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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 37 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.32% 7.77% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.58% 30.32% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 9
Median daily rate £360 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £427 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
121 155 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.41% 25.62% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 106 45
Median daily rate £360 £338 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +53.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £17.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -12 6 £375 +6.00% 1
Worthing -12 6 £515 -
Horsham +2 4 £338 -10.00%
Gatwick -6 4 £325 -10.34%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 42 (45.65%) Java
2 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
4 38 (41.30%) Ruby
4 38 (41.30%) HTML
4 38 (41.30%) CSS
5 35 (38.04%) Python
6 34 (36.96%) Subversion
6 34 (36.96%) Scala
7 33 (35.87%) Scrum
8 31 (33.70%) Configuration Management
8 31 (33.70%) Jenkins
9 30 (32.61%) Unix
9 30 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (31.52%) Automated Testing
11 28 (30.43%) Spring
12 26 (28.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 26 (28.26%) RESTful
12 26 (28.26%) REST
12 26 (28.26%) HTTP
13 25 (27.17%) CSS3
13 25 (27.17%) HTML5
13 25 (27.17%) Google
13 25 (27.17%) JSON
13 25 (27.17%) Play Framework
14 24 (26.09%) Spring MVC
14 24 (26.09%) Django
14 24 (26.09%) Ajax
14 24 (26.09%) Guice
14 24 (26.09%) MVC

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 20 (21.74%) Confluence
2 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.52%) Apache
5 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.17%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.17%) JBoss
7 2 (2.17%) nginx
8 1 (1.09%) Drupal
8 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.09%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) IaaS
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.26%) Office 365
5 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 2 (2.17%) Yammer
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.26%) HTTP
2 11 (11.96%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (11.96%) SAN
3 10 (10.87%) LDAP
4 8 (8.70%) DNS
5 4 (4.35%) Firewall
5 4 (4.35%) Internet
6 3 (3.26%) DHCP
6 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (1.09%) Intranet
8 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.09%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) Network Security
8 1 (1.09%) WAN
8 1 (1.09%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.96%) VLDB
3 9 (9.78%) OLTP
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.17%) Riak
7 2 (2.17%) SQLite
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
2 34 (36.96%) Subversion
3 31 (33.70%) Jenkins
4 21 (22.83%) JUnit
5 20 (21.74%) JIRA
6 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.17%) Maven
6 2 (2.17%) Selenium
6 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) Gradle
7 1 (1.09%) Hudson
7 1 (1.09%) Mockito
7 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.17%) Finance
1 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Developer
2 30 (32.61%) Scala Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 17 (18.48%) Java Scala Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Administrator
5 11 (11.96%) Unix Administrator
6 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.61%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Web Applications Support
8 6 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Web Applications Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Web Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Web Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) CSS
1 38 (41.30%) HTML
2 28 (30.43%) Spring
3 26 (28.26%) REST
3 26 (28.26%) RESTful
3 26 (28.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 25 (27.17%) CSS3
4 25 (27.17%) HTML5
4 25 (27.17%) JSON
4 25 (27.17%) Play Framework
5 24 (26.09%) Ajax
5 24 (26.09%) Django
5 24 (26.09%) Guice
5 24 (26.09%) Spring MVC
6 7 (7.61%) J2EE
6 7 (7.61%) Middleware
6 7 (7.61%) WebCenter
7 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.35%) Web Services
8 3 (3.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Unix
2 18 (19.57%) Solaris
3 16 (17.39%) Windows
4 11 (11.96%) Mac OS X
5 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.26%) Fedora
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) AIX
9 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) Scrum
3 31 (33.70%) Configuration Management
4 30 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (31.52%) Automated Testing
6 24 (26.09%) MVC
7 23 (25.00%) Open Source
8 22 (23.91%) High Availability
9 21 (22.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 21 (22.83%) Web Design
10 19 (20.65%) OWASP
10 19 (20.65%) Web Development
11 14 (15.22%) Service Design
12 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
14 9 (9.78%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (9.78%) TDD
15 7 (7.61%) ITIL
16 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) Java
2 38 (41.30%) Ruby
3 35 (38.04%) Python
4 34 (36.96%) Scala
5 22 (23.91%) C#
6 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
7 12 (13.04%) C++
8 9 (9.78%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) SQL
10 3 (3.26%) C
10 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.17%) XPath
12 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.09%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
1 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.26%) MCP
3 3 (3.26%) MCSA
3 3 (3.26%) MCSE
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Docker
3 4 (4.35%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) NetBackup
1 11 (11.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (5.43%) Puppet
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.26%) Ansible
5 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.26%) SCCM
6 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.17%) MOM
6 2 (2.17%) Packer
7 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Google
2 19 (20.65%) Oracle
3 11 (11.96%) Brocade
3 11 (11.96%) StorageTek
3 11 (11.96%) Veritas
3 11 (11.96%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.78%) Sun
6 8 (8.70%) HP
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.52%) 3PAR
7 6 (6.52%) F5
8 4 (4.35%) EMC
8 4 (4.35%) FatWire
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco
9 3 (3.26%) IBM
10 2 (2.17%) Apple
10 2 (2.17%) BMC
10 2 (2.17%) Citrix
10 2 (2.17%) Dell
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Lorien Resourcing
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