Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 59 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.38% 5.88% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.70% 51.61% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 35
East Sussex median daily rate £463 £575 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.57% +39.56% +35.08%
10th Percentile £317 £300 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -15.00% +25.00%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £44.00 £42.40
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.79% +13.05%

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 132 62 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 20.99% 11.40% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 61
East Sussex median daily rate £376 £383 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +10.87% +11.29%
10th Percentile £120 £162 £180
90th Percentile £575 £609 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.25 £42.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.29% +157.58% -2.94%
10th Percentile £13.18 £41.25 £13.56
90th Percentile £32.73 £43.75 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +2 42 £513 -10.87% 18
Eastbourne - 7 £438 - 1
Hove +3 5 £475 -26.92% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (32.20%) JIRA
4 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
4 19 (32.20%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) Python
5 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
6 16 (27.12%) Unix
7 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
7 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (25.42%) Open Source
7 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
8 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
8 13 (22.03%) DevOps
8 13 (22.03%) HTTP
8 13 (22.03%) Subversion
8 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (20.34%) Google
9 12 (20.34%) Analytics
10 11 (18.64%) Docker
10 11 (18.64%) RESTful
10 11 (18.64%) Scrum
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
10 11 (18.64%) HTML
10 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 11 (18.64%) Oracle
11 10 (16.95%) Spring
11 10 (16.95%) Ruby
11 10 (16.95%) HTML5

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 8 (13.56%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (11.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (10.17%) Serverless
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.78%) Route 53
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.08%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (3.39%) G Suite
7 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.69%) GitHub
7 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.69%) IaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) SSL
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) Firewall
4 3 (5.08%) MQTT
5 2 (3.39%) RTMP
5 2 (3.39%) RTSP
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) Big Data
2 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.56%) MySQL
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.08%) HBase
5 3 (5.08%) icCube
5 3 (5.08%) SAP BW
5 3 (5.08%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
1 19 (32.20%) JIRA
2 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (22.03%) Subversion
4 9 (15.25%) JUnit
5 6 (10.17%) Selenium
6 3 (5.08%) CMake
6 3 (5.08%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.39%) WiX
8 1 (1.69%) Ant
8 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.69%) Gatling
8 1 (1.69%) Grunt
8 1 (1.69%) gulp
8 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.69%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Java Scala Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Scala Developer
4 6 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (8.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Junior
6 4 (6.78%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) CSS
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
1 11 (18.64%) RESTful
2 10 (16.95%) HTML5
2 10 (16.95%) Spring
3 9 (15.25%) JSON
3 9 (15.25%) Play Framework
3 9 (15.25%) REST
4 8 (13.56%) Ajax
4 8 (13.56%) CSS3
4 8 (13.56%) Django
4 8 (13.56%) Guice
4 8 (13.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (13.56%) Spring MVC
5 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 4 (6.78%) Node.js
7 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.08%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.86%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.08%) Social Media
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
3 6 (10.17%) Solaris
4 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.08%) AIX
5 3 (5.08%) SUSE
5 3 (5.08%) VMS
6 2 (3.39%) Android
6 2 (3.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
4 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
4 15 (25.42%) Open Source
5 13 (22.03%) DevOps
5 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (20.34%) Analytics
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) ETL
9 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (13.56%) MVC
9 8 (13.56%) OWASP
9 8 (13.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (13.56%) Service Design
9 8 (13.56%) Web Design
9 8 (13.56%) Web Development
10 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Data Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Java
2 17 (28.81%) Python
3 11 (18.64%) SQL
4 10 (16.95%) Ruby
5 9 (15.25%) C#
5 9 (15.25%) C++
5 9 (15.25%) Scala
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.08%) C
9 3 (5.08%) Go
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) Groovy
11 1 (1.69%) Haskell
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.78%) XenApp
3 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Flume
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Terraform
2 8 (13.56%) Ansible
2 8 (13.56%) Puppet
3 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.47%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) Data Guard
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.69%) Grafana
6 1 (1.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Google
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) McAfee
5 3 (5.08%) Ariba
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) Vertica
6 2 (3.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.69%) OutSystems
7 1 (1.69%) webMethods