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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 220 125 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.56% 5.34% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.23% 24.37% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 88 49
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
521 513 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.26% 21.93% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 266 172
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £401 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 76
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +19 168 £363 +13.28% 83
North Yorkshire +7 27 £401 +43.03% 13
South Yorkshire -9 23 £275 -5.17% 13
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 194 (43.40%) UNIX
2 144 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (29.31%) Java
4 119 (26.62%) Python
5 117 (26.17%) Configuration Management
6 108 (24.16%) DevOps
7 99 (22.15%) Puppet
8 96 (21.48%) HTML
9 89 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
10 88 (19.69%) MongoDB
11 87 (19.46%) Ruby
12 86 (19.24%) Oracle
13 81 (18.12%) Apache
13 81 (18.12%) HTTP
14 80 (17.90%) VMware
14 80 (17.90%) Bash Shell
15 77 (17.23%) SQL
16 76 (17.00%) PHP
16 76 (17.00%) Red Hat
17 71 (15.88%) Windows
18 67 (14.99%) Relational Database
19 66 (14.77%) Mac OS X
20 60 (13.42%) C
20 60 (13.42%) REST
21 57 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 56 (12.53%) Web Design
22 56 (12.53%) Responsive Web Design
23 54 (12.08%) E-Commerce
23 54 (12.08%) DNS
24 53 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 81 (18.12%) Apache
2 28 (6.26%) OpenStack
3 25 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 21 (4.70%) Node.js
6 14 (3.13%) IIS
7 10 (2.24%) JBoss
8 9 (2.01%) nginx
8 9 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.12%) Jetty
10 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.45%) CMS
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.57%) Route 53
5 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 81 (18.12%) HTTP
2 54 (12.08%) DNS
3 42 (9.40%) Firewall
4 37 (8.28%) TCP/IP
5 36 (8.05%) DHCP
6 32 (7.16%) SSL
7 26 (5.82%) Network Security
7 26 (5.82%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (5.82%) BGP
7 26 (5.82%) OSPF
8 25 (5.59%) DMVPN
9 23 (5.15%) NetScreen
9 23 (5.15%) BIG-IP
9 23 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (5.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 23 (5.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 18 (4.03%) SAN
11 17 (3.80%) Internet
12 7 (1.57%) LDAP
13 6 (1.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.69%) MongoDB
2 67 (14.99%) Relational Database
3 46 (10.29%) MySQL
4 42 (9.40%) Neo4j
5 33 (7.38%) SQL Server
6 25 (5.59%) NoSQL
7 23 (5.15%) CouchDB
8 18 (4.03%) Hypertable
8 18 (4.03%) Redis
8 18 (4.03%) Riak
9 16 (3.58%) Couchbase
10 13 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.46%) SimpleDB
11 11 (2.46%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.01%) DB2
13 7 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.89%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 38 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.71%) Subversion
3 18 (4.03%) Fiddler
4 16 (3.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.34%) Maven
6 5 (1.12%) RSpec
7 4 (0.89%) JUnit
8 3 (0.67%) Ant
8 3 (0.67%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.45%) Toad
9 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.45%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.45%) Hudson
9 2 (0.45%) Mockito
9 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.45%) JIRA
10 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (6.94%) Finance
2 14 (3.13%) Electronics
3 11 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.01%) Banking
5 6 (1.34%) Retail
6 3 (0.67%) Marketing
6 3 (0.67%) Games
7 2 (0.45%) Automotive
7 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 128 (28.64%) Developer
2 77 (17.23%) Java Developer
3 69 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (6.71%) Analyst
5 23 (5.15%) Network Specialist
5 23 (5.15%) Network Security Specialist
5 23 (5.15%) Security Specialist
6 20 (4.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 19 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 17 (3.80%) Administrator
10 15 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.13%) DBA
12 12 (2.68%) Software Engineer
12 12 (2.68%) Architect
12 12 (2.68%) UNIX Operator
13 10 (2.24%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.24%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (21.48%) HTML
2 60 (13.42%) REST
3 52 (11.63%) Hibernate
4 43 (9.62%) JAX-RS
5 36 (8.05%) Web Services
6 28 (6.26%) CSS
7 24 (5.37%) Middleware
8 21 (4.70%) XML
9 17 (3.80%) Spring
10 15 (3.36%) J2EE
11 14 (3.13%) .NET
12 13 (2.91%) Servlets
12 13 (2.91%) LAMP
13 10 (2.24%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
15 6 (1.34%) CSS3
15 6 (1.34%) HTML5
15 6 (1.34%) jQuery
15 6 (1.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 6 (1.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.28%) Open Source
3 23 (5.15%) Thin Client
3 23 (5.15%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.58%) Client/Server
5 15 (3.36%) Clustering
6 6 (1.34%) Replication
7 5 (1.12%) NHS
8 4 (0.89%) DataPower
9 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.67%) User Experience
10 2 (0.45%) IBM XIV
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.45%) DTV
10 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.45%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.45%) RIA
10 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 194 (43.40%) UNIX
2 71 (15.88%) Windows
3 66 (14.77%) Mac OS X
4 57 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (6.49%) AIX
6 25 (5.59%) Solaris
7 21 (4.70%) Ubuntu
8 20 (4.47%) CentOS
9 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.89%) Debian
13 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.67%) HPUX
14 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.22%) Android
15 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.22%) Fedora
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (26.17%) Configuration Management
3 108 (24.16%) DevOps
4 56 (12.53%) Web Design
4 56 (12.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 54 (12.08%) E-Commerce
6 42 (9.40%) Load Balancing
7 38 (8.50%) Software Engineering
7 38 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (8.05%) TDD
9 35 (7.83%) ITIL
10 28 (6.26%) Mentoring
11 27 (6.04%) Incident Management
12 26 (5.82%) Service Management
13 21 (4.70%) BDD
13 21 (4.70%) Web Development
14 18 (4.03%) SOA
15 17 (3.80%) Scrum
16 15 (3.36%) Service Delivery
16 15 (3.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (29.31%) Java
2 119 (26.62%) Python
3 87 (19.46%) Ruby
4 80 (17.90%) Bash Shell
5 77 (17.23%) SQL
6 76 (17.00%) PHP
7 60 (13.42%) C
8 32 (7.16%) JavaScript
9 29 (6.49%) Shell Script
10 27 (6.04%) C++
11 21 (4.70%) Perl
12 9 (2.01%) Scala
12 9 (2.01%) VB
12 9 (2.01%) Embedded C
13 8 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.12%) PHP5
15 4 (0.89%) C#
16 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.45%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.45%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 31 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (6.49%) VCP4
3 28 (6.26%) CCNP
4 26 (5.82%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.59%) CCSE
6 9 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.79%) CCNA
8 6 (1.34%) Degree
9 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.45%) VCAP
10 2 (0.45%) VCP5
10 2 (0.45%) CISSP
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.45%) RHCE
10 2 (0.45%) CCDA
10 2 (0.45%) CCDP
10 2 (0.45%) MCSE
10 2 (0.45%) MCSA
10 2 (0.45%) CCSA
10 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.57%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.03%) KVM
3 15 (3.36%) QEMU
4 11 (2.46%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.57%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.34%) Xen
7 5 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.89%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.67%) Samba
10 2 (0.45%) Firmware
10 2 (0.45%) NFS
10 2 (0.45%) SRDF
10 2 (0.45%) XenServer
10 2 (0.45%) vSphere
11 1 (0.22%) Varnish
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 99 (22.15%) Puppet
2 89 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (6.26%) Tivoli
4 25 (5.59%) Nagios
5 23 (5.15%) Cobbler
5 23 (5.15%) Ansible
6 19 (4.25%) Graphite
7 18 (4.03%) CFEngine
8 14 (3.13%) Salt
9 5 (1.12%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.22%) SCCM
12 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.22%) Control-M
12 1 (0.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 86 (19.24%) Oracle
2 80 (17.90%) VMware
3 76 (17.00%) Red Hat
4 38 (8.50%) Cisco
4 38 (8.50%) HP
5 33 (7.38%) Splunk
6 27 (6.04%) CheckPoint
6 27 (6.04%) Citrix
7 26 (5.82%) Imperva
7 26 (5.82%) F5
8 25 (5.59%) Microsoft
9 23 (5.15%) Blue Coat
9 23 (5.15%) Infoblox
10 20 (4.47%) SaltStack
11 15 (3.36%) IBM
12 11 (2.46%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.57%) NetApp
13 7 (1.57%) EMC
13 7 (1.57%) Percona
14 6 (1.34%) jBASE
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £230 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Rotherham
People Source
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago