The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 52 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.04% 7.64% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.00% 24.41% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 8
Median daily rate £365 £331 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 213 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.61% 31.28% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 149 50
Median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 21
Median hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +52.77%
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 West Sussex

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +3 13 £250 -16.66% 5
Worthing 0 12 £532 -7.54%
Gatwick +8 3 £363 -
Horsham - 3 £325 - 1
East Grinstead -4 1 £425 -3.40%
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 32 (41.03%) Unix
2 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 21 (26.92%) Windows
4 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.64%) Configuration Management
6 19 (24.36%) High Availability
7 18 (23.08%) Oracle
8 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
9 16 (20.51%) Perl
9 16 (20.51%) SQL
9 16 (20.51%) HTML
9 16 (20.51%) CSS
10 15 (19.23%) Scala
10 15 (19.23%) Scrum
11 14 (17.95%) Subversion
11 14 (17.95%) Web Development
12 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (16.67%) Solaris
12 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 12 (15.38%) Java
13 12 (15.38%) J2EE
13 12 (15.38%) WebLogic
13 12 (15.38%) CRM
13 12 (15.38%) HTTP
13 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
13 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 11 (14.10%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (14.10%) DNS
14 11 (14.10%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 12 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.54%) Apache
5 4 (5.13%) Confluence
6 3 (3.85%) JBoss
6 3 (3.85%) nginx
7 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.28%) Drupal
8 1 (1.28%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.28%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Project
1 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) HTTP
2 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 9 (11.54%) LDAP
4 6 (7.69%) SAN
4 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.85%) Firewall
7 2 (2.56%) LAN
7 2 (2.56%) SSL
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) BGP
8 1 (1.28%) DHCP
8 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.28%) FTP
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) Intranet
8 1 (1.28%) IPv6
8 1 (1.28%) ISDN
8 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.13%) OLTP
4 4 (5.13%) VLDB
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.56%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.56%) Riak
6 2 (2.56%) SQLite
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.95%) Subversion
3 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
5 5 (6.41%) JUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.28%) Ant
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) Gatling
7 1 (1.28%) Gradle
7 1 (1.28%) Grunt
7 1 (1.28%) gulp
7 1 (1.28%) Hudson
7 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.28%) Mockito
7 1 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (7.69%) Japanese Language
1 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Applications Support
2 17 (21.79%) Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Scala Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Administrator
4 9 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Web Applications Support
5 8 (10.26%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Web Applications Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Web Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Web Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Support
7 5 (6.41%) Agile Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) CSS
1 16 (20.51%) HTML
2 12 (15.38%) J2EE
3 11 (14.10%) Middleware
3 11 (14.10%) WebCenter
4 9 (11.54%) Spring
5 6 (7.69%) HTML5
5 6 (7.69%) Play Framework
6 5 (6.41%) CSS3
6 5 (6.41%) JSON
6 5 (6.41%) REST
6 5 (6.41%) RESTful
6 5 (6.41%) Spring MVC
7 4 (5.13%) Ajax
7 4 (5.13%) Django
7 4 (5.13%) Guice
7 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.85%) SOAP
8 3 (3.85%) Web Services
8 3 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Unix
2 21 (26.92%) Windows
3 13 (16.67%) Solaris
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.54%) Mac OS X
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.85%) Fedora
9 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 2 (2.56%) SUSE
10 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Configuration Management
3 19 (24.36%) High Availability
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) Web Development
6 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.38%) CRM
8 11 (14.10%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (14.10%) Web Design
9 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.41%) DevOps
11 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.41%) Migration
11 5 (6.41%) MVC
11 5 (6.41%) Open Source
11 5 (6.41%) Service Management
11 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.51%) Perl
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 15 (19.23%) Scala
4 12 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) Ruby
6 7 (8.97%) C++
6 7 (8.97%) Python
7 5 (6.41%) C#
8 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) XPath
10 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) Haskell
10 1 (1.28%) Korn
10 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.56%) RHCE
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CCNP
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.56%) Ansible
4 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) Packer
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.28%) Grafana
5 1 (1.28%) Kibana
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.26%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) F5
4 6 (7.69%) FatWire
5 5 (6.41%) BMC
5 5 (6.41%) Google
5 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 5 (6.41%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.13%) Brocade
6 4 (5.13%) HP
6 4 (5.13%) StorageTek
6 4 (5.13%) Sun
6 4 (5.13%) Veritas
7 3 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.85%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco
8 2 (2.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) Adobe