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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
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
4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 14.81% 20.00% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £285 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware