The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 June 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 20.23% 12.22% 10.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 36.49% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 10
Median daily rate £519 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.96% +24.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £83.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 74 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 31.79% 33.48% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 54
Median daily rate £168 £210 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.23% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £133 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Norwich +9 34 £519 -2.12% 7
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (81.58%) Unix
1 31 (81.58%) Hadoop
2 30 (78.95%) Kerberos
2 30 (78.95%) Cloudera
3 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (50.00%) Apache Hive
5 18 (47.37%) Impala
5 18 (47.37%) Apache Spark
5 18 (47.37%) R
6 13 (34.21%) High Availability
6 13 (34.21%) Java
7 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
9 4 (10.53%) Puppet
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.53%) DevOps
10 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) Windows
10 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
10 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
10 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Open Source
11 2 (5.26%) JBoss
11 2 (5.26%) Python

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 18 (47.37%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WildFly
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.26%) Route 53
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) Kerberos
2 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Extranet
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) Hadoop
2 19 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 18 (47.37%) Impala
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.63%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) Administrator
4 12 (31.58%) Cloud Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Database Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Unix
2 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) High Availability
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) ERD
4 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) MapReduce
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) OO
4 1 (2.63%) OOD
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) R
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Grafana
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Cloudera
2 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.63%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk