The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 25 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.02% 3.41% 19.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.57% 21.21% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate £430 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.29% 16.10% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 13
Average daily rate £300 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £129 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £14.21 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.10% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Surrey

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 5 (26.32%) Maven
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (21.05%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (21.05%) Greenplum
7 4 (21.05%) Lucene
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Spring Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Velocent
7 4 (21.05%) Cerion
7 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (21.05%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) OSS Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) Lucene
5 4 (21.05%) Spring Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Struts
6 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) JSF
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) JMS
8 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) OWASP
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) HNC
2 3 (15.79%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (21.05%) Greenplum
2 4 (21.05%) Velocent
2 4 (21.05%) Cerion
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSight