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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.12% 5.88% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 26.09% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -9.72%
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
43 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.00% 22.55% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 4
Average daily rate £325 £275 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £440 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) PHP
2 20 (80.00%) HTML
2 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 16 (64.00%) OOP
4 14 (56.00%) LAMP
5 13 (52.00%) Apache
5 13 (52.00%) MySQL
6 10 (40.00%) Web Development
7 9 (36.00%) Ajax
7 9 (36.00%) jQuery
7 9 (36.00%) HTML5
7 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) XSLT
9 7 (28.00%) XPath
9 7 (28.00%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (28.00%) PHP5
10 4 (16.00%) SOAP
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
11 3 (12.00%) Marketing
11 3 (12.00%) User Experience
12 2 (8.00%) SaaS
12 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (8.00%) CRM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (28.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (24.00%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 3 (12.00%) UI Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) HTML
1 20 (80.00%) CSS
2 14 (56.00%) LAMP
3 9 (36.00%) Ajax
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
4 7 (28.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) XSLT
4 7 (28.00%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) SUSE
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) OOP
2 10 (40.00%) Web Development
3 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) PHP
2 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) XPath
4 7 (28.00%) PHP5
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) BT
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Teradata