Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.51% 7.95% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 43.75% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 16
East Sussex median daily rate £575 £412 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.56% +35.08% +1.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £179
90th Percentile £613 £538 £481
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +12.58% -5.63%

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 68 96 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 12.30% 18.18% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 62 85
East Sussex median daily rate £395 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.49% +11.29% +4.20%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £147
90th Percentile £601 £536 £428
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.86% +2.94% +8.07%
10th Percentile £41.25 £13.45 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £26.60
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 28 £575 +70.37% 14
Hove -3 4 £650 +103.13%
Hastings -10 1 - -
Lewes - 1 £350 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Docker
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Unix
4 12 (33.33%) Puppet
5 11 (30.56%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) Apache
7 9 (25.00%) Ansible
7 9 (25.00%) REST
7 9 (25.00%) SOAP
7 9 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) webMethods
7 9 (25.00%) Selenium
7 9 (25.00%) Scala
7 9 (25.00%) HTML5
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 8 (22.22%) JSON
8 8 (22.22%) Spring
8 8 (22.22%) J2SE
8 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
8 8 (22.22%) IntelliJ
8 8 (22.22%) HTTP
8 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 8 (22.22%) SSL
8 8 (22.22%) PHP

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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 8 (22.22%) JBoss
2 8 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
1 8 (22.22%) SSL
1 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.00%) Selenium
3 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 8 (22.22%) IntelliJ
3 8 (22.22%) JUnit
4 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) Grunt
6 1 (2.78%) gulp
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
General
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) HTML Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Java Scala Developer
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Scala Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) ICT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) CSS
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) HTML5
2 9 (25.00%) REST
2 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) EJB
3 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 8 (22.22%) J2EE
3 8 (22.22%) J2SE
3 8 (22.22%) JSON
3 8 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 8 (22.22%) Spring
3 8 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.22%) Microservices
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Network Design
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source Development
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Data Security
8 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) Scala
3 8 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (25.00%) Ansible
3 8 (22.22%) Grafana
3 8 (22.22%) Kibana
4 5 (13.89%) Kubernetes
5 4 (11.11%) Terraform
6 2 (5.56%) Consul
6 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) webMethods
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) CommVault
3 2 (5.56%) Veeam
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Conga
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) New Relic
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) SAP