Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 5 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 138 153 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.51% 14.33% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.10% 61.20% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 109 46
West Sussex median daily rate £500 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +16.44% +0.69%
10th Percentile £381 £300 £325
90th Percentile £544 £588 £503
South East median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.79% -4.21%
10th Percentile £48.75 £25.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £52.10 £50.25 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.96% +10.97%

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 293 250 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.56% 23.41% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 172 181
West Sussex median daily rate £419 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +9.46% +8.82%
10th Percentile £197 £150 £214
90th Percentile £544 £530 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 19
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.00% -9.09% +71.88%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.70 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £50.35
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +20 61 £525 +6.25% 1
Gatwick 0 27 £475 +34.75%
Crawley -7 17 £448 +37.69% 5
Horsham - 3 £140 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (44.93%) DevOps
2 61 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (42.03%) Unix
4 54 (39.13%) Java
5 52 (37.68%) Puppet
6 50 (36.23%) Configuration Management
7 46 (33.33%) Windows
8 41 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (29.71%) Jenkins
9 39 (28.26%) Test Automation
10 38 (27.54%) Docker
10 38 (27.54%) HTTP
11 37 (26.81%) Scrum
12 36 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
13 35 (25.36%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (25.36%) Google
14 34 (24.64%) Open Source
15 33 (23.91%) Scala
16 32 (23.19%) Ruby
17 31 (22.46%) JSON
17 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
18 29 (21.01%) C#
18 29 (21.01%) Spring
19 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
19 28 (20.29%) Play Framework
19 28 (20.29%) Terraform
20 27 (19.57%) Ansible
21 26 (18.84%) REST
21 26 (18.84%) Deployment Automation
22 24 (17.39%) Degree

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 19 (13.77%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.04%) nginx
3 17 (12.32%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (10.14%) Confluence
5 13 (9.42%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.52%) Apache
6 9 (6.52%) JBoss
7 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.90%) IIS
9 3 (2.17%) NetWeaver
9 3 (2.17%) SAP Portal
9 3 (2.17%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.72%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.72%) CMS
11 1 (0.72%) Drupal
11 1 (0.72%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.72%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.32%) Amazon Glacier
2 17 (12.32%) Google Analytics
3 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (8.70%) GitHub
5 5 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.17%) IaaS
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.45%) PaaS
8 2 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.54%) HTTP
2 22 (15.94%) SSL
2 22 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.62%) Firewall
4 4 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.90%) NFC
4 4 (2.90%) SAN
5 3 (2.17%) LAN
5 3 (2.17%) SNMP
5 3 (2.17%) WAN
6 2 (1.45%) 802.11
6 2 (1.45%) ADSL
6 2 (1.45%) BGP
6 2 (1.45%) DHCP
6 2 (1.45%) DNS
6 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.45%) FTP
6 2 (1.45%) SMTP
6 2 (1.45%) VoIP
6 2 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) MongoDB
2 17 (12.32%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.97%) MySQL
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.45%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (29.71%) Jenkins
2 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.94%) JUnit
4 20 (14.49%) JIRA
5 18 (13.04%) Ant
5 18 (13.04%) IntelliJ
5 18 (13.04%) Selenium
5 18 (13.04%) Subversion
6 17 (12.32%) Cucumber
6 17 (12.32%) Gatling
7 12 (8.70%) Hudson
8 11 (7.97%) Grunt
8 11 (7.97%) gulp
8 11 (7.97%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (7.97%) Sublime Text
9 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.35%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.90%) GitLab
13 3 (2.17%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (2.90%) Back Office
2 3 (2.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) Electronics
3 2 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Developer
2 26 (18.84%) Scala Developer
3 23 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (14.49%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (12.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (11.59%) Architect
7 16 (11.59%) Software Engineer
8 15 (10.87%) Java Developer
9 14 (10.14%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (9.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 13 (9.42%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (9.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (8.70%) Agile Developer
11 12 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (7.97%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (7.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 10 (7.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (7.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 10 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.46%) JSON
2 29 (21.01%) Spring
3 28 (20.29%) Play Framework
4 26 (18.84%) REST
5 18 (13.04%) Node.js
5 18 (13.04%) RESTful
5 18 (13.04%) Servlets
5 18 (13.04%) XML
6 17 (12.32%) CSS
6 17 (12.32%) Gherkin
6 17 (12.32%) SOAP
7 14 (10.14%) Django
7 14 (10.14%) Guice
7 14 (10.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (10.14%) Spring MVC
7 14 (10.14%) Web Services
8 12 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.70%) jQuery
9 11 (7.97%) HTML
10 10 (7.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.49%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.03%) Unix
2 46 (33.33%) Windows
3 23 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (13.77%) CentOS
5 17 (12.32%) Ubuntu
6 12 (8.70%) Solaris
7 8 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (3.62%) SUSE
9 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.17%) AIX
10 3 (2.17%) HPUX
11 2 (1.45%) Check Point GAiA
11 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.45%) VxWorks
11 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) DevOps
2 61 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (36.23%) Configuration Management
4 41 (29.71%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 37 (26.81%) Scrum
7 35 (25.36%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (24.64%) Open Source
9 26 (18.84%) Deployment Automation
10 22 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (15.22%) Microservices
12 20 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (13.77%) Analytics
13 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
14 15 (10.87%) Kanban
14 15 (10.87%) TDD
15 14 (10.14%) MVC
15 14 (10.14%) OWASP
15 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
15 14 (10.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.13%) Java
2 33 (23.91%) Scala
3 32 (23.19%) Ruby
4 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
5 29 (21.01%) C#
6 24 (17.39%) Perl
7 19 (13.77%) Haskell
8 18 (13.04%) Groovy
8 18 (13.04%) Python
9 17 (12.32%) Shell Script
10 13 (9.42%) C++
11 9 (6.52%) SQL
12 8 (5.80%) Embedded C++
13 5 (3.62%) C
13 5 (3.62%) Java 8
14 4 (2.90%) AWK
14 4 (2.90%) Bourne shell
14 4 (2.90%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.90%) Korn
15 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.39%) Degree
2 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (2.90%) CCSP
6 4 (2.90%) CISA
6 4 (2.90%) CISM
6 4 (2.90%) CISSP
6 4 (2.90%) CLAS
6 4 (2.90%) CREST Certified
6 4 (2.90%) IISP
6 4 (2.90%) OCA
6 4 (2.90%) OCP
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.90%) RHCE
6 4 (2.90%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.45%) CCNA
7 2 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) GDPR
1 4 (2.90%) ISAE 3402
1 4 (2.90%) ISO 22301
1 4 (2.90%) ISO 31000
1 4 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.45%) MISRA
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 38 (27.54%) Docker
2 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.90%) GlusterFS
4 4 (2.90%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.45%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 52 (37.68%) Puppet
2 28 (20.29%) Terraform
3 27 (19.57%) Ansible
4 23 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 17 (12.32%) Grafana
5 17 (12.32%) Kibana
6 4 (2.90%) Nessus
6 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 4 (2.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.17%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.17%) SCCM
8 2 (1.45%) Cacti
8 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (25.36%) Google
2 24 (17.39%) Oracle
3 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.32%) Red Hat
5 14 (10.14%) Adobe
6 12 (8.70%) VMware
7 8 (5.80%) Centrify
7 8 (5.80%) webMethods
8 7 (5.07%) Cisco
9 6 (4.35%) Brocade
9 6 (4.35%) Qualys
10 5 (3.62%) NetApp
11 4 (2.90%) EMC
11 4 (2.90%) HP
11 4 (2.90%) IBM
11 4 (2.90%) McAfee
11 4 (2.90%) SAP
11 4 (2.90%) StorageTek
11 4 (2.90%) Sun
11 4 (2.90%) Veritas