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 24 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 171 123 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.97% 7.76% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.43% 34.36% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 81 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £385
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 £37.00 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -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
403 358 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.48% 22.57% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 193 125
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 29
Average hourly rate £11.88 £11.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -21.60%
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 £19.95
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 24 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 24 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 +10 155 £350 +7.69% 53
Bradford -11 5 £250 -41.17% 1
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 24 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.

1 100 (35.71%) UNIX
2 78 (27.86%) Puppet
3 74 (26.43%) Red Hat
4 70 (25.00%) Oracle
5 67 (23.93%) Python
6 63 (22.50%) Configuration Management
6 63 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (22.50%) DevOps
7 53 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (18.21%) Ruby
9 50 (17.86%) Workflow
10 49 (17.50%) AIX
11 44 (15.71%) Java
12 43 (15.36%) Bash Shell
13 42 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (15.00%) Apache
14 41 (14.64%) WebSphere
15 40 (14.29%) SQL
16 38 (13.57%) Windows
17 37 (13.21%) PHP
17 37 (13.21%) IBM
17 37 (13.21%) MongoDB
17 37 (13.21%) Splunk
18 35 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 35 (12.50%) CentOS
19 33 (11.79%) VMware
20 32 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (11.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
21 31 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
21 31 (11.07%) Service Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (15.00%) Apache
2 41 (14.64%) WebSphere
3 26 (9.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (5.71%) Node.js
5 10 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.86%) nginx
7 6 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.07%) ATG Dynamo
9 3 (1.07%) JBoss
9 3 (1.07%) Jetty
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.79%) Route 53
4 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.07%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.00%) HTTP
2 27 (9.64%) SSL
3 26 (9.29%) TCP/IP
4 21 (7.50%) DNS
5 15 (5.36%) DHCP
6 11 (3.93%) SAN
6 11 (3.93%) Internet
7 8 (2.86%) Firewall
8 4 (1.43%) IPsec
9 3 (1.07%) SSH
9 3 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.07%) Network Security
9 3 (1.07%) FTP
10 2 (0.71%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.71%) DVB
10 2 (0.71%) VLAN
10 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.71%) LDAP
11 1 (0.36%) LAN
11 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 28 (10.00%) DB2
3 27 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (8.93%) MySQL
5 24 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.43%) Neo4j
7 16 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 14 (5.00%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.29%) Redis
10 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.21%) CouchDB
12 8 (2.86%) Riak
12 8 (2.86%) Couchbase
12 8 (2.86%) Hypertable
12 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.50%) SimpleDB
14 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 28 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 13 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.86%) Subversion
4 8 (2.86%) Fiddler
5 5 (1.79%) RSpec
6 4 (1.43%) Maven
7 3 (1.07%) JIRA
7 3 (1.07%) Selenium
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.36%) Hudson
9 1 (0.36%) Behat
9 1 (0.36%) Grunt
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.36%) Toad
9 1 (0.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 22 (7.86%) Finance
2 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.79%) Banking
4 4 (1.43%) Advertising
5 2 (0.71%) Automotive
5 2 (0.71%) Electronics
5 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (19.64%) Developer
2 35 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (9.29%) Analyst
4 25 (8.93%) Architect
5 22 (7.86%) Support Analyst
5 22 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (7.86%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 14 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 14 (5.00%) Administrator
8 13 (4.64%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.29%) UNIX Engineer
9 12 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Linux Support
11 10 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.21%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 28 (10.00%) HTML
3 22 (7.86%) Hibernate
4 21 (7.50%) REST
5 17 (6.07%) JAX-RS
5 17 (6.07%) Web Services
6 14 (5.00%) .NET
7 10 (3.57%) LAMP
8 8 (2.86%) CSS
9 7 (2.50%) J2EE
9 7 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.14%) XML
10 6 (2.14%) WCF
11 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.79%) Servlets
12 4 (1.43%) jQuery
13 3 (1.07%) Spring
13 3 (1.07%) RESTful
13 3 (1.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.71%) Mainframe
3 21 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.43%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.21%) NHS
6 6 (2.14%) Clustering
7 5 (1.79%) Open Source
8 4 (1.43%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) IPTV
9 2 (0.71%) RIA
9 2 (0.71%) iSeries
9 2 (0.71%) MPEG
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 100 (35.71%) UNIX
2 49 (17.50%) AIX
3 42 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (13.57%) Windows
5 35 (12.50%) CentOS
6 24 (8.57%) Ubuntu
7 21 (7.50%) Solaris
8 20 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.14%) Debian
10 6 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.07%) HPUX
12 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.50%) Configuration Management
1 63 (22.50%) DevOps
2 53 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (17.86%) Workflow
4 31 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (11.07%) Service Management
5 28 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 28 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 24 (8.57%) Workflow Management
7 22 (7.86%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.07%) Load Balancing
9 17 (6.07%) Web Design
9 17 (6.07%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (5.71%) ITIL
11 14 (5.00%) TDD
12 13 (4.64%) Migration
12 13 (4.64%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.93%) Python
2 51 (18.21%) Ruby
3 44 (15.71%) Java
4 43 (15.36%) Bash Shell
5 40 (14.29%) SQL
6 37 (13.21%) PHP
7 20 (7.14%) C++
7 20 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.64%) C
10 11 (3.93%) Perl
11 8 (2.86%) C#
12 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.71%) PHP5
13 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.71%) Tcl
13 2 (0.71%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.36%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
14 1 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 35 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) RHCE
4 2 (0.71%) RHCA
4 2 (0.71%) ISEB
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.36%) VCAP
5 1 (0.36%) VCP5
5 1 (0.36%) CISSP
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) CCDA
5 1 (0.36%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.43%) Xen
4 3 (1.07%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.07%) Samba
4 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.36%) XenServer
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (27.86%) Puppet
2 63 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.21%) Nagios
4 18 (6.43%) Tivoli
5 14 (5.00%) Cobbler
6 9 (3.21%) Salt
7 8 (2.86%) Ansible
7 8 (2.86%) CFEngine
8 5 (1.79%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.36%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.36%) OpenView
9 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 74 (26.43%) Red Hat
2 70 (25.00%) Oracle
3 37 (13.21%) IBM
3 37 (13.21%) Splunk
4 33 (11.79%) VMware
5 19 (6.79%) HP
6 11 (3.93%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.57%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.43%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.07%) Google
9 3 (1.07%) Imperva
9 3 (1.07%) Remedy
9 3 (1.07%) ATG
10 2 (0.71%) Citrix
10 2 (0.71%) Sun
10 2 (0.71%) Sybase
10 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.71%) SAP
10 2 (0.71%) Novell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - £350
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago