0.71%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.71%) PHP5
13 1 (0.35%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.35%) UniBasic
13 1 (0.35%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) RHCA
4 2 (0.71%) RHCE
4 2 (0.71%) ISEB
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) VCP5
5 1 (0.35%) VCAP
5 1 (0.35%) MCSE
5 1 (0.35%) MCSA
5 1 (0.35%) CISSP
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) CCNP
5 1 (0.35%) CCNA
5 1 (0.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.19%) SLA
2 4 (1.42%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.42%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.42%) Xen
4 3 (1.06%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.06%) Samba
5 2 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) XenServer
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 78 (27.66%) Puppet
2 63 (22.34%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.16%) Nagios
4 18 (6.38%) Tivoli
5 14 (4.96%) Cobbler
6 9 (3.19%) Salt
7 8 (2.84%) Ansible
7 8 (2.84%) CFEngine
8 5 (1.77%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.35%) Opsview
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.35%) OpenView
9 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (26.60%) Red Hat
2 71 (25.18%) Oracle
3 37 (13.12%) IBM
3 37 (13.12%) Splunk
4 34 (12.06%) VMware
5 19 (6.74%) HP
6 11 (3.90%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.55%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.42%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.06%) Google
9 3 (1.06%) Imperva
9 3 (1.06%) Remedy
9 3 (1.06%) ATG
10 2 (0.71%) Sun
10 2 (0.71%) Novell
10 2 (0.71%) Citrix
10 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.71%) SAP
10 2 (0.71%) Sybase
10 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day public limited company
Posted: 12 hours ago
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CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - £350
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago