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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.71% 2.78% 11.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.38% 7.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 6
Average daily rate
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£405 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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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
64 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 36.57% 37.04% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 9
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.73 £10.75 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -35.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.15 £40.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 22 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 22 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 24 (48.98%) UNIX
2 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) MySQL
3 19 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (36.73%) ETL
5 17 (34.69%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (32.65%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) Business Objects
8 13 (26.53%) MS Office
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
10 11 (22.45%) Radio Access Network
10 11 (22.45%) Greenplum
10 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
10 11 (22.45%) Perl
10 11 (22.45%) MS Visio
10 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (20.41%) C++
11 10 (20.41%) Firewall
12 9 (18.37%) Validation
12 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
12 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
13 8 (16.33%) 2G
13 8 (16.33%) Ericsson
13 8 (16.33%) 3G
14 7 (14.29%) Nortel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) CMS
2 5 (10.20%) Drupal
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Visio
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) 2G
3 8 (16.33%) 3G
4 6 (12.24%) LTE
4 6 (12.24%) SNMP
4 6 (12.24%) Telnet
5 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
5 4 (8.16%) 4G
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) GSM
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) MySQL
1 19 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (34.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (4.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) RSpec
2 2 (4.08%) Capybara
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Database Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (4.08%) SAS Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.04%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (12.24%) XML
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
1 6 (12.24%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (8.16%) XHTML
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) UNIX
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.29%) CentOS
4 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ETL
2 16 (32.65%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.37%) Validation
5 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
7 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.20%) Cyber Security
9 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (8.16%) OWASP
9 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.12%) Android Development
11 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.08%) Migration
11 2 (4.08%) Workflow
12 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Perl
3 10 (20.41%) C++
4 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) C
6 5 (10.20%) C#
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) Greenplum
5 8 (16.33%) Ericsson
6 7 (14.29%) Nortel
6 7 (14.29%) Huawei
6 7 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.16%) VMware
9 3 (6.12%) Juniper
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco
9 3 (6.12%) Talend
10 2 (4.08%) Perforce
11 1 (2.04%) Cognos
11 1 (2.04%) Sybase