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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.47% 5.88% 12.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.00% 15.22% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
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£354 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.63% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £328 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
50 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 31.85% 38.66% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 8
Average daily rate £368 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -38.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 19 (46.34%) MySQL
2 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 18 (43.90%) UNIX
3 17 (41.46%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (39.02%) ETL
5 15 (36.59%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (31.71%) MS Office
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 12 (29.27%) Business Objects
8 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
8 10 (24.39%) Greenplum
8 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (21.95%) Perl
9 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
9 9 (21.95%) MS Visio
9 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (19.51%) C++
11 7 (17.07%) Huawei
11 7 (17.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) Java
11 7 (17.07%) Apache
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) 2G
11 7 (17.07%) Validation
11 7 (17.07%) Ericsson

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (17.07%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) Drupal
2 5 (12.20%) CMS
3 4 (9.76%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (17.07%) 2G
2 7 (17.07%) 3G
3 6 (14.63%) Telnet
3 6 (14.63%) SNMP
3 6 (14.63%) LTE
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) 4G
6 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) MySQL
2 17 (41.46%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (41.46%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (9.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Capybara
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) RSpec
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Database Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SAS Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Designer
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.44%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.44%) JSF
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) JMS
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Open Source
1 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) CentOS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ETL
2 15 (36.59%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (17.07%) Validation
5 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
6 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) Android Development
8 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow
9 2 (4.88%) Logistics
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.44%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Perl
3 8 (19.51%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Xen
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Business Objects
4 10 (24.39%) Greenplum
5 7 (17.07%) Huawei
5 7 (17.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 7 (17.07%) Ericsson
5 7 (17.07%) Nortel
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.32%) Talend
8 2 (4.88%) Perforce
8 2 (4.88%) VMware
9 1 (2.44%) Cognos
9 1 (2.44%) Sybase
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco
9 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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