The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.22% 7.65% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.06% 27.66% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 2
Median daily rate £490 £325 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.76% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £140 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £633 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
62 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.83% 27.65% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 34
Median daily rate £360 £188 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £65.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.23% +237.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +8 19 £490 +145.00% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 32 (50.79%) Puppet
1 32 (50.79%) DevOps
2 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
3 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 26 (41.27%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (38.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (36.51%) Middleware
7 20 (31.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 18 (28.57%) Windows
9 16 (25.40%) Configuration Management
9 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
10 12 (19.05%) HTML
11 11 (17.46%) SAN
11 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (17.46%) Build Automation
12 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
12 10 (15.87%) VMware
12 10 (15.87%) Jython
12 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (15.87%) Firewall
13 9 (14.29%) MVC
13 9 (14.29%) Unix
13 9 (14.29%) Java
14 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
14 8 (12.70%) C#
14 8 (12.70%) Solaris
14 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (6.35%) IIS
1 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) iPlanet
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (41.27%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (38.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (31.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) SAN
2 10 (15.87%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
3 6 (9.52%) VLAN
3 6 (9.52%) VPN
4 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.17%) DNS
7 1 (1.59%) HTTP
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
7 1 (1.59%) SSL
7 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
2 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.17%) GCC
4 2 (3.17%) Grunt
4 2 (3.17%) gulp
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Build Forge
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) AWS DevOps
2 19 (30.16%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
4 11 (17.46%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) Middleware
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) HTML5
4 6 (9.52%) JSP
4 6 (9.52%) Web Services
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) RESTful
6 3 (4.76%) CSS
7 2 (3.17%) Express
7 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 2 (3.17%) JSON
7 2 (3.17%) Node.js
7 2 (3.17%) Qt
7 2 (3.17%) REST
7 2 (3.17%) WebSockets
7 2 (3.17%) Yocto
8 1 (1.59%) Ajax
8 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) Unix
4 8 (12.70%) Solaris
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) AIX
6 4 (6.35%) CentOS
6 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) DevOps
2 16 (25.40%) Configuration Management
3 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Build Automation
4 9 (14.29%) MVC
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) SOLID
9 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
1 10 (15.87%) Jython
2 9 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Firmware
2 4 (6.35%) vSphere
3 3 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 32 (50.79%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
3 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.87%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) F5
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 6 (9.52%) Sun
5 4 (6.35%) Dell
5 4 (6.35%) Veeam
6 2 (3.17%) BEA