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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / East Sussex
Rank 26 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.02% 3.67% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 18.75% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £438 £288 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £268 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
28 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 14.07% 19.59% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 30
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £37.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.00 £27.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 +3 5 £438 +52.17% 15
Hove - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 9 (42.86%) Maven
3 8 (38.10%) Jetty
4 7 (33.33%) JPA
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) JUnit
5 6 (28.57%) J2EE
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 6 (28.57%) SQLite
5 6 (28.57%) TestNG
5 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) CentOS
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) C++
7 4 (19.05%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) XML

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 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) Jetty
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (28.57%) SQLite
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (42.86%) Maven
3 7 (33.33%) JUnit
4 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 6 (28.57%) TestNG
5 3 (14.29%) Subversion
6 2 (9.52%) Hudson
7 1 (4.76%) CppUnit
7 1 (4.76%) JMeter
7 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 7 (33.33%) JPA
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (28.57%) J2EE
3 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) Django
5 2 (9.52%) Lucene
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) GStreamer
6 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) CentOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
1 6 (28.57%) Web Development
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Code Coverage
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) Mitel
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Coverity
3 1 (4.76%) Freescale
3 1 (4.76%) Veracode
3 1 (4.76%) VMware