Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 55 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.30% 5.89% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.89% 58.49% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 29
East Sussex median daily rate £488 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.56% +4.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £373 £315 £240
90th Percentile £547 £503 £485
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year +4.24% -5.71% +16.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 106 53 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 19.85% 10.08% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 72
East Sussex median daily rate £441 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.07% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £120 £198 £190
90th Percentile £525 £495 £486
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.06% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.75 £21.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.29% +35.48% -16.22%
10th Percentile £11.72 £21.00 £13.88
90th Percentile £16.68 £21.00 £35.50
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.73% -25.00% +21.21%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in East Sussex over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +13 39 £500 +49.25% 12
Eastbourne - 7 £438 -
Hove +2 5 £450 -5.26% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Python
2 20 (36.36%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) ETL
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (30.91%) Analytics
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.91%) JIRA
5 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (27.27%) Oracle
7 14 (25.45%) Unix
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
8 13 (23.64%) C
8 13 (23.64%) Google
9 12 (21.82%) Degree
9 12 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (21.82%) VMS
9 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
9 12 (21.82%) Vertica
9 12 (21.82%) Big Data
9 12 (21.82%) Kafka
9 12 (21.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (21.82%) HBase
9 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
9 12 (21.82%) icCube
10 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (20.00%) Puppet
10 11 (20.00%) Docker

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.45%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.27%) Serverless
5 3 (5.45%) Route 53
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.64%) GitHub
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.82%) IaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.82%) npm
7 1 (1.82%) PaaS
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) MQTT
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) RTMP
3 2 (3.64%) RTSP
4 1 (1.82%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (21.82%) Big Data
2 12 (21.82%) HBase
2 12 (21.82%) icCube
2 12 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (20.00%) MySQL
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
5 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) JIRA
2 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.09%) Maven
5 4 (7.27%) JUnit
5 4 (7.27%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 3 (5.45%) Gradle
7 2 (3.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.82%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) DBA
4 6 (10.91%) ETL Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Kafka
2 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (16.36%) CSS
4 9 (16.36%) HTML
4 9 (16.36%) Web Services
5 8 (14.55%) REST
5 8 (14.55%) Spring
6 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
7 6 (10.91%) RESTful
8 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.09%) JMS
8 5 (9.09%) Node.js
8 5 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (7.27%) Ajax
9 4 (7.27%) EJB
9 4 (7.27%) J2EE
9 4 (7.27%) JDBC
9 4 (7.27%) JSP
9 4 (7.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 12 (21.82%) VMS
4 6 (10.91%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) Debian
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ETL
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Analytics
3 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) DevOps
6 8 (14.55%) OO
6 8 (14.55%) Open Source
6 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
7 7 (12.73%) MVC
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.73%) Service Design
7 7 (12.73%) Web Development
8 6 (10.91%) Data Governance
8 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Java
1 20 (36.36%) Python
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) C
5 10 (18.18%) C#
5 10 (18.18%) Go
6 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (7.27%) C++
8 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) Scala
10 2 (3.64%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.82%) Perl
11 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) GCP
2 6 (10.91%) Data Quality
3 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.00%) Docker
3 10 (18.18%) Apache Flume
4 4 (7.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) Terraform
3 6 (10.91%) Ansible
4 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) Google
3 12 (21.82%) Vertica
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.82%) Genesys