Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 105 119 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.63% 14.78% 15.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.65% 52.65% 58.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 139
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +45.16%
10th Percentile £325 £360 £313
90th Percentile £569 £600 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £434
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.75% +27.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -11.39% -6.51% +19.01%

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 230 226 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.28% 28.07% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 115 213
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +56.52%
10th Percentile £231 £158 £281
90th Percentile £538 £575 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12% +23.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.69% -42.22% +104.55%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.75 £16.75
90th Percentile £62.67 £15.00 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.19
% change year-on-year +16.00% -5.20% +5.48%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 76 £425 -11.69% 14
Barnsley +1 20 £381 - 1
Doncaster +1 3 £400 +1.91% 4
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 48 (45.71%) Unix
2 34 (32.38%) SMS
3 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (27.62%) Java
5 28 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 24 (22.86%) JIRA
6 24 (22.86%) Python
7 22 (20.95%) DevOps
8 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (20.00%) Oracle
9 20 (19.05%) Solaris
9 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 19 (18.10%) Docker
10 19 (18.10%) Degree
11 18 (17.14%) Configuration Management
12 17 (16.19%) Windows
13 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
13 16 (15.24%) Confluence
13 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
14 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (13.33%) HTTP
15 14 (13.33%) Open Source
15 14 (13.33%) Puppet
15 14 (13.33%) Ansible
16 13 (12.38%) Web Operations
17 12 (11.43%) Node.js
17 12 (11.43%) SQL
17 12 (11.43%) MySQL
17 12 (11.43%) 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 16 (15.24%) Confluence
2 7 (6.67%) Apache
2 7 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.90%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.95%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.52%) GitHub
2 10 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.81%) Slack
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.90%) Office 365
7 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) npm
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.38%) SMS
2 14 (13.33%) HTTP
3 9 (8.57%) VPN
4 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 6 (5.71%) DNS
5 6 (5.71%) SSL
5 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.76%) Firewall
7 3 (2.86%) NAS
7 3 (2.86%) SAN
8 2 (1.90%) BGP
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.90%) Internet
8 2 (1.90%) IPv6
8 2 (1.90%) Junos
8 2 (1.90%) MPLS
8 2 (1.90%) OSPF
8 2 (1.90%) VoIP
9 1 (0.95%) Multicast
9 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) MySQL
2 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.67%) Big Data
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.90%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.90%) Flink
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.95%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.86%) JIRA
3 20 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (7.62%) Bitbucket
5 7 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (5.71%) Subversion
7 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.86%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.86%) Selenium
8 3 (2.86%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.90%) GitLab
9 2 (1.90%) JUnit
9 2 (1.90%) Maven
9 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.95%) Mocha
10 1 (0.95%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.95%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.95%) Publishing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (14.29%) Consultant
1 15 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Developer
3 7 (6.67%) Architect
3 7 (6.67%) Solaris Specialist
4 6 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
4 6 (5.71%) Technical Architect
4 6 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (4.76%) Unix Specialist
6 4 (3.81%) Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (2.86%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.86%) WebOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Middleware
1 12 (11.43%) Node.js
2 8 (7.62%) CSS
2 8 (7.62%) HTML
2 8 (7.62%) LDAP
2 8 (7.62%) Web Services
3 7 (6.67%) Play Framework
3 7 (6.67%) REST
3 7 (6.67%) SAML
4 5 (4.76%) React
5 3 (2.86%) jQuery
5 3 (2.86%) XML
6 2 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.90%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.90%) Handlebars
6 2 (1.90%) JSON
6 2 (1.90%) VXML
6 2 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Replication
3 6 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.86%) iSeries
6 2 (1.90%) CCTV
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.90%) IVR
6 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
7 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) STB
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Unix
2 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (19.05%) Solaris
3 17 (16.19%) Windows
4 9 (8.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (7.62%) SUSE
6 6 (5.71%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.86%) AIX
9 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.95%) DevOps
3 18 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 14 (13.33%) Open Source
5 13 (12.38%) Web Operations
6 11 (10.48%) User Stories
7 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.62%) Identity Management
8 8 (7.62%) Kanban
8 8 (7.62%) Metadata Management
8 8 (7.62%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) Use Case
8 8 (7.62%) Web Development
9 7 (6.67%) BDD
9 7 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (6.67%) PLM
9 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) Java
2 24 (22.86%) Python
3 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
4 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.43%) SQL
5 8 (7.62%) Ruby
6 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.71%) Perl
8 5 (4.76%) C++
8 5 (4.76%) Scala
9 4 (3.81%) PHP
10 3 (2.86%) C
10 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.95%) ES6
11 1 (0.95%) Java 8
11 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) CBAP
3 2 (1.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) GCP
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.10%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.90%) KVM
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) Xen
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) NFS
5 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.95%) SRDF
5 1 (0.95%) Varnish
5 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) Ansible
1 14 (13.33%) Puppet
2 11 (10.48%) Terraform
3 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.71%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.86%) Salt
5 3 (2.86%) SCCM
6 2 (1.90%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.90%) Control-M
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) Opsview
6 2 (1.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.95%) Grafana
7 1 (0.95%) Kibana
7 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.95%) vRealize
7 1 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.52%) SaltStack
4 7 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.67%) ForgeRock
4 7 (6.67%) Sun
4 7 (6.67%) VMware
5 6 (5.71%) HP
5 6 (5.71%) IBM
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco
7 4 (3.81%) Google
7 4 (3.81%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) Centrify
8 2 (1.90%) Genesys
8 2 (1.90%) Juniper
8 2 (1.90%) Veritas
9 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.95%) Symantec