The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 252 326 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.54% 10.30% 6.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.52% 45.09% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 205 113
Median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
607 723 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.56% 22.84% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 400 277
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 79 67
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.50 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 166 £423 +5.62% 54
South Yorkshire 0 68 £500 +33.33% 6
North Yorkshire -5 13 £325 -13.33% 6
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 204 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (33.74%) DevOps
3 174 (30.26%) Puppet
4 156 (27.13%) Java
5 155 (26.96%) Windows
6 153 (26.61%) Unix
7 144 (25.04%) Jenkins
8 134 (23.30%) Git (software)
9 119 (20.70%) VMware
10 118 (20.52%) Ruby
11 112 (19.48%) Red Hat
12 109 (18.96%) Python
12 109 (18.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 105 (18.26%) SQL
14 104 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
15 95 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (16.35%) Open Source
17 90 (15.65%) JavaScript
17 90 (15.65%) Configuration Management
18 86 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
18 86 (14.96%) Docker
19 84 (14.61%) Oracle
20 81 (14.09%) HTML
21 73 (12.70%) HTTP
22 69 (12.00%) Security Cleared
22 69 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (12.00%) MongoDB
23 66 (11.48%) Ansible
23 66 (11.48%) JIRA
23 66 (11.48%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (8.87%) Confluence
1 51 (8.87%) nginx
2 47 (8.17%) Tomcat
3 46 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 30 (5.22%) IIS
4 30 (5.22%) OpenStack
5 29 (5.04%) Apache
6 19 (3.30%) Jetty
7 18 (3.13%) Mongrel
8 14 (2.43%) CICS
9 12 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (2.09%) SAS
10 11 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.39%) WordPress
12 7 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.04%) JBoss
14 5 (0.87%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.87%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.17%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.91%) PaaS
3 33 (5.74%) GitHub
4 23 (4.00%) IaaS
4 23 (4.00%) SaaS
5 18 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.22%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) Office 365
8 2 (0.35%) Slack
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 73 (12.70%) HTTP
2 52 (9.04%) DNS
3 51 (8.87%) Firewall
4 33 (5.74%) SAN
4 33 (5.74%) TCP/IP
5 31 (5.39%) DHCP
6 21 (3.65%) SSL
7 19 (3.30%) FTP
7 19 (3.30%) IPsec
8 18 (3.13%) LAN
8 18 (3.13%) WAN
9 14 (2.43%) NAS
10 12 (2.09%) Internet
11 11 (1.91%) Network Security
12 10 (1.74%) FCoE
12 10 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (1.74%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.74%) Multicast
13 8 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 62 (10.78%) NoSQL
3 58 (10.09%) Relational Database
4 51 (8.87%) MySQL
5 35 (6.09%) DB2
6 34 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (5.74%) SQL Server
8 30 (5.22%) Oracle Database
9 27 (4.70%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.26%) Informix
12 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.09%) Redis
13 10 (1.74%) Big Data
13 10 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.22%) HBase
14 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 144 (25.04%) Jenkins
2 134 (23.30%) Git (software)
3 66 (11.48%) JIRA
4 37 (6.43%) Maven
4 37 (6.43%) Subversion
5 30 (5.22%) Travis CI
6 25 (4.35%) Selenium
7 22 (3.83%) Cucumber
8 18 (3.13%) JUnit
9 16 (2.78%) Artifactory
9 16 (2.78%) GitLab
10 11 (1.91%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.22%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.04%) Ant
12 6 (1.04%) Gradle
12 6 (1.04%) Hudson
12 6 (1.04%) Mockito
12 6 (1.04%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.87%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 66 (11.48%) Finance
2 44 (7.65%) Banking
3 34 (5.91%) Games
4 14 (2.43%) Retail
5 9 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.39%) Back Office
7 5 (0.87%) Marketing
8 4 (0.70%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (25.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 123 (21.39%) Developer
3 57 (9.91%) Linux Engineer
4 50 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 47 (8.17%) Administrator
6 44 (7.65%) Architect
7 40 (6.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 35 (6.09%) Analyst
9 31 (5.39%) Java Developer
10 29 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
11 27 (4.70%) DBA
12 24 (4.17%) PHP Developer
13 23 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
14 22 (3.83%) AWS DevOps
14 22 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
14 22 (3.83%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 19 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
16 19 (3.30%) Lead DevOps
17 18 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.09%) HTML
2 62 (10.78%) RESTful
3 56 (9.74%) CSS
3 56 (9.74%) Spring
4 43 (7.48%) Middleware
5 41 (7.13%) HTML5
5 41 (7.13%) Node.js
6 39 (6.78%) JSON
7 35 (6.09%) REST
8 31 (5.39%) Django
8 31 (5.39%) LAMP
9 30 (5.22%) Play Framework
10 28 (4.87%) XML
11 27 (4.70%) Web Services
12 23 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
13 21 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (3.48%) Servlets
15 18 (3.13%) Ajax
15 18 (3.13%) Spring MVC
15 18 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.96%) Replication
3 16 (2.78%) User Experience
4 15 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.43%) NHS
6 12 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.91%) Clustering
8 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.74%) Social Media
9 8 (1.39%) iSeries
10 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.04%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 155 (26.96%) Windows
2 153 (26.61%) Unix
3 109 (18.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (9.04%) CentOS
5 38 (6.61%) Ubuntu
6 33 (5.74%) Solaris
7 30 (5.22%) Windows Server
8 26 (4.52%) AIX
8 26 (4.52%) CoreOS
9 20 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (3.13%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.78%) SUSE
11 16 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (2.26%) zOS
13 8 (1.39%) Debian
14 7 (1.22%) Fedora
14 7 (1.22%) RancherOS
15 5 (0.87%) OpenVMS
16 4 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (33.74%) DevOps
3 95 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (16.35%) Open Source
5 90 (15.65%) Configuration Management
6 64 (11.13%) Scrum
7 44 (7.65%) TDD
8 37 (6.43%) Microservices
9 31 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (5.39%) Software Engineering
10 30 (5.22%) Web Development
11 29 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 29 (5.04%) Web Design
12 28 (4.87%) ITIL
13 27 (4.70%) MVC
13 27 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.52%) Migration
15 25 (4.35%) BDD
15 25 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 156 (27.13%) Java
2 118 (20.52%) Ruby
3 109 (18.96%) Python
4 105 (18.26%) SQL
5 90 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 62 (10.78%) Bash Shell
7 57 (9.91%) Perl
8 49 (8.52%) PHP
9 36 (6.26%) Scala
10 27 (4.70%) Go
11 22 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 21 (3.65%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.61%) C++
14 14 (2.43%) C#
15 12 (2.09%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.91%) Groovy
17 6 (1.04%) Erlang
18 3 (0.52%) C
18 3 (0.52%) Clojure
18 3 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 69 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (4.35%) Degree
5 13 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.91%) CCNP
7 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.87%) MCSE
10 4 (0.70%) CCNA
10 4 (0.70%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.52%) RHCE
12 2 (0.35%) CCDE
12 2 (0.35%) CCIE
12 2 (0.35%) ISEB
12 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.70%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.52%) HL7
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (14.96%) Docker
2 69 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.87%) etcd
3 28 (4.87%) flannel
4 17 (2.96%) Xen
5 16 (2.78%) Ceph
5 16 (2.78%) GlusterFS
5 16 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (2.78%) VMware Server
6 15 (2.61%) Active Directory
6 15 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.61%) NFS
7 12 (2.09%) KVM
8 10 (1.74%) SRDF
9 8 (1.39%) vSphere
10 7 (1.22%) Squid
11 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.52%) vCloud
12 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 174 (30.26%) Puppet
2 104 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (11.48%) Ansible
4 31 (5.39%) Kubernetes
5 30 (5.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 29 (5.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 24 (4.17%) Graphite
8 21 (3.65%) HAProxy
9 18 (3.13%) logstash
9 18 (3.13%) Nagios
9 18 (3.13%) rkt
10 14 (2.43%) Grafana
11 13 (2.26%) Mesos
12 12 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (1.91%) Marathon
14 10 (1.74%) Salt
14 10 (1.74%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.39%) Data Guard
16 7 (1.22%) collectd
16 7 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 119 (20.70%) VMware
2 112 (19.48%) Red Hat
3 84 (14.61%) Oracle
4 49 (8.52%) Microsoft
5 43 (7.48%) Cisco
6 29 (5.04%) Google
7 26 (4.52%) IBM
8 24 (4.17%) EMC
9 23 (4.00%) F5
10 22 (3.83%) Intel
10 22 (3.83%) Splunk
11 19 (3.30%) NetApp
12 14 (2.43%) Sybase
13 13 (2.26%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.57%) HP
15 7 (1.22%) Citrix
15 7 (1.22%) DataSynapse
15 7 (1.22%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.22%) TIBCO
16 6 (1.04%) Zend
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