The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 7 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 12.12% 3.74% 7.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 8.86% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Median daily rate £345 £343 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +9.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 Crawley with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 79 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 26.26% 42.25% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 61 21
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +259.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Crawley

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Crawley

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Crawley over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Crawley

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Crawley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Linux.

1 15 (62.50%) SQL
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) CRM
3 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Japanese Language
6 5 (20.83%) C++
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) iSeries
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.50%) AS400
9 2 (8.33%) AIX
9 2 (8.33%) Python
9 2 (8.33%) SQLPlus
9 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
9 2 (8.33%) HTML
9 2 (8.33%) Java
9 2 (8.33%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.17%) IPv4
1 1 (4.17%) IPv6
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
1 1 (4.17%) OSPF
1 1 (4.17%) SNMP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
1 1 (4.17%) VPLS
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Japanese Language
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) AS400
2 3 (12.50%) iSeries
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Online Games
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) VyOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) C
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Aruba
3 1 (4.17%) Brocade
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) Ubiquiti
3 1 (4.17%) Wyse
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