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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 237 150 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.93% 6.61% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.98% 29.41% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 89 70
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £262 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
608 510 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.91% 22.49% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 264 226
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 72
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.69 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 192 £355 +9.23% 57
North Yorkshire -1 20 £388 +10.71% 12
South Yorkshire +5 19 £300 +9.09% 12
East Yorkshire - - - - 8
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 169 (41.63%) UNIX
2 111 (27.34%) Oracle
3 109 (26.85%) Red Hat
4 88 (21.67%) Puppet
5 86 (21.18%) Java
6 83 (20.44%) Python
7 79 (19.46%) DevOps
8 76 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (17.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 70 (17.24%) Configuration Management
11 69 (17.00%) Opscode Chef
12 64 (15.76%) Ruby
13 62 (15.27%) WebSphere
13 62 (15.27%) Apache
14 60 (14.78%) SQL
15 59 (14.53%) Windows
16 57 (14.04%) VMware
17 56 (13.79%) AIX
18 54 (13.30%) PHP
19 52 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (12.56%) Bash Shell
21 50 (12.32%) HTTP
22 49 (12.07%) Workflow
23 47 (11.58%) HTML
24 46 (11.33%) E-Commerce
24 46 (11.33%) MongoDB
25 44 (10.84%) DNS
26 43 (10.59%) TCP/IP
27 42 (10.34%) Service Management
27 42 (10.34%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.27%) WebSphere
1 62 (15.27%) Apache
2 26 (6.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 22 (5.42%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.68%) Node.js
5 11 (2.71%) nginx
6 10 (2.46%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (1.23%) IIS
9 5 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.99%) Jetty
10 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.74%) JBoss
11 3 (0.74%) ATG Dynamo
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.49%) CMS
12 2 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (3.20%) MS Excel
1 13 (3.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.48%) Route 53
3 6 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.48%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.74%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.32%) HTTP
2 44 (10.84%) DNS
3 43 (10.59%) TCP/IP
4 37 (9.11%) SSL
5 28 (6.90%) DHCP
6 25 (6.16%) Firewall
7 24 (5.91%) SAN
8 14 (3.45%) Internet
9 13 (3.20%) Network Security
10 12 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.96%) OSPF
10 12 (2.96%) BGP
10 12 (2.96%) DMVPN
11 10 (2.46%) BIG-IP
11 10 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.46%) NetScreen
11 10 (2.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (2.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (1.72%) NAS
13 6 (1.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.33%) MongoDB
2 39 (9.61%) DB2
3 35 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 30 (7.39%) MySQL
5 28 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 28 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.17%) Neo4j
6 21 (5.17%) Oracle Database
7 18 (4.43%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.69%) Redis
9 14 (3.45%) CouchDB
10 12 (2.96%) Couchbase
11 11 (2.71%) Hypertable
11 11 (2.71%) Riak
12 9 (2.22%) SimpleDB
13 6 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 28 (6.90%) ClearQuest
3 22 (5.42%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.43%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.19%) Subversion
6 11 (2.71%) Fiddler
7 7 (1.72%) Maven
8 5 (1.23%) RSpec
9 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.99%) JIRA
9 4 (0.99%) Selenium
10 3 (0.74%) Hudson
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.25%) Toad
12 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.25%) Ant
12 1 (0.25%) JUnit
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.25%) Grunt
General
1 42 (10.34%) Finance
2 12 (2.96%) Banking
3 9 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.99%) Advertising
5 3 (0.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Retail
6 2 (0.49%) Marketing
6 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (19.95%) Developer
2 43 (10.59%) Analyst
3 41 (10.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (9.11%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.40%) Administrator
7 25 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (5.67%) Architect
9 19 (4.68%) UNIX Engineer
10 17 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (3.69%) Linux Support
12 14 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
12 14 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 13 (3.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.96%) UNIX Operator
14 12 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.46%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.58%) HTML
2 40 (9.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 31 (7.64%) REST
4 30 (7.39%) Web Services
4 30 (7.39%) Hibernate
5 22 (5.42%) Middleware
6 20 (4.93%) JAX-RS
7 14 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (3.45%) .NET
7 14 (3.45%) CSS
7 14 (3.45%) XML
8 11 (2.71%) Spring
9 10 (2.46%) LAMP
10 9 (2.22%) J2EE
11 8 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.97%) Ajax
12 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.48%) HTML5
13 6 (1.48%) Spring MVC
13 6 (1.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.39%) Mainframe
3 20 (4.93%) Client/Server
3 20 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.43%) Open Source
5 12 (2.96%) Clustering
6 10 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.46%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.97%) NHS
8 7 (1.72%) iSeries
9 5 (1.23%) User Experience
9 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.99%) DataPower
11 3 (0.74%) Replication
12 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.25%) MPEG
13 1 (0.25%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.25%) DTV
13 1 (0.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 169 (41.63%) UNIX
2 71 (17.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (14.53%) Windows
4 56 (13.79%) AIX
5 37 (9.11%) CentOS
6 28 (6.90%) Solaris
6 28 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 26 (6.40%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.97%) Debian
10 7 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.48%) HPUX
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Fedora
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.46%) DevOps
2 76 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 49 (12.07%) Workflow
5 46 (11.33%) E-Commerce
6 42 (10.34%) Service Management
7 37 (9.11%) Service Delivery
8 34 (8.37%) Incident Management
9 32 (7.88%) ITIL
10 30 (7.39%) Load Balancing
10 30 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (6.40%) TDD
11 26 (6.40%) Software Engineering
12 25 (6.16%) Web Design
12 25 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (5.91%) Workflow Management
14 22 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (4.93%) SOA
16 17 (4.19%) Mentoring
16 17 (4.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 86 (21.18%) Java
2 83 (20.44%) Python
3 64 (15.76%) Ruby
4 60 (14.78%) SQL
5 54 (13.30%) PHP
6 51 (12.56%) Bash Shell
7 34 (8.37%) C
8 26 (6.40%) Shell Script
8 26 (6.40%) Perl
9 23 (5.67%) C++
10 20 (4.93%) JavaScript
11 10 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.22%) VB
12 9 (2.22%) Scala
13 7 (1.72%) C#
14 2 (0.49%) PHP5
14 2 (0.49%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.49%) Jython
14 2 (0.49%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.96%) CCSE
4 12 (2.96%) CCNP
5 5 (1.23%) CCNA
5 5 (1.23%) Degree
6 2 (0.49%) VCP5
6 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) VCAP
6 2 (0.49%) RHCA
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.49%) CCSA
6 2 (0.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.49%) MCSA
6 2 (0.49%) CCDA
6 2 (0.49%) CCDP
6 2 (0.49%) CISSP
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.20%) SLA
2 7 (1.72%) QA
3 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.74%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.48%) Xen
4 5 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.99%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.74%) Samba
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.74%) KVM
7 2 (0.49%) SRDF
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) NFS
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 88 (21.67%) Puppet
2 69 (17.00%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (7.14%) Nagios
4 21 (5.17%) Tivoli
5 14 (3.45%) Cobbler
6 12 (2.96%) Ansible
6 12 (2.96%) Graphite
7 11 (2.71%) Salt
7 11 (2.71%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.48%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.49%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.25%) OpenView
11 1 (0.25%) Control-M
11 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.25%) SCCM
11 1 (0.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 111 (27.34%) Oracle
2 109 (26.85%) Red Hat
3 57 (14.04%) VMware
4 40 (9.85%) Splunk
4 40 (9.85%) IBM
5 26 (6.40%) HP
6 21 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (3.94%) Cisco
8 15 (3.69%) Citrix
9 13 (3.20%) SaltStack
9 13 (3.20%) Imperva
10 12 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.46%) F5
11 10 (2.46%) Infoblox
11 10 (2.46%) Blue Coat
12 8 (1.97%) NetApp
12 8 (1.97%) EMC
13 5 (1.23%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.23%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.74%) SAP
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