Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 159 100 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.63% 7.07% 6.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.46% 27.78% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 41 37
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +0.69% +12.40%
10th Percentile £290 £313 £197
90th Percentile £550 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £44.50 £44.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -12.00% -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -11.76%

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 263 360 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 24.20% 25.44% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 194
West Sussex median daily rate £410 £371 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.44% +10.00% +22.73%
10th Percentile £250 £166 £158
90th Percentile £547 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +87.50% +2.40%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Crawley +31 50 £325 -8.61% 1
Gatwick +3 24 £383 +4.79% 1
Worthing -2 21 £494 +4.03%
East Grinstead -6 6 £440 +25.57%
Horsham +6 1 - - 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 73 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.36%) CSS
3 58 (36.48%) Open Source
4 56 (35.22%) Windows
5 55 (34.59%) Java
6 52 (32.70%) Scala
7 50 (31.45%) Play Framework
8 47 (29.56%) JSON
9 44 (27.67%) HTML
9 44 (27.67%) SQL
10 42 (26.42%) Unix
10 42 (26.42%) Docker
11 39 (24.53%) VMware
12 38 (23.90%) Git (software)
13 36 (22.64%) Microservices
14 35 (22.01%) Puppet
15 34 (21.38%) MongoDB
15 34 (21.38%) IntelliJ
16 33 (20.75%) XML
16 33 (20.75%) Configuration Management
16 33 (20.75%) NoSQL
17 31 (19.50%) Oracle
18 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
18 30 (18.87%) Python
19 29 (18.24%) Active Directory
20 28 (17.61%) Web Development
21 27 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (16.35%) Perl
22 26 (16.35%) Test Automation
23 25 (15.72%) HTML5

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 (9.43%) Confluence
1 15 (9.43%) nginx
1 15 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.81%) Apache
2 14 (8.81%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.40%) JBoss
4 4 (2.52%) CMS
4 4 (2.52%) Drupal
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Primavera
1 1 (0.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) GitHub
2 8 (5.03%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) HTTP
2 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.03%) SSL
4 6 (3.77%) LDAP
5 5 (3.14%) Firewall
6 4 (2.52%) DNS
6 4 (2.52%) IPv4
6 4 (2.52%) IPv6
6 4 (2.52%) MPLS
7 3 (1.89%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.89%) NAS
7 3 (1.89%) SAN
8 2 (1.26%) DHCP
8 2 (1.26%) Internet
8 2 (1.26%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.26%) WAN
9 1 (0.63%) OSPF
9 1 (0.63%) SNMP
9 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.38%) MongoDB
2 33 (20.75%) NoSQL
3 24 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.77%) MySQL
6 4 (2.52%) Redis
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.26%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.63%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 38 (23.90%) Git (software)
2 34 (21.38%) IntelliJ
3 23 (14.47%) Subversion
4 22 (13.84%) Jenkins
5 18 (11.32%) JIRA
6 11 (6.92%) JUnit
7 9 (5.66%) Grunt
8 8 (5.03%) Ant
8 8 (5.03%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.03%) Gatling
8 8 (5.03%) gulp
8 8 (5.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (5.03%) Selenium
8 8 (5.03%) Sublime Text
9 7 (4.40%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.40%) ProC
10 4 (2.52%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.26%) GitLab
12 1 (0.63%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.63%) git-flow
General
1 8 (5.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.26%) Banking
2 2 (1.26%) Games
3 1 (0.63%) Automotive
3 1 (0.63%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 75 (47.17%) Developer
2 48 (30.19%) Scala Developer
3 20 (12.58%) Analyst
4 18 (11.32%) Programmer
5 16 (10.06%) IT Analyst
5 16 (10.06%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.81%) IT Operations Analyst
6 14 (8.81%) Operations Analyst
7 13 (8.18%) Java Programmer
8 12 (7.55%) Linux Developer
9 10 (6.29%) Architect
9 10 (6.29%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.03%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) SQL Programmer
11 8 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.40%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (38.36%) CSS
2 50 (31.45%) Play Framework
3 47 (29.56%) JSON
4 44 (27.67%) HTML
5 33 (20.75%) XML
6 25 (15.72%) HTML5
7 24 (15.09%) REST
8 21 (13.21%) Django
8 21 (13.21%) Spring
9 18 (11.32%) CSS3
10 15 (9.43%) RESTful
11 14 (8.81%) Ajax
11 14 (8.81%) Guice
11 14 (8.81%) jQuery
11 14 (8.81%) Node.js
11 14 (8.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (8.81%) Spring MVC
12 10 (6.29%) Akka
13 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.77%) iSeries
6 5 (3.14%) AS400
7 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.26%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.26%) Online Games
8 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.26%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.22%) Windows
2 42 (26.42%) Unix
3 21 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.29%) AIX
7 9 (5.66%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.03%) Solaris
9 7 (4.40%) CentOS
9 7 (4.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.52%) Debian
10 4 (2.52%) SUSE
10 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.63%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.48%) Open Source
3 36 (22.64%) Microservices
4 33 (20.75%) Configuration Management
5 28 (17.61%) Web Development
6 27 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (16.35%) Test Automation
8 22 (13.84%) Migration
9 17 (10.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (10.69%) Web Design
10 15 (9.43%) DevOps
11 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.81%) ITIL
11 14 (8.81%) MVC
11 14 (8.81%) OWASP
11 14 (8.81%) Scrum
12 13 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.29%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.29%) SDLC
14 9 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.59%) Java
2 52 (32.70%) Scala
3 44 (27.67%) SQL
4 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.87%) Python
5 26 (16.35%) Perl
6 23 (14.47%) Ruby
7 21 (13.21%) C
8 16 (10.06%) C++
9 13 (8.18%) C#
10 11 (6.92%) PHP
11 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.66%) Korn
12 8 (5.03%) Assembly Language
12 8 (5.03%) Groovy
12 8 (5.03%) Haskell
12 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.89%) AWK
13 3 (1.89%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
2 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) OCA
3 3 (1.89%) OCP
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.89%) RHCE
3 3 (1.89%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 42 (26.42%) Docker
2 29 (18.24%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.52%) LXC
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.52%) vSphere
5 4 (2.52%) XenApp
6 3 (1.89%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.26%) iptables
7 2 (1.26%) KVM
7 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (22.01%) Puppet
2 9 (5.66%) Grafana
2 9 (5.66%) Kibana
2 9 (5.66%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.14%) Ansible
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (2.52%) SELinux
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.63%) Marathon
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (24.53%) VMware
2 31 (19.50%) Oracle
3 22 (13.84%) Google
4 17 (10.69%) Citrix
5 10 (6.29%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.66%) NetApp
7 7 (4.40%) Adobe
7 7 (4.40%) webMethods
8 6 (3.77%) HP
9 5 (3.14%) Cisco
10 4 (2.52%) Brocade
10 4 (2.52%) IBM
10 4 (2.52%) SAP
11 3 (1.89%) EMC
11 3 (1.89%) StorageTek
11 3 (1.89%) Sun
11 3 (1.89%) Veritas
12 2 (1.26%) Symantec
12 2 (1.26%) Wyse
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