Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 108 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.72% 12.76% 12.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.73% 60.99% 64.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 69 76
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £413 £350
90th Percentile £600 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £493 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -1.50% +11.11% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +78.57%

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 201 141 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 25.54% 20.92% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 90 111
Sheffield median daily rate £481 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £337 £343 £300
90th Percentile £550 £615 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £465 £425
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -28.57% +42.86%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.57 £11.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £19.90 £33.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +12.00% -23.08% +25.00%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019, 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 80 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (61.11%) DevOps
3 58 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (49.07%) Java
5 51 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
6 49 (45.37%) Configuration Management
7 47 (43.52%) Git (software)
8 45 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (39.81%) Node.js
10 41 (37.96%) Bash Shell
11 35 (32.41%) HTTP
11 35 (32.41%) Python
12 34 (31.48%) SSL
13 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
13 33 (30.56%) TCP/IP
14 32 (29.63%) Unix
14 32 (29.63%) HTML
15 31 (28.70%) Ruby
15 31 (28.70%) Open Source
16 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
17 26 (24.07%) Web Development
17 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
17 26 (24.07%) Ansible
18 25 (23.15%) Puppet
18 25 (23.15%) Windows
19 24 (22.22%) CSS
20 23 (21.30%) VMware
20 23 (21.30%) PaaS
20 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
20 23 (21.30%) Continuous Delivery

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 13 (12.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.33%) nginx
4 7 (6.48%) Apache
4 7 (6.48%) IIS
4 7 (6.48%) Jetty
4 7 (6.48%) Mongrel
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 51 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (21.30%) PaaS
4 17 (15.74%) GitHub
5 13 (12.04%) IaaS
6 12 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (7.41%) Google App Engine
8 4 (3.70%) SaaS
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.93%) Heroku
9 1 (0.93%) Serverless
9 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.41%) HTTP
2 34 (31.48%) SSL
3 33 (30.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (12.96%) SAN
5 9 (8.33%) DNS
6 8 (7.41%) DHCP
6 8 (7.41%) FTP
6 8 (7.41%) IPsec
6 8 (7.41%) NAS
7 4 (3.70%) FCoE
7 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.70%) VSAN
8 3 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.78%) Firewall
8 3 (2.78%) LAN
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (1.85%) Internet
9 2 (1.85%) WebEx
10 1 (0.93%) 3G
10 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) Hadoop
1 10 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.48%) Big Data
2 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (43.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.33%) JIRA
3 9 (8.33%) Travis CI
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.85%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.93%) GitLab
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (37.04%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Web Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) WebOps Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (7.41%) Architect
9 6 (5.56%) NetBackup Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Linux Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) NetApp Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.81%) Node.js
2 32 (29.63%) HTML
3 24 (22.22%) CSS
4 18 (16.67%) Web Services
5 16 (14.81%) REST
6 13 (12.04%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (12.04%) Apache CXF
7 12 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 12 (11.11%) JMS
8 10 (9.26%) .NET
8 10 (9.26%) XML
9 8 (7.41%) J2EE
9 8 (7.41%) RESTful
10 7 (6.48%) JSON
10 7 (6.48%) Servlets
11 6 (5.56%) XSLT
12 4 (3.70%) Flash
13 3 (2.78%) Middleware
13 3 (2.78%) Play Framework
13 3 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.70%) Clustering
2 4 (3.70%) iSeries
2 4 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.63%) Unix
2 25 (23.15%) Windows
3 21 (19.44%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.63%) Solaris
6 4 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (61.11%) DevOps
3 58 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (45.37%) Configuration Management
5 31 (28.70%) Open Source
6 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
6 26 (24.07%) Web Development
7 23 (21.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (20.37%) TDD
9 17 (15.74%) Web Operations
10 14 (12.96%) Migration
11 12 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (11.11%) Web Design
12 11 (10.19%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.41%) Service Design
15 6 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
15 6 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
16 5 (4.63%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.07%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) Bash Shell
3 35 (32.41%) Python
4 31 (28.70%) Ruby
5 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.96%) Java 8
7 13 (12.04%) SQL
8 10 (9.26%) PowerShell
8 10 (9.26%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.63%) C#
10 3 (2.78%) ES6
10 3 (2.78%) Scala
10 3 (2.78%) XPath
11 2 (1.85%) Go
11 2 (1.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.93%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.70%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (18.52%) Docker
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) Xen
4 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.78%) NFS
5 3 (2.78%) SRDF
5 3 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (24.07%) Ansible
2 25 (23.15%) Puppet
3 10 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.41%) Terraform
5 7 (6.48%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.56%) Salt
7 5 (4.63%) SCCM
8 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) VMware
3 22 (20.37%) Google
4 17 (15.74%) NetApp
5 14 (12.96%) EMC
6 13 (12.04%) Cisco
7 10 (9.26%) IBM
7 10 (9.26%) Oracle
8 5 (4.63%) Veritas
9 3 (2.78%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.85%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.85%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.85%) Pega
10 2 (1.85%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.93%) F5
11 1 (0.93%) Splunk
11 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software