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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.52% 4.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.08% 16.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
53 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.45% 27.22% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 8
Average daily rate £300 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £105 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 May 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 May 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 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) Clustering
3 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 7 (20.59%) C++
5 7 (20.59%) MySQL
5 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.59%) Apache
5 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Spring
5 7 (20.59%) Maven
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Subversion
6 6 (17.65%) Solaris
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) J2EE
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) HTML
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 4 (11.76%) VoIP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) BaseX
4 2 (5.88%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Maven
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.59%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Informatica Developer
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) jQuery
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) Java EE
4 5 (14.71%) Spring MVC
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 4 (11.76%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) XSLT
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP
7 2 (5.88%) Servlets
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) JPA
8 1 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Solaris
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) SUSE
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 7 (20.59%) Scrum
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) MSF
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
1 9 (26.47%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) VC++
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) XQuery
5 3 (8.82%) XPath
6 2 (5.88%) PHP5
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) JPQL
7 1 (2.94%) HQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Sun Certification
1 4 (11.76%) SCSA
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas File System
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco
1 5 (14.71%) IBM
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas
1 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Sun
2 4 (11.76%) Avaya
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
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