The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.29% 6.04% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.73% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 0
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£413 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.57% 24.16% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 10
Average daily rate £375 £219 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Ipswich +11 18 £406 +4.83% 7
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
3 15 (40.54%) Information Management
3 15 (40.54%) Client/Server
4 14 (37.84%) User Stories
5 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (24.32%) Cyber Security
7 8 (21.62%) Python
7 8 (21.62%) MySQL
8 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (18.92%) UNIX
8 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
8 7 (18.92%) JIRA
8 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Confluence
8 7 (18.92%) Big Data
9 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 5 (13.51%) Java
10 5 (13.51%) SCOM
10 5 (13.51%) Server Hardening
11 4 (10.81%) Robot Framework
11 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
11 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (18.92%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) IPv4
1 2 (5.41%) IPv6
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 7 (18.92%) Big Data
4 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
5 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Robot Framework
3 2 (5.41%) TestLink
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Calabash
4 1 (2.70%) Appium
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Platform Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Integrator
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) CSS3
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.70%) Qt
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
2 15 (40.54%) Client/Server
3 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Information Management
2 14 (37.84%) User Stories
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Cyber Security
5 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Server Hardening
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) SOA
9 2 (5.41%) Information Security
10 1 (2.70%) Change Management
10 1 (2.70%) MVC
10 1 (2.70%) UML
10 1 (2.70%) OOP
10 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) PHP5
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSD
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.70%) Iperf
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Agilent
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) BT
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