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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 298 151 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.42% 6.39% 9.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.39% 30.75% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 109 136
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £212 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £150.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
720 491 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.76% 20.77% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 277 298
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 67 68
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.47 £10.12 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +4 219 £410 +2.50% 83
South Yorkshire +9 61 £375 +7.14% 19
North Yorkshire +4 17 £375 +15.38% 10
East Yorkshire +4 1 £175 -34.57% 5
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 219 (38.09%) UNIX
2 205 (35.65%) Java
3 169 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (28.70%) Windows
5 151 (26.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 150 (26.09%) SQL
7 147 (25.57%) DevOps
8 140 (24.35%) Puppet
9 138 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
10 135 (23.48%) Configuration Management
11 130 (22.61%) Python
12 128 (22.26%) Red Hat
13 115 (20.00%) Oracle
14 113 (19.65%) Bash Shell
15 110 (19.13%) Jenkins
16 107 (18.61%) VMware
17 101 (17.57%) MongoDB
18 98 (17.04%) Apache
19 97 (16.87%) JavaScript
20 96 (16.70%) HTML
21 95 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
22 90 (15.65%) .NET
23 88 (15.30%) Tomcat
24 87 (15.13%) Git (software)
25 84 (14.61%) MySQL
26 80 (13.91%) HTTP
27 76 (13.22%) Microsoft
28 75 (13.04%) IIS
29 74 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
30 73 (12.70%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (17.04%) Apache
2 88 (15.30%) Tomcat
3 75 (13.04%) IIS
4 62 (10.78%) WebSphere
5 48 (8.35%) Node.js
6 45 (7.83%) JBoss
7 39 (6.78%) nginx
8 29 (5.04%) SharePoint
9 28 (4.87%) Jetty
10 22 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (3.83%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.04%) SAS
13 5 (0.87%) WordPress
14 4 (0.70%) CICS
14 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.70%) Confluence
15 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (9.39%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (7.48%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (5.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 31 (5.39%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.22%) IaaS
8 6 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (1.04%) Route 53
8 6 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.70%) SaaS
10 3 (0.52%) PaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Office 365
12 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (13.91%) HTTP
2 70 (12.17%) Firewall
3 55 (9.57%) TCP/IP
4 47 (8.17%) DNS
5 33 (5.74%) SSL
6 32 (5.57%) DHCP
7 27 (4.70%) FTP
7 27 (4.70%) SAN
7 27 (4.70%) IPsec
8 24 (4.17%) Internet
9 20 (3.48%) NAS
10 12 (2.09%) BGP
10 12 (2.09%) MPLS
11 10 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.57%) WAN
13 8 (1.39%) VPN
13 8 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.39%) Network Security
13 8 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (17.57%) MongoDB
2 84 (14.61%) MySQL
3 73 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 65 (11.30%) Relational Database
5 44 (7.65%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.74%) Oracle Database
7 27 (4.70%) CouchDB
8 26 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (4.17%) Hadoop
10 23 (4.00%) Neo4j
11 22 (3.83%) DB2
12 19 (3.30%) Redis
12 19 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (2.96%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (1.74%) Couchbase
17 8 (1.39%) Informix
17 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 110 (19.13%) Jenkins
2 87 (15.13%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.87%) Subversion
4 24 (4.17%) Maven
5 14 (2.43%) ClearCase
6 13 (2.26%) ClearQuest
6 13 (2.26%) JIRA
7 11 (1.91%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.91%) Mockito
8 8 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.04%) Selenium
10 6 (1.04%) JUnit
11 4 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.70%) Ant
12 3 (0.52%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 39 (6.78%) Finance
2 16 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.09%) Retail
4 9 (1.57%) Games
5 7 (1.22%) Banking
6 4 (0.70%) Electronics
7 3 (0.52%) Legal
7 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.52%) Publishing
7 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (21.39%) Developer
2 96 (16.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (9.57%) Java Developer
4 42 (7.30%) Administrator
5 36 (6.26%) Consultant
6 30 (5.22%) Architect
6 30 (5.22%) DBA
7 27 (4.70%) Software Engineer
8 22 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (3.65%) Migration Engineer
9 21 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.48%) Analyst
10 20 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (2.96%) PHP Developer
12 15 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
13 14 (2.43%) UNIX Engineer
14 13 (2.26%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (1.91%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (1.91%) Support Engineer
15 11 (1.91%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (16.70%) HTML
2 90 (15.65%) .NET
3 46 (8.00%) CSS
4 43 (7.48%) Servlets
5 39 (6.78%) J2EE
5 39 (6.78%) Web Services
5 39 (6.78%) REST
6 38 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
7 30 (5.22%) XML
8 27 (4.70%) Kafka
9 26 (4.52%) JAX-RS
10 23 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 22 (3.83%) Java EE
12 19 (3.30%) XHTML
13 18 (3.13%) LAMP
13 18 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 16 (2.78%) JSP
15 15 (2.61%) RESTful
16 12 (2.09%) HTML5
17 11 (1.91%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.39%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.70%) Clustering
3 24 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.48%) Mainframe
5 19 (3.30%) Replication
6 18 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.57%) IBM XIV
8 8 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.39%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.39%) NHS
9 6 (1.04%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.04%) User Experience
10 5 (0.87%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.87%) DTV
11 4 (0.70%) STB
11 4 (0.70%) Online Games
11 4 (0.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 219 (38.09%) UNIX
2 165 (28.70%) Windows
3 151 (26.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (10.61%) Mac OS X
5 52 (9.04%) CentOS
6 47 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (6.26%) AIX
8 28 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (4.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 24 (4.17%) Ubuntu
11 23 (4.00%) Solaris
11 23 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (2.96%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.57%) SUSE
14 7 (1.22%) zOS
15 6 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.87%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.70%) Debian
17 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (25.57%) DevOps
3 135 (23.48%) Configuration Management
4 95 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (12.00%) Open Source
6 64 (11.13%) TDD
7 57 (9.91%) ITIL
8 55 (9.57%) Migration
9 45 (7.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 44 (7.65%) Web Design
11 39 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.26%) BDD
13 30 (5.22%) Web Development
13 30 (5.22%) E-Commerce
14 28 (4.87%) Unit Testing
14 28 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (4.35%) Data Management
16 24 (4.17%) Automated Testing
16 24 (4.17%) Microservices
17 21 (3.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 205 (35.65%) Java
2 150 (26.09%) SQL
3 130 (22.61%) Python
4 113 (19.65%) Bash Shell
5 97 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 66 (11.48%) Ruby
7 58 (10.09%) PHP
8 42 (7.30%) PowerShell
9 36 (6.26%) Shell Script
10 34 (5.91%) Perl
11 31 (5.39%) C++
12 28 (4.87%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.30%) VB
14 15 (2.61%) C
15 12 (2.09%) C#
16 7 (1.22%) PHP5
16 7 (1.22%) Korn
17 5 (0.87%) Scala
17 5 (0.87%) R
17 5 (0.87%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.22%) CCNP
6 5 (0.87%) CCNA
6 5 (0.87%) CISSP
7 4 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.70%) Degree
8 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.52%) CCIE
8 3 (0.52%) CCSP
9 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.35%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.35%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.70%) SLA
1 4 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 74 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.39%) Xen
3 29 (5.04%) Docker
4 26 (4.52%) vSphere
5 17 (2.96%) Active Directory
6 14 (2.43%) vCloud
6 14 (2.43%) KVM
7 13 (2.26%) QEMU
8 10 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.39%) NFS
10 7 (1.22%) Hyper-V
11 6 (1.04%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.87%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.70%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.70%) Squid
14 2 (0.35%) XenServer
15 1 (0.17%) RACF
15 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 140 (24.35%) Puppet
2 138 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (7.83%) Graphite
4 43 (7.48%) Salt
5 20 (3.48%) Opsview
5 20 (3.48%) Tivoli
6 19 (3.30%) Ansible
7 17 (2.96%) Cobbler
8 13 (2.26%) Nagios
9 11 (1.91%) Rundeck
10 10 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (1.57%) Cacti
11 9 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (1.57%) Foglight
12 8 (1.39%) FortiGate
13 7 (1.22%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.22%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.70%) Control-M
14 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.70%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 128 (22.26%) Red Hat
2 115 (20.00%) Oracle
3 107 (18.61%) VMware
4 76 (13.22%) Microsoft
5 54 (9.39%) Cisco
6 50 (8.70%) IBM
7 46 (8.00%) Splunk
8 36 (6.26%) Google
9 25 (4.35%) F5
10 23 (4.00%) HP
10 23 (4.00%) EMC
11 21 (3.65%) NetApp
11 21 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 15 (2.61%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.26%) Veritas
13 13 (2.26%) New Relic
14 12 (2.09%) Percona
15 11 (1.91%) Riverbed
15 11 (1.91%) Tealeaf
15 11 (1.91%) Sun
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Month contract initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £32 - £35 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Incite Insight
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Incite Insight
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago