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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.45% 9.24% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.83% 25.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £351 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £486 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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West 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 Crawley region.

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 38.93% 36.97% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 22
Average daily rate £375 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £120 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £376 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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 (65.63%) UNIX
2 20 (62.50%) Migration
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 18 (56.25%) Apache
4 18 (56.25%) Tomcat
5 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
6 16 (50.00%) Web Development
6 16 (50.00%) IIS
7 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
8 11 (34.38%) FlexPod
8 11 (34.38%) Data Migration
9 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
9 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (12.50%) Aruba
11 4 (12.50%) tcpdump
11 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
11 4 (12.50%) CCSE
11 4 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (12.50%) CCENT
11 4 (12.50%) VPN
11 4 (12.50%) DNS
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (56.25%) Apache
1 18 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 16 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) IPsec
2 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (12.50%) tcpdump
2 4 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) SMTP
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 4 (12.50%) FTP
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Database Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) FlexPod
2 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
3 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) iSeries
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Migration
2 16 (50.00%) Web Development
3 11 (34.38%) Data Migration
4 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CCENT
3 4 (12.50%) CCSE
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cacti
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Aruba
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Juniper
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Qualys
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) F5