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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.90% 4.09% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.38% 14.86% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £179 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £83.25 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+338.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
58 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 31.18% 27.51% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 18
Average daily rate £200 £240 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £129 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £335 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £115.00 £20.38 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+464.41% +10.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £16.75 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £25.98 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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 +19 14 £450 +94.59% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) PHP
2 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (28.57%) Firewall
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.14%) Apple
6 6 (17.14%) UNIX
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
6 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) Symfony
6 6 (17.14%) Drupal
6 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) Replication
7 5 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Subversion
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.14%) Drupal
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (11.43%) IPv4
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.57%) LDAP
6 2 (5.71%) PBX
6 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) 4G
7 1 (2.86%) WAN
7 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Build Forge
5 1 (2.86%) gulp
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) IT Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Mainframe Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) Symfony
3 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.29%) jQuery
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE
7 2 (5.71%) LAMP
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) HTML5
8 1 (2.86%) CSS3
8 1 (2.86%) Laravel
8 1 (2.86%) LESS
8 1 (2.86%) JSON
8 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) AIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Android
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) zOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) VMS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (11.43%) OOD
2 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) OOP
4 2 (5.71%) SIEM
4 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.86%) Server Building
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
1 12 (34.29%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) PHP5
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CISSP
1 2 (5.71%) CISA
1 2 (5.71%) CISM
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Nessus
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Apple
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Veeam
4 4 (11.43%) Qualys
5 3 (8.57%) Imperva
6 2 (5.71%) Rapid7
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Zend
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Perforce
7 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.86%) ProCurve