Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.43% 8.36% 9.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 48.08% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 18
Ipswich median daily rate £450 £406 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -12.16% +2.78%
10th Percentile £405 £223 £200
90th Percentile £535 £450 £600
Suffolk median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 11.34% 17.39% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 27
Ipswich median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £114 £198 £215
90th Percentile £559 £542 £570
Suffolk median daily rate £313 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -16.67% -3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Ipswich median hourly rate - £21.88 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +118.75% -16.67%
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Ipswich

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Ipswich

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Mocha
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (16.67%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) Express
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Jest
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) Redux
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ES6
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk