Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.22% 4.66% 6.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 38.60% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 23
East Sussex median daily rate £496 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.88% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £358 £315 £227
90th Percentile £525 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.77% -10.34%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -6.82% +12.82%

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 100 57 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 20.49% 12.08% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 69
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £114 £175 £223
90th Percentile £525 £469 £450
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.23% -27.91%
10th Percentile £11.85 £15.06 £13.88
90th Percentile £21.84 £32.38 £35.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £18.75
% change year-on-year +15.70% -19.33% +16.03%

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 May 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 23 May 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 +16 34 £500 +51.52% 24
Hove -2 4 £450 +2.86% 2
Eastbourne - 1 £425 - 6
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 18 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (24.44%) ETL
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Degree
4 10 (22.22%) JIRA
4 10 (22.22%) C
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (22.22%) Analytics
5 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (20.00%) HBase
5 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 9 (20.00%) Vertica
5 9 (20.00%) Big Data
5 9 (20.00%) Kafka
5 9 (20.00%) VMS
5 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.00%) Google
5 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (20.00%) icCube
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) HTML
6 8 (17.78%) MySQL

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 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Solr
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.89%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (8.89%) Serverless
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.44%) GitHub
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.22%) IaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.22%) npm
6 1 (2.22%) PaaS
6 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) MQTT
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) IKE
3 1 (2.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (20.00%) Big Data
2 9 (20.00%) HBase
2 9 (20.00%) icCube
2 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.78%) MySQL
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) Gradle
4 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.22%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) DBA
2 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) AWS Developer
3 6 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) e-Learning Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Kafka
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (15.56%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (15.56%) REST
3 7 (15.56%) Spring
4 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.11%) JMS
5 5 (11.11%) Node.js
5 5 (11.11%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) JDBC
6 4 (8.89%) JPA
6 4 (8.89%) JSP
6 4 (8.89%) Regular Expression
6 4 (8.89%) Struts
6 4 (8.89%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) VMS
3 6 (13.33%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (24.44%) ETL
2 10 (22.22%) Analytics
3 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Open Source
5 7 (15.56%) Web Development
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Service Design
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) Python
3 10 (22.22%) C
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) Go
5 6 (13.33%) Scala
6 5 (11.11%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.67%) Bourne shell
9 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.44%) Ruby
10 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) GCP
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Flume
3 6 (13.33%) Docker
4 4 (8.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (8.89%) Terraform
4 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.22%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Google
2 9 (20.00%) Vertica
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.22%) Genesys
5 1 (2.22%) New Relic