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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.21% 8.44% 11.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.61% 24.73% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 31
Median daily rate £365 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £198 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
179 186 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.35% 34.13% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 84
Median daily rate £365 £340 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 27
Median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 24 £468 -15.00%
Gatwick +8 12 £365 -
Crawley -10 6 £356 +18.54% 5
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.00%) Ruby
2 56 (56.00%) Java
3 55 (55.00%) HTML
4 54 (54.00%) CSS
4 54 (54.00%) Subversion
4 54 (54.00%) Git (software)
5 52 (52.00%) Python
6 51 (51.00%) Scala
7 49 (49.00%) Scrum
8 48 (48.00%) Automated Testing
9 47 (47.00%) Configuration Management
9 47 (47.00%) HTTP
10 46 (46.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 46 (46.00%) REST
10 46 (46.00%) Jenkins
11 45 (45.00%) Google
12 44 (44.00%) Spring
12 44 (44.00%) JSON
12 44 (44.00%) Django
12 44 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (44.00%) Guice
12 44 (44.00%) Play Framework
13 43 (43.00%) CSS3
13 43 (43.00%) Open Source
13 43 (43.00%) HTML5
14 42 (42.00%) Ajax
15 41 (41.00%) C#
15 41 (41.00%) JUnit
16 40 (40.00%) 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 (37.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.00%) IaaS
3 3 (3.00%) Office 365
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.00%) Yammer
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.00%) HTTP
2 15 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
2 15 (15.00%) SAN
3 7 (7.00%) LDAP
4 3 (3.00%) DHCP
4 3 (3.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) Internet
4 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.00%) Broadband
5 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.00%) LTE
5 2 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.00%) VLDB
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
3 9 (9.00%) OLTP
4 4 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (54.00%) Git (software)
1 54 (54.00%) Subversion
2 46 (46.00%) Jenkins
3 41 (41.00%) JUnit
4 39 (39.00%) JIRA
5 4 (4.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) Hudson
6 2 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.00%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.00%) Mocha
7 1 (1.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.00%) Avionics
2 2 (2.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (56.00%) Developer
2 44 (44.00%) Scala Developer
3 30 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 22 (22.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 15 (15.00%) Administrator
5 15 (15.00%) Unix Administrator
6 12 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Software Engineer
8 10 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.00%) Solaris Administrator
10 5 (5.00%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (3.00%) Embedded Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) IT Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.00%) HTML
2 54 (54.00%) CSS
3 46 (46.00%) REST
3 46 (46.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 44 (44.00%) Django
4 44 (44.00%) Guice
4 44 (44.00%) JSON
4 44 (44.00%) Play Framework
4 44 (44.00%) Spring
5 43 (43.00%) CSS3
5 43 (43.00%) HTML5
6 42 (42.00%) Ajax
7 40 (40.00%) RESTful
7 40 (40.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.00%) Sass
10 2 (2.00%) Mustache
10 2 (2.00%) Web Services
11 1 (1.00%) JSP
11 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) PKI
5 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.00%) iSeries
6 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) AS400
7 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Unix
2 19 (19.00%) Windows
3 15 (15.00%) Solaris
4 11 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.00%) SUSE
7 3 (3.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (49.00%) Scrum
3 48 (48.00%) Automated Testing
4 47 (47.00%) Configuration Management
5 44 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (43.00%) Open Source
7 40 (40.00%) MVC
8 36 (36.00%) OWASP
9 35 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (35.00%) Web Design
10 24 (24.00%) Service Design
11 19 (19.00%) Web Development
12 17 (17.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (16.00%) High Availability
14 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
15 9 (9.00%) TDD
16 6 (6.00%) Change Management
16 6 (6.00%) ITIL
17 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
17 5 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.00%) Java
1 56 (56.00%) Ruby
2 52 (52.00%) Python
3 51 (51.00%) Scala
4 41 (41.00%) C#
5 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.00%) C++
7 6 (6.00%) C
8 3 (3.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.00%) ANSI C
9 2 (2.00%) Perl
9 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) MCP
3 3 (3.00%) MCSA
3 3 (3.00%) MCSE
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
5 1 (1.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (8.00%) GlusterFS
3 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 15 (15.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 12 (12.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.00%) Puppet
5 3 (3.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.00%) MOM
6 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.00%) Ansible
7 1 (1.00%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) Google
2 15 (15.00%) Brocade
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle
2 15 (15.00%) StorageTek
2 15 (15.00%) Veritas
3 12 (12.00%) Sun
4 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.00%) EMC
6 8 (8.00%) VMware
7 6 (6.00%) HP
7 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.00%) Citrix
9 2 (2.00%) Apple
9 2 (2.00%) Cisco
9 2 (2.00%) Dell
9 2 (2.00%) F5
9 2 (2.00%) Meraki
10 1 (1.00%) IBM
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp