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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 7 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.29% 24.49% 7.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.22% 70.59% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Median daily rate £463 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £276 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.79 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
45 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.83% 34.69% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 24
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £26.75 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.92% -83.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 20 (60.61%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) SOAP
3 10 (30.30%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) REST
4 9 (27.27%) Apache
5 8 (24.24%) HTTP
5 8 (24.24%) HTTPS
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (21.21%) Puppet
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
6 7 (21.21%) Perl
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) JAXB
7 6 (18.18%) ISEB
7 6 (18.18%) Middleware
7 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) Oozie
7 6 (18.18%) Big Data

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 9 (27.27%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) Mule
6 2 (6.06%) Confluence
6 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
1 8 (24.24%) HTTPS
2 5 (15.15%) FTP
2 5 (15.15%) SMTP
2 5 (15.15%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) LTE
4 2 (6.06%) 2G
4 2 (6.06%) 3G
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (6.06%) SNMP
4 2 (6.06%) Telnet
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) GSM
5 1 (3.03%) PBX
5 1 (3.03%) RTP
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Big Data
1 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Metasploit
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
3 2 (6.06%) Cobertura
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) GCC
4 1 (3.03%) GDB
4 1 (3.03%) Trac
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Linux Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) REST
1 10 (30.30%) SOAP
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) JAXB
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 5 (15.15%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (15.15%) Angular 2
3 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.15%) JMS
3 5 (15.15%) Spring
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
6 2 (6.06%) Apache CXF
6 2 (6.06%) ELK Stack
6 2 (6.06%) JAX-RS
6 2 (6.06%) OAuth2
6 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) DataPower
2 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) CentOS
2 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (9.09%) OWASP
4 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) CQRS
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Microservices
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) SOLID
5 2 (6.06%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CEH
4 3 (9.09%) RHCT
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
5 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PA-DSS
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Oozie
3 4 (12.12%) logstash
4 2 (6.06%) Kibana
4 2 (6.06%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
4 2 (6.06%) Greenplum
4 2 (6.06%) Huawei
4 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.06%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (6.06%) Nortel
4 2 (6.06%) Samsung
4 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Software AG
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods