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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 7.52% 12.20% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 39.06% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £575 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £191 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
36 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.07% 31.22% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 23
Median daily rate £325 £225 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £413 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 16
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -4 7 £575 +93.27% 2
Great Yarmouth - 1 £325 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 21 (44.68%) Windows
1 21 (44.68%) Puppet
1 21 (44.68%) DevOps
2 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
3 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
4 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (29.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
7 12 (25.53%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) SAN
8 11 (23.40%) Middleware
8 11 (23.40%) MVC
9 10 (21.28%) Scrum
9 10 (21.28%) VMware
9 10 (21.28%) C#
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
10 9 (19.15%) Web Development
10 9 (19.15%) Java
10 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) Solaris
11 8 (17.02%) Unix
11 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
11 8 (17.02%) HTML5
11 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.02%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) iPlanet
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (29.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (17.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) BIG-IP
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) iSCSI
3 4 (8.51%) VLAN
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) gulp
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Consultant
2 10 (21.28%) DevOps Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (17.02%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) AWS Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) Middleware
3 8 (17.02%) HTML5
4 7 (14.89%) JSP
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
6 3 (6.38%) J2EE
7 2 (4.26%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
7 2 (4.26%) Velocity
8 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.13%) EDI
8 1 (2.13%) Express
8 1 (2.13%) JSON
8 1 (2.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.13%) Node.js
8 1 (2.13%) React
8 1 (2.13%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) RESTful
8 1 (2.13%) WebSockets
8 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Solaris
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) CentOS
5 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) DevOps
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) MVC
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.15%) Web Development
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 6 (12.77%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
9 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
10 4 (8.51%) Change Management
10 4 (8.51%) SOLID
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
1 10 (21.28%) C#
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Jython
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Docker
3 4 (8.51%) Firmware
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) WSUS
3 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) HP
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 6 (12.77%) F5
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Sun
5 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 4 (8.51%) Veeam
6 2 (4.26%) BEA