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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.80% 2.55% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.78% 10.87% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
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£298 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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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
45 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 18.00% 23.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 7
Average daily rate £325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.18% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) PHP
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) XSLT
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) XPath
5 9 (32.14%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) OOP
5 9 (32.14%) Apache
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) Clustering
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (25.00%) PHP5
7 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (21.43%) LAMP
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) MVC
8 6 (21.43%) J2EE
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) Subversion
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) Veritas File System
9 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.86%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (32.14%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) LDAP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MarkLogic
2 2 (7.14%) BaseX
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Web Developer
3 8 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Junior
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) XSLT
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) Spring
4 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 6 (21.43%) LAMP
5 6 (21.43%) J2EE
6 5 (17.86%) Java EE
6 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 2 (7.14%) HTML5
8 2 (7.14%) Servlets
8 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 1 (3.57%) SOAP
9 1 (3.57%) Lucene
9 1 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (3.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) SUSE
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) OOP
2 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) MSF
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) PHP
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) XPath
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) PHP5
6 3 (10.71%) XQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) JPQL
7 1 (3.57%) HQL
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 4 (14.29%) SCSA
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas File System
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Teradata