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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.96% 4.28% 6.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 22.03% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Median daily rate £330 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £315 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 59 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 11.93% 19.41% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 35
Median daily rate £330 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -55.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +9 11 £330 +12.34% 4
Hove -1 2 £400 +23.07%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (52.17%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 5 (21.74%) JPA
5 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 5 (21.74%) Maven
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) JUnit
5 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Unix
6 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (17.39%) Jetty
6 4 (17.39%) SQLite
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (17.39%) CentOS
6 4 (17.39%) TestNG
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps

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 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQLite
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) TestNG
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Hudson
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) CppUnit
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Database Developer
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
1 5 (21.74%) JPA
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) Django
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) GStreamer
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Qt
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) vCloud
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
1 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Coverity
3 1 (4.35%) Freescale
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Veracode