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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Linux 68 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.89% 6.17% 10.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.50% 19.77% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 23
Median daily rate £371 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £206 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
203 177 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.54% 31.22% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 111 72
Median daily rate £365 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +86.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Worthing -14 37 £450 -12.19%
Crawley -9 10 £371 -1.00% 3
Gatwick +9 7 £365 -
East Grinstead +1 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Horsham - 1 - - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (57.73%) HTML
3 55 (56.70%) Java
3 55 (56.70%) CSS
3 55 (56.70%) Ruby
4 54 (55.67%) Git (software)
4 54 (55.67%) Subversion
5 51 (52.58%) Python
5 51 (52.58%) Scala
6 48 (49.48%) Scrum
6 48 (49.48%) Configuration Management
7 47 (48.45%) HTTP
7 47 (48.45%) Automated Testing
8 46 (47.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 46 (47.42%) REST
9 44 (45.36%) CSS3
9 44 (45.36%) HTML5
9 44 (45.36%) Jenkins
9 44 (45.36%) Play Framework
9 44 (45.36%) JSON
9 44 (45.36%) Django
9 44 (45.36%) Spring
9 44 (45.36%) Google
9 44 (45.36%) Guice
10 43 (44.33%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (44.33%) Open Source
11 42 (43.30%) Ajax
12 41 (42.27%) C#
12 41 (42.27%) JUnit
13 40 (41.24%) 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 37 (38.14%) Confluence
2 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.15%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.12%) IaaS
3 4 (4.12%) Office 365
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
4 2 (2.06%) Yammer
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.45%) HTTP
2 9 (9.28%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (9.28%) SAN
3 4 (4.12%) DHCP
3 4 (4.12%) DNS
3 4 (4.12%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.09%) Firewall
5 2 (2.06%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.06%) Broadband
5 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.06%) LTE
5 2 (2.06%) VoIP
6 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.03%) IPsec
6 1 (1.03%) LDAP
6 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.28%) MySQL
2 9 (9.28%) VLDB
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.09%) OLTP
5 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (55.67%) Git (software)
1 54 (55.67%) Subversion
2 44 (45.36%) Jenkins
3 41 (42.27%) JUnit
4 39 (40.21%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
6 2 (2.06%) Hudson
6 2 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.06%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.03%) Mocha
7 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (3.09%) Avionics
1 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (58.76%) Developer
2 44 (45.36%) Scala Developer
3 30 (30.93%) Java Developer
4 22 (22.68%) Java Scala Developer
5 12 (12.37%) Software Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) C# Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Administrator
8 9 (9.28%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.15%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.12%) IT Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.73%) HTML
2 55 (56.70%) CSS
3 46 (47.42%) REST
3 46 (47.42%) Ruby on Rails
4 44 (45.36%) CSS3
4 44 (45.36%) Django
4 44 (45.36%) Guice
4 44 (45.36%) HTML5
4 44 (45.36%) JSON
4 44 (45.36%) Play Framework
4 44 (45.36%) Spring
5 42 (43.30%) Ajax
6 40 (41.24%) RESTful
6 40 (41.24%) Spring MVC
7 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.09%) Sass
9 2 (2.06%) Mustache
9 2 (2.06%) Web Services
10 1 (1.03%) JSP
10 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.25%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) PKI
4 4 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.06%) iSeries
5 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) AS400
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) PMI
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) Unix
3 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.31%) Mac OS X
5 9 (9.28%) Solaris
5 9 (9.28%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) SUSE
7 3 (3.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (49.48%) Configuration Management
2 48 (49.48%) Scrum
3 47 (48.45%) Automated Testing
4 43 (44.33%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (44.33%) Open Source
5 40 (41.24%) MVC
6 36 (37.11%) OWASP
7 35 (36.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 35 (36.08%) Web Design
8 24 (24.74%) Service Design
9 20 (20.62%) Web Development
10 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.31%) High Availability
12 8 (8.25%) Change Management
12 8 (8.25%) ITIL
12 8 (8.25%) TDD
13 6 (6.19%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) Java
1 55 (56.70%) Ruby
2 51 (52.58%) Python
2 51 (52.58%) Scala
3 41 (42.27%) C#
4 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.25%) C++
6 6 (6.19%) C
7 5 (5.15%) SQL
8 3 (3.09%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.06%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) MCP
3 4 (4.12%) MCSA
3 4 (4.12%) MCSE
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.03%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (8.25%) GlusterFS
3 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.06%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) NetBackup
1 9 (9.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.12%) SCCM
5 3 (3.09%) Puppet
6 2 (2.06%) MOM
7 1 (1.03%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (45.36%) Google
2 12 (12.37%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle
4 10 (10.31%) EMC
5 9 (9.28%) Brocade
5 9 (9.28%) StorageTek
5 9 (9.28%) Veritas
6 8 (8.25%) VMware
7 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.19%) HP
8 6 (6.19%) Sun
9 5 (5.15%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.06%) Apple
11 2 (2.06%) Cisco
11 2 (2.06%) Dell
11 2 (2.06%) F5
11 2 (2.06%) Meraki
11 2 (2.06%) NetApp
12 1 (1.03%) IBM