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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 21 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.46% 5.75% 19.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.93% 29.41% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 18
Median daily rate - £550 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.96%

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
27 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.20% 19.54% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 23
Median daily rate £255 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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
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 19 February 2017, 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 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
1 5 (29.41%) HBase
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
1 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
1 5 (29.41%) Kafka
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) HDFS
4 2 (11.76%) Kibana
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server

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 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) CloudStack
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) DSL
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
1 5 (29.41%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
1 5 (29.41%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
2 2 (11.76%) HDFS
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) collectd
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Acronis
3 2 (11.76%) BT
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus