The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.75% - 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
113 104 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.39% 28.11% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 62 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +67.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.11 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the West Sussex region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Open Source
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 Open Source within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 - 1 £400 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Facebook
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Pay per click
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Zend