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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.73% 0.33% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.85% 1.20% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
79 83 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.16% 27.30% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 14
Average daily rate £313 £220 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.04% -45.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £13.94 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.87% -18.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 +11 19 £300 - 15
Hove - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 11 (29.73%) XML
5 10 (27.03%) XSLT
5 10 (27.03%) UNIX
5 10 (27.03%) XPath
6 9 (24.32%) Clustering
6 9 (24.32%) PHP
7 8 (21.62%) Java
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco
7 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
7 8 (21.62%) Spring
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (18.92%) PHP5
8 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.92%) OOP
8 7 (18.92%) Apache
8 7 (18.92%) J2EE
8 7 (18.92%) Firewall
8 7 (18.92%) MVC
9 6 (16.22%) SUSE
9 6 (16.22%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) Solaris
9 6 (16.22%) Subversion
9 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
10 5 (13.51%) Veritas File System

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) LDAP
4 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 3 (8.11%) MPLS
5 3 (8.11%) OSPF
5 3 (8.11%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) BaseX
2 2 (5.41%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Subversion
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.41%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Web Developer
3 9 (24.32%) PHP Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.92%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Administrator
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
1 11 (29.73%) CSS
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) XSLT
3 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.62%) Spring
3 8 (21.62%) jQuery
4 7 (18.92%) CodeIgniter
4 7 (18.92%) J2EE
5 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Java EE
6 4 (10.81%) LAMP
7 2 (5.41%) Servlets
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) CSS3
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) JPA
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) SUSE
3 6 (16.22%) Solaris
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.11%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) OOP
1 7 (18.92%) MVC
2 4 (10.81%) Change Management
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) MSF
3 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) XPath
4 9 (24.32%) PHP
5 8 (21.62%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) PHP5
7 3 (8.11%) XQuery
8 2 (5.41%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) JPQL
9 1 (2.70%) HQL
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (2.70%) Scala
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Sun Certification
1 4 (10.81%) SCSA
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Veritas File System
1 5 (13.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (10.81%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Veritas
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) Sun
3 4 (10.81%) Avaya
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) BT
5 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
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