Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 December 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 165 128 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.34% 12.30% 6.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.71% 55.41% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 52
West Sussex median daily rate £518 £475 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.95% +31.49% +3.21%
10th Percentile £407 £364 £295
90th Percentile £625 £613 £584
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +3.93% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +45.59% -9.33%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.32% +8.61%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 361 231 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.36% 22.19% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 127 125
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £135 £110 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £531
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +210.34% -12.12%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.55 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -10.11%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Worthing +2 80 £509 -2.16% 9
Gatwick 0 28 £538 +10.26% 2
Crawley +1 18 £485 +10.86% 6
Horsham - 2 £138 - 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 84 (50.91%) DevOps
2 80 (48.48%) Java
2 80 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.58%) Unix
4 60 (36.36%) Puppet
5 58 (35.15%) Configuration Management
6 55 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 52 (31.52%) Google
8 51 (30.91%) HTTP
9 49 (29.70%) Windows
9 49 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (29.09%) Spring
10 48 (29.09%) Test Automation
11 47 (28.48%) Git (software)
11 47 (28.48%) Docker
12 46 (27.88%) Open Source
13 45 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
13 45 (27.27%) Scala
13 45 (27.27%) Scrum
14 44 (26.67%) Ruby
14 44 (26.67%) JSON
14 44 (26.67%) JavaScript
14 44 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (25.45%) Play Framework
16 41 (24.85%) REST
17 39 (23.64%) Terraform
18 38 (23.03%) JUnit
19 37 (22.42%) Oracle
20 36 (21.82%) Ansible
21 34 (20.61%) C#

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 26 (15.76%) Confluence
2 24 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 23 (13.94%) nginx
4 22 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 20 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (10.30%) JBoss
7 16 (9.70%) Apache
8 9 (5.45%) IIS
9 8 (4.85%) WebSphere
10 6 (3.64%) NetWeaver
10 6 (3.64%) SAP Portal
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (1.21%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.61%) OpenROAD
14 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.33%) Google Analytics
3 21 (12.73%) Amazon Glacier
4 18 (10.91%) GitHub
4 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.42%) TestFlight
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.21%) IaaS
7 2 (1.21%) PaaS
7 2 (1.21%) Route 53
7 2 (1.21%) Serverless
8 1 (0.61%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.91%) HTTP
2 30 (18.18%) SSL
2 30 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.85%) NFC
4 6 (3.64%) Firewall
5 4 (2.42%) DHCP
5 4 (2.42%) DNS
6 3 (1.82%) Internet
6 3 (1.82%) VPN
7 2 (1.21%) 802.11
7 2 (1.21%) ADSL
7 2 (1.21%) BGP
7 2 (1.21%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.21%) FTP
7 2 (1.21%) OSPF
7 2 (1.21%) SMTP
7 2 (1.21%) SNMP
7 2 (1.21%) VRRP
7 2 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 22 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 22 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 22 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.82%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 47 (28.48%) Git (software)
3 38 (23.03%) JUnit
4 34 (20.61%) JIRA
5 27 (16.36%) Subversion
6 24 (14.55%) IntelliJ
6 24 (14.55%) Selenium
7 22 (13.33%) Ant
7 22 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 22 (13.33%) Gatling
7 22 (13.33%) Hudson
8 18 (10.91%) Grunt
8 18 (10.91%) gulp
8 18 (10.91%) Karma Test Runner
8 18 (10.91%) Sublime Text
9 16 (9.70%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.85%) SonarQube
10 8 (4.85%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.03%) Maven
12 4 (2.42%) Xcode
General
1 8 (4.85%) Back Office
2 2 (1.21%) Electronics
2 2 (1.21%) Games
2 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (35.15%) Developer
2 31 (18.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (18.79%) Scala Developer
3 23 (13.94%) AWS DevOps
4 22 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 22 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (12.73%) Architect
5 21 (12.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.67%) Consultant
10 10 (6.06%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (5.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) Spring
2 44 (26.67%) JSON
3 42 (25.45%) Play Framework
4 41 (24.85%) REST
5 29 (17.58%) RESTful
6 28 (16.97%) SOAP
7 24 (14.55%) Node.js
8 23 (13.94%) Servlets
9 22 (13.33%) Django
9 22 (13.33%) Gherkin
9 22 (13.33%) Guice
9 22 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (13.33%) Spring MVC
9 22 (13.33%) XML
10 20 (12.12%) CSS
10 20 (12.12%) Web Services
11 19 (11.52%) AngularJS
12 18 (10.91%) jQuery
13 16 (9.70%) EJB
13 16 (9.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Cloud Native
2 13 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.06%) Clustering
4 10 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.85%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.58%) Unix
2 49 (29.70%) Windows
3 24 (14.55%) Ubuntu
4 17 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.48%) CentOS
6 11 (6.67%) Solaris
7 10 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (6.06%) SUSE
8 9 (5.45%) Windows Server
9 7 (4.24%) AIX
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.21%) Check Point GAiA
12 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.21%) VxWorks
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (50.91%) DevOps
2 80 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (35.15%) Configuration Management
4 49 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (29.09%) Test Automation
6 46 (27.88%) Open Source
7 45 (27.27%) Scrum
8 44 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (17.58%) TDD
10 27 (16.36%) Deployment Automation
11 26 (15.76%) Microservices
12 25 (15.15%) Kanban
12 25 (15.15%) MVC
13 24 (14.55%) Computer Science
14 23 (13.94%) BDD
14 23 (13.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 23 (13.94%) Lean Software Development
15 22 (13.33%) Analytics
15 22 (13.33%) Functional Programming
15 22 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.48%) Java
2 45 (27.27%) Scala
3 44 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 44 (26.67%) Ruby
4 34 (20.61%) C#
5 26 (15.76%) Python
6 24 (14.55%) Perl
7 23 (13.94%) Haskell
8 22 (13.33%) Groovy
9 19 (11.52%) SQL
10 12 (7.27%) C++
10 12 (7.27%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.64%) Java 8
12 5 (3.03%) C
13 4 (2.42%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.42%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.42%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 24 (14.55%) Degree
4 11 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (4.85%) CCSP
5 8 (4.85%) CISA
5 8 (4.85%) CISM
5 8 (4.85%) CISSP
5 8 (4.85%) CLAS
5 8 (4.85%) CREST Certified
5 8 (4.85%) IISP
6 3 (1.82%) CCNA
6 3 (1.82%) MCSE
6 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.21%) CCSA
7 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (4.85%) GDPR
2 8 (4.85%) ISAE 3402
2 8 (4.85%) ISO 22301
2 8 (4.85%) ISO 31000
2 8 (4.85%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 8 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) MISRA
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 47 (28.48%) Docker
2 14 (8.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.85%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.61%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (36.36%) Puppet
2 39 (23.64%) Terraform
3 36 (21.82%) Ansible
4 24 (14.55%) Kubernetes
5 22 (13.33%) Grafana
5 22 (13.33%) Kibana
6 9 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (4.85%) Nessus
7 8 (4.85%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 7 (4.24%) Data Guard
8 7 (4.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (4.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.21%) Cacti
9 2 (1.21%) SCCM
10 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.61%) Packer
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Google
2 37 (22.42%) Oracle
3 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.70%) Adobe
5 15 (9.09%) webMethods
6 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.67%) Cisco
8 10 (6.06%) Qualys
8 10 (6.06%) VMware
9 9 (5.45%) Centrify
10 8 (4.85%) ArcSight
10 8 (4.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (4.85%) IBM
10 8 (4.85%) Imperva
10 8 (4.85%) McAfee
10 8 (4.85%) Okta
10 8 (4.85%) Splunk
10 8 (4.85%) Trend Micro
10 8 (4.85%) Tripwire
11 7 (4.24%) SAP