Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 65 85 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 10.20% 12.52% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.21% 56.29% 59.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 81 94
Sheffield median daily rate £431 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.39% +7.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £323 £400 £354
90th Percentile £588 £645 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £535 £500
% change year-on-year -20.56% +7.00% +22.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £50.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +595.41%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 154 151 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 24.18% 22.24% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 95 131
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -6.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £306
90th Percentile £578 £629 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -4.71% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.14 £12.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -54.55% +120.00%
10th Percentile £9.48 £9.62 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.42 £21.40 £47.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -35.71% +68.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Sheffield over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (50.77%) DevOps
2 31 (47.69%) Java
3 26 (40.00%) Windows
4 23 (35.38%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.38%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (30.77%) SQL
5 20 (30.77%) VMware
6 19 (29.23%) Ansible
6 19 (29.23%) Docker
7 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
7 18 (27.69%) Puppet
8 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
8 17 (26.15%) Google
9 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (24.62%) Oracle
9 16 (24.62%) NetApp
9 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
10 14 (21.54%) Unix
10 14 (21.54%) EMC
10 14 (21.54%) SAN
11 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 13 (20.00%) Cisco
11 13 (20.00%) IBM
11 13 (20.00%) Python
11 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.00%) JIRA
11 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.00%) REST

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.85%) Apache ServiceMix
3 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.23%) nginx
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (7.69%) Apache
5 5 (7.69%) Confluence
6 4 (6.15%) IIS
6 4 (6.15%) Jetty
6 4 (6.15%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.85%) IaaS
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (10.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (10.77%) PaaS
5 5 (7.69%) GitHub
6 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.15%) Google App Engine
7 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.54%) Heroku
8 1 (1.54%) npm
8 1 (1.54%) SaaS
8 1 (1.54%) Serverless
8 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) SAN
2 9 (13.85%) HTTP
2 9 (13.85%) NAS
3 7 (10.77%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) SSL
4 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) DHCP
5 4 (6.15%) FCoE
5 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) FTP
5 4 (6.15%) IPsec
5 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.15%) LAN
5 4 (6.15%) VSAN
5 4 (6.15%) WAN
6 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.08%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.08%) SMS
7 2 (3.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
2 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.77%) Big Data
3 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.00%) JIRA
4 6 (9.23%) Selenium
4 6 (9.23%) Travis CI
5 5 (7.69%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.62%) GitLab
6 3 (4.62%) JUnit
6 3 (4.62%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (3.08%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.54%) Gatling
8 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.54%) Mocha
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.54%) Protractor
8 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) NetBackup Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Developer
7 3 (4.62%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) NAS Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) REST
2 11 (16.92%) HTML
3 10 (15.38%) Middleware
4 9 (13.85%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (13.85%) Apache CXF
5 8 (12.31%) Apache Camel
5 8 (12.31%) CSS
5 8 (12.31%) JMS
5 8 (12.31%) Node.js
5 8 (12.31%) Web Services
5 8 (12.31%) XML
6 7 (10.77%) .NET
7 6 (9.23%) XSLT
8 5 (7.69%) J2EE
9 4 (6.15%) Flash
9 4 (6.15%) RESTful
9 4 (6.15%) Servlets
10 3 (4.62%) JSON
10 3 (4.62%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.69%) iSeries
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Native
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) LPAR
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Unix
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Solaris
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (50.77%) DevOps
2 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.38%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (10.77%) Open Source
6 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.23%) TDD
7 6 (9.23%) Web Operations
8 5 (7.69%) API Testing
8 5 (7.69%) BDD
8 5 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.69%) Web Development
9 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 23 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
5 13 (20.00%) Python
6 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
7 10 (15.38%) Java 8
7 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 8 (12.31%) Ruby
9 3 (4.62%) ES6
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 3 (4.62%) Scala
9 3 (4.62%) XPath
10 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.54%) C
11 1 (1.54%) C#
11 1 (1.54%) Go
11 1 (1.54%) Groovy
11 1 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Docker
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Xen
4 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.15%) NFS
5 4 (6.15%) SRDF
5 4 (6.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.54%) KVM
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Ansible
2 18 (27.69%) Puppet
3 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
4 7 (10.77%) Terraform
5 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.69%) SCCM
6 4 (6.15%) Salt
7 3 (4.62%) Kibana
8 1 (1.54%) Grafana
8 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.54%) vRealize
8 1 (1.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) VMware
2 17 (26.15%) Google
3 16 (24.62%) NetApp
3 16 (24.62%) Oracle
4 14 (21.54%) EMC
5 13 (20.00%) Cisco
5 13 (20.00%) IBM
6 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.23%) Veritas
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.62%) MuleSoft
9 3 (4.62%) SaltStack
10 2 (3.08%) Centrify
10 2 (3.08%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
10 2 (3.08%) Pega
10 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.08%) Sun
11 1 (1.54%) Ariba
11 1 (1.54%) SAP