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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.36% 5.03% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.18% 23.81% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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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
44 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.05% 21.11% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Average daily rate £350 £288 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £110 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.68% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) PHP
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 10 (33.33%) UNIX
4 10 (33.33%) OOP
4 10 (33.33%) Apache
4 10 (33.33%) XPath
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) LAMP
6 8 (26.67%) Clustering
6 8 (26.67%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (23.33%) PHP5
7 7 (23.33%) Spring
7 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (20.00%) J2EE
8 6 (20.00%) Subversion
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) Veritas File System
9 5 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
9 5 (16.67%) Maven
9 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 5 (16.67%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) BaseX
2 2 (6.67%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Subversion
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (23.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (10.00%) UI Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
1 13 (43.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) XSLT
3 8 (26.67%) LAMP
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) CodeIgniter
4 7 (23.33%) Spring
4 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Java EE
7 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) Servlets
10 1 (3.33%) Lucene
10 1 (3.33%) REST
10 1 (3.33%) JPA
10 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) SUSE
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) MSF
4 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) PHP
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) XPath
4 7 (23.33%) PHP5
5 3 (10.00%) XQuery
6 1 (3.33%) JPQL
6 1 (3.33%) HQL
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Sun Certification
1 4 (13.33%) SCSA
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Veritas File System
1 5 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) IBM
1 5 (16.67%) Veritas
1 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) Sun
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) BT