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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.85% 1.89% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.36% 7.79% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +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
67 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 20.62% 24.21% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.44 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.12% -15.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +5 17 £298 -15.00% 12
Hove - - - - 1
Lewes - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) XSLT
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 10 (31.25%) PHP
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) XPath
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) OOP
5 8 (25.00%) Apache
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (25.00%) Clustering
5 8 (25.00%) Spring
6 7 (21.88%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (21.88%) PHP5
6 7 (21.88%) J2EE
6 7 (21.88%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco
7 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) SUSE
7 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.75%) Subversion
8 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (15.63%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) LDAP
4 4 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) MarkLogic
2 2 (6.25%) BaseX
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Subversion
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (21.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) CSS
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) XSLT
3 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (21.88%) J2EE
4 7 (21.88%) CodeIgniter
5 5 (15.63%) LAMP
5 5 (15.63%) Java EE
5 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) Servlets
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.13%) REST
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) SUSE
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) AIX
5 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) MSF
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) BPEL
5 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) XPath
2 10 (31.25%) PHP
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) PHP5
5 3 (9.38%) XQuery
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) JPQL
6 1 (3.13%) HQL
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Sun Certification
1 4 (12.50%) SCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Veritas File System
1 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Veritas
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Sun
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) BT
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Teradata
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet