The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.03% 4.93% 3.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 23.40% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £330 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £574 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Linux
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.13% 21.08% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 14
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £115 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.21 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -59.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Guildford region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Guildford region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) MySQL
3 5 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) STL
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) ISDN
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) ISDN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) MPLS
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) L2TP
5 1 (5.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.00%) GCC
3 1 (5.00%) YourKit
3 1 (5.00%) GDB
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Valgrind
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) STL
2 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.00%) Yii
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.00%) Lucene
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Symfony
3 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) PHP4
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) iptables
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Tufin
4 1 (5.00%) Zend