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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.07% 12.43% 5.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.12% 31.62% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 11
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£375 £275 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
177 136 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.46% 39.31% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 81 45
Average daily rate £343 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £13.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +2 17 £300 -14.59% 2
Worthing -3 11 £550 +76.00%
Gatwick -6 5 - - 1
Horsham -2 2 £389 - 3
East Grinstead +1 1 £450 -
Chichester 0 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 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 44 (68.75%) UNIX
2 28 (43.75%) Oracle
3 27 (42.19%) Apache
3 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
3 27 (42.19%) Web Development
4 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
5 21 (32.81%) IIS
6 20 (31.25%) SQL
7 19 (29.69%) Migration
8 17 (26.56%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) HTML
9 16 (25.00%) Windows
9 16 (25.00%) CSS
9 16 (25.00%) HTTP
10 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
11 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 13 (20.31%) Internet
13 12 (18.75%) Mac OS X
13 12 (18.75%) Subversion
13 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
14 11 (17.19%) Visualisation
14 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (17.19%) FlexPod
14 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
14 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (17.19%) Web Design
14 11 (17.19%) Scrum
15 10 (15.63%) Intranet
15 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 27 (42.19%) Apache
1 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
2 21 (32.81%) IIS
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
1 4 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) HTTP
2 13 (20.31%) Internet
3 10 (15.63%) Intranet
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.38%) DNS
6 4 (6.25%) DHCP
6 4 (6.25%) Network Security
6 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.13%) LDAP
7 2 (3.13%) Firewall
8 1 (1.56%) SAN
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
8 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.56%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) DataStage
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Subversion
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
2 1 (1.56%) Billing
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Web Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Scala Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Web Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Database Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) CSS
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) J2EE
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) Drools
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) Dojo
5 1 (1.56%) JPA
5 1 (1.56%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) J2SE
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) JDBC
5 1 (1.56%) Servlets
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Visualisation
1 11 (17.19%) FlexPod
2 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.81%) PKI
5 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) NHS
6 2 (3.13%) Statistics
6 2 (3.13%) iSeries
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) GIS
7 1 (1.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) UNIX
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Web Development
2 19 (29.69%) Migration
3 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.19%) Scrum
4 11 (17.19%) Web Design
4 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Open Source
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (4.69%) TDD
9 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.13%) UML
9 2 (3.13%) Project Management
9 2 (3.13%) Service Management
9 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) Scala
5 8 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (7.81%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) C
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) AWK
10 1 (1.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 4 (6.25%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) MCSA
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.56%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (1.56%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.56%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Snort
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.13%) UAG
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) F5
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) Sun
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