The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.49% 11.21% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.94% 27.66% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £351 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 47.97% 40.52% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 24
Average daily rate £363 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Crawley region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Crawley region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (80.77%) UNIX
2 19 (73.08%) Apache
2 19 (73.08%) Tomcat
2 19 (73.08%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) IIS
3 13 (50.00%) Migration
4 12 (46.15%) Web Development
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) FlexPod
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
8 7 (26.92%) Internet
9 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
9 6 (23.08%) Intranet
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) Perl
10 5 (19.23%) J2EE
10 5 (19.23%) F5
11 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 3 (11.54%) Windows
13 2 (7.69%) Puppet
13 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (7.69%) Finance
13 2 (7.69%) iSeries
13 2 (7.69%) SLA
13 2 (7.69%) Ansible

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 19 (73.08%) Apache
1 19 (73.08%) Tomcat
2 13 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
1 5 (19.23%) Web Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Database Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) FlexPod
2 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) iSeries
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) AS400
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Migration
2 12 (46.15%) Web Development
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Database Security
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) AWK
3 1 (3.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) VMware