The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing - - 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Operating Systems Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 41.51% 55.56% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 15
Average daily rate £375 £356 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £151 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% -24.32%
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 Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Worthing region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Linux
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree