Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.51% 6.68% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 40.26% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 21
Suffolk median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £224 £200
90th Percentile £528 £450 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.79% 16.59% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 47
Suffolk median daily rate £313 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £130 £198 £191
90th Percentile £551 £538 £527
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
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 Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Suffolk

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux 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 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
Ipswich -15 6 £450 +10.77% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £400 -
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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Python

Linux
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
1 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Mocha
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (12.50%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) Express
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Jest
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Redux
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk