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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.02% 3.52% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.28% 14.81% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£300 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.58% -19.73%
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
72 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.78% 23.75% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 19
Average daily rate £325 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.49 £15.88 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 2015. 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 -14 10 £300 - 8
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 11 (44.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (28.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) VC++
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 3 (12.00%) Maven
7 3 (12.00%) PHP5
7 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Moodle
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) LAMP
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) BPEL
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) VC++
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) BT