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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.66% 6.14% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 21.21% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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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
70 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.28% 28.95% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 21
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 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £441 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 19 (90.48%) UNIX
2 18 (85.71%) Apache
2 18 (85.71%) Tomcat
3 17 (80.95%) Oracle
4 12 (57.14%) Migration
4 12 (57.14%) IIS
4 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Web Development
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) FlexPod
8 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (28.57%) Perl
9 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
9 6 (28.57%) Intranet
9 6 (28.57%) Internet
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 5 (23.81%) F5
10 5 (23.81%) J2EE
11 2 (9.52%) Puppet
11 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (9.52%) Ansible
11 2 (9.52%) DevOps
12 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
12 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
12 1 (4.76%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (85.71%) Apache
1 18 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 12 (57.14%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Intranet
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Web Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Applications Support
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Database Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) FlexPod
2 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 11 (52.38%) Web Development
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) AWK
3 1 (4.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) F5