Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +25
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 11.56% 15.43% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.70% 43.90% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 32
Norfolk median daily rate £375 £468 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.79% +33.57% +37.25%
10th Percentile £288 £225 £132
90th Percentile £438 £531 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 12
Norfolk median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.30% -14.81%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% -

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 Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 67 123 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 19.36% 35.14% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 78 79
Norfolk median daily rate £300 £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +56.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £115 £149 £129
90th Percentile £443 £515 £491
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 21
Norfolk median hourly rate - £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.95% -10.64%
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Norfolk over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -5 24 £325 -33.67% 4
Great Yarmouth +4 10 £375 +50.00% 1
Linux
East of England

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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (47.50%) Unix
2 17 (42.50%) Hadoop
3 16 (40.00%) Cloudera
3 16 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
4 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (30.00%) HTML5
5 12 (30.00%) REST
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.00%) JSON
6 11 (27.50%) MySQL
6 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
6 11 (27.50%) Node.js
7 10 (25.00%) CRUD
7 10 (25.00%) Apache Hive
7 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.00%) RESTful
7 10 (25.00%) Middleware
8 9 (22.50%) R
8 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
8 9 (22.50%) Impala
8 9 (22.50%) Express
9 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (20.00%) WebSockets
9 8 (20.00%) High Availability
9 8 (20.00%) Puppet
9 8 (20.00%) Shell Script

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 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.00%) Route 53
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 5 (12.50%) MQTT
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Hadoop
2 11 (27.50%) MySQL
3 10 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 9 (22.50%) Impala
5 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.50%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.50%) CircleCI
5 4 (10.00%) Grunt
5 4 (10.00%) gulp
6 2 (5.00%) Codeception
6 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (5.00%) QUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Administrator
5 7 (17.50%) Cloud Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.50%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Architect
10 1 (2.50%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (2.50%) Database Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Programmer
10 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) HTML5
2 12 (30.00%) JSON
2 12 (30.00%) REST
3 11 (27.50%) Node.js
4 10 (25.00%) Middleware
4 10 (25.00%) RESTful
5 9 (22.50%) Express
6 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (20.00%) WebSockets
7 4 (10.00%) React
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (5.00%) LAMP
9 2 (5.00%) Sass
9 2 (5.00%) SOAP
9 2 (5.00%) Symfony
9 2 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Unix
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
3 10 (25.00%) CRUD
4 8 (20.00%) High Availability
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Wireframes
9 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.50%) ERD
9 1 (2.50%) MapReduce
9 1 (2.50%) Open Source
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) R
3 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.50%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) XPath
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) SQL
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) WAI
1 2 (5.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) Grafana
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Dynatrace