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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 231 149 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.81% 6.34% 9.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.96% 30.41% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 114 131
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
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
625 490 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.14% 20.86% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 277 278
Average daily rate £320 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 63
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £10.58 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 160 £375 +7.14% 73
South Yorkshire +10 52 £300 -3.22% 18
North Yorkshire -5 17 £350 -9.67% 6
East Yorkshire +4 3 £425 +54.54% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 196 (37.48%) UNIX
2 160 (30.59%) Java
3 148 (28.30%) Windows
3 148 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (26.77%) Configuration Management
5 133 (25.43%) SQL
6 131 (25.05%) DevOps
7 129 (24.67%) Python
8 125 (23.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 124 (23.71%) Puppet
10 123 (23.52%) Opscode Chef
11 118 (22.56%) Bash Shell
12 106 (20.27%) Red Hat
13 103 (19.69%) Oracle
14 97 (18.55%) VMware
14 97 (18.55%) MongoDB
15 94 (17.97%) Apache
16 82 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
17 80 (15.30%) HTML
18 78 (14.91%) Tomcat
18 78 (14.91%) Jenkins
19 76 (14.53%) MySQL
20 71 (13.58%) SQL Server
21 68 (13.00%) JavaScript
22 65 (12.43%) Git (software)
23 64 (12.24%) Firewall
24 62 (11.85%) PHP
24 62 (11.85%) IIS
24 62 (11.85%) HTTP
24 62 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 94 (17.97%) Apache
2 78 (14.91%) Tomcat
3 62 (11.85%) IIS
4 43 (8.22%) JBoss
5 42 (8.03%) WebSphere
6 35 (6.69%) OpenStack
7 32 (6.12%) Node.js
8 26 (4.97%) SharePoint
9 25 (4.78%) nginx
10 21 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.68%) Jetty
12 9 (1.72%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.57%) Confluence
14 3 (0.57%) CICS
15 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.38%) SAS
15 2 (0.38%) WordPress
15 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.19%) Unica
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (2.49%) Google App Engine
6 8 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (1.53%) Route 53
6 8 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.76%) SaaS
8 4 (0.76%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.24%) Firewall
2 62 (11.85%) HTTP
3 40 (7.65%) DNS
4 34 (6.50%) TCP/IP
5 28 (5.35%) SAN
6 25 (4.78%) DHCP
7 19 (3.63%) NAS
8 18 (3.44%) SSL
9 17 (3.25%) Internet
10 13 (2.49%) FTP
10 13 (2.49%) Network Security
10 13 (2.49%) IPsec
11 11 (2.10%) BIG-IP
11 11 (2.10%) OSPF
11 11 (2.10%) BGP
12 9 (1.72%) WAN
13 8 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.34%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (18.55%) MongoDB
2 76 (14.53%) MySQL
3 71 (13.58%) SQL Server
4 58 (11.09%) Relational Database
5 41 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 34 (6.50%) Oracle Database
7 28 (5.35%) CouchDB
8 26 (4.97%) Neo4j
9 25 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (4.21%) Redis
11 21 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (3.44%) DB2
13 17 (3.25%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.68%) Couchbase
14 14 (2.68%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
17 9 (1.72%) SimpleDB
17 9 (1.72%) Informix
Development Applications
1 78 (14.91%) Jenkins
2 65 (12.43%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.54%) Subversion
4 13 (2.49%) JIRA
5 11 (2.10%) Maven
6 9 (1.72%) ClearCase
7 8 (1.53%) JUnit
8 7 (1.34%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.96%) Selenium
9 5 (0.96%) Ant
10 4 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.57%) Hudson
11 3 (0.57%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.57%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.38%) MSI
12 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (6.31%) Finance
2 13 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.29%) Retail
4 11 (2.10%) Games
5 8 (1.53%) Electronics
6 7 (1.34%) Banking
7 3 (0.57%) Publishing
7 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (21.80%) Developer
2 91 (17.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (9.94%) Java Developer
4 43 (8.22%) Administrator
5 34 (6.50%) DBA
6 26 (4.97%) Software Engineer
7 25 (4.78%) Architect
8 22 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (4.02%) Analyst
9 21 (4.02%) Consultant
9 21 (4.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (3.44%) Migration Engineer
12 16 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (2.68%) PHP Developer
13 14 (2.68%) UNIX Engineer
14 12 (2.29%) MySQL DBA
14 12 (2.29%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.29%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.30%) HTML
2 57 (10.90%) .NET
3 43 (8.22%) Web Services
4 38 (7.27%) Hibernate
5 37 (7.07%) REST
6 35 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
7 29 (5.54%) JAX-RS
8 27 (5.16%) Servlets
9 26 (4.97%) CSS
9 26 (4.97%) J2EE
9 26 (4.97%) XML
10 24 (4.59%) Kafka
11 18 (3.44%) LAMP
11 18 (3.44%) Spring
12 13 (2.49%) Java EE
13 11 (2.10%) Memcached
13 11 (2.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 9 (1.72%) HTML5
14 9 (1.72%) Middleware
15 7 (1.34%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.93%) Clustering
2 24 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.21%) Replication
4 18 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.10%) IBM XIV
8 10 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.72%) NHS
10 8 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.53%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.96%) User Experience
11 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.76%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.76%) STB
12 4 (0.76%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.76%) Online Games
13 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 196 (37.48%) UNIX
2 148 (28.30%) Windows
3 125 (23.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (9.37%) Mac OS X
5 48 (9.18%) CentOS
6 40 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (5.35%) AIX
8 25 (4.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 25 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (3.82%) Solaris
10 18 (3.44%) Ubuntu
11 16 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.68%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.72%) SUSE
14 7 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.15%) zOS
16 5 (0.96%) Debian
17 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (26.77%) Configuration Management
3 131 (25.05%) DevOps
4 82 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (11.28%) Open Source
6 54 (10.33%) ITIL
7 42 (8.03%) Software Engineering
8 39 (7.46%) Web Design
8 39 (7.46%) Migration
8 39 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 37 (7.07%) TDD
10 30 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (5.35%) E-Commerce
12 25 (4.78%) Data Management
12 25 (4.78%) Load Balancing
13 23 (4.40%) Unit Testing
14 22 (4.21%) Web Development
14 22 (4.21%) Service Management
15 21 (4.02%) Microservices
16 19 (3.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 160 (30.59%) Java
2 133 (25.43%) SQL
3 129 (24.67%) Python
4 118 (22.56%) Bash Shell
5 68 (13.00%) JavaScript
6 62 (11.85%) PHP
7 61 (11.66%) Ruby
8 28 (5.35%) C
8 28 (5.35%) Shell Script
9 27 (5.16%) Perl
9 27 (5.16%) PowerShell
10 26 (4.97%) C++
11 24 (4.59%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.68%) VB
13 8 (1.53%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.34%) Korn
15 6 (1.15%) PHP5
15 6 (1.15%) Embedded C++
16 5 (0.96%) C#
17 4 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.68%) CCNP
5 7 (1.34%) CCSE
6 6 (1.15%) Degree
7 5 (0.96%) CCNA
8 4 (0.76%) CISSP
8 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CCIE
9 2 (0.38%) CCSP
9 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.76%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.40%) KVM
2 23 (4.40%) Docker
3 22 (4.21%) QEMU
4 21 (4.02%) vSphere
5 16 (3.06%) Active Directory
6 15 (2.87%) Xen
7 12 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (2.29%) vCloud
8 7 (1.34%) NFS
8 7 (1.34%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.76%) Squid
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) Varnish
11 1 (0.19%) Corosync
11 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 124 (23.71%) Puppet
2 123 (23.52%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (8.41%) Salt
3 44 (8.41%) Graphite
4 19 (3.63%) Cobbler
4 19 (3.63%) Opsview
5 16 (3.06%) Tivoli
6 14 (2.68%) Ansible
7 12 (2.29%) Nagios
7 12 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (2.10%) Rundeck
9 8 (1.53%) HAProxy
9 8 (1.53%) Cacti
9 8 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (1.34%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.15%) Foglight
12 5 (0.96%) Control-M
13 3 (0.57%) SCCM
13 3 (0.57%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 106 (20.27%) Red Hat
2 103 (19.69%) Oracle
3 97 (18.55%) VMware
4 59 (11.28%) Microsoft
5 50 (9.56%) Cisco
6 47 (8.99%) Splunk
7 45 (8.60%) IBM
8 31 (5.93%) HP
9 23 (4.40%) F5
10 21 (4.02%) EMC
10 21 (4.02%) SolarWinds
11 18 (3.44%) NetApp
12 17 (3.25%) Google
13 15 (2.87%) Percona
14 13 (2.49%) Veritas
15 12 (2.29%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.29%) Sun
16 11 (2.10%) Rackspace
16 11 (2.10%) Tealeaf
16 11 (2.10%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £460.00 - £510.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago