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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 37 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.11% 5.73% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 20.55% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £344 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £466 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
56 73 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.74% 27.86% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 9
Average daily rate £325 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £100 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.73 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.78% -46.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 11 (55.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (20.00%) VC++
6 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.00%) LAMP
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.00%) Maven
6 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Puppet
7 2 (10.00%) Ansible
7 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (10.00%) PHP5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Scrum
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.00%) System Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VC++
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
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