The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Grinstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Grinstead 7.14% 11.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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 East Grinstead region.

Operating Systems Category
East Grinstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Grinstead 7.14% 41.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £450 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in East Grinstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the East Grinstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in East Grinstead

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in East Grinstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the East Grinstead region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in East Grinstead

Linux
Top 6 Related IT Skills in East Grinstead

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Grinstead 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Grinstead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Grinstead 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle