The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 146 199 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.13% 8.89% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.04% 32.46% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 131 103
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £150.00 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
486 613 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.42% 27.39% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 292 246
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 63 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
West Yorkshire +1 109 £400 +14.28% 66
South Yorkshire -12 19 £325 -10.95% 14
North Yorkshire +7 8 £325 -16.12% 20
East Yorkshire -5 2 £268 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 106 (31.64%) Oracle
2 81 (24.18%) UNIX
3 70 (20.90%) Windows
4 67 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 63 (18.81%) VMware
6 61 (18.21%) Java
6 61 (18.21%) WebSphere
7 56 (16.72%) Python
8 53 (15.82%) SQL
8 53 (15.82%) AIX
9 51 (15.22%) Workflow
10 48 (14.33%) Finance
11 47 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (13.43%) IBM
13 44 (13.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (12.54%) DB2
14 42 (12.54%) Apache
15 41 (12.24%) Puppet
15 41 (12.24%) Oracle Database
16 40 (11.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 39 (11.64%) CentOS
17 39 (11.64%) Git (software)
17 39 (11.64%) WebLogic
18 38 (11.34%) E-Commerce
19 36 (10.75%) Mainframe
19 36 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
20 34 (10.15%) Oracle Database 11g
21 33 (9.85%) ClearCase
21 33 (9.85%) PHP
22 32 (9.55%) ClearQuest

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (18.21%) WebSphere
2 42 (12.54%) Apache
3 39 (11.64%) WebLogic
4 28 (8.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (5.67%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.88%) nginx
7 7 (2.09%) Node.js
8 6 (1.79%) CMS
8 6 (1.79%) IIS
8 6 (1.79%) Magnolia
9 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.49%) ATG Dynamo
10 4 (1.19%) Confluence
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
11 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.25%) DNS
1 31 (9.25%) SAN
2 26 (7.76%) Firewall
3 24 (7.16%) DHCP
4 22 (6.57%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.37%) Internet
5 18 (5.37%) OSPF
5 18 (5.37%) BGP
5 18 (5.37%) NetScreen
5 18 (5.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (5.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 18 (5.37%) DMVPN
5 18 (5.37%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (5.37%) Network Security
5 18 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (5.37%) BIG-IP
6 13 (3.88%) SSL
7 10 (2.99%) HTTP
7 10 (2.99%) VLAN
8 9 (2.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.54%) DB2
2 41 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 34 (10.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (8.96%) MySQL
5 18 (5.37%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.58%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.99%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.09%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.79%) Redis
11 6 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (1.49%) SimpleDB
13 4 (1.19%) SQLPlus
13 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.90%) DataStage
15 2 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 39 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.85%) ClearCase
3 32 (9.55%) ClearQuest
4 27 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 27 (8.06%) Maven
5 19 (5.67%) Selenium
6 16 (4.78%) Hudson
7 9 (2.69%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.69%) Subversion
8 8 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.09%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.09%) JIRA
10 5 (1.49%) Behat
11 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.30%) Ant
11 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 48 (14.33%) Finance
2 13 (3.88%) Banking
3 11 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.09%) Advertising
5 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.90%) Retail
6 3 (0.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (18.51%) Developer
2 52 (15.52%) Administrator
3 32 (9.55%) Analyst
4 21 (6.27%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (5.67%) DBA
7 18 (5.37%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.37%) Security Specialist
7 18 (5.37%) Network Specialist
7 18 (5.37%) Architect
7 18 (5.37%) Network Security Specialist
8 17 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (4.48%) WebSphere Administrator
11 14 (4.18%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (4.18%) WebSphere Developer
12 13 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.88%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 22 (6.57%) Web Services
3 20 (5.97%) XML
3 20 (5.97%) Spring
4 19 (5.67%) REST
5 18 (5.37%) Hibernate
6 17 (5.07%) HTML
7 16 (4.78%) .NET
7 16 (4.78%) CSS
8 15 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (3.58%) Middleware
10 11 (3.28%) JMS
11 9 (2.69%) Spring MVC
11 9 (2.69%) HTML5
12 8 (2.39%) SOAP
12 8 (2.39%) RESTful
12 8 (2.39%) jQuery
13 7 (2.09%) Ajax
13 7 (2.09%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.75%) Mainframe
2 22 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.67%) Fat Client
3 19 (5.67%) Thin Client
4 16 (4.78%) Clustering
5 12 (3.58%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.28%) Open Source
7 9 (2.69%) NHS
8 8 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.79%) Replication
9 6 (1.79%) PKI
10 5 (1.49%) iSeries
10 5 (1.49%) IPTV
10 5 (1.49%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.49%) MPEG
11 2 (0.60%) STB
11 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.18%) UNIX
2 70 (20.90%) Windows
3 53 (15.82%) AIX
4 44 (13.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (11.64%) CentOS
6 27 (8.06%) Solaris
7 26 (7.76%) Ubuntu
8 22 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (4.18%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.99%) Debian
12 8 (2.39%) HPUX
13 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.19%) Android
15 3 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.90%) zOS
16 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.22%) Workflow
2 38 (11.34%) E-Commerce
3 32 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (9.25%) Service Management
5 27 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 26 (7.76%) Workflow Management
6 26 (7.76%) TDD
7 21 (6.27%) Software Engineering
8 20 (5.97%) Configuration Management
8 20 (5.97%) Incident Management
9 19 (5.67%) DevOps
9 19 (5.67%) ITIL
10 16 (4.78%) Migration
10 16 (4.78%) Data Protection
10 16 (4.78%) BDD
11 14 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.18%) Load Balancing
12 13 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.21%) Java
2 56 (16.72%) Python
3 53 (15.82%) SQL
4 33 (9.85%) PHP
5 31 (9.25%) Perl
6 26 (7.76%) C++
7 24 (7.16%) PL/SQL
8 18 (5.37%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.37%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.37%) Ruby
9 16 (4.78%) C
10 12 (3.58%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.09%) Tcl
12 6 (1.79%) C#
12 6 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.60%) PHP5
14 2 (0.60%) Erlang
14 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.37%) CCSE
3 18 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.37%) CCNP
4 8 (2.39%) ISEB
5 6 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.79%) Degree
6 5 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.90%) VCAP
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.28%) SLA
2 9 (2.69%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) COBIT
3 1 (0.30%) COREP
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 47 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.88%) VMware Server
3 12 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.49%) Squid
6 5 (1.49%) vSphere
7 4 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.90%) Xen
8 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.60%) qmail
Systems Management
1 41 (12.24%) Puppet
2 36 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.18%) Data Guard
4 11 (3.28%) Salt
4 11 (3.28%) Nagios
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.19%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.60%) Foglight
7 2 (0.60%) Control-M
7 2 (0.60%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.30%) OpenView
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 106 (31.64%) Oracle
2 67 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 63 (18.81%) VMware
4 45 (13.43%) IBM
5 30 (8.96%) Splunk
6 24 (7.16%) HP
7 23 (6.87%) Cisco
8 22 (6.57%) Microsoft
9 20 (5.97%) Citrix
10 18 (5.37%) Blue Coat
10 18 (5.37%) CheckPoint
10 18 (5.37%) F5
10 18 (5.37%) Infoblox
10 18 (5.37%) Imperva
11 11 (3.28%) JBoss
12 5 (1.49%) ATG
13 4 (1.19%) EMC
13 4 (1.19%) NetApp
14 3 (0.90%) Zend
14 3 (0.90%) Percona
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £455501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon skillset
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £240 - £280 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per month + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago