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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 223 166 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.44% 7.41% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.48% 32.42% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 103 63
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £30.00 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -7.63%
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
595 512 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.51% 22.85% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 273 208
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 67
Average hourly rate £12.51 £12.45 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £23.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +8 182 £350 +3.70% 53
South Yorkshire -3 19 £325 +18.18% 12
North Yorkshire -8 15 £325 -7.14% 23
East Yorkshire -4 1 £240 -20.00% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 146 (39.04%) UNIX
2 101 (27.01%) Oracle
3 99 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 84 (22.46%) Puppet
5 80 (21.39%) Java
6 78 (20.86%) Python
7 72 (19.25%) DevOps
8 71 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
10 66 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 62 (16.58%) WebSphere
12 59 (15.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 57 (15.24%) Windows
14 56 (14.97%) AIX
14 56 (14.97%) Ruby
15 54 (14.44%) Apache
16 52 (13.90%) SQL
17 51 (13.64%) Workflow
18 49 (13.10%) PHP
19 47 (12.57%) VMware
19 47 (12.57%) Bash Shell
20 43 (11.50%) Finance
20 43 (11.50%) HTTP
20 43 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (11.23%) IBM
21 42 (11.23%) Security Cleared
22 41 (10.96%) Service Management
23 40 (10.70%) Splunk
24 39 (10.43%) MongoDB
24 39 (10.43%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (16.58%) WebSphere
2 54 (14.44%) Apache
3 26 (6.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 20 (5.35%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.28%) Node.js
6 10 (2.67%) nginx
7 6 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.34%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.07%) IIS
9 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.07%) CMS
9 4 (1.07%) Jetty
10 3 (0.80%) ATG Dynamo
10 3 (0.80%) JBoss
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.53%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (4.28%) MS Visio
1 16 (4.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.34%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.34%) Route 53
5 3 (0.80%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.50%) HTTP
2 36 (9.63%) TCP/IP
3 34 (9.09%) SSL
4 28 (7.49%) DNS
5 22 (5.88%) SAN
6 19 (5.08%) DHCP
7 17 (4.55%) Internet
8 14 (3.74%) Firewall
9 7 (1.87%) NAS
10 6 (1.60%) Network Security
11 5 (1.34%) WAN
12 4 (1.07%) DMVPN
12 4 (1.07%) LAN
12 4 (1.07%) IPsec
12 4 (1.07%) BGP
12 4 (1.07%) OSPF
12 4 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.07%) SSH
13 3 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.43%) MongoDB
2 38 (10.16%) DB2
3 32 (8.56%) MySQL
4 29 (7.75%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 19 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 19 (5.08%) Neo4j
8 16 (4.28%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.21%) CouchDB
10 12 (3.21%) Redis
11 10 (2.67%) Couchbase
12 9 (2.41%) Hypertable
12 9 (2.41%) Riak
13 7 (1.87%) SimpleDB
13 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (7.75%) ClearCase
2 28 (7.49%) ClearQuest
3 19 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.94%) Subversion
6 9 (2.41%) Fiddler
7 7 (1.87%) Selenium
7 7 (1.87%) Maven
8 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.60%) Hudson
9 5 (1.34%) RSpec
10 4 (1.07%) JIRA
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.27%) Ant
12 1 (0.27%) JUnit
12 1 (0.27%) Toad
12 1 (0.27%) Behat
General
1 43 (11.50%) Finance
2 12 (3.21%) Banking
3 8 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.07%) Advertising
5 3 (0.80%) Electronics
6 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Automotive
6 2 (0.53%) Retail
6 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (19.25%) Developer
2 40 (10.70%) Analyst
3 36 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (8.56%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.22%) Administrator
6 26 (6.95%) Architect
7 25 (6.68%) Support Analyst
8 24 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (5.08%) UNIX Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Support Engineer
11 16 (4.28%) Infrastructure Architect
12 14 (3.74%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.74%) WebSphere Developer
12 14 (3.74%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 13 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (3.21%) Linux Support
14 12 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 11 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
15 11 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
16 10 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.43%) HTML
2 36 (9.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 29 (7.75%) Hibernate
4 28 (7.49%) Web Services
5 27 (7.22%) REST
6 18 (4.81%) JAX-RS
6 18 (4.81%) Middleware
7 16 (4.28%) .NET
8 14 (3.74%) XML
8 14 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (3.48%) CSS
10 12 (3.21%) Spring
11 11 (2.94%) LAMP
12 8 (2.14%) J2EE
13 7 (1.87%) Ajax
13 7 (1.87%) Spring MVC
13 7 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (1.87%) HTML5
13 7 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 6 (1.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.02%) Mainframe
3 21 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.08%) Open Source
5 17 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.41%) Clustering
6 9 (2.41%) NHS
7 7 (1.87%) iSeries
8 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.07%) User Experience
10 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.80%) Replication
10 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.53%) RIA
12 1 (0.27%) IPTV
12 1 (0.27%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.27%) DTV
12 1 (0.27%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 146 (39.04%) UNIX
2 59 (15.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (15.24%) Windows
4 56 (14.97%) AIX
5 37 (9.89%) CentOS
6 28 (7.49%) Solaris
7 26 (6.95%) Ubuntu
8 21 (5.61%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.67%) Debian
10 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.87%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.80%) HPUX
13 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.53%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.27%) Fedora
14 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.25%) DevOps
2 71 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 51 (13.64%) Workflow
5 41 (10.96%) Service Management
6 36 (9.63%) Service Delivery
7 33 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (8.29%) Incident Management
9 26 (6.95%) ITIL
9 26 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.68%) Load Balancing
10 25 (6.68%) Software Engineering
11 24 (6.42%) Workflow Management
12 20 (5.35%) TDD
12 20 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.08%) SOA
14 18 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (4.81%) Web Design
15 15 (4.01%) Migration
16 14 (3.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.39%) Java
2 78 (20.86%) Python
3 56 (14.97%) Ruby
4 52 (13.90%) SQL
5 49 (13.10%) PHP
6 47 (12.57%) Bash Shell
7 26 (6.95%) C
8 25 (6.68%) Perl
9 22 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 20 (5.35%) C++
11 18 (4.81%) JavaScript
12 9 (2.41%) Scala
12 9 (2.41%) VB
12 9 (2.41%) C#
13 7 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.53%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.53%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.53%) PHP5
14 2 (0.53%) Erlang
15 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (11.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.07%) CCNP
4 4 (1.07%) CCSE
4 4 (1.07%) Degree
5 2 (0.53%) RHCE
5 2 (0.53%) CCNA
5 2 (0.53%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) RHCA
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) VCAP
6 1 (0.27%) CCSA
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) MCSA
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.60%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.60%) Xen
4 4 (1.07%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.07%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.80%) Samba
5 3 (0.80%) KVM
6 2 (0.53%) Firmware
6 2 (0.53%) NFS
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.53%) SRDF
6 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (22.46%) Puppet
2 69 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.95%) Nagios
4 18 (4.81%) Tivoli
5 14 (3.74%) Cobbler
6 9 (2.41%) CFEngine
6 9 (2.41%) Salt
6 9 (2.41%) Ansible
7 5 (1.34%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.53%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.53%) Control-M
9 1 (0.27%) SCCM
9 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.27%) OpenView
9 1 (0.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 101 (27.01%) Oracle
2 99 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 47 (12.57%) VMware
4 42 (11.23%) IBM
5 40 (10.70%) Splunk
6 23 (6.15%) HP
7 18 (4.81%) Microsoft
8 11 (2.94%) SaltStack
9 8 (2.14%) NetApp
9 8 (2.14%) EMC
10 7 (1.87%) Citrix
10 7 (1.87%) Cisco
11 6 (1.60%) Imperva
12 4 (1.07%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.80%) Google
13 3 (0.80%) Blue Coat
13 3 (0.80%) Infoblox
13 3 (0.80%) F5
13 3 (0.80%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Annapurna
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day public limited company
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 25 days ago