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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / East Sussex
Rank 29 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.35% 6.55% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 24.59% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £425 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

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
30 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 14.08% 26.64% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 32
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.60 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.84% -26.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £26.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -4 4 £300 -14.28% 11
Hove - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 23 (63.89%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (38.89%) Docker
4 13 (36.11%) DevOps
4 13 (36.11%) JBoss
4 13 (36.11%) Packer
5 12 (33.33%) Subversion
5 12 (33.33%) Maven
6 11 (30.56%) Python
6 11 (30.56%) Migration
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
7 10 (27.78%) Selenium
7 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 8 (22.22%) MySQL
9 8 (22.22%) Jetty
10 7 (19.44%) JPA
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (19.44%) Web Development
10 7 (19.44%) Spring
10 7 (19.44%) JUnit
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) J2EE
11 6 (16.67%) Unix
11 6 (16.67%) MVC
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

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 13 (36.11%) JBoss
2 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (22.22%) Jetty
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.67%) SQLite
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (33.33%) Maven
2 12 (33.33%) Subversion
3 10 (27.78%) Selenium
4 7 (19.44%) JUnit
5 6 (16.67%) TestNG
6 2 (5.56%) Hudson
7 1 (2.78%) CppUnit
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (19.44%) JPA
2 7 (19.44%) Spring
3 6 (16.67%) J2EE
3 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 4 (11.11%) CSS
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) Lucene
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.78%) Django
7 1 (2.78%) GStreamer
7 1 (2.78%) LAMP
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (2.78%) Qt
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) CentOS
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Web Development
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.78%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) High Availability
7 1 (2.78%) Open Source
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Python
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Packer
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) Mitel
2 2 (5.56%) NetApp
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Coverity
3 1 (2.78%) Freescale
3 1 (2.78%) Veracode