The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.52% 8.48% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 27.45% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £375 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Linux
Suffolk

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

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.20% 30.91% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 20
Median daily rate £300 £225 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +81.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (53.33%) Unix
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (26.67%) vCloud
5 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (26.67%) Puppet
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) KVM
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) LXC
5 4 (26.67%) SFIA
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) RHCE
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) Multicast
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) Impala
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) D3.js
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JPA
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (26.67%) SFIA
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) KVM
1 4 (26.67%) LXC
1 4 (26.67%) vCloud
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Check_MK
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) FireEye
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds