Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 24 16
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 126 79 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.01% 6.67% 8.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.78% 35.91% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 59
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £240
90th Percentile £613 £624 £450
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £398
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.43% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.59% -9.33% +87.50%
10th Percentile £42.50 £34.00 £16.80
90th Percentile £50.70 £40.20 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.32% +9.33% -6.25%

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 230 220 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.93% 18.58% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 125 238
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £110 £218 £163
90th Percentile £563 £538 £545
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 33
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -12.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.29 £11.40
90th Percentile £50.25 £35.05 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £18.30
% change year-on-year +6.87% -10.53% +14.39%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +20 48 £520 -5.45% 1
Gatwick +14 24 £488 +34.48%
Crawley -8 17 £425 +41.67% 4
East Grinstead +5 1 £425 -
Haywards Heath -1 1 £375 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 82 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (51.59%) Java
3 54 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 50 (39.68%) Test Automation
5 44 (34.92%) Scala
6 43 (34.13%) Scrum
7 41 (32.54%) DevOps
8 39 (30.95%) Unix
9 38 (30.16%) HTTP
10 37 (29.37%) Configuration Management
11 36 (28.57%) Play Framework
12 32 (25.40%) Microservices
12 32 (25.40%) Subversion
13 31 (24.60%) JSON
13 31 (24.60%) CSS
14 30 (23.81%) Docker
15 29 (23.02%) Web Development
16 28 (22.22%) Puppet
17 27 (21.43%) REST
18 26 (20.63%) Mac OS X
19 25 (19.84%) Windows
19 25 (19.84%) MongoDB
19 25 (19.84%) Relational Database
20 24 (19.05%) XML
20 24 (19.05%) IntelliJ
21 23 (18.25%) SQL
21 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
22 22 (17.46%) Spring
22 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (17.46%) Open Source

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 11 (8.73%) Apache
1 11 (8.73%) JBoss
1 11 (8.73%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.56%) Confluence
3 5 (3.97%) Alfresco
3 5 (3.97%) CMS
3 5 (3.97%) nginx
3 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
2 7 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 7 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (5.56%) Serverless
3 6 (4.76%) GitHub
4 5 (3.97%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.16%) HTTP
2 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (2.38%) Firewall
4 3 (2.38%) WAN
5 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.59%) LAN
5 2 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) 802.11
6 1 (0.79%) BGP
6 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.79%) FTP
6 1 (0.79%) IKE
6 1 (0.79%) IPsec
6 1 (0.79%) MPLS
6 1 (0.79%) OSPF
6 1 (0.79%) SNMP
6 1 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) VRRP
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) MongoDB
1 25 (19.84%) Relational Database
2 15 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.59%) Redis
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 32 (25.40%) Subversion
3 24 (19.05%) IntelliJ
4 17 (13.49%) JUnit
5 16 (12.70%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.11%) Selenium
7 11 (8.73%) Eclipse
8 8 (6.35%) JIRA
9 7 (5.56%) Bitbucket
9 7 (5.56%) SonarQube
10 6 (4.76%) GoogleTest
10 6 (4.76%) Grunt
11 5 (3.97%) Ant
11 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.97%) Gatling
11 5 (3.97%) gulp
11 5 (3.97%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.97%) Sublime Text
12 4 (3.17%) Maven
13 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (2.38%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (57.14%) Developer
2 34 (26.98%) Scala Developer
3 24 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) AWS Developer
7 10 (7.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Architect
9 8 (6.35%) Linux Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (4.76%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.57%) Play Framework
2 31 (24.60%) CSS
2 31 (24.60%) JSON
3 27 (21.43%) REST
4 24 (19.05%) XML
5 22 (17.46%) Spring
6 18 (14.29%) HTML
6 18 (14.29%) HTML5
7 15 (11.90%) J2EE
7 15 (11.90%) SOAP
8 11 (8.73%) EJB
8 11 (8.73%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.73%) J2SE
9 9 (7.14%) JSP
10 7 (5.56%) Ajax
10 7 (5.56%) Django
10 7 (5.56%) Guice
10 7 (5.56%) RESTful
10 7 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.59%) Online Games
4 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.79%) AS400
4 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.79%) iSeries
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.95%) Unix
2 26 (20.63%) Mac OS X
3 25 (19.84%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.17%) CentOS
7 3 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.59%) AIX
8 2 (1.59%) Debian
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.68%) Test Automation
3 43 (34.13%) Scrum
4 41 (32.54%) DevOps
5 37 (29.37%) Configuration Management
6 32 (25.40%) Microservices
7 29 (23.02%) Web Development
8 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
9 22 (17.46%) Continuous Deployment
9 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (17.46%) Open Source
10 12 (9.52%) BPMN
10 12 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (9.52%) Process Management
11 11 (8.73%) Migration
12 10 (7.94%) Software Delivery
13 9 (7.14%) SDLC
13 9 (7.14%) Service Design
14 8 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (6.35%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (51.59%) Java
2 44 (34.92%) Scala
3 23 (18.25%) SQL
4 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.70%) C++
6 13 (10.32%) Ruby
7 8 (6.35%) Perl
8 7 (5.56%) C#
8 7 (5.56%) Python
9 5 (3.97%) Groovy
9 5 (3.97%) Haskell
10 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.38%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.38%) Korn
12 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.79%) AWK
13 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) SC Cleared
1 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.94%) Degree
3 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) CCENT
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) CCNP
4 1 (0.79%) CCSA
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.79%) OCA
4 1 (0.79%) OCP
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.79%) RHCE
4 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (23.81%) Docker
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) LXC
5 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) Puppet
2 15 (11.90%) Grafana
2 15 (11.90%) Kibana
3 8 (6.35%) Terraform
4 7 (5.56%) Ansible
5 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Cacti
6 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.79%) logstash
6 1 (0.79%) Marathon
6 1 (0.79%) Mesos
6 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (12.70%) VMware
2 12 (9.52%) Google
3 11 (8.73%) webMethods
4 6 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle
7 3 (2.38%) Citrix
7 3 (2.38%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco
8 2 (1.59%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) Juniper
9 1 (0.79%) Brocade
9 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.79%) EMC
9 1 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) StorageTek
9 1 (0.79%) Sun
9 1 (0.79%) Veritas
9 1 (0.79%) Wyse