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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 24 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20  
Contract jobs citing Linux 66 62 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.89% 8.53% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.80% 28.44% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 11
Median daily rate £475 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.94% +6.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £42.38 £36.50
% change year-on-year -8.25% +16.09%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 125 218 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 22.52% 29.99% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 136 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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
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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +19 26 £325 -4.41% 3
Gatwick +4 12 £550 +50.17% 1
Worthing -3 6 £512 +13.66% 1
Horsham +6 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 57 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (41.07%) Java
3 44 (39.29%) Unix
3 44 (39.29%) Scala
4 42 (37.50%) CSS
5 40 (35.71%) Open Source
5 40 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 39 (34.82%) Windows
7 37 (33.04%) HTML
8 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
9 34 (30.36%) JavaScript
10 32 (28.57%) SQL
11 30 (26.79%) HTTP
12 29 (25.89%) Python
12 29 (25.89%) Play Framework
13 28 (25.00%) Docker
13 28 (25.00%) JSON
14 26 (23.21%) Puppet
15 25 (22.32%) MongoDB
15 25 (22.32%) NoSQL
15 25 (22.32%) IntelliJ
15 25 (22.32%) Jenkins
16 24 (21.43%) Oracle
17 23 (20.54%) Web Development
17 23 (20.54%) Relational Database
18 22 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (19.64%) Perl
19 21 (18.75%) Subversion
19 21 (18.75%) Microservices
20 20 (17.86%) Ruby

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 18 (16.07%) nginx
1 18 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.61%) Apache
2 13 (11.61%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.04%) Confluence
3 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) GitHub
1 11 (9.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.79%) HTTP
2 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.82%) SSL
4 5 (4.46%) DNS
5 3 (2.68%) NAS
6 2 (1.79%) Firewall
6 2 (1.79%) IPv4
6 2 (1.79%) IPv6
6 2 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.89%) BGP
7 1 (0.89%) DHCP
7 1 (0.89%) FTP
7 1 (0.89%) Internet
7 1 (0.89%) MPLS
7 1 (0.89%) OSPF
7 1 (0.89%) SAN
7 1 (0.89%) SNMP
7 1 (0.89%) VPN
7 1 (0.89%) WAN
7 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) MongoDB
1 25 (22.32%) NoSQL
2 23 (20.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.79%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.32%) IntelliJ
2 25 (22.32%) Jenkins
3 21 (18.75%) Subversion
4 14 (12.50%) JIRA
5 11 (9.82%) Ant
5 11 (9.82%) Cucumber
5 11 (9.82%) Gatling
5 11 (9.82%) Grunt
5 11 (9.82%) gulp
5 11 (9.82%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (9.82%) Selenium
5 11 (9.82%) Sublime Text
6 10 (8.93%) JUnit
7 7 (6.25%) ProC
8 6 (5.36%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.89%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Japanese Language
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (51.79%) Developer
2 43 (38.39%) Scala Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Programmer
4 17 (15.18%) Java Developer
5 14 (12.50%) Java Programmer
6 13 (11.61%) Linux Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Analyst
8 10 (8.93%) SQL Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Agile Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Applications Support
9 9 (8.04%) Java Scala Developer
10 8 (7.14%) C++ Developer
10 8 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
11 7 (6.25%) Architect
11 7 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
11 7 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
11 7 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
12 6 (5.36%) Administrator
12 6 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.50%) CSS
2 37 (33.04%) HTML
3 29 (25.89%) Play Framework
4 28 (25.00%) JSON
5 20 (17.86%) XML
6 14 (12.50%) HTML5
6 14 (12.50%) REST
6 14 (12.50%) Spring
7 13 (11.61%) jQuery
8 12 (10.71%) Django
8 12 (10.71%) Node.js
9 11 (9.82%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.82%) Gherkin
9 11 (9.82%) Servlets
10 9 (8.04%) RESTful
11 8 (7.14%) Ajax
11 8 (7.14%) CSS3
11 8 (7.14%) Guice
11 8 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.57%) iSeries
5 3 (2.68%) AS400
6 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.89%) Online Games
6 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.29%) Unix
2 39 (34.82%) Windows
3 15 (13.39%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.82%) Mac OS X
4 11 (9.82%) Ubuntu
5 10 (8.93%) AIX
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) CentOS
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.89%) Debian
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.89%) VyOS
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) Open Source
3 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 23 (20.54%) Web Development
5 22 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (18.75%) Microservices
7 19 (16.96%) Automated Testing
7 19 (16.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (16.96%) Web Design
8 17 (15.18%) Scrum
9 16 (14.29%) DevOps
10 12 (10.71%) Analytics
11 11 (9.82%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
11 11 (9.82%) Visualisation
12 10 (8.93%) Multithreading
12 10 (8.93%) SDLC
13 9 (8.04%) CRM
13 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.07%) Java
2 44 (39.29%) Scala
3 34 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.57%) SQL
5 29 (25.89%) Python
6 22 (19.64%) Perl
7 20 (17.86%) C
7 20 (17.86%) Ruby
8 16 (14.29%) C#
9 14 (12.50%) C++
10 11 (9.82%) Groovy
10 11 (9.82%) Haskell
11 8 (7.14%) Assembly Language
12 7 (6.25%) PHP
13 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
14 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.79%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.79%) Korn
15 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) MCSE
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) RHCE
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (25.00%) Docker
2 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.79%) XenApp
5 2 (1.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.89%) iptables
6 1 (0.89%) KVM
6 1 (0.89%) LXC
6 1 (0.89%) NFS
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.89%) vSphere
6 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) Puppet
2 11 (9.82%) Grafana
2 11 (9.82%) Kibana
3 3 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.68%) SELinux
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.89%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Oracle
2 19 (16.96%) Google
3 14 (12.50%) VMware
4 8 (7.14%) Citrix
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.36%) webMethods
6 5 (4.46%) Adobe
7 4 (3.57%) IBM
7 4 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (2.68%) BMC
8 3 (2.68%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.89%) Brocade
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco
10 1 (0.89%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.89%) HP
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.89%) Sun
10 1 (0.89%) Symantec
10 1 (0.89%) Wyse
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £465 - £511.50 per day
Posted: 6 days ago