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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.22% 5.33% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 19.57% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £248 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
28 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.87% 27.22% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £225 £225 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +64.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 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 3 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%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (26.67%) Big Data
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Information Management
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
7 2 (13.33%) vCloud
7 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Puppet

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 2 (13.33%) 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 2 (13.33%) 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%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) Impala
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) 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 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Platform Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps 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%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) D3.js
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) JPA
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Struts
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (13.33%) SFIA
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) RHCE
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
1 2 (13.33%) LXC
1 2 (13.33%) vCloud
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Check_MK
2 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) FireEye
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
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