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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.59% 2.05% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.74% 15.79% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £235 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £247 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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
95 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.36% 13.01% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 22
Average daily rate £238 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 +4 12 £300 +27.52% 10
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 22 August 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 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 12 (57.14%) Apache
2 12 (57.14%) jQuery
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) PHP
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) OOP
4 7 (33.33%) LAMP
4 7 (33.33%) Ajax
4 7 (33.33%) Web Development
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) CSS3
4 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) Subversion
6 5 (23.81%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) Maven
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
6 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Java EE
7 4 (19.05%) SOAP
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) Software Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
1 5 (23.81%) Maven
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Web Developer
2 7 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) jQuery
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) LAMP
3 7 (33.33%) Ajax
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
4 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
4 5 (23.81%) Java EE
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
1 2 (9.52%) openSUSE
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OOP
1 7 (33.33%) Web Development
1 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) PHP
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Python
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Check_MK
1 1 (4.76%) Rsyslog
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft