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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 46 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.57% 6.42% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.07% 20.87% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 8
Average daily rate
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£368 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £220 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £360 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
135 115 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.14% 30.75% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 60 45
Average daily rate £338 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +8 25 £363 +3.57% 7
Gatwick +3 4 £370 +32.14%
Horsham -3 4 £375 +22.95% 1
Worthing -7 2 £650 +108.00% 1
Chichester 0 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 45 (55.56%) UNIX
2 35 (43.21%) Migration
3 33 (40.74%) Web Development
4 30 (37.04%) Oracle
5 25 (30.86%) SQL
6 24 (29.63%) IIS
6 24 (29.63%) Apache
6 24 (29.63%) Tomcat
7 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 17 (20.99%) Windows
8 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
9 16 (19.75%) CSS
9 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.75%) HTML
9 16 (19.75%) HTTP
9 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
10 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
11 14 (17.28%) Subversion
11 14 (17.28%) FlexPod
12 13 (16.05%) VMware
12 13 (16.05%) Data Migration
13 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
13 12 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
14 11 (13.58%) Scrum
14 11 (13.58%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 24 (29.63%) Apache
1 24 (29.63%) Tomcat
1 24 (29.63%) IIS
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
1 2 (2.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) HTTP
2 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.58%) DNS
4 10 (12.35%) Firewall
5 8 (9.88%) DHCP
5 8 (9.88%) Ethernet
6 7 (8.64%) VPN
7 6 (7.41%) FTP
7 6 (7.41%) SMTP
7 6 (7.41%) LAN
7 6 (7.41%) IPsec
7 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.41%) tcpdump
7 6 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (6.17%) WAN
9 4 (4.94%) VoIP
9 4 (4.94%) SNMP
9 4 (4.94%) VLAN
9 4 (4.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.23%) MS Access
7 1 (1.23%) DataStage
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Subversion
2 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.47%) Hudson
3 2 (2.47%) VectorCAST
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.47%) Avionics
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) DBA
2 10 (12.35%) Administrator
3 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Scala Developer
5 6 (7.41%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Database Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) CSS
1 16 (19.75%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) Ajax
3 3 (3.70%) J2EE
3 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) Dojo
5 1 (1.23%) Django
5 1 (1.23%) JPA
5 1 (1.23%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) Flask
5 1 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (1.23%) J2SE
5 1 (1.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) JDBC
5 1 (1.23%) Servlets
5 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) FlexPod
2 11 (13.58%) Visualisation
2 11 (13.58%) Client/Server
3 10 (12.35%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.41%) Replication
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) PKI
6 3 (3.70%) Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Statistics
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.47%) iSeries
7 2 (2.47%) NHS
7 2 (2.47%) GIS
8 1 (1.23%) AS400
8 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 45 (55.56%) UNIX
2 17 (20.99%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Solaris
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Migration
2 33 (40.74%) Web Development
3 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.05%) Data Migration
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (13.58%) Scrum
6 11 (13.58%) Web Design
7 8 (9.88%) ITIL
7 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
8 4 (4.94%) Open Source
8 4 (4.94%) UML
8 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.70%) TDD
9 3 (3.70%) Network Design
9 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.35%) Scala
4 8 (9.88%) Java
5 6 (7.41%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C++
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.23%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) CCENT
3 6 (7.41%) CCSE
4 4 (4.94%) CCNA
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.70%) CCNP
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 3 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.47%) MCP
6 2 (2.47%) MCSE
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.47%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (2.47%) OCPJP
6 2 (2.47%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) Snort
3 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Cacti
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.41%) Juniper
6 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.17%) Aruba
7 3 (3.70%) Qualys
7 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.47%) Sun
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Intel
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix
8 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.23%) Apple
9 1 (1.23%) Remedy
9 1 (1.23%) McAfee
9 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.23%) Tripwire
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