The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East of England
Rank 15 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 184 161 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.60% 6.86% 8.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.73% 29.01% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 124
Median daily rate £350 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £276 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 15
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.00 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.75 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
515 555 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.07% 23.65% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 279 342
Median daily rate £350 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 125 126
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +17 65 £350 -11.11% 67
Hertfordshire +1 44 £313 -30.55% 22
Essex -7 41 £430 -4.44% 9
Bedfordshire +11 18 £413 -22.35% 6
Suffolk -1 13 £300 -30.23% 4
Norfolk -6 4 £575 +82.53% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 124 (32.12%) Windows
2 115 (29.79%) Unix
3 99 (25.65%) Java
4 96 (24.87%) SQL
5 89 (23.06%) Python
6 77 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (19.17%) Oracle
7 74 (19.17%) DevOps
8 67 (17.36%) Software Engineering
9 66 (17.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (16.32%) Puppet
11 62 (16.06%) Apache
12 60 (15.54%) Perl
12 60 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (15.54%) Jenkins
13 58 (15.03%) VMware
14 56 (14.51%) E-Commerce
15 47 (12.18%) MySQL
15 47 (12.18%) Git (software)
16 45 (11.66%) Red Hat
16 45 (11.66%) TCP/IP
16 45 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
17 44 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
18 43 (11.14%) C
18 43 (11.14%) Web Services
19 42 (10.88%) Configuration Management
19 42 (10.88%) Docker
20 40 (10.36%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 62 (16.06%) Apache
2 31 (8.03%) Tomcat
3 30 (7.77%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.66%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.89%) JBoss
5 15 (3.89%) nginx
6 12 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (2.85%) IIS
8 9 (2.33%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.07%) Drupal
9 8 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.81%) Confluence
10 7 (1.81%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.04%) CMS
13 3 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (3.63%) Magento
2 6 (1.55%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.51%) IaaS
3 18 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.63%) PaaS
5 8 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.30%) Office 365
7 4 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.78%) Route 53
8 3 (0.78%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.66%) TCP/IP
2 39 (10.10%) HTTP
3 36 (9.33%) DNS
4 34 (8.81%) Firewall
5 29 (7.51%) SSL
6 20 (5.18%) DHCP
6 20 (5.18%) Internet
7 14 (3.63%) WAN
8 12 (3.11%) FTP
9 10 (2.59%) LAN
9 10 (2.59%) LDAP
9 10 (2.59%) SAN
10 8 (2.07%) VPN
11 7 (1.81%) Network Security
11 7 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.55%) Wireless
13 4 (1.04%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.04%) VoIP
14 3 (0.78%) IPsec
14 3 (0.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.18%) MySQL
2 34 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 33 (8.55%) SQL Server
4 32 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.96%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.44%) MongoDB
7 16 (4.15%) Big Data
7 16 (4.15%) DB2
7 16 (4.15%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.81%) HBase
8 7 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.78%) DataStage
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (15.54%) Jenkins
2 47 (12.18%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.48%) Subversion
4 16 (4.15%) Ant
5 9 (2.33%) AccuRev
5 9 (2.33%) JIRA
6 8 (2.07%) PVCS
6 8 (2.07%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.55%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.30%) Hudson
8 5 (1.30%) JUnit
8 5 (1.30%) LabVIEW
8 5 (1.30%) Mockito
9 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.04%) Selenium
9 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.78%) Log4j
10 3 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 31 (8.03%) Finance
2 17 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.55%) Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Automotive
6 4 (1.04%) Electronics
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Avionics
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (19.95%) Developer
2 46 (11.92%) Analyst
3 42 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (10.62%) Architect
5 30 (7.77%) Software Engineer
6 27 (6.99%) Consultant
7 22 (5.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 21 (5.44%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (3.89%) Administrator
9 15 (3.89%) Unix Consultant
10 12 (3.11%) Embedded Engineer
10 12 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.11%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (2.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (2.85%) Python Developer
11 11 (2.85%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (2.59%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (2.59%) Security Analyst
12 10 (2.59%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.14%) Web Services
2 40 (10.36%) J2EE
3 33 (8.55%) REST
4 30 (7.77%) Middleware
5 29 (7.51%) HTML
6 26 (6.74%) JSON
6 26 (6.74%) LAMP
7 24 (6.22%) XML
8 22 (5.70%) .NET
9 21 (5.44%) Node.js
10 20 (5.18%) JSP
11 18 (4.66%) CSS
12 15 (3.89%) SOAP
12 15 (3.89%) XHTML
13 12 (3.11%) JMS
13 12 (3.11%) Kafka
13 12 (3.11%) Servlets
14 11 (2.85%) LAPP Stack
14 11 (2.85%) XSLT
15 10 (2.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.11%) EFT
5 9 (2.33%) Clustering
6 7 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.30%) User Experience
8 5 (1.30%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.04%) iPad
10 3 (0.78%) Biology
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.78%) PKI
10 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.78%) Statistics
10 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 124 (32.12%) Windows
2 115 (29.79%) Unix
3 66 (17.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (6.74%) AIX
5 23 (5.96%) Solaris
5 23 (5.96%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.15%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.89%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.85%) Mac OS X
10 9 (2.33%) CentOS
11 7 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (1.81%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.55%) VME
13 5 (1.30%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.78%) Fedora
14 3 (0.78%) HPUX
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.17%) DevOps
3 67 (17.36%) Software Engineering
4 56 (14.51%) E-Commerce
5 45 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
7 42 (10.88%) Configuration Management
8 37 (9.59%) Open Source
9 34 (8.81%) OO
10 33 (8.55%) Scrum
11 27 (6.99%) High Availability
12 26 (6.74%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.48%) TDD
14 23 (5.96%) ITIL
15 20 (5.18%) Load Balancing
15 20 (5.18%) SOA
16 18 (4.66%) Change Management
16 18 (4.66%) MVC
17 17 (4.40%) Enterprise Architecture
18 15 (3.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.65%) Java
2 96 (24.87%) SQL
3 89 (23.06%) Python
4 60 (15.54%) Perl
5 43 (11.14%) C
6 40 (10.36%) JavaScript
7 36 (9.33%) C#
8 35 (9.07%) Shell Script
9 33 (8.55%) PHP
10 31 (8.03%) Bash Shell
10 31 (8.03%) C++
11 29 (7.51%) Ruby
12 14 (3.63%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.63%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.33%) Embedded C
14 8 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.30%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.04%) Go
16 4 (1.04%) R
16 4 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.22%) Degree
2 24 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.04%) MCSA
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.78%) CCNA
5 3 (0.78%) RHCE
6 2 (0.52%) CCNP
6 2 (0.52%) MOS
6 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.26%) CCIE
7 1 (0.26%) CCIP
7 1 (0.26%) CCSP
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.63%) QA
2 8 (2.07%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) MISRA
5 2 (0.52%) SDET
6 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 45 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (10.88%) Docker
3 33 (8.55%) Active Directory
4 20 (5.18%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.85%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.85%) vSphere
6 10 (2.59%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.30%) Firmware
7 5 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.78%) HDFS
8 3 (0.78%) iptables
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.78%) Varnish
8 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.52%) KVM
9 2 (0.52%) LXC
9 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 63 (16.32%) Puppet
2 45 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.74%) Ansible
4 13 (3.37%) Nagios
5 6 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.04%) DameWare
6 4 (1.04%) SCCM
7 3 (0.78%) Graphite
7 3 (0.78%) Kibana
7 3 (0.78%) logstash
7 3 (0.78%) OpenView
7 3 (0.78%) Terraform
8 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.52%) Salt
9 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.26%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (19.17%) Oracle
2 58 (15.03%) VMware
3 45 (11.66%) Red Hat
4 34 (8.81%) Microsoft
5 30 (7.77%) IBM
6 20 (5.18%) Cisco
7 10 (2.59%) Cloudera
8 9 (2.33%) Citrix
8 9 (2.33%) HP
9 8 (2.07%) hybris
9 8 (2.07%) Zend
10 7 (1.81%) NetApp
10 7 (1.81%) WSO2
11 6 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.55%) QAD
12 5 (1.30%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.30%) Progress
12 5 (1.30%) SAP
12 5 (1.30%) Sun
13 4 (1.04%) Interwoven
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