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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.05% 5.62% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 27.03% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 10
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£400 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
36 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.65% 20.79% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 27
Average daily rate £220 £213 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
3 8 (53.33%) MCP
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
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
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
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%) McAfee
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) C
7 4 (26.67%) Nessus
7 4 (26.67%) CEH
7 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Qualys
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
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%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
2 4 (26.67%) Qualys
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) HP