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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.32% 7.97% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.17% 44.00% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £323 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £530 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
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
29 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.71% 18.12% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 26
Median daily rate £350 £413 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +94.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.88 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.38 £13.45 £13.00
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 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 August 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 August 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 15 (57.69%) Big Data
2 13 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 12 (46.15%) Kafka
4 10 (38.46%) Puppet
4 10 (38.46%) JSON
5 8 (30.77%) Unix
5 8 (30.77%) ETL
6 7 (26.92%) Python
6 7 (26.92%) C
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) OO
7 6 (23.08%) Apache
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) HBase
7 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 4 (15.38%) RHCE
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (15.38%) vCloud
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (23.08%) Apache
1 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) BGP
1 2 (7.69%) Multicast
1 2 (7.69%) OSPF
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Big Data
2 6 (23.08%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Kafka
2 10 (38.46%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) MPEG
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ETL
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) SFIA
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
4 3 (11.54%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) RHCE
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 4 (15.38%) KVM
1 4 (15.38%) LXC
1 4 (15.38%) vCloud
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Flume
3 2 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) FireEye
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds