The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Crawley region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.73% 3.59% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 18.18% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£351 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 38.05% 19.76% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 11
Average daily rate £225 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.71% +14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Linux
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) MCP
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Qualys
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Nessus
7 4 (26.67%) CEH
7 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
7 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) CISSP
7 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) McAfee
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (26.67%) MS Visio

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CEH
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Qualys
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat