The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.70% 5.30% 9.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 18.42% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £413 £323 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.98% -30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £267 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £375 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.54%
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
33 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.11% 28.79% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
Median daily rate £375 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £270 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 July 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Unix
4 14 (29.79%) ITIL
5 13 (27.66%) SAN
5 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.40%) Clustering
7 10 (21.28%) VMware
7 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
7 10 (21.28%) C++
7 10 (21.28%) High Availability
7 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
7 10 (21.28%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
8 9 (19.15%) CommVault
8 9 (19.15%) SLA
9 8 (17.02%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (17.02%) Simpana
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.89%) XenApp
10 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
10 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.89%) Citrix
10 7 (14.89%) Subversion
10 7 (14.89%) Change Management
11 6 (12.77%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) TPMS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.13%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.38%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (6.38%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) GSM
5 3 (6.38%) LTE
5 3 (6.38%) RANAP
5 3 (6.38%) RTP
5 3 (6.38%) UMTS
5 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) FTP
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) NAS
6 2 (4.26%) SMTP
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) Trac
3 2 (4.26%) GCC
3 2 (4.26%) GDB
4 1 (2.13%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (10.64%) STL
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) HTML5
2 3 (6.38%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) Java SE
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) CSS3
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.13%) Akka
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.13%) spray
4 1 (2.13%) Swing
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Clustering
2 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Unix
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Solaris
7 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.51%) CentOS
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
9 2 (4.26%) Debian
9 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) CoreOS
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) High Availability
3 7 (14.89%) Change Management
3 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Cross-Platform Development
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Network Management
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) Analytics
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) C++
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) C
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) Korn
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) MCITP
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PMP
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) DO-178B
3 2 (4.26%) MISRA
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) XenApp
2 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) Terminal Server
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) Firmware
5 3 (6.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.13%) Docker
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Simpana
3 4 (8.51%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.51%) Zenoss
4 3 (6.38%) Legato
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM
5 2 (4.26%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) Foglight
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.13%) Mesos
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) CommVault
4 8 (17.02%) Dell Compellent
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
7 5 (10.64%) Veritas
8 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle
10 2 (4.26%) Emulex
10 2 (4.26%) Sybase
10 2 (4.26%) Zend
11 1 (2.13%) Dell
11 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
11 1 (2.13%) HP
11 1 (2.13%) IBM
11 1 (2.13%) Sun
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago