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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 8.47% 5.38% 10.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 21.21% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Average daily rate £300 £313 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -24.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
Linux
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
75 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 42.37% 25.38% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 17 13
Average daily rate £350 £333 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -44.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
5 15 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (31.11%) ITIL
7 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 11 (24.44%) Unix
8 11 (24.44%) DNS
8 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.22%) Hyperion
9 10 (22.22%) EDI
9 10 (22.22%) ERP
9 10 (22.22%) Baan
9 10 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (20.00%) Concur
10 9 (20.00%) Tripwire
11 8 (17.78%) Apache
11 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
11 8 (17.78%) J2EE
12 6 (13.33%) Service Management
12 6 (13.33%) Middleware
12 6 (13.33%) VMware
12 6 (13.33%) Migration
12 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.33%) Perl
12 6 (13.33%) LDAP
12 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
12 6 (13.33%) F5
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
2 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
3 5 (11.11%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (8.89%) FTP
4 4 (8.89%) HSRP
4 4 (8.89%) IPsec
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) SMTP
4 4 (8.89%) SNMP
4 4 (8.89%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
4 4 (8.89%) VLAN
4 4 (8.89%) VoIP
4 4 (8.89%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Hudson
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) VectorCAST
2 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Avionics
2 2 (4.44%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Applications Support
2 9 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 9 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 9 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Linux Support
4 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) DBA
5 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Web Applications Support
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) EDI
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
3 6 (13.33%) Middleware
4 3 (6.67%) WebCenter
5 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.22%) HTML
6 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) AS400
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Unix
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) ERP
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Process Management
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design
6 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.22%) Logistics
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CCENT
1 4 (8.89%) CCNA
1 4 (8.89%) CCSE
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CCNP
2 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.22%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) UAG
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Cacti
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Baan
2 10 (22.22%) Hyperion
3 9 (20.00%) Concur
3 9 (20.00%) Tripwire
4 6 (13.33%) F5
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Altera
7 2 (4.44%) Aruba
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.44%) Qualys
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) SAP
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) Brocade
8 1 (2.22%) Infor