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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 133 120 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.09% 8.12% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.68% 31.17% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 79 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £417 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £150.00 £45.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +164.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
353 385 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.49% 26.07% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 189 138
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 27
Average hourly rate £12.45 £12.48 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 89 £325 -8.77% 46
Halifax +5 20 £425 -5.55% 1
Bradford 0 10 £385 +33.91% 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 85 (34.69%) Oracle
2 57 (23.27%) Workflow
3 55 (22.45%) UNIX
4 51 (20.82%) Python
5 50 (20.41%) WebSphere
6 49 (20.00%) AIX
7 45 (18.37%) Puppet
8 44 (17.96%) Red Hat
9 43 (17.55%) IBM
10 39 (15.92%) Java
11 38 (15.51%) SQL
11 38 (15.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 37 (15.10%) PHP
12 37 (15.10%) Windows
12 37 (15.10%) Mainframe
13 36 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (14.29%) ClearQuest
14 35 (14.29%) DB2
14 35 (14.29%) ClearCase
15 34 (13.88%) CentOS
16 33 (13.47%) VMware
17 32 (13.06%) Oracle Workflow
17 32 (13.06%) Apache
17 32 (13.06%) Security Cleared
17 32 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
18 30 (12.24%) Git (software)
18 30 (12.24%) WebLogic
18 30 (12.24%) Service Management
18 30 (12.24%) Service Delivery
18 30 (12.24%) Workflow Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (20.41%) WebSphere
2 32 (13.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (13.06%) Apache
3 30 (12.24%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.71%) nginx
5 11 (4.49%) Node.js
6 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.04%) ATG Dynamo
7 4 (1.63%) Confluence
8 3 (1.22%) Jetty
8 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.22%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.82%) Route 53
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 20 (8.16%) SAN
2 17 (6.94%) DNS
3 16 (6.53%) SSL
4 10 (4.08%) DHCP
4 10 (4.08%) Internet
5 8 (3.27%) SSH
6 5 (2.04%) OpenVPN
6 5 (2.04%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.04%) HTTP
6 5 (2.04%) DVB
6 5 (2.04%) VLAN
7 3 (1.22%) FTP
7 3 (1.22%) IPsec
7 3 (1.22%) Firewall
8 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.82%) LDAP
9 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.29%) DB2
2 20 (8.16%) MySQL
2 20 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 19 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.86%) Couchbase
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.45%) Redis
8 6 (2.45%) SimpleDB
9 4 (1.63%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 35 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 30 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 25 (10.20%) Maven
4 19 (7.76%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.49%) Selenium
6 6 (2.45%) Subversion
6 6 (2.45%) JIRA
7 5 (2.04%) Behat
8 4 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.63%) Hudson
9 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.41%) Grunt
10 1 (0.41%) Ant
10 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 27 (11.02%) Finance
2 12 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.86%) Banking
4 6 (2.45%) Advertising
5 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
6 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (19.18%) Developer
2 23 (9.39%) Architect
3 22 (8.98%) Administrator
4 19 (7.76%) Analyst
4 19 (7.76%) Software Engineer
5 18 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.71%) WebSphere Developer
7 14 (5.71%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 14 (5.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 13 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (5.31%) UNIX Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) WebSphere Specialist
12 8 (3.27%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 22 (8.98%) Web Services
3 21 (8.57%) XML
4 14 (5.71%) .NET
4 14 (5.71%) CSS
5 13 (5.31%) REST
5 13 (5.31%) HTML
6 11 (4.49%) JMS
6 11 (4.49%) Spring
7 10 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.08%) SOAP
8 7 (2.86%) Apache Camel
8 7 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (2.86%) jQuery
8 7 (2.86%) LAMP
9 6 (2.45%) WCF
9 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.04%) Servlets
10 5 (2.04%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.10%) Mainframe
2 26 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 25 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.67%) NHS
6 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.45%) Clustering
8 5 (2.04%) Open Source
8 5 (2.04%) Video on Demand
8 5 (2.04%) MPEG
8 5 (2.04%) PKI
8 5 (2.04%) IPTV
9 3 (1.22%) Replication
10 2 (0.82%) STB
10 2 (0.82%) iSeries
10 2 (0.82%) User Experience
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.45%) UNIX
2 49 (20.00%) AIX
3 37 (15.10%) Windows
4 34 (13.88%) CentOS
5 24 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (9.80%) Ubuntu
6 16 (6.53%) Solaris
7 15 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (2.04%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.04%) Debian
11 4 (1.63%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.27%) Workflow
2 36 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (12.24%) Service Management
3 30 (12.24%) Service Delivery
3 30 (12.24%) Workflow Management
4 28 (11.43%) DevOps
5 25 (10.20%) Configuration Management
6 21 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 20 (8.16%) Incident Management
8 19 (7.76%) E-Commerce
8 19 (7.76%) TDD
9 17 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.12%) Migration
12 13 (5.31%) Data Protection
13 11 (4.49%) ITIL
13 11 (4.49%) Scrum
14 10 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (3.27%) SOA
15 8 (3.27%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.82%) Python
2 39 (15.92%) Java
3 38 (15.51%) SQL
4 37 (15.10%) PHP
5 27 (11.02%) C++
6 23 (9.39%) Ruby
7 22 (8.98%) Bash Shell
8 20 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 19 (7.76%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.53%) Perl
11 12 (4.90%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.67%) C#
13 5 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (2.04%) C
13 5 (2.04%) Tcl
14 3 (1.22%) PHP5
15 2 (0.82%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.41%) AWK
16 1 (0.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) Degree
3 6 (2.45%) ISEB
3 6 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) VCAP
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.49%) VMware Server
3 4 (1.63%) Xen
3 4 (1.63%) Squid
4 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.82%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) XenServer
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (18.37%) Puppet
2 32 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.90%) Nagios
3 12 (4.90%) Salt
4 4 (1.63%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.82%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.41%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (34.69%) Oracle
2 44 (17.96%) Red Hat
3 43 (17.55%) IBM
4 33 (13.47%) VMware
5 29 (11.84%) Splunk
6 13 (5.31%) HP
7 8 (3.27%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.04%) JBoss
8 5 (2.04%) ATG
9 3 (1.22%) Google
9 3 (1.22%) Zend
10 2 (0.82%) Capita
10 2 (0.82%) Sun
10 2 (0.82%) Novell
10 2 (0.82%) Sybase
10 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.82%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.41%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.41%) Percona
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