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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 31 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.99% 2.17% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.89% 7.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 2
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£413 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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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
45 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.91% 30.43% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 7
Average daily rate £400 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) Client/Server
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle
4 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
5 12 (29.27%) Information Management
6 11 (26.83%) SCOM
6 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
7 10 (24.39%) User Stories
8 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
9 8 (19.51%) C++
10 7 (17.07%) Java
10 7 (17.07%) MFC
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) OO
10 7 (17.07%) OOD
10 7 (17.07%) Visualisation
11 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (14.63%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) SQL
12 5 (12.20%) Firewall
12 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.20%) JSON
12 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (9.76%) Release Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Platform Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) MFC
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 2 (4.88%) Apache CXF
4 2 (4.88%) JPA
4 2 (4.88%) OSGi
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) WSDL
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Client/Server
2 7 (17.07%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Information Management
2 10 (24.39%) User Stories
3 7 (17.07%) OO
3 7 (17.07%) OOD
4 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Release Management
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Coaching
8 1 (2.44%) Metadata Management
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
2 8 (19.51%) C++
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) Python
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) HND
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) OpenAM
4 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.88%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) NetApp
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee
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