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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 276 166 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.62% 6.47% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.73% 28.18% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 111 83
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £419 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
617 589 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.50% 22.95% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 313 204
Average daily rate £300 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 76
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.71 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -0.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +15 210 £348 +6.92% 46
South Yorkshire -2 44 £300 - 14
North Yorkshire -13 17 £401 +0.12% 8
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 210 (41.92%) UNIX
2 176 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (31.54%) Java
4 140 (27.94%) Configuration Management
5 130 (25.95%) Python
6 112 (22.36%) DevOps
7 108 (21.56%) HTML
7 108 (21.56%) Puppet
8 104 (20.76%) HTTP
8 104 (20.76%) VMware
9 103 (20.56%) MongoDB
10 101 (20.16%) Windows
11 99 (19.76%) Apache
11 99 (19.76%) SQL
11 99 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
12 89 (17.76%) Bash Shell
13 84 (16.77%) Oracle
14 82 (16.37%) Mac OS X
15 81 (16.17%) Ruby
16 80 (15.97%) Relational Database
17 77 (15.37%) Red Hat
18 75 (14.97%) PHP
19 73 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 69 (13.77%) Web Design
20 69 (13.77%) Responsive Web Design
21 67 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (12.97%) REST
23 64 (12.77%) DNS
24 59 (11.78%) C
25 58 (11.58%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 99 (19.76%) Apache
2 47 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.38%) IIS
4 35 (6.99%) WebSphere
4 35 (6.99%) OpenStack
5 26 (5.19%) Node.js
6 25 (4.99%) JBoss
7 22 (4.39%) nginx
8 18 (3.59%) SharePoint
8 18 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (3.19%) Jetty
10 9 (1.80%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.80%) CMS
13 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.80%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Unica
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.79%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.59%) Google App Engine
4 13 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.20%) Route 53
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.60%) SaaS
8 2 (0.40%) IaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (20.76%) HTTP
2 64 (12.77%) DNS
3 54 (10.78%) Firewall
4 50 (9.98%) TCP/IP
5 42 (8.38%) DHCP
6 39 (7.78%) SSL
7 26 (5.19%) BIG-IP
8 25 (4.99%) Network Security
8 25 (4.99%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (4.99%) OSPF
8 25 (4.99%) BGP
9 24 (4.79%) SAN
9 24 (4.79%) DMVPN
10 22 (4.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 22 (4.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 22 (4.39%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (4.39%) NetScreen
11 19 (3.79%) Internet
12 15 (2.99%) IPsec
13 13 (2.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.56%) MongoDB
2 80 (15.97%) Relational Database
3 57 (11.38%) MySQL
4 47 (9.38%) Neo4j
5 41 (8.18%) SQL Server
6 31 (6.19%) NoSQL
7 28 (5.59%) CouchDB
8 17 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.39%) Couchbase
9 16 (3.19%) Hypertable
9 16 (3.19%) Redis
9 16 (3.19%) Riak
10 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.20%) SimpleDB
12 9 (1.80%) DB2
13 8 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 54 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.58%) Subversion
2 38 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.19%) Fiddler
4 8 (1.60%) Maven
5 6 (1.20%) JUnit
6 5 (1.00%) JIRA
7 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.60%) Ant
7 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.40%) Hudson
8 2 (0.40%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.40%) Mockito
8 2 (0.40%) Selenium
8 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.20%) RSpec
9 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (4.99%) Finance
2 15 (2.99%) Electronics
3 11 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.00%) Games
5 9 (1.80%) Banking
6 6 (1.20%) Retail
7 3 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 146 (29.14%) Developer
2 85 (16.97%) Java Developer
3 75 (14.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (6.19%) Analyst
5 26 (5.19%) Administrator
6 23 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (4.39%) Security Specialist
7 22 (4.39%) Network Specialist
7 22 (4.39%) Network Security Specialist
8 20 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (3.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 17 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 16 (3.19%) PHP Developer
11 15 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
11 15 (2.99%) DBA
12 14 (2.79%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (2.79%) Linux Support
13 13 (2.59%) UNIX Support
13 13 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.56%) HTML
2 65 (12.97%) REST
3 58 (11.58%) Hibernate
4 49 (9.78%) JAX-RS
5 45 (8.98%) Web Services
6 37 (7.39%) .NET
7 33 (6.59%) CSS
8 27 (5.39%) XML
9 23 (4.59%) Servlets
9 23 (4.59%) J2EE
10 21 (4.19%) Middleware
11 17 (3.39%) Spring
12 12 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (2.20%) LAMP
14 10 (2.00%) Kafka
15 9 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
16 8 (1.60%) Mustache
17 7 (1.40%) Sass
17 7 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
18 6 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.78%) Open Source
2 41 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.39%) Clustering
3 22 (4.39%) Fat Client
3 22 (4.39%) Thin Client
4 14 (2.79%) Replication
5 13 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.00%) NHS
7 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.20%) IBM XIV
9 5 (1.00%) User Experience
9 5 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.80%) DataPower
11 3 (0.60%) Online Games
12 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.40%) iSeries
12 2 (0.40%) RIA
12 2 (0.40%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.40%) Wiki
12 2 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 210 (41.92%) UNIX
2 101 (20.16%) Windows
3 82 (16.37%) Mac OS X
4 73 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (6.79%) CentOS
6 27 (5.39%) Ubuntu
7 26 (5.19%) AIX
8 21 (4.19%) Solaris
9 16 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.80%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.20%) Debian
12 6 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.00%) SUSE
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.80%) zOS
14 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.60%) HPUX
15 3 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (27.94%) Configuration Management
3 112 (22.36%) DevOps
4 69 (13.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 69 (13.77%) Web Design
5 56 (11.18%) E-Commerce
5 56 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (10.58%) ITIL
7 41 (8.18%) Software Engineering
8 40 (7.98%) Load Balancing
9 35 (6.99%) TDD
10 28 (5.59%) Incident Management
10 28 (5.59%) Web Development
10 28 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.19%) Unit Testing
11 26 (5.19%) Service Management
12 23 (4.59%) BDD
13 20 (3.99%) Automated Testing
14 17 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (31.54%) Java
2 130 (25.95%) Python
3 99 (19.76%) SQL
4 89 (17.76%) Bash Shell
5 81 (16.17%) Ruby
6 75 (14.97%) PHP
7 59 (11.78%) C
8 43 (8.58%) JavaScript
9 28 (5.59%) C++
10 25 (4.99%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.39%) Perl
12 13 (2.59%) VB
13 11 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.00%) Embedded C
15 9 (1.80%) Scala
16 7 (1.40%) PHP5
16 7 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.60%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.59%) CCNP
4 24 (4.79%) CCSE
5 9 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.80%) CCNA
6 5 (1.00%) Degree
7 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) VCAP
9 2 (0.40%) VCP5
9 2 (0.40%) CCSA
9 2 (0.40%) CCDA
9 2 (0.40%) CCDP
9 2 (0.40%) CISSP
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.40%) MCSE
9 2 (0.40%) MCSA
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.00%) SLA
1 5 (1.00%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) HIPAA
2 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.39%) KVM
3 19 (3.79%) QEMU
4 16 (3.19%) Xen
5 15 (2.99%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.80%) VMware Server
7 8 (1.60%) Docker
8 7 (1.40%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.20%) vSphere
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.40%) NFS
11 2 (0.40%) Firmware
11 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.40%) SRDF
11 2 (0.40%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) Corosync
12 1 (0.20%) Varnish
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (21.56%) Puppet
2 99 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (5.79%) Graphite
4 25 (4.99%) Tivoli
5 24 (4.79%) Nagios
5 24 (4.79%) Salt
6 22 (4.39%) Ansible
7 21 (4.19%) Cobbler
8 16 (3.19%) CFEngine
9 5 (1.00%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.00%) Opsview
10 3 (0.60%) Foglight
10 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.60%) Cacti
10 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.40%) SCCM
12 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 104 (20.76%) VMware
2 84 (16.77%) Oracle
3 77 (15.37%) Red Hat
4 56 (11.18%) Microsoft
5 48 (9.58%) Cisco
6 43 (8.58%) Splunk
7 33 (6.59%) HP
8 30 (5.99%) F5
9 27 (5.39%) Citrix
10 26 (5.19%) CheckPoint
11 25 (4.99%) Imperva
12 22 (4.39%) Infoblox
12 22 (4.39%) Blue Coat
13 17 (3.39%) IBM
14 16 (3.19%) SaltStack
15 15 (2.99%) Rackspace
16 13 (2.59%) Google
17 12 (2.40%) Percona
18 9 (1.80%) NetApp
18 9 (1.80%) EMC
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