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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.76% 7.22% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 16.67% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
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£363 £465 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +37.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
Linux
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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
52 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 25.49% 43.30% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 15
Average daily rate £365 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -68.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 25 (64.10%) Migration
2 21 (53.85%) UNIX
3 20 (51.28%) Oracle
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
6 16 (41.03%) Web Development
6 16 (41.03%) IIS
6 16 (41.03%) Apache
6 16 (41.03%) Tomcat
7 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
9 11 (28.21%) FlexPod
9 11 (28.21%) Data Migration
10 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (23.08%) Client/Server
11 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.95%) Ethernet
12 7 (17.95%) Firewall
12 7 (17.95%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) MySQL
14 5 (12.82%) ITIL
14 5 (12.82%) VPN
14 5 (12.82%) Cisco
14 5 (12.82%) FTP
14 5 (12.82%) WAN
14 5 (12.82%) SMTP
14 5 (12.82%) DHCP
14 5 (12.82%) LAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (41.03%) IIS
1 16 (41.03%) Apache
1 16 (41.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) Ethernet
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 5 (12.82%) FTP
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) SMTP
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) IPsec
4 5 (12.82%) Wireshark
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.82%) tcpdump
4 5 (12.82%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (10.26%) Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (7.69%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (5.13%) Hudson
1 2 (5.13%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Avionics
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) DBA
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Database Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) FlexPod
2 9 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.26%) Replication
5 3 (7.69%) Clustering
6 2 (5.13%) iSeries
7 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.56%) AS400
7 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Migration
2 16 (41.03%) Web Development
3 11 (28.21%) Data Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Transformation
8 1 (2.56%) Database Security
8 1 (2.56%) UML
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security
8 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C
2 2 (5.13%) PHP
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) ANSI C
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) CCENT
3 5 (12.82%) CCSE
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cacti
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) Juniper
3 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.82%) Aruba
4 3 (7.69%) Qualys
4 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.56%) Altera
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