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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.71% 4.53% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.98% 19.35% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 21
Average daily rate
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£331 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £433 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
93 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.57% 23.43% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 52
Average daily rate £220 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.97% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.65 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £49.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +2 3 - - 4
Gatwick - 3 £350 -
Horsham +2 2 £343 -14.90% 1
Worthing -7 1 £313 +8.69%
Burgess Hill - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
East Grinstead - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (47.17%) ITIL
5 24 (45.28%) MCP
6 22 (41.51%) IIS
6 22 (41.51%) SCCM
7 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (37.74%) MCSE
8 20 (37.74%) VMware
9 19 (35.85%) SQL
10 18 (33.96%) Firewall
11 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
13 15 (28.30%) Citrix
13 15 (28.30%) Internet
13 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
14 14 (26.42%) SAN
14 14 (26.42%) MySQL
14 14 (26.42%) MS Office
15 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
16 12 (22.64%) PHP
16 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
16 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
17 11 (20.75%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (41.51%) IIS
2 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
3 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (20.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (13.21%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.77%) Drupal
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) IaaS
2 11 (20.75%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) Internet
3 14 (26.42%) SAN
4 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
5 11 (20.75%) DHCP
5 11 (20.75%) DNS
5 11 (20.75%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (18.87%) Wireless
7 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 3 (5.66%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.66%) VLAN
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.89%) DMZ
9 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) IT Security Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Security Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.66%) Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 5 (9.43%) HTML5
4 4 (7.55%) CSS3
4 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 3 (5.66%) LAMP
6 2 (3.77%) Smarty
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE
7 1 (1.89%) XHTML
7 1 (1.89%) JSP
7 1 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
7 1 (1.89%) Symfony
7 1 (1.89%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.89%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) AS400
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Social Network
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) DataPower
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
6 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.66%) UNIX
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
4 10 (18.87%) Coaching
4 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) OO PHP
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Web Development
8 2 (3.77%) Network Management
8 2 (3.77%) Budget Control
8 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) PHP
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) C
5 4 (7.55%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.77%) RPG IV
6 2 (3.77%) PHP5
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) RPG
6 2 (3.77%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) MCP
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (37.74%) MCSE
4 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (20.75%) CCNA
6 10 (18.87%) CEH
6 10 (18.87%) CISSP
6 10 (18.87%) MCSA
7 3 (5.66%) CCNP
8 2 (3.77%) Degree
8 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) RHCE
8 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) UAG
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (41.51%) SCCM
2 10 (18.87%) Nessus
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.77%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
4 15 (28.30%) Citrix
5 10 (18.87%) Qualys
5 10 (18.87%) McAfee
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) Zend
8 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle
10 1 (1.89%) Sybase
10 1 (1.89%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Veeam
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