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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.43% 5.38% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 21.37% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 4
Average daily rate £333 £311 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
120 117 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.09% 25.16% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 47
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley -3 11 £306 -2.00% 8
Worthing - 4 £575 -
Gatwick 0 2 £428 +42.70%
East Grinstead - 1 £440 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 31 (43.06%) Oracle
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.17%) ITIL
3 21 (29.17%) Unix
4 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (20.83%) Middleware
7 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
8 14 (19.44%) DNS
8 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
9 11 (15.28%) ERP
9 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
9 11 (15.28%) Solaris
9 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
9 11 (15.28%) Hyperion
9 11 (15.28%) Baan
9 11 (15.28%) JIRA
9 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
9 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
10 10 (13.89%) Spring
10 10 (13.89%) SOLIDWORKS
10 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
10 10 (13.89%) Java
10 10 (13.89%) EDI
11 9 (12.50%) Ethernet
11 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 9 (12.50%) J2EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.50%) Apache
4 8 (11.11%) AquaLogic
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.17%) IIS
5 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) DNS
2 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 8 (11.11%) DHCP
5 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) HTTP
5 6 (8.33%) LDAP
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (6.94%) FTP
6 5 (6.94%) IPsec
6 5 (6.94%) LAN
6 5 (6.94%) SMTP
6 5 (6.94%) SNMP
6 5 (6.94%) VLAN
6 5 (6.94%) VoIP
6 5 (6.94%) VPN
6 5 (6.94%) VRRP
6 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.56%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.78%) VLDB
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) JIRA
2 9 (12.50%) Subversion
3 8 (11.11%) Ant
3 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
3 8 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Hudson
4 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.78%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.39%) Mocha
General
1 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Avionics
2 2 (2.78%) Billing
2 2 (2.78%) Japanese Language
3 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Applications Support
2 11 (15.28%) Applications Specialist
3 10 (13.89%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Applications Support Specialist
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Support Specialist
4 8 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Web Applications Support
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Middleware
2 10 (13.89%) EDI
2 10 (13.89%) Spring
3 9 (12.50%) J2EE
3 9 (12.50%) XML
4 8 (11.11%) Dojo
4 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 8 (11.11%) HTML
4 8 (11.11%) Java EE
4 8 (11.11%) JMS
4 8 (11.11%) jQuery
4 8 (11.11%) JSF
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (9.72%) CSS
6 3 (4.17%) HTML5
6 3 (4.17%) WebCenter
7 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) Guice
7 2 (2.78%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) CPLD
4 2 (2.78%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.78%) iSeries
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Unix
3 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.28%) Solaris
5 8 (11.11%) AIX
6 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.78%) ThreadX
8 2 (2.78%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) ERP
4 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.50%) MVC
5 9 (12.50%) OOP
6 8 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 8 (11.11%) OOD
6 8 (11.11%) RUP
6 8 (11.11%) SDLC
6 8 (11.11%) SOA
6 8 (11.11%) UML
6 8 (11.11%) Workflow
7 7 (9.72%) High Availability
7 7 (9.72%) Service Management
8 6 (8.33%) Scrum
8 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.94%) Change Management
9 5 (6.94%) Web Design
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) Java
4 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.72%) Perl
7 6 (8.33%) Scala
8 4 (5.56%) C
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.17%) C++
10 2 (2.78%) C#
10 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.78%) Python
10 2 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) CCENT
1 5 (6.94%) CCNA
1 5 (6.94%) CCSE
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) MCSE
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) MCP
3 3 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (2.78%) CCNP
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) UAG
4 2 (2.78%) Firmware
4 2 (2.78%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Cacti
2 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.39%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Baan
2 11 (15.28%) Hyperion
3 9 (12.50%) Concur
3 9 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 8 (11.11%) VMware
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco
6 6 (8.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.33%) F5
6 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.94%) NetApp
7 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.56%) EMC
8 4 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (2.78%) Google
9 2 (2.78%) SAP
9 2 (2.78%) StorageTek
9 2 (2.78%) Sun
9 2 (2.78%) Veritas
Crawley
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £45 - £52 per hour
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