Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 127 157 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.17% 14.42% 7.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.94% 61.09% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 118 40
West Sussex median daily rate £443 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +16.44% +9.77%
10th Percentile £306 £289 £337
90th Percentile £539 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £469 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +10.29% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £34.75 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.76% -21.02% -12.00%
10th Percentile £48.75 £25.00 £41.33
90th Percentile £67.25 £49.20 £48.68
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year +5.45% -5.71% +16.67%

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 318 257 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.46% 23.60% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 179 210
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £413 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +10.00%
10th Percentile £160 £262 £159
90th Percentile £540 £546 £475
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 22
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +193.94% -42.61% +81.10%
10th Percentile £16.43 £12.25 £12.05
90th Percentile £67.25 £48.85 £49.73
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% -23.75% +21.21%

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 15 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 July 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 +19 45 £523 +5.84% 2
Gatwick +5 28 £383 - 2
Crawley -9 20 £400 +23.08% 8
Horsham -5 3 £140 - 2
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 56 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.94%) DevOps
3 47 (37.01%) Unix
4 46 (36.22%) Configuration Management
5 42 (33.07%) Test Automation
6 38 (29.92%) Java
7 37 (29.13%) Windows
8 36 (28.35%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (27.56%) HTTP
10 33 (25.98%) Scrum
11 30 (23.62%) Degree
11 30 (23.62%) Puppet
11 30 (23.62%) Docker
12 29 (22.83%) Computer Science
13 28 (22.05%) Jenkins
14 27 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
16 24 (18.90%) Open Source
17 23 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (18.11%) Ruby
17 23 (18.11%) C#
18 22 (17.32%) JavaScript
18 22 (17.32%) Scala
18 22 (17.32%) Terraform
19 21 (16.54%) JSON
19 21 (16.54%) Perl
20 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
21 19 (14.96%) Python
21 19 (14.96%) Google
21 19 (14.96%) Subversion

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 13 (10.24%) nginx
1 13 (10.24%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.87%) Apache
2 10 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.09%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.72%) Confluence
4 6 (4.72%) JBoss
5 4 (3.15%) Drupal
5 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.57%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.57%) SAP Portal
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.79%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.45%) Google Analytics
4 10 (7.87%) Amazon Glacier
4 10 (7.87%) GitHub
5 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) IaaS
7 2 (1.57%) Route 53
7 2 (1.57%) Serverless
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (27.56%) HTTP
2 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.60%) SSL
4 6 (4.72%) Firewall
4 6 (4.72%) Wireless
5 5 (3.94%) LAN
5 5 (3.94%) SNMP
5 5 (3.94%) WAN
6 4 (3.15%) 802.11
6 4 (3.15%) ADSL
6 4 (3.15%) BGP
6 4 (3.15%) DHCP
6 4 (3.15%) DNS
6 4 (3.15%) EIGRP
6 4 (3.15%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.15%) FTP
6 4 (3.15%) OSPF
6 4 (3.15%) SMTP
6 4 (3.15%) VPN
6 4 (3.15%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.24%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.45%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.87%) MySQL
5 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.57%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.57%) Redis
6 2 (1.57%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (22.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.96%) Subversion
3 14 (11.02%) Ant
4 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
4 13 (10.24%) Gatling
4 13 (10.24%) IntelliJ
4 13 (10.24%) JIRA
4 13 (10.24%) Selenium
5 12 (9.45%) JUnit
6 11 (8.66%) SonarQube
7 8 (6.30%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.51%) Grunt
8 7 (5.51%) gulp
8 7 (5.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (5.51%) Sublime Text
9 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.94%) Artifactory
11 4 (3.15%) GitLab
11 4 (3.15%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Electronics
3 2 (1.57%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) Cloud Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (14.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (14.17%) Scala Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (11.02%) Software Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (10.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (9.45%) Embedded Engineer
8 12 (9.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
10 10 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (7.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (7.09%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (7.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 9 (7.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.54%) JSON
2 18 (14.17%) Spring
3 17 (13.39%) Play Framework
3 17 (13.39%) REST
4 16 (12.60%) CSS
5 15 (11.81%) Node.js
6 14 (11.02%) XML
7 13 (10.24%) Gherkin
7 13 (10.24%) Servlets
8 11 (8.66%) HTML
8 11 (8.66%) jQuery
9 10 (7.87%) SOAP
9 10 (7.87%) Web Services
10 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.09%) RESTful
11 8 (6.30%) HTML5
12 6 (4.72%) .NET
12 6 (4.72%) .NET Core
12 6 (4.72%) EJB
12 6 (4.72%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.45%) Cloud Native
3 6 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.57%) W3C
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.01%) Unix
2 37 (29.13%) Windows
3 13 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (9.45%) Ubuntu
5 9 (7.09%) CentOS
6 8 (6.30%) Solaris
7 5 (3.94%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (2.36%) HPUX
9 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.57%) AIX
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.57%) SUSE
10 2 (1.57%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.94%) DevOps
3 46 (36.22%) Configuration Management
4 42 (33.07%) Test Automation
5 36 (28.35%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (25.98%) Scrum
7 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
8 24 (18.90%) Open Source
9 23 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (12.60%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (12.60%) Microservices
11 16 (12.60%) Web Development
12 14 (11.02%) Analytics
13 11 (8.66%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (8.66%) SDLC
13 11 (8.66%) Static Code Analysis
13 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.87%) Code Coverage
15 8 (6.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.92%) Java
2 23 (18.11%) C#
2 23 (18.11%) Ruby
3 22 (17.32%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.32%) Scala
4 21 (16.54%) Perl
5 19 (14.96%) Python
6 15 (11.81%) Haskell
7 14 (11.02%) Groovy
8 11 (8.66%) C++
8 11 (8.66%) SQL
9 9 (7.09%) Embedded C++
10 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.72%) C
12 4 (3.15%) AWK
12 4 (3.15%) Bourne shell
12 4 (3.15%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.15%) Korn
12 4 (3.15%) PHP
12 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (23.62%) Degree
2 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.15%) CCENT
4 4 (3.15%) CCNA
4 4 (3.15%) CCNP
4 4 (3.15%) CCSA
4 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
4 4 (3.15%) OCA
4 4 (3.15%) OCP
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.15%) RHCE
4 4 (3.15%) RHCSA
4 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.57%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.79%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
2 2 (1.57%) MISRA
3 1 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (23.62%) Docker
2 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.15%) GlusterFS
3 4 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (3.15%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 30 (23.62%) Puppet
2 22 (17.32%) Terraform
3 18 (14.17%) Ansible
4 15 (11.81%) Kubernetes
5 12 (9.45%) Grafana
5 12 (9.45%) Kibana
6 4 (3.15%) Cacti
6 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (3.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.57%) SCCM
8 1 (0.79%) Nessus
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.79%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Google
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle
3 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.66%) VMware
4 10 (7.87%) Adobe
5 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.72%) webMethods
7 5 (3.94%) Centrify
7 5 (3.94%) Cisco
7 5 (3.94%) Qualys
8 4 (3.15%) Aruba
8 4 (3.15%) Brocade
8 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.15%) EMC
8 4 (3.15%) HP
8 4 (3.15%) Juniper
8 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.15%) StorageTek
8 4 (3.15%) Sun
8 4 (3.15%) Veritas