The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.15% 6.28% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 66.67% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Median daily rate £475 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £264 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 18 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 7.25% 9.42% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 47 82
Median daily rate £325 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £320 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Brighton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Brighton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Brighton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Brighton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) CentOS
6 3 (15.00%) WSUS
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) SCCM
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Clustering
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Gradle
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.00%) Qt
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
1 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Grafana
3 1 (5.00%) Icinga
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Freescale
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago