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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.85% 9.57% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 38.46% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £500 £416 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
46 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.69% 24.88% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 39
Median daily rate £300 £315 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -8 10 £500 +21.21% 3
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) C
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) RHCE
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
5 4 (23.53%) vCloud
5 4 (23.53%) KVM
5 4 (23.53%) Docker
5 4 (23.53%) LXC
5 4 (23.53%) SFIA
6 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (17.65%) FireEye
6 3 (17.65%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning

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 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) BGP
1 3 (17.65%) Multicast
1 3 (17.65%) OSPF
1 3 (17.65%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) SNMP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Switch Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) MPEG
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (23.53%) SFIA
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
2 3 (17.65%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) RHCE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) KVM
1 4 (23.53%) LXC
1 4 (23.53%) vCloud
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) FireEye
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds