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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.43% 3.50% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.19% 18.87% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
62 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.69% 18.53% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 15
Average daily rate £225 £236 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -32.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £135 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £15.40 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 14 £406 +1.56% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 15 (33.33%) Information Management
2 15 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 14 (31.11%) User Stories
4 13 (28.89%) SCOM
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 8 (17.78%) Java
8 8 (17.78%) Python
8 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
9 7 (15.56%) Confluence
9 7 (15.56%) JIRA
9 7 (15.56%) Atlassian
9 7 (15.56%) MySQL
9 7 (15.56%) UNIX
9 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 4 (8.89%) HTML
12 4 (8.89%) CSS
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
12 4 (8.89%) Robot Framework
13 3 (6.67%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (15.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) VPN
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) MPLS
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) IPv4
2 2 (4.44%) IPv6
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Robot Framework
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) TestLink
4 1 (2.22%) Appium
4 1 (2.22%) Calabash
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Platform Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Network Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Integrator
8 2 (4.44%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 3 (6.67%) REST
2 3 (6.67%) jQuery
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) SOAP
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) WSDL
3 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.44%) J2EE
3 2 (4.44%) Java EE
3 2 (4.44%) Spring
3 2 (4.44%) Apache CXF
3 2 (4.44%) JPA
3 2 (4.44%) OSGi
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 15 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Information Management
2 14 (31.11%) User Stories
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Information Security
10 2 (4.44%) SOA
10 2 (4.44%) UML
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.22%) Coaching
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) R
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSD
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) iptables
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.22%) Iperf
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
3 2 (4.44%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.22%) Agilent
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) BT
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee
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