The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.75% 3.14% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.28% 17.65% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£250 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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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
47 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.01% 17.80% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 5
Average daily rate £225 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £138 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £19.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) UNIX
3 11 (26.83%) Client/Server
3 11 (26.83%) SCOM
4 10 (24.39%) Information Management
5 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
5 9 (21.95%) User Stories
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) Python
8 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
9 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.20%) VPN
9 5 (12.20%) JSON
9 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
10 4 (9.76%) JIRA
10 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.76%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.20%) VPN
2 4 (9.76%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.44%) TestLink
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Integrator
7 2 (4.88%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) JPA
4 2 (4.88%) Apache CXF
4 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) MFC
4 2 (4.88%) WSDL
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.88%) OSGi
4 2 (4.88%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Client/Server
2 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Information Management
2 9 (21.95%) User Stories
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
6 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) OOD
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) SIEM
8 1 (2.44%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) R
6 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSD
6 1 (2.44%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) iptables
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) SCOM
2 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
4 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
5 1 (2.44%) Iperf
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Agilent
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