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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.84% 5.56% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.14% 30.77% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £251 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.40% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £271 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
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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
35 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.42% 18.06% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 11
Average daily rate £400 £205 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £160 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £165.00 £18.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+813.62% -48.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 23 (45.10%) UNIX
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 18 (35.29%) Oracle
3 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (33.33%) ETL
5 16 (31.37%) Firewall
5 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
6 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 15 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (27.45%) MySQL
8 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
8 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Perl
9 12 (23.53%) Business Objects
9 12 (23.53%) MS Office
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
10 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
10 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
11 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
12 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 9 (17.65%) Greenplum
12 9 (17.65%) C
13 8 (15.69%) C++
13 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
13 8 (15.69%) Validation
13 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
13 8 (15.69%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (9.80%) Apache
1 5 (9.80%) CMS
1 5 (9.80%) Drupal
2 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.53%) MS Office
3 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (13.73%) 2G
3 7 (13.73%) 3G
4 5 (9.80%) SNMP
4 5 (9.80%) Telnet
4 5 (9.80%) LTE
5 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.88%) 4G
6 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 3 (5.88%) DNS
6 3 (5.88%) ISDN
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) VoIP
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (27.45%) MySQL
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Database Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Support
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Programmer
6 1 (1.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) XHTML
2 4 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (7.84%) jQuery
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) UNIX
2 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.69%) CentOS
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (11.76%) Windows
6 3 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ETL
2 15 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.69%) Validation
6 7 (13.73%) Cyber Security
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
8 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) OWASP
9 4 (7.84%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) Release Management
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Perl
3 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.65%) C
5 8 (15.69%) C++
6 6 (11.76%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.84%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.88%) Python
8 3 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) CCNA
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) WAI
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) Xen
3 3 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Business Objects
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Greenplum
4 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco
4 7 (13.73%) Ericsson
5 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.76%) Nortel
5 6 (11.76%) Huawei
5 6 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (7.84%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) Talend
8 1 (1.96%) Tufin
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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