Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.26% 5.41% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.20% 32.95% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 17
East Sussex median daily rate £438 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.40% +42.86% +10.24%
10th Percentile £322 £413 £265
90th Percentile £671 £613 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £470 £425
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate £41.25 - £46.25
10th Percentile £36.13 - £42.13
90th Percentile £47.38 - £49.38
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +7.56% +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 149 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 24.03% 16.42% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 65 43
East Sussex median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £154 £121 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
East Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.04 £12.30 £14.01
90th Percentile £45.60 £36.60 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.57% +9.38% -17.95%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 34 £575 +5.02% 18
Hove - 4 - - 2
Lewes -2 1 £375 +7.14% 4
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 (53.33%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 19 (42.22%) Open Source
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Subversion
4 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
4 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
5 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
6 14 (31.11%) RESTful
6 14 (31.11%) JIRA
6 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (28.89%) HTML5
7 13 (28.89%) Scala
7 13 (28.89%) HTML
7 13 (28.89%) CSS
8 12 (26.67%) Python
8 12 (26.67%) Spring
8 12 (26.67%) Ruby
9 11 (24.44%) Ajax
9 11 (24.44%) Google
9 11 (24.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (24.44%) Web Development
9 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
9 11 (24.44%) Django
9 11 (24.44%) JSON
9 11 (24.44%) Guice
9 11 (24.44%) OWASP
9 11 (24.44%) HTTP

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 11 (24.44%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) Luigi
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.67%) Serverless
3 3 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.44%) G Suite
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) MQTT
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.67%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.67%) Text Mining
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.44%) Azkaban
6 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) InfluxDB
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 16 (35.56%) Subversion
3 14 (31.11%) JIRA
4 11 (24.44%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) CMake
5 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 2 (4.44%) WiX
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) git-flow
7 1 (2.22%) GitLab
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Scala Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) RESTful
2 13 (28.89%) CSS
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) HTML5
3 12 (26.67%) Spring
4 11 (24.44%) Ajax
4 11 (24.44%) CSS3
4 11 (24.44%) Django
4 11 (24.44%) Guice
4 11 (24.44%) JSON
4 11 (24.44%) Play Framework
4 11 (24.44%) REST
4 11 (24.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
5 5 (11.11%) .NET
5 5 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Basis
7 2 (4.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Social Media
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) BBC
3 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Unix
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) AIX
2 3 (6.67%) SUSE
3 2 (4.44%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Open Source
3 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
4 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (24.44%) MVC
6 11 (24.44%) OWASP
6 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (24.44%) Service Design
6 11 (24.44%) Web Design
6 11 (24.44%) Web Development
7 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) DevOps
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
10 4 (8.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Scala
3 12 (26.67%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) Ruby
4 11 (24.44%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.44%) SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) XenApp
2 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
1 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
1 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (2.22%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (2.22%) Graphite
3 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 4 (8.89%) McAfee
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Ariba
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian