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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 202 128 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.29% 5.66% 5.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.92% 24.76% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 86 70
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -6.33%
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
519 517 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.31% 22.88% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 266 211
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 71
Average hourly rate £12.52 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015. 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 +11 151 £363 +20.83% 64
North Yorkshire +12 26 £388 +14.81% 7
South Yorkshire -4 22 £325 +8.33% 14
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 171 (42.43%) UNIX
2 112 (27.79%) Red Hat
3 96 (23.82%) Oracle
4 88 (21.84%) Puppet
5 87 (21.59%) Java
6 86 (21.34%) Python
6 86 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (21.34%) DevOps
7 76 (18.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (18.11%) Configuration Management
9 71 (17.62%) Ruby
10 68 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
11 66 (16.38%) Apache
12 64 (15.88%) PHP
12 64 (15.88%) SQL
13 62 (15.38%) Windows
14 61 (15.14%) VMware
15 56 (13.90%) E-Commerce
16 55 (13.65%) HTTP
17 53 (13.15%) Bash Shell
18 52 (12.90%) HTML
19 51 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (12.41%) MongoDB
21 49 (12.16%) DNS
22 46 (11.41%) C
23 42 (10.42%) Splunk
23 42 (10.42%) Relational Database
24 41 (10.17%) AIX
24 41 (10.17%) TCP/IP
25 39 (9.68%) Service Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 66 (16.38%) Apache
2 39 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 23 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.96%) Node.js
5 12 (2.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (2.48%) nginx
7 9 (2.23%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.23%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.49%) IIS
8 6 (1.49%) JBoss
8 6 (1.49%) Jetty
9 5 (1.24%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.74%) ATG Dynamo
10 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.49%) Route 53
4 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.74%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Heroku
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.65%) HTTP
2 49 (12.16%) DNS
3 41 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 34 (8.44%) DHCP
5 33 (8.19%) SSL
6 29 (7.20%) Firewall
7 25 (6.20%) SAN
8 19 (4.71%) Network Security
9 18 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (4.47%) OSPF
9 18 (4.47%) BGP
9 18 (4.47%) DMVPN
10 16 (3.97%) BIG-IP
10 16 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (3.97%) NetScreen
10 16 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (2.73%) Internet
12 7 (1.74%) NAS
13 6 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.41%) MongoDB
2 42 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.69%) MySQL
4 28 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (6.70%) SQL Server
6 21 (5.21%) Neo4j
7 20 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.96%) CouchDB
7 20 (4.96%) DB2
8 15 (3.72%) Hypertable
8 15 (3.72%) Redis
8 15 (3.72%) Riak
9 14 (3.47%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.47%) Couchbase
10 9 (2.23%) SimpleDB
11 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.99%) BODI
Development Applications
1 23 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.21%) Subversion
3 15 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.72%) Fiddler
4 12 (2.98%) ClearQuest
4 12 (2.98%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.24%) Maven
5 5 (1.24%) RSpec
6 3 (0.74%) Ant
6 3 (0.74%) JUnit
7 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) Grunt
8 1 (0.25%) JIRA
8 1 (0.25%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) Hudson
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.25%) Toad
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (8.93%) Finance
2 9 (2.23%) Banking
3 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.74%) Electronics
5 3 (0.74%) Retail
6 2 (0.50%) Advertising
6 2 (0.50%) Automotive
6 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (19.60%) Developer
2 48 (11.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 41 (10.17%) Analyst
5 28 (6.95%) Support Analyst
6 25 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (4.71%) Administrator
7 19 (4.71%) UNIX Engineer
7 19 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (4.22%) Architect
8 17 (4.22%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.97%) Network Specialist
9 16 (3.97%) Security Specialist
9 16 (3.97%) Network Security Specialist
10 14 (3.47%) Linux Support
10 14 (3.47%) UNIX Operator
10 14 (3.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (2.73%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.48%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.90%) HTML
2 30 (7.44%) Web Services
2 30 (7.44%) REST
3 25 (6.20%) Hibernate
4 22 (5.46%) Middleware
5 20 (4.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 20 (4.96%) JAX-RS
6 19 (4.71%) CSS
7 15 (3.72%) XML
7 15 (3.72%) .NET
8 11 (2.73%) J2EE
8 11 (2.73%) LAMP
9 10 (2.48%) Spring
10 9 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (2.23%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.49%) WCF
13 5 (1.24%) Spring MVC
13 5 (1.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.71%) Client/Server
3 17 (4.22%) Open Source
4 16 (3.97%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.97%) Thin Client
5 12 (2.98%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.73%) Clustering
7 10 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.99%) NHS
9 5 (1.24%) User Experience
10 4 (0.99%) iSeries
10 4 (0.99%) DataPower
11 3 (0.74%) Replication
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.25%) IPTV
13 1 (0.25%) RIA
13 1 (0.25%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 171 (42.43%) UNIX
2 76 (18.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 62 (15.38%) Windows
4 41 (10.17%) AIX
5 36 (8.93%) CentOS
6 33 (8.19%) Mac OS X
6 33 (8.19%) Solaris
7 24 (5.96%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.49%) HPUX
9 6 (1.49%) Debian
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (21.34%) DevOps
2 73 (18.11%) Configuration Management
3 56 (13.90%) E-Commerce
4 39 (9.68%) Service Management
5 37 (9.18%) Incident Management
5 37 (9.18%) ITIL
6 35 (8.68%) Load Balancing
7 34 (8.44%) Workflow
8 30 (7.44%) Web Design
8 30 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 29 (7.20%) Software Engineering
10 27 (6.70%) TDD
11 25 (6.20%) Service Delivery
12 24 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (4.96%) SOA
15 19 (4.71%) Mentoring
16 15 (3.72%) BDD
17 13 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.59%) Java
2 86 (21.34%) Python
3 71 (17.62%) Ruby
4 64 (15.88%) PHP
4 64 (15.88%) SQL
5 53 (13.15%) Bash Shell
6 46 (11.41%) C
7 25 (6.20%) C++
7 25 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 23 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 22 (5.46%) Perl
10 9 (2.23%) Scala
10 9 (2.23%) VB
10 9 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.74%) C#
12 3 (0.74%) PHP5
12 3 (0.74%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.50%) Jython
13 2 (0.50%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.25%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 38 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.47%) CCSE
4 18 (4.47%) CCNP
5 5 (1.24%) Degree
5 5 (1.24%) CCNA
6 2 (0.50%) MCSE
6 2 (0.50%) MCSA
6 2 (0.50%) CISSP
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.50%) RHCE
6 2 (0.50%) CCDA
6 2 (0.50%) CCDP
6 2 (0.50%) CCSA
6 2 (0.50%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) VCAP
6 2 (0.50%) VCP5
6 2 (0.50%) RHCA
6 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.23%) SLA
2 5 (1.24%) QA
3 3 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.74%) Xen
3 7 (1.74%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.24%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.74%) KVM
6 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.74%) Samba
7 2 (0.50%) Firmware
7 2 (0.50%) NFS
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.50%) SRDF
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.25%) Corosync
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 88 (21.84%) Puppet
2 68 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (8.44%) Nagios
4 22 (5.46%) Tivoli
5 19 (4.71%) Ansible
6 16 (3.97%) Graphite
7 15 (3.72%) Cobbler
7 15 (3.72%) CFEngine
8 10 (2.48%) Salt
9 5 (1.24%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.25%) Opsview
12 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.25%) SCCM
12 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 112 (27.79%) Red Hat
2 96 (23.82%) Oracle
3 61 (15.14%) VMware
4 42 (10.42%) Splunk
5 33 (8.19%) HP
6 24 (5.96%) Cisco
6 24 (5.96%) Microsoft
7 22 (5.46%) IBM
8 21 (5.21%) Citrix
9 19 (4.71%) Imperva
10 18 (4.47%) CheckPoint
11 17 (4.22%) SaltStack
12 16 (3.97%) Infoblox
12 16 (3.97%) F5
12 16 (3.97%) Blue Coat
13 8 (1.99%) NetApp
13 8 (1.99%) EMC
14 7 (1.74%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.24%) Business Objects
16 4 (0.99%) jBASE
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