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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.51% 10.00% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.58% 37.93% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £416 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -9.72%
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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
31 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.41% 26.36% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 16
Average daily rate £340 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £140 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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 10 (76.92%) Apache
1 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Intranet
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) F5
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) hybris
7 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Solaris
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) XHTML
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) JSP
7 3 (23.08%) Eclipse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (76.92%) Apache
1 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Web Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Web Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) XHTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) JSP
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) sed
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) hybris
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM