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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 38 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.90% 3.66% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 19.61% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Average daily rate
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£381 £235 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
93 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 22.46% 18.68% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 18
Average daily rate £250 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% -24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.20 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -9 9 £388 +76.13% 6
Lewes - 1 £275 -
Uckfield - - - -
Eastbourne - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) PHP
2 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 15 (55.56%) Apache
2 15 (55.56%) jQuery
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) LAMP
4 11 (40.74%) Web Development
5 10 (37.04%) Ajax
5 10 (37.04%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (37.04%) CSS3
5 10 (37.04%) OOP
6 9 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) J2EE
8 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
8 5 (18.52%) Subversion
8 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 5 (18.52%) Maven
8 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) Java EE
8 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
9 4 (14.81%) SOAP
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) Perl
10 3 (11.11%) Marketing
10 3 (11.11%) openSUSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (55.56%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) SNMP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) SSH
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (25.93%) LAMP Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) jQuery
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) LAMP
4 10 (37.04%) Ajax
4 10 (37.04%) HTML5
4 10 (37.04%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) Java EE
5 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) openSUSE
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Web Development
2 10 (37.04%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (37.04%) OOP
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Check_MK
1 1 (3.70%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
1 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Teradata