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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.28% 2.42% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.95% 7.41% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £320 £519 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.31% +107.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
61 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.35% 32.73% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 21
Average daily rate £320 £180 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £134 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £545 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 23
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 10 £325 -37.34%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (62.16%) Unix
2 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) Solaris
4 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
4 18 (48.65%) ITIL
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) ITIL V3
6 14 (37.84%) High Availability
7 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) HP
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) HPUX
12 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
12 4 (10.81%) OO
12 4 (10.81%) AIX
12 4 (10.81%) Android
13 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
13 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (8.11%) C
13 3 (8.11%) C++
13 3 (8.11%) HTML
13 3 (8.11%) SQL
13 3 (8.11%) IBM Domino
13 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
13 3 (8.11%) LAMP
13 3 (8.11%) Device Driver
13 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (5.41%) Mainframe

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.11%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Build Forge
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Unix Support
2 12 (32.43%) Linux Support
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Unix Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Device Driver
1 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Unix
2 19 (51.35%) Solaris
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
4 6 (16.22%) HPUX
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
5 4 (10.81%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL V3
3 14 (37.84%) High Availability
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.41%) SIEM
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.70%) OOD
8 1 (2.70%) UML
8 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C
1 3 (8.11%) C++
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Zend
5 1 (2.70%) IBM