The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 8.70% 7.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +16.92%
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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 21.74% 25.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £178 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
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 Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sussex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Sussex region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) RAD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) RAD
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware