The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.79% 1.11% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.07% 4.88% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£310 £326 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -3.33%
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 £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 29.79% 22.78% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 9
Average daily rate £168 £245 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.63% -40.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 17
Average hourly rate £16.61 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.37 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Norfolk region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Norfolk region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +11 3 £338 +3.44% 3
Diss - - - -
Great Yarmouth - - - -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) MCITP
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Firebug
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Django
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Django
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) WebKit
1 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ADO
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) Debian
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas
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