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 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 / Suffolk
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.13% 3.83% 8.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 21.28% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £400 £500 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £208 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 47 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 6.61% 18.01% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 36 36
Median daily rate £350 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 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
Ipswich +3 5 £400 -20.00% 1
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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) BT
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Acronis
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) CloudStack
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DSL
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
1 1 (8.33%) Impala
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) BPEL
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) collectd
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Acronis
2 2 (16.67%) BT
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) ReadSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Zend