The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 11.76% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Anglia region.

Operating Systems Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 11.76% 9.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £650 £570 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the East Anglia region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the East Anglia region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in East Anglia

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the East Anglia region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in East Anglia

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (20.00%) DO-178B