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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.88% 8.22% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 36.73% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
24 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.71% 22.37% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 23
Median daily rate £400 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) Apache
3 7 (41.18%) Ubuntu
3 7 (41.18%) Ansible
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) nginx
5 5 (29.41%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) LAMP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) Puppet
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.76%) Debian
7 2 (11.76%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (11.76%) User Experience
7 2 (11.76%) Git (software)

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 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) CSS3
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.88%) Express
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Ubuntu
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Dot Hill
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Nexenta
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Zend