The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norfolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 35 24
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.50% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.44% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £151
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 39.63% 20.40% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 22
Average daily rate £250 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £100 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £255 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.20 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £28.00 £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - - - - 3
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat