Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 6 months to 25 May 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 117 140 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.16% 16.32% 16.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.09% 57.38% 54.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 139
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £313
90th Percentile £579 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.77% +22.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.33% +19.86%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 244 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.58% 28.44% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 137 230
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £262 £161 £262
90th Percentile £568 £538 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.01% -37.49% +60.00%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.38 £10.58
90th Percentile £54.75 £15.00 £28.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +18.37% -2.00% -3.85%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 84 £450 -5.26% 17
Barnsley 0 20 £381 -1.61% 2
Doncaster +6 4 £400 +6.67% 1
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 52 (44.44%) Unix
2 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.48%) SMS
4 30 (25.64%) Python
5 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
6 28 (23.93%) Java
7 27 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (21.37%) DevOps
9 23 (19.66%) Degree
10 22 (18.80%) JIRA
11 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (17.95%) Oracle
11 21 (17.95%) Configuration Management
11 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
11 21 (17.95%) Docker
12 20 (17.09%) Solaris
12 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
13 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (16.24%) Ansible
14 18 (15.38%) Web Operations
14 18 (15.38%) Puppet
14 18 (15.38%) Windows
14 18 (15.38%) HTTP
15 17 (14.53%) Open Source
16 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
17 15 (12.82%) Confluence
18 14 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (11.11%) Node.js
19 13 (11.11%) MySQL
20 12 (10.26%) Shell Script

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 15 (12.82%) Confluence
2 8 (6.84%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.13%) Apache
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.55%) GitHub
3 10 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.27%) Slack
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.71%) Office 365
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.48%) SMS
2 18 (15.38%) HTTP
3 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.69%) VPN
4 7 (5.98%) Kerberos
4 7 (5.98%) SSL
5 5 (4.27%) DNS
6 3 (2.56%) Firewall
7 2 (1.71%) BGP
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.71%) Internet
7 2 (1.71%) IPv6
7 2 (1.71%) Junos
7 2 (1.71%) MPLS
7 2 (1.71%) NAS
7 2 (1.71%) OSPF
7 2 (1.71%) SAN
7 2 (1.71%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) FTP
8 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.84%) Big Data
3 8 (6.84%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.71%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.71%) Flink
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Kudu
9 1 (0.85%) Bigtable
9 1 (0.85%) Impala
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.80%) JIRA
3 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (6.84%) Bitbucket
5 7 (5.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (5.13%) Subversion
7 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.56%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (15.38%) Developer
2 17 (14.53%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Consultant
4 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (5.98%) Solaris Specialist
5 7 (5.98%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Cloud Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Unix Specialist
7 5 (4.27%) WebOps Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Administrator
8 4 (3.42%) Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) Node.js
2 11 (9.40%) CSS
2 11 (9.40%) HTML
3 10 (8.55%) Web Services
4 9 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 8 (6.84%) LDAP
5 8 (6.84%) Middleware
6 7 (5.98%) React
6 7 (5.98%) SAML
7 4 (3.42%) jQuery
7 4 (3.42%) REST
8 3 (2.56%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.56%) XML
8 3 (2.56%) XSLT
9 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.71%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.71%) CSS3
9 2 (1.71%) D3.js
9 2 (1.71%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.98%) Replication
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.56%) iSeries
6 2 (1.71%) CCTV
6 2 (1.71%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.71%) IVR
6 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.71%) PMI
6 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.85%) STB
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.44%) Unix
2 20 (17.09%) Solaris
3 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (15.38%) Windows
5 9 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (6.84%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.84%) SUSE
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.56%) AIX
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.37%) DevOps
3 21 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.38%) Web Operations
5 17 (14.53%) Open Source
6 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (9.40%) User Stories
7 11 (9.40%) Web Development
8 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.84%) Identity Management
9 8 (6.84%) Kanban
9 8 (6.84%) Metadata Management
9 8 (6.84%) Scrum
9 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.84%) Use Case
10 7 (5.98%) Coaching
10 7 (5.98%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (5.98%) Microservices
10 7 (5.98%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.64%) Python
2 28 (23.93%) Java
3 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.40%) Ruby
6 8 (6.84%) Scala
6 8 (6.84%) SQL
7 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.13%) Perl
9 5 (4.27%) C++
10 4 (3.42%) PHP
11 3 (2.56%) C
12 2 (1.71%) Java 8
12 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.85%) ES6
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) CBAP
4 2 (1.71%) CEH
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) MCP
4 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.85%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) GCP
2 2 (1.71%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) vSphere
3 2 (1.71%) Xen
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) Ansible
2 18 (15.38%) Puppet
3 14 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.40%) Terraform
5 7 (5.98%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.13%) BladeLogic
7 5 (4.27%) Salt
8 3 (2.56%) SCCM
9 2 (1.71%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.71%) Control-M
9 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.71%) Opsview
9 2 (1.71%) SCOM
10 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle
2 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.55%) SaltStack
4 7 (5.98%) ForgeRock
4 7 (5.98%) Sun
5 6 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.13%) HP
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.13%) VMware
6 5 (4.27%) IBM
7 4 (3.42%) Google
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco
8 3 (2.56%) NetApp
8 3 (2.56%) Splunk
9 2 (1.71%) Genesys
9 2 (1.71%) Juniper
9 2 (1.71%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix
10 1 (0.85%) Veritas