The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.94% 8.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 30.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Linux
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 53 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.65% 28.49% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 11
Average daily rate £325 £110 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -70.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £100 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Maven
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) MySQL
5 6 (20.69%) Clustering
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 4 (13.79%) Avaya
7 4 (13.79%) SAN
7 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) VC++
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
1 7 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
2 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) JPA
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) XSLT
5 1 (3.45%) Lucene
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) SUSE
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
1 7 (24.14%) Scrum
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
1 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) MSF
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Server Hardening
4 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.45%) System Testing
4 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) VC++
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) PHP5
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) JPQL
8 1 (3.45%) HQL
8 1 (3.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.45%) XQuery
8 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Veritas File System
1 2 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Avaya
3 2 (6.90%) Sun
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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