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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 33 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.74% 3.32% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.43% 12.50% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 16
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £380 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
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
97 104 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.94% 26.60% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 82
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +8 8 £400 -1.84% 3
Horsham -3 2 £343 -9.86% 2
Gatwick 0 1 £350 -14.11% 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - - 1
Worthing - - - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) MCP
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 15 (39.47%) MCSE
4 13 (34.21%) MySQL
4 13 (34.21%) IIS
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (31.58%) SCCM
5 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 12 (31.58%) MS Office
5 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
7 10 (26.32%) SAN
8 9 (23.68%) Internet
8 9 (23.68%) Apache
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 8 (21.05%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (18.42%) HTML
10 7 (18.42%) Java
10 7 (18.42%) Web Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (34.21%) IIS
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (5.26%) Drupal
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
2 9 (23.68%) Internet
3 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.79%) Wireless
5 5 (13.16%) DNS
5 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.89%) SNMP
7 1 (2.63%) DMZ
7 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) XHTML
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) LAMP
4 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) JSP
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) Ajax
7 1 (2.63%) Java EE
7 1 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) DataPower
5 2 (5.26%) iPhone
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.79%) UNIX
7 5 (13.16%) Solaris
8 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) Web Development
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.79%) Coaching
3 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) C
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) MCP
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (39.47%) MCSE
3 6 (15.79%) CEH
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
3 6 (15.79%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) UAG
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Nessus
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Qualys
4 6 (15.79%) McAfee
5 3 (7.89%) hybris
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) Veeam
7 1 (2.63%) Zend