The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.90% 3.39% 5.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.98% 16.00% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Linux
South East

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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.47% 21.19% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 32
Median daily rate £350 £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £144 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +3 12 £350 +16.66% 7
Hastings - 3 £540 - 2
Hove - 3 £320 - 2
Eastbourne - 1 £500 - 1
Lewes - 1 £413 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (53.85%) MySQL
2 17 (43.59%) Apache
3 15 (38.46%) PHP
4 12 (30.77%) LAMP
4 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 11 (28.21%) Ansible
6 10 (25.64%) Python
7 9 (23.08%) Open Source
8 8 (20.51%) Puppet
8 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 7 (17.95%) Ubuntu
9 7 (17.95%) nginx
9 7 (17.95%) Unix
9 7 (17.95%) DevOps
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
10 6 (15.38%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.38%) Advertising
10 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (15.38%) jQuery
11 5 (12.82%) Time Management
11 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
12 4 (10.26%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (10.26%) Mobile Development
12 4 (10.26%) Apple Swift
12 4 (10.26%) iOS Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (43.59%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) nginx
3 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DMZ
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) RS-232
2 1 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.56%) VLAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) PHP Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
4 6 (15.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 6 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) LAMP
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
4 4 (10.26%) Ember.js
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) RESTful
4 4 (10.26%) Swagger
5 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.56%) Laravel
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) New Media
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Ubuntu
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Android
4 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Debian
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) Time Management
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) iOS Development
5 4 (10.26%) Mobile Development
6 3 (7.69%) ERP
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) PHP
2 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 10 (25.64%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Apple Swift
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Ansible
2 8 (20.51%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Bareos
4 1 (2.56%) Salt
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Dot Hill
4 1 (2.56%) Nexenta
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Zend