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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing Linux 177 193 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.17% 8.69% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.27% 34.84% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 134 52
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £222 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £96.25 £30.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.83% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £40.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
532 554 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.56% 24.94% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 300 168
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 £150 £164 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 63 65
Average hourly rate £12.22 £12.52 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.95 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 October 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
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 +3 143 £350 - 54
South Yorkshire -15 19 £325 -3.70% 15
North Yorkshire -11 8 £316 -18.38% 16
East Yorkshire -5 2 £250 -16.66% 6
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 99 (30.28%) UNIX
2 88 (26.91%) Oracle
3 82 (25.08%) Red Hat
4 72 (22.02%) Python
5 69 (21.10%) Puppet
6 62 (18.96%) WebSphere
7 61 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
8 57 (17.43%) AIX
9 56 (17.13%) Java
9 56 (17.13%) Windows
9 56 (17.13%) Workflow
9 56 (17.13%) VMware
10 50 (15.29%) DevOps
11 49 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (12.84%) IBM
12 42 (12.84%) Ruby
13 41 (12.54%) CentOS
13 41 (12.54%) PHP
13 41 (12.54%) DB2
13 41 (12.54%) Apache
13 41 (12.54%) Finance
14 39 (11.93%) Configuration Management
14 39 (11.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 39 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (11.62%) Bash Shell
16 37 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (11.01%) Service Management
18 35 (10.70%) SQL
19 34 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (10.40%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 62 (18.96%) WebSphere
2 41 (12.54%) Apache
3 29 (8.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 22 (6.73%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.28%) Node.js
6 10 (3.06%) nginx
7 9 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.45%) JBoss
9 6 (1.83%) CMS
10 5 (1.53%) Magnolia
10 5 (1.53%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (1.53%) ATG Dynamo
11 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.22%) Jetty
12 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.92%) IIS
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (5.20%) MS Excel
1 17 (5.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.53%) Route 53
3 5 (1.53%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.92%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.48%) DNS
2 29 (8.87%) TCP/IP
3 28 (8.56%) SAN
4 23 (7.03%) DHCP
5 21 (6.42%) SSL
6 20 (6.12%) Internet
7 17 (5.20%) Firewall
8 14 (4.28%) HTTP
9 10 (3.06%) Network Security
10 8 (2.45%) NetScreen
10 8 (2.45%) OSPF
10 8 (2.45%) BGP
10 8 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (2.45%) DMVPN
10 8 (2.45%) BIG-IP
10 8 (2.45%) SSH
10 8 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (2.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.54%) DB2
2 32 (9.79%) MySQL
3 24 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.89%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.98%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.98%) Redis
8 12 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (3.36%) Couchbase
10 9 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.45%) SimpleDB
12 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.53%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.53%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.92%) Informix
Development Applications
1 32 (9.79%) ClearCase
2 31 (9.48%) ClearQuest
3 18 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.67%) Selenium
5 11 (3.36%) Subversion
6 10 (3.06%) Hudson
7 8 (2.45%) Maven
8 7 (2.14%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.53%) Behat
10 4 (1.22%) RSpec
10 4 (1.22%) JIRA
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.31%) Grunt
12 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 41 (12.54%) Finance
2 9 (2.75%) Banking
3 8 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.53%) Advertising
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (14.37%) Developer
2 34 (10.40%) Administrator
3 32 (9.79%) Analyst
4 26 (7.95%) Architect
5 24 (7.34%) Software Engineer
5 24 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 19 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (5.20%) UNIX Engineer
9 16 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
9 16 (4.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 15 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.28%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 14 (4.28%) WebSphere Developer
12 13 (3.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 29 (8.87%) Web Services
3 22 (6.73%) HTML
4 20 (6.12%) .NET
5 16 (4.89%) Middleware
6 15 (4.59%) CSS
7 14 (4.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (3.67%) XML
9 10 (3.06%) Spring
10 9 (2.75%) LAMP
11 8 (2.45%) REST
12 7 (2.14%) Spring MVC
12 7 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (2.14%) HTML5
12 7 (2.14%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.14%) J2EE
12 7 (2.14%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.83%) Ajax
13 6 (1.83%) WCF
14 5 (1.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.09%) Mainframe
3 24 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.75%) Open Source
5 9 (2.75%) NHS
6 8 (2.45%) Clustering
6 8 (2.45%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.45%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.14%) iSeries
8 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.53%) IPTV
9 5 (1.53%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.53%) MPEG
10 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.22%) User Experience
11 3 (0.92%) Replication
12 2 (0.61%) STB
12 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.31%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.28%) UNIX
2 57 (17.43%) AIX
3 56 (17.13%) Windows
4 49 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (12.54%) CentOS
6 29 (8.87%) Ubuntu
7 27 (8.26%) Solaris
8 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.89%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.36%) Debian
11 6 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.53%) HPUX
13 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.61%) Android
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.31%) zOS
15 1 (0.31%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.13%) Workflow
2 50 (15.29%) DevOps
3 39 (11.93%) Configuration Management
4 36 (11.01%) Service Management
5 34 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (8.56%) Service Delivery
7 27 (8.26%) TDD
7 27 (8.26%) Software Engineering
7 27 (8.26%) Workflow Management
8 26 (7.95%) Incident Management
8 26 (7.95%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.50%) ITIL
10 18 (5.50%) Load Balancing
11 17 (5.20%) SOA
12 14 (4.28%) Scrum
12 14 (4.28%) BDD
13 13 (3.98%) Data Protection
13 13 (3.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.02%) Python
2 56 (17.13%) Java
3 42 (12.84%) Ruby
4 41 (12.54%) PHP
5 38 (11.62%) Bash Shell
6 35 (10.70%) SQL
7 33 (10.09%) Perl
8 32 (9.79%) C++
9 19 (5.81%) JavaScript
10 17 (5.20%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.98%) C
12 10 (3.06%) C#
13 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.53%) Tcl
15 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.61%) BeanShell
16 2 (0.61%) Erlang
17 1 (0.31%) PHP5
17 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 1 (0.31%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 33 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.45%) CCNP
3 8 (2.45%) CCSE
3 8 (2.45%) Degree
4 6 (1.83%) ISEB
4 6 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.61%) RHCE
6 2 (0.61%) RHCA
7 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.59%) SLA
2 11 (3.36%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) COBIT
4 2 (0.61%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) COREP
5 1 (0.31%) Basel II
System Software
1 37 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.98%) VMware Server
3 8 (2.45%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.83%) Xen
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.92%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.92%) Samba
5 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.61%) qmail
7 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.31%) KVM
7 1 (0.31%) Corosync
7 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
7 1 (0.31%) Varnish
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 69 (21.10%) Puppet
2 61 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.20%) Nagios
4 15 (4.59%) Salt
5 11 (3.36%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.45%) Cobbler
7 5 (1.53%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.61%) Control-M
8 2 (0.61%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.61%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.61%) Ansible
9 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 88 (26.91%) Oracle
2 82 (25.08%) Red Hat
3 56 (17.13%) VMware
4 42 (12.84%) IBM
5 34 (10.40%) Splunk
6 23 (7.03%) HP
7 15 (4.59%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.36%) Citrix
9 10 (3.06%) Imperva
10 8 (2.45%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.45%) Cisco
10 8 (2.45%) F5
10 8 (2.45%) Infoblox
10 8 (2.45%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.53%) ATG
12 4 (1.22%) NetApp
12 4 (1.22%) EMC
12 4 (1.22%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.92%) Google
13 3 (0.92%) SAP
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