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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / West Sussex
Rank 15 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 50 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.33% 6.07% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.02% 21.32% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 20
Median daily rate £488 £366 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.10% +17.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £303 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £498 £375
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 £34.00 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
98 136 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.25% 28.45% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 81 74
Median daily rate £425 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 21
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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
Crawley +11 12 £368 +17.60% 1
Gatwick -3 10 £550 +34.76%
Worthing -8 10 £531 -15.08%
Chichester - 1 £443 -
Horsham - 1 £325 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 38 (40.00%) Unix
4 36 (37.89%) Configuration Management
4 36 (37.89%) Windows
5 35 (36.84%) Scala
6 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
7 33 (34.74%) HTML
8 32 (33.68%) Java
9 31 (32.63%) Open Source
10 30 (31.58%) CSS
11 28 (29.47%) HTTP
11 28 (29.47%) Jenkins
12 25 (26.32%) Python
13 24 (25.26%) Perl
14 23 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (22.11%) Subversion
15 21 (22.11%) SQL
15 21 (22.11%) Tomcat
15 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
16 20 (21.05%) Play Framework
16 20 (21.05%) Scrum
17 19 (20.00%) Web Design
17 19 (20.00%) Ruby
17 19 (20.00%) Web Development
17 19 (20.00%) JSON
17 19 (20.00%) Docker
17 19 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (18.95%) Google
18 18 (18.95%) Automated Testing

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 21 (22.11%) Tomcat
2 18 (18.95%) nginx
3 16 (16.84%) WebLogic
4 15 (15.79%) Apache
5 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.47%) Confluence
7 4 (4.21%) JBoss
8 1 (1.05%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.05%) Drupal
8 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Project
1 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) GitHub
1 9 (9.47%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) HTTP
2 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.53%) SSL
4 9 (9.47%) DNS
5 5 (5.26%) Firewall
6 2 (2.11%) BGP
6 2 (2.11%) DHCP
6 2 (2.11%) IPv6
6 2 (2.11%) LDAP
6 2 (2.11%) MPLS
6 2 (2.11%) OSPF
6 2 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (2.11%) WAN
6 2 (2.11%) Wireless
7 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.05%) FTP
7 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.05%) IPsec
7 1 (1.05%) ISDN
7 1 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.11%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) Riak
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.11%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 28 (29.47%) Jenkins
3 21 (22.11%) Subversion
4 15 (15.79%) IntelliJ
5 14 (14.74%) JIRA
6 11 (11.58%) JUnit
7 9 (9.47%) Ant
7 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
7 9 (9.47%) Gatling
7 9 (9.47%) Grunt
7 9 (9.47%) gulp
7 9 (9.47%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (9.47%) Selenium
7 9 (9.47%) Sublime Text
8 7 (7.37%) ProC
9 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.05%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.05%) Hudson
10 1 (1.05%) Mockito
10 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Japanese Language
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Developer
2 34 (35.79%) Scala Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.58%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Java Scala Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Agile Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Oracle Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) Programmer
8 6 (6.32%) SharePoint Support
9 5 (5.26%) Java Programmer
9 5 (5.26%) Linux Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) MongoDB Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Open Source Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) HTML
2 30 (31.58%) CSS
3 20 (21.05%) Play Framework
4 19 (20.00%) JSON
5 16 (16.84%) Spring
6 14 (14.74%) HTML5
7 13 (13.68%) REST
8 11 (11.58%) jQuery
8 11 (11.58%) RESTful
8 11 (11.58%) XML
9 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 10 (10.53%) CSS3
9 10 (10.53%) Node.js
9 10 (10.53%) Spring MVC
10 9 (9.47%) Ajax
10 9 (9.47%) Django
10 9 (9.47%) Gherkin
10 9 (9.47%) Guice
10 9 (9.47%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (9.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.21%) iSeries
3 3 (3.16%) AS400
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Online Games
4 1 (1.05%) PKI
4 1 (1.05%) PMI
4 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Unix
2 36 (37.89%) Windows
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.53%) AIX
4 10 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 9 (9.47%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.16%) Solaris
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.05%) SUSE
10 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) VyOS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) Configuration Management
3 31 (32.63%) Open Source
4 23 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.05%) Scrum
6 19 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (20.00%) Web Design
6 19 (20.00%) Web Development
7 18 (18.95%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.68%) DevOps
9 11 (11.58%) Microservices
10 10 (10.53%) Analytics
10 10 (10.53%) CRM
10 10 (10.53%) MVC
10 10 (10.53%) SDLC
10 10 (10.53%) Visualisation
11 9 (9.47%) OWASP
11 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) Scala
2 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.68%) Java
4 25 (26.32%) Python
5 24 (25.26%) Perl
6 21 (22.11%) SQL
7 19 (20.00%) Ruby
8 17 (17.89%) C#
9 9 (9.47%) C
9 9 (9.47%) Groovy
9 9 (9.47%) Haskell
10 7 (7.37%) PHP
11 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.21%) C++
11 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.11%) Korn
12 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) MCSE
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) RHCE
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) CCNP
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) Docker
2 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) XenServer
5 1 (1.05%) NFS
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Puppet
2 9 (9.47%) Grafana
2 9 (9.47%) Kibana
3 5 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.05%) Nagios
5 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Google
2 17 (17.89%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) VMware
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.26%) BMC
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.21%) webMethods
7 3 (3.16%) Adobe
7 3 (3.16%) F5
7 3 (3.16%) NetApp
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco
8 2 (2.11%) FatWire
8 2 (2.11%) SAP
8 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.05%) EMC
9 1 (1.05%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) Sun
9 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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