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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.42% 4.92% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 22.41% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.45%
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
18 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.63% 21.97% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 22
Median daily rate £400 £330 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +60.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £140 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 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 25 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 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
3 7 (38.89%) Ansible
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) nginx
5 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
8 2 (11.11%) CentOS
8 2 (11.11%) Open Source
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) Debian
9 1 (5.56%) Bareos
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) TDD
9 1 (5.56%) Finance

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 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Laravel
3 1 (5.56%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 5 (27.78%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Bareos
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Dot Hill
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Nexenta
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Zend