The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - - 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
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
0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - 8.00% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) TETRA
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle