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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 50 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.86% 10.53% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.49% 29.92% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £220 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
164 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.35% 35.18% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 77 43
Average daily rate £338 £220 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £34.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 25 £350 -0.35% 6
Worthing -8 6 £550 +76.00% 1
Gatwick -2 5 - -
Horsham - 4 £375 -
Chichester 0 2 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (58.33%) UNIX
2 31 (43.06%) Web Development
3 27 (37.50%) Oracle
3 27 (37.50%) Migration
4 25 (34.72%) Tomcat
5 24 (33.33%) Apache
5 24 (33.33%) IIS
5 24 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
7 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (23.61%) Windows
8 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
9 16 (22.22%) HTML
9 16 (22.22%) CSS
9 16 (22.22%) HTTP
10 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
11 14 (19.44%) FlexPod
12 12 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 12 (16.67%) Data Migration
12 12 (16.67%) Subversion
12 12 (16.67%) Mac OS X
12 12 (16.67%) VMware
12 12 (16.67%) Java
13 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.28%) Scrum
13 11 (15.28%) Web Design
13 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (15.28%) Visualisation

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (34.72%) Tomcat
2 24 (33.33%) IIS
2 24 (33.33%) Apache
3 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
1 4 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) HTTP
2 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.50%) DNS
3 9 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (9.72%) Internet
4 7 (9.72%) Firewall
5 5 (6.94%) SMTP
5 5 (6.94%) IPsec
5 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.94%) tcpdump
5 5 (6.94%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (6.94%) VPN
5 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.94%) FTP
5 5 (6.94%) LAN
6 4 (5.56%) WAN
6 4 (5.56%) Network Security
6 4 (5.56%) Intranet
6 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Subversion
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.39%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Administrator
3 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.17%) DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Database Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Data Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) CSS
1 16 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) J2EE
3 4 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) Ajax
5 2 (2.78%) Dojo
5 2 (2.78%) Drools
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
5 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.39%) RESTful
6 1 (1.39%) JPA
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) J2SE
6 1 (1.39%) Spring
6 1 (1.39%) JDBC
6 1 (1.39%) Servlets
6 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) FlexPod
2 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
3 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.89%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.94%) PKI
5 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.17%) Replication
7 2 (2.78%) Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) NHS
7 2 (2.78%) GIS
7 2 (2.78%) Statistics
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.78%) iSeries
8 1 (1.39%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) UNIX
2 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 12 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Web Development
2 27 (37.50%) Migration
3 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 12 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (15.28%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) Web Design
5 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Open Source
9 3 (4.17%) UML
9 3 (4.17%) TDD
9 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.78%) DevOps
10 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.78%) Patch Management
10 2 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) Scala
5 5 (6.94%) C++
6 4 (5.56%) C
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) CCENT
3 5 (6.94%) CCSE
4 4 (5.56%) MCP
4 4 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (5.56%) MCSA
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (2.78%) OCPJP
6 2 (2.78%) OCMJD
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Snort
4 2 (2.78%) UAG
4 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Cacti
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.94%) Juniper
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.56%) Aruba
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.78%) Qualys
7 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.78%) Sun
7 2 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) Intel
8 1 (1.39%) Remedy
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) Imperva
8 1 (1.39%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.39%) F5
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