Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing Linux 121 87 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.35% 7.72% 7.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.50% 40.85% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 55
West Sussex median daily rate £500 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.99% +4.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £406 £315 £249
90th Percentile £615 £645 £448
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 11
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 £15.75
90th Percentile £62.25 £40.20 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.54% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 218 213 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.24% 18.90% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 114 232
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +4.23% +9.23%
10th Percentile £110 £217 £200
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 19 27
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.28 £12.30
90th Percentile £60.90 £34.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +13 54 £523 -4.91% 7
Gatwick +13 23 £588 +62.07%
Crawley -2 19 £450 +50.00% 12
Haywards Heath 0 1 £375 -
Horsham -9 1 - - 3
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 83 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (55.37%) Java
3 59 (48.76%) Git (software)
4 58 (47.93%) Test Automation
5 46 (38.02%) Scala
5 46 (38.02%) DevOps
5 46 (38.02%) Unix
6 44 (36.36%) Scrum
7 43 (35.54%) Configuration Management
8 42 (34.71%) HTTP
9 37 (30.58%) Play Framework
10 33 (27.27%) Subversion
11 32 (26.45%) CSS
11 32 (26.45%) JSON
12 31 (25.62%) Relational Database
13 30 (24.79%) Docker
13 30 (24.79%) REST
13 30 (24.79%) Web Development
13 30 (24.79%) Microservices
14 29 (23.97%) XML
15 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (22.31%) Puppet
16 27 (22.31%) Spring
17 26 (21.49%) Mac OS X
18 25 (20.66%) Windows
18 25 (20.66%) Software Engineering
18 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
19 24 (19.83%) IntelliJ
20 23 (19.01%) JUnit
20 23 (19.01%) HTML

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 15 (12.40%) Apache
1 15 (12.40%) JBoss
1 15 (12.40%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.61%) Confluence
3 7 (5.79%) nginx
3 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.13%) Alfresco
4 5 (4.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon S3
2 8 (6.61%) GitHub
3 7 (5.79%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (5.79%) Google Analytics
3 7 (5.79%) Serverless
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.71%) HTTP
2 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
3 17 (14.05%) SSL
4 3 (2.48%) Wireless
5 2 (1.65%) Firewall
5 2 (1.65%) LAN
5 2 (1.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) 802.11
6 1 (0.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.83%) FTP
6 1 (0.83%) IKE
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) SMTP
6 1 (0.83%) SNMP
6 1 (0.83%) VoIP
6 1 (0.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) Relational Database
2 25 (20.66%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.96%) MySQL
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (48.76%) Git (software)
2 33 (27.27%) Subversion
3 24 (19.83%) IntelliJ
4 23 (19.01%) JUnit
5 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
6 18 (14.88%) Selenium
7 15 (12.40%) Eclipse
8 10 (8.26%) Bitbucket
8 10 (8.26%) SonarQube
9 8 (6.61%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.61%) Gatling
9 8 (6.61%) Grunt
9 8 (6.61%) JIRA
10 7 (5.79%) Ant
10 7 (5.79%) gulp
10 7 (5.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (5.79%) Sublime Text
11 6 (4.96%) GoogleTest
12 4 (3.31%) Maven
13 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (4.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (60.33%) Developer
2 34 (28.10%) Scala Developer
3 22 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 18 (14.88%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Senior DevOps
6 12 (9.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) AWS Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Linux Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.58%) Play Framework
2 32 (26.45%) CSS
2 32 (26.45%) JSON
3 30 (24.79%) REST
4 29 (23.97%) XML
5 27 (22.31%) Spring
6 23 (19.01%) HTML
6 23 (19.01%) HTML5
7 19 (15.70%) SOAP
8 18 (14.88%) J2EE
9 15 (12.40%) EJB
9 15 (12.40%) Hibernate
9 15 (12.40%) J2SE
10 9 (7.44%) Django
10 9 (7.44%) JSP
10 9 (7.44%) Web Services
11 8 (6.61%) CSS3
11 8 (6.61%) Guice
11 8 (6.61%) RESTful
11 8 (6.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 11 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.83%) Online Games
3 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.02%) Unix
2 26 (21.49%) Mac OS X
3 25 (20.66%) Windows
4 9 (7.44%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.48%) CentOS
6 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.93%) Test Automation
3 46 (38.02%) DevOps
4 44 (36.36%) Scrum
5 43 (35.54%) Configuration Management
6 30 (24.79%) Microservices
6 30 (24.79%) Web Development
7 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (20.66%) Software Engineering
9 22 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
10 21 (17.36%) Open Source
11 14 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (9.92%) BPMN
12 12 (9.92%) Process Management
12 12 (9.92%) SDLC
13 11 (9.09%) Code Coverage
13 11 (9.09%) OO
13 11 (9.09%) Service Design
13 11 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 11 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.37%) Java
2 46 (38.02%) Scala
3 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.53%) SQL
5 15 (12.40%) Ruby
6 14 (11.57%) C++
7 10 (8.26%) Python
8 9 (7.44%) C#
9 8 (6.61%) Perl
10 7 (5.79%) Groovy
10 7 (5.79%) Haskell
11 3 (2.48%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.83%) Go
13 1 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
1 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) CCENT
4 1 (0.83%) CCNA
4 1 (0.83%) CCNP
4 1 (0.83%) CCSA
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (24.79%) Docker
2 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (22.31%) Puppet
2 17 (14.05%) Grafana
2 17 (14.05%) Kibana
3 9 (7.44%) Terraform
4 4 (3.31%) Ansible
5 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) Cacti
6 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.83%) logstash
6 1 (0.83%) Marathon
6 1 (0.83%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Google
1 15 (12.40%) webMethods
2 6 (4.96%) MuleSoft
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle
2 6 (4.96%) VMware
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe
3 2 (1.65%) Juniper
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.83%) Aruba
4 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco
4 1 (0.83%) Citrix
4 1 (0.83%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (0.83%) HP
4 1 (0.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) Qualys
4 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds