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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.87% 14.94% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 63.89% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Median daily rate £375 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.54%
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
34 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.10% 23.38% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 27
Median daily rate £375 £416 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +95.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £9.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 11 (52.38%) Big Data
2 9 (42.86%) Cloudera
3 8 (38.10%) Kafka
3 8 (38.10%) Unix
3 8 (38.10%) JSON
3 8 (38.10%) Puppet
4 7 (33.33%) C
4 7 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (19.05%) HBase
7 4 (19.05%) vCloud
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) Apache
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) RHCE
7 4 (19.05%) OpenStack

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 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) BGP
1 2 (9.52%) Multicast
1 2 (9.52%) OSPF
1 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) JSON
1 8 (38.10%) Kafka
2 4 (19.05%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (19.05%) ETL
1 4 (19.05%) OO
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
1 4 (19.05%) SFIA
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 3 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) KVM
1 4 (19.05%) LXC
1 4 (19.05%) vCloud
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cloudera
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) FireEye
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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