Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.20% 12.27% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 58.97% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 40
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -33.33% +39.29%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £225
90th Percentile £439 £443 £545
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £383
% change year-on-year +2.86% +14.38% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Norfolk median hourly rate £52.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £51.25 - £11.05
90th Percentile £53.75 - £14.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +31.25% -14.67%

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 66 78 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 24.18% 20.80% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 83
Norfolk median daily rate £212 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +10.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £132 £110 £137
90th Percentile £448 £450 £524
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Norfolk median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £11.90
90th Percentile £18.50 - £24.70
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -10.81%

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 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 19 October 2018. 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 -18 6 £425 +30.77% 6
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) NFC

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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk