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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.02% 5.02% 7.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.57% 28.89% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £195 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £520 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
35 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.51% 17.37% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 42
Median daily rate £363 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £21.88 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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
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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Ipswich +3 16 £400 -5.88% 5
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (57.14%) Big Data
2 14 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 13 (46.43%) Kafka
4 11 (39.29%) Puppet
5 10 (35.71%) JSON
6 9 (32.14%) Unix
7 8 (28.57%) ETL
8 7 (25.00%) Python
8 7 (25.00%) C
8 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
9 6 (21.43%) Open Source
9 6 (21.43%) HBase
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) Apache
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
10 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
11 4 (14.29%) SFIA
11 4 (14.29%) LXC
11 4 (14.29%) KVM
11 4 (14.29%) Docker
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

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 6 (21.43%) Apache
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) BGP
1 3 (10.71%) Multicast
1 3 (10.71%) OSPF
1 3 (10.71%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Big Data
2 6 (21.43%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Kafka
2 10 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) MPEG
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ETL
2 6 (21.43%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) SFIA
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
4 3 (10.71%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) RHCE
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.29%) KVM
1 4 (14.29%) LXC
1 4 (14.29%) vCloud
1 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Flume
3 2 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) FireEye
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds