The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 East Sussex 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 34 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.32% 0.95% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 6.06% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate - - £335
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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 33 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 28.48% 15.71% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 31
Average daily rate £220 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £21.50 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
South East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the East Sussex region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -4 4 - - 13
Hastings - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 10 (50.00%) MySQL
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) SUSE
4 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) Maven
6 4 (20.00%) Subversion
6 4 (20.00%) SugarCRM
6 4 (20.00%) Java EE
6 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (20.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) PBX
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) CTI
6 1 (5.00%) DPNSS
6 1 (5.00%) QSIG
6 1 (5.00%) H.323
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) Java EE
1 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) SUSE
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Gentoo
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.00%) C-shell
4 1 (5.00%) AWK
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) CCVP
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Reuters
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) CQG
5 1 (5.00%) Percona
5 1 (5.00%) Verint
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago