The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 21 18 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.53% 6.29% 17.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.26% 21.95% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 28
Median daily rate £300 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 41 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.57% 28.67% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 39
Median daily rate £288 £263 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £395 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Suffolk region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Suffolk region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Ipswich -7 9 - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (37.04%) SQL
1 10 (37.04%) Big Data
1 10 (37.04%) Cloudera
1 10 (37.04%) Kafka
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) Apache
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) HBase
4 7 (25.93%) Apache Spark
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
4 7 (25.93%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Puppet
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (11.11%) HDFS
8 3 (11.11%) Kibana
8 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (11.11%) Apache Flume
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) VBA
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
1 7 (25.93%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) DSL
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Big Data
2 7 (25.93%) HBase
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Kafka
2 7 (25.93%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ETL
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Flume
1 3 (11.11%) HDFS
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Kibana
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cloudera
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) NetApp
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Acronis
3 2 (7.41%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Intel
4 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto