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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.93% 6.28% 10.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.90% 29.27% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 19
Median daily rate £338 £501 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £625 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
39 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.53% 21.47% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 33
Median daily rate £306 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -4 9 £423 -15.66%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 18 (58.06%) Cloudera
2 17 (54.84%) Kafka
2 17 (54.84%) Big Data
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) ETL
5 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) JSON
6 10 (32.26%) Java
6 10 (32.26%) OO
6 10 (32.26%) Apache
6 10 (32.26%) HBase
6 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
6 10 (32.26%) Open Source
7 8 (25.81%) Puppet
8 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) ELK Stack
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco
11 3 (9.68%) Windows
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle
11 3 (9.68%) VBA
11 3 (9.68%) NetApp
11 3 (9.68%) Data Management
11 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (9.68%) HDFS
11 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity

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 10 (32.26%) Apache
1 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) SNMP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Big Data
2 10 (32.26%) HBase
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Big Data Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Kafka
2 10 (32.26%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ETL
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) Open Source
4 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Flume
1 3 (9.68%) HDFS
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cloudera
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) NetApp
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Intel
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto