The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.84% 2.12% 6.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 11.11% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £250 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.46% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 36 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 26.95% 19.05% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 24
Median daily rate £130 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.19 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.81% +19.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £13.19 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.64 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in North Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in North Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in North Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in North Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Middlesbrough - 2 £250 -
York +11 1 - - 7
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Release Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
1 2 (28.57%) PHP WordPress Developer
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Release Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Brocade
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat