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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / West Sussex
Rank 10 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.78% 6.40% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.09% 22.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 16
Median daily rate £375 £310 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
92 151 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.10% 28.44% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 97 46
Median daily rate £365 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 19
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +111.26%
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Worthing +3 17 £600 +4.34% 1
Crawley +8 12 £250 -16.66% 1
Gatwick - 5 £363 -
Horsham - 3 £325 -
Chichester - 1 £443 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 33 (37.50%) Unix
2 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
4 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 28 (31.82%) Windows
6 26 (29.55%) Scala
7 25 (28.41%) Configuration Management
8 23 (26.14%) CSS
9 22 (25.00%) HTML
9 22 (25.00%) HTTP
9 22 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 21 (23.86%) Perl
11 19 (21.59%) Java
11 19 (21.59%) Subversion
11 19 (21.59%) Web Development
12 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
12 18 (20.45%) Scrum
13 17 (19.32%) SQL
13 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
14 16 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (18.18%) Web Design
15 15 (17.05%) High Availability
15 15 (17.05%) Oracle
16 14 (15.91%) Ruby
17 13 (14.77%) WebLogic
17 13 (14.77%) J2EE
17 13 (14.77%) Python
17 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X
17 13 (14.77%) Windows Server

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 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.77%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.36%) Apache
3 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.09%) nginx
5 5 (5.68%) Confluence
6 4 (4.55%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.14%) Drupal
8 1 (1.14%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) MS Project
1 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) GitHub
1 6 (6.82%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) HTTP
2 12 (13.64%) DNS
3 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.95%) SSL
5 5 (5.68%) LDAP
6 3 (3.41%) Firewall
7 2 (2.27%) LAN
7 2 (2.27%) SAN
7 2 (2.27%) WAN
8 1 (1.14%) DDNS
8 1 (1.14%) DHCP
8 1 (1.14%) DSL
8 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.14%) FTP
8 1 (1.14%) Internet
8 1 (1.14%) Intranet
8 1 (1.14%) IPv6
8 1 (1.14%) ISDN
8 1 (1.14%) TACACS
8 1 (1.14%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.27%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.27%) Riak
7 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.27%) SQLite
8 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.59%) Subversion
3 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.09%) JIRA
5 7 (7.95%) IntelliJ
5 7 (7.95%) JUnit
6 6 (6.82%) Ant
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.82%) Gatling
6 6 (6.82%) Grunt
6 6 (6.82%) gulp
6 6 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (6.82%) Selenium
6 6 (6.82%) Sublime Text
7 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.27%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.27%) Maven
7 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.14%) Mockito
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Japanese Language
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) Scala Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Applications Support
4 9 (10.23%) Agile Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Middleware Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Web Applications Support
5 8 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) SharePoint Support
7 5 (5.68%) Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) CSS
2 22 (25.00%) HTML
3 13 (14.77%) J2EE
4 11 (12.50%) Middleware
4 11 (12.50%) Spring
4 11 (12.50%) WebCenter
5 9 (10.23%) Play Framework
6 8 (9.09%) HTML5
6 8 (9.09%) JSON
7 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.95%) Node.js
7 7 (7.95%) REST
8 6 (6.82%) CSS3
8 6 (6.82%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.82%) jQuery
8 6 (6.82%) RESTful
8 6 (6.82%) Servlets
8 6 (6.82%) Spring MVC
9 5 (5.68%) Django
9 5 (5.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) AS400
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) iSeries
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Unix
2 28 (31.82%) Windows
3 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.36%) Solaris
5 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Fedora
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) SUSE
9 1 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Configuration Management
3 19 (21.59%) Web Development
4 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.45%) Scrum
5 16 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (18.18%) Web Design
6 15 (17.05%) High Availability
7 12 (13.64%) CRM
7 12 (13.64%) Open Source
8 11 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 11 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.82%) Analytics
10 6 (6.82%) MVC
11 5 (5.68%) Migration
11 5 (5.68%) OWASP
11 5 (5.68%) Service Management
11 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 26 (29.55%) Scala
3 21 (23.86%) Perl
4 19 (21.59%) Java
5 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 14 (15.91%) Ruby
7 13 (14.77%) Python
8 11 (12.50%) C#
9 6 (6.82%) Groovy
9 6 (6.82%) Haskell
10 5 (5.68%) C++
11 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.27%) XPath
13 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.14%) Korn
13 1 (1.14%) PHP
13 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.27%) MCSE
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) RHCE
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.09%) Docker
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) NFS
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) Grafana
2 6 (6.82%) Kibana
2 6 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (2.27%) Packer
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) Google
2 11 (12.50%) VMware
3 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.95%) F5
5 6 (6.82%) BMC
5 6 (6.82%) FatWire
5 6 (6.82%) Intel Security
6 5 (5.68%) IBM
7 4 (4.55%) HP
8 3 (3.41%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.41%) Citrix
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.41%) NetApp
8 3 (3.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco
9 2 (2.27%) webMethods
10 1 (1.14%) EMC
10 1 (1.14%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.14%) Juniper