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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.17% 1.64% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 12.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 21.43% 13.66% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 16
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -7.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
West Sussex

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 18 April 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (40.00%) LynxOS
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) DICOM
4 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) OOD
4 6 (40.00%) POSIX
4 6 (40.00%) EMC
4 6 (40.00%) Intel
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) MS Project

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) POSIX
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) LynxOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) OOD
1 6 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) DICOM
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) EMC
2 6 (40.00%) Intel
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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