Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 28 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.38% 5.27% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.87% 28.92% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 13
East Sussex median daily rate £500 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +3.85% +4.84%
10th Percentile £413 £263 £156
90th Percentile £613 £531 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - £46.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.18% -29.49%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 91 83 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 16.88% 18.24% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 61
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -0.40%
10th Percentile £121 £213 £150
90th Percentile £575 £525 £400
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.23% -22.15%
10th Percentile £12.39 £14.01 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.65 £44.38 £26.60
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -16.88% +20.31%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +3 24 £548 +62.22% 29
Lewes - 1 £350 - 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 14 (48.28%) Scala
2 13 (44.83%) DevOps
3 12 (41.38%) Apache
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
5 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) REST
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) Unix
6 9 (31.03%) Play Framework
6 9 (31.03%) JUnit
6 9 (31.03%) HTTP
6 9 (31.03%) Spring
6 9 (31.03%) JSON
7 8 (27.59%) Selenium
7 8 (27.59%) Puppet
7 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
7 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
7 8 (27.59%) webMethods
7 8 (27.59%) SSL
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
7 8 (27.59%) IntelliJ
7 8 (27.59%) SOAP
7 8 (27.59%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) JBoss

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 (41.38%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) JBoss
2 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.79%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (6.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) HTTP
2 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) MariaDB
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) JUnit
3 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
3 8 (27.59%) IntelliJ
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Grunt
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Scala Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (27.59%) HTML Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (17.24%) DBA
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (13.79%) Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
2 10 (34.48%) REST
3 9 (31.03%) JSON
3 9 (31.03%) Play Framework
3 9 (31.03%) Spring
4 8 (27.59%) EJB
4 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
4 8 (27.59%) J2EE
4 8 (27.59%) J2SE
4 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 8 (27.59%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) LAMP
6 3 (10.34%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) Laravel
8 1 (3.45%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Microservices
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Security Hardening
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Scala
2 11 (37.93%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.34%) Bourne shell
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Grafana
1 8 (27.59%) Kibana
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (10.34%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
5 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) webMethods
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) New Relic
5 1 (3.45%) Google