Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 97 124 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.84% 10.46% 12.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.43% 51.45% 53.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 90
South Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £500 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +22.32% +25.77%
10th Percentile £363 £341 £279
90th Percentile £638 £575 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £411
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.38% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £7.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +595.41% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.32% +36.03% -9.33%

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 185 241 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.59% 20.32% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 167 120
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £253 £258 £120
90th Percentile £615 £575 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 43
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +40.00% -10.63%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.35 £37.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -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 20 November 2017.

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
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 20 November 2017. 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 +2 80 £535 +7.00% 13
Doncaster - 11 £400 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 45 (46.39%) Python
2 43 (44.33%) Unix
3 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.84%) Git (software)
5 25 (25.77%) Mentoring
6 23 (23.71%) DevOps
6 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
6 23 (23.71%) Finance
7 22 (22.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (21.65%) Java
8 21 (21.65%) Red Hat
8 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (20.62%) Puppet
10 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
10 17 (17.53%) Perl
10 17 (17.53%) Windows
11 16 (16.49%) Oracle
11 16 (16.49%) Mac OS X
11 16 (16.49%) TDD
11 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
11 16 (16.49%) Docker
12 15 (15.46%) Banking
12 15 (15.46%) Ruby
12 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
13 14 (14.43%) SAN
13 14 (14.43%) Shell Script
14 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
14 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
14 13 (13.40%) Opscode Chef

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 10 (10.31%) Confluence
2 8 (8.25%) nginx
3 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Primavera
1 1 (1.03%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Slack
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.03%) G Suite
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) SAN
2 12 (12.37%) HTTP
3 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.22%) Firewall
5 6 (6.19%) NAS
6 5 (5.15%) WAN
7 4 (4.12%) DNS
7 4 (4.12%) VPN
8 3 (3.09%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (3.09%) Internet
8 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.09%) LAN
8 3 (3.09%) Wireless
8 3 (3.09%) WLAN
9 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
10 1 (1.03%) IPv4
10 1 (1.03%) IPv6
10 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) DB2
3 8 (8.25%) MySQL
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.12%) DataStage
5 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) Power BI
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (27.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.34%) JIRA
4 8 (8.25%) SonarQube
5 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.09%) JUnit
6 1 (1.03%) GoCD
6 1 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Electronics
5 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Consultant
2 15 (15.46%) Administrator
3 12 (12.37%) Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (12.37%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (5.15%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) CSS
2 10 (10.31%) HTML
3 8 (8.25%) Node.js
4 7 (7.22%) RESTful
5 6 (6.19%) React
6 4 (4.12%) Middleware
6 4 (4.12%) Play Framework
6 4 (4.12%) REST
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
7 2 (2.06%) LAMP
7 2 (2.06%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.03%) CSS3
8 1 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.03%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.03%) OpenGL ES
8 1 (1.03%) Qt
8 1 (1.03%) RAML
8 1 (1.03%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Clustering
2 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.06%) Replication
8 2 (2.06%) User Experience
9 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.33%) Unix
2 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (17.53%) Windows
4 16 (16.49%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.19%) Solaris
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.12%) CentOS
6 4 (4.12%) Debian
7 3 (3.09%) SUSE
7 3 (3.09%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.06%) AIX
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Android
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) Mentoring
3 23 (23.71%) DevOps
4 22 (22.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
7 16 (16.49%) TDD
8 12 (12.37%) Open Source
9 11 (11.34%) Coaching
9 11 (11.34%) Microservices
9 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.34%) Web Development
10 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (9.28%) Load Balancing
11 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.25%) High Availability
12 8 (8.25%) Migration
12 8 (8.25%) Static Code Analysis
13 6 (6.19%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.39%) Python
2 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
3 21 (21.65%) Java
4 17 (17.53%) Perl
5 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.46%) Ruby
6 14 (14.43%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.22%) SQL
9 4 (4.12%) PHP
9 4 (4.12%) Scala
10 2 (2.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) CCNP
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.09%) CISSP
3 3 (3.09%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.06%) CEH
4 2 (2.06%) CISM
4 2 (2.06%) CRISC
4 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) GCP
3 2 (2.06%) GDPR
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Docker
2 6 (6.19%) VMware NSX
2 6 (6.19%) Xen
3 4 (4.12%) KVM
4 3 (3.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.06%) RHEV
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (20.62%) Puppet
2 13 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.19%) Ansible
4 4 (4.12%) Juju
4 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (3.09%) Nagios
5 3 (3.09%) Nessus
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.03%) Rancher
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.03%) SCCM
7 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Red Hat
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 10 (10.31%) Sybase
3 10 (10.31%) VMware
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) EMC
4 6 (6.19%) IBM
5 5 (5.15%) HP
6 3 (3.09%) Aruba
6 3 (3.09%) F5
6 3 (3.09%) Juniper
6 3 (3.09%) Motorola
6 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) Veritas
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.06%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
7 2 (2.06%) Varonis
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp
8 1 (1.03%) Veeam