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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.02% 3.02% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 22.22% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 7
Median daily rate £401 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £304 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £451 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
60 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.17% 13.57% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 28
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £295 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £388 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.70 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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 34 (57.63%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 18 (30.51%) Unix
3 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
4 17 (28.81%) SLA
4 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 17 (28.81%) ITIL
4 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
5 16 (27.12%) SAN
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
6 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
7 14 (23.73%) Clustering
8 13 (22.03%) C++
8 13 (22.03%) CommVault
8 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (20.34%) Simpana
9 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (20.34%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (18.64%) Trac
10 11 (18.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (18.64%) Subversion
10 11 (18.64%) STL
10 11 (18.64%) OO
10 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.95%) Finance
11 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
12 9 (15.25%) Cross-Platform Development
12 9 (15.25%) LTE
12 9 (15.25%) Diameter Protocol
12 9 (15.25%) RANAP

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 5 (8.47%) JBoss
1 5 (8.47%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) TPMS
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (15.25%) GSM
2 9 (15.25%) LTE
2 9 (15.25%) RANAP
2 9 (15.25%) RTP
2 9 (15.25%) UMTS
2 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.17%) NAS
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) PuTTY
5 4 (6.78%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.08%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) DNS
7 2 (3.39%) FTP
7 2 (3.39%) GPRS
7 2 (3.39%) HTTP
7 2 (3.39%) SMTP
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) SAS EBI
4 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.39%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Subversion
1 11 (18.64%) Trac
2 2 (3.39%) GCC
2 2 (3.39%) GDB
3 1 (1.69%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Architect
1 11 (18.64%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SAS Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (18.64%) STL
2 4 (6.78%) Swing
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) Java SE
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Clustering
2 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
3 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Unix
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.78%) MVS
6 4 (6.78%) Solaris
7 2 (3.39%) AIX
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) Debian
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) OO
2 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.25%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (13.56%) High Availability
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.47%) Load Testing
6 5 (8.47%) MapReduce
6 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) Network Management
7 4 (6.78%) Release Management
7 4 (6.78%) SOA
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) C++
3 9 (15.25%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) C
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Korn
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.08%) MCITP
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CISSP
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.39%) PMP
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) XenApp
2 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.78%) Terminal Server
3 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.39%) Firmware
5 2 (3.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Simpana
2 4 (6.78%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) Foglight
4 2 (3.39%) Legato
5 1 (1.69%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) CommVault
3 12 (20.34%) Dell Compellent
4 9 (15.25%) VMware
5 8 (13.56%) Citrix
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle
7 5 (8.47%) NetApp
7 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.78%) Cognos
8 4 (6.78%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.78%) Veritas
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco
9 3 (5.08%) Huawei
9 3 (5.08%) Nokia
10 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Emulex
10 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.39%) Sybase
11 1 (1.69%) Arqiva
11 1 (1.69%) Virgin Media
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