The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.79% 1.12% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.37% 5.36% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
27 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.92% 20.82% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 34
Median daily rate £375 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £372 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 August 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 12 (40.00%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (33.33%) Subversion
4 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 10 (33.33%) Selenium
4 10 (33.33%) JBoss
4 10 (33.33%) Apache
4 10 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (33.33%) Docker
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
4 10 (33.33%) Packer
5 7 (23.33%) PHP
5 7 (23.33%) Ubuntu
5 7 (23.33%) Ansible
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.67%) LAMP
7 5 (16.67%) Time Management
7 5 (16.67%) nginx
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (13.33%) Puppet
8 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (10.00%) HTML
9 3 (10.00%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 10 (33.33%) Apache
1 10 (33.33%) JBoss
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
7 3 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LAMP
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Laravel
4 1 (3.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Ubuntu
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Debian
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (3.33%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) PHP
4 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Packer
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Bareos
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Dot Hill
2 1 (3.33%) Nexenta
2 1 (3.33%) Zend