Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 14 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 123 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.49% 10.88% 7.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.41% 52.61% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 41
West Sussex median daily rate £490 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +12.33% +16.80%
10th Percentile £335 £267 £300
90th Percentile £613 £604 £500
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.33% +87.50%
10th Percentile £48.75 £34.00 £27.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £34.00 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +12.00%

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 297 211 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.34% 20.69% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 131 233
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £160 £250 £224
90th Percentile £569 £550 £534
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 14 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.84% -21.54% +109.68%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.68 £14.24
90th Percentile £67.25 £34.00 £44.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -13.89% +11.39%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +18 48 £516 -6.14%
Gatwick +4 25 - - 1
Crawley -7 22 £475 +46.15% 6
Horsham -6 2 £525 +61.54% 3
Haywards Heath -6 1 £375 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.72%) DevOps
3 52 (42.28%) Test Automation
4 49 (39.84%) Java
5 47 (38.21%) Configuration Management
6 42 (34.15%) Unix
7 41 (33.33%) Scala
7 41 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (30.89%) HTTP
9 35 (28.46%) Git (software)
10 34 (27.64%) Windows
11 31 (25.20%) Scrum
12 29 (23.58%) Play Framework
13 28 (22.76%) REST
13 28 (22.76%) JSON
13 28 (22.76%) Spring
13 28 (22.76%) Software Engineering
14 26 (21.14%) Degree
14 26 (21.14%) CSS
15 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
15 25 (20.33%) Docker
16 24 (19.51%) Jenkins
16 24 (19.51%) Subversion
16 24 (19.51%) XML
17 23 (18.70%) HTML
17 23 (18.70%) Web Development
17 23 (18.70%) Relational Database
18 22 (17.89%) Microservices
18 22 (17.89%) Puppet
18 22 (17.89%) JavaScript

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 (14.63%) Apache
2 14 (11.38%) JBoss
2 14 (11.38%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.50%) nginx
3 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.69%) Confluence
5 3 (2.44%) Drupal
5 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.13%) Amazon Glacier
4 9 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (7.32%) GitHub
4 9 (7.32%) Serverless
5 8 (6.50%) Amazon S3
6 7 (5.69%) Google Analytics
7 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.63%) Route 53
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.89%) HTTP
2 22 (17.89%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.63%) SSL
4 7 (5.69%) Wireless
5 4 (3.25%) 802.11
5 4 (3.25%) BGP
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.25%) DNS
5 4 (3.25%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.25%) HSRP
5 4 (3.25%) IPsec
5 4 (3.25%) OSPF
5 4 (3.25%) SNMP
5 4 (3.25%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (3.25%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.25%) VLAN
5 4 (3.25%) VPLS
5 4 (3.25%) VPN
5 4 (3.25%) VRRP
5 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.94%) MySQL
4 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.63%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.51%) Subversion
3 21 (17.07%) JUnit
4 17 (13.82%) IntelliJ
4 17 (13.82%) Selenium
4 17 (13.82%) SonarQube
5 16 (13.01%) Bitbucket
6 14 (11.38%) Eclipse
7 12 (9.76%) JIRA
8 9 (7.32%) Ant
8 9 (7.32%) Cucumber
8 9 (7.32%) Gatling
9 7 (5.69%) Grunt
9 7 (5.69%) gulp
9 7 (5.69%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (5.69%) Sublime Text
10 4 (3.25%) Maven
11 2 (1.63%) Gradle
11 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Advertising
2 1 (0.81%) Automotive
2 1 (0.81%) Electronics
2 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Scala Developer
3 25 (20.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (15.45%) Java Developer
5 18 (14.63%) Senior DevOps
5 18 (14.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 15 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (9.76%) AWS Developer
8 12 (9.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Java Scala Developer
11 7 (5.69%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Linux Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Architect
12 5 (4.07%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.58%) Play Framework
2 28 (22.76%) JSON
2 28 (22.76%) REST
2 28 (22.76%) Spring
3 26 (21.14%) CSS
4 24 (19.51%) XML
5 23 (18.70%) HTML
6 20 (16.26%) HTML5
7 19 (15.45%) SOAP
8 17 (13.82%) J2EE
9 14 (11.38%) EJB
9 14 (11.38%) Hibernate
9 14 (11.38%) J2SE
10 13 (10.57%) Web Services
11 11 (8.94%) jQuery
11 11 (8.94%) Node.js
12 10 (8.13%) RESTful
13 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.32%) Gherkin
14 8 (6.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.15%) Unix
2 34 (27.64%) Windows
3 8 (6.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.25%) CentOS
5 4 (3.25%) Check Point GAiA
5 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.25%) Solaris
6 3 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.44%) HPUX
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.72%) DevOps
3 52 (42.28%) Test Automation
4 47 (38.21%) Configuration Management
5 41 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (25.20%) Scrum
7 28 (22.76%) Software Engineering
8 23 (18.70%) Web Development
9 22 (17.89%) Microservices
10 21 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (16.26%) Open Source
12 17 (13.82%) Code Coverage
12 17 (13.82%) SDLC
12 17 (13.82%) Static Code Analysis
13 15 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (10.57%) Software Delivery
16 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
16 8 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (6.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) Java
2 41 (33.33%) Scala
3 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.45%) Ruby
4 19 (15.45%) SQL
5 16 (13.01%) Python
6 15 (12.20%) C#
7 11 (8.94%) Perl
8 10 (8.13%) Haskell
9 9 (7.32%) Groovy
10 7 (5.69%) C++
11 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.25%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.25%) Java 8
12 4 (3.25%) PHP
12 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.81%) AWK
14 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) Degree
2 18 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) CCENT
4 4 (3.25%) CCNA
4 4 (3.25%) CCNP
4 4 (3.25%) CCSA
4 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.25%) JNCIA
4 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) OCA
7 1 (0.81%) OCP
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.81%) RHCE
7 1 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (20.33%) Docker
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.81%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (17.89%) Puppet
2 14 (11.38%) Grafana
2 14 (11.38%) Kibana
3 13 (10.57%) Terraform
4 4 (3.25%) Ansible
4 4 (3.25%) Cacti
4 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) Google
1 14 (11.38%) webMethods
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.50%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.25%) Aruba
5 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco
5 4 (3.25%) Juniper
5 4 (3.25%) Qualys
5 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.44%) Adobe
6 3 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (0.81%) EMC
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) StorageTek
7 1 (0.81%) Sun
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas