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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 27 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.12% 7.03% 13.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.45% 22.50% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
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
47 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 31.54% 31.25% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 8
Average daily rate £388 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.90 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -28.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 18 (46.15%) MySQL
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 16 (41.03%) UNIX
3 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 14 (35.90%) ETL
5 14 (35.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) MS Office
6 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
7 10 (25.64%) Business Objects
8 9 (23.08%) Greenplum
9 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (17.95%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (17.95%) C++
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) Perl
10 7 (17.95%) Apache
10 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
11 6 (15.38%) XML
11 6 (15.38%) 2G
11 6 (15.38%) Ericsson
11 6 (15.38%) Nortel
11 6 (15.38%) 3G
11 6 (15.38%) Huawei

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (17.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 5 (12.82%) Drupal
3 4 (10.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (15.38%) 3G
2 6 (15.38%) 2G
3 5 (12.82%) Telnet
3 5 (12.82%) SNMP
3 5 (12.82%) LTE
4 4 (10.26%) Firewall
5 3 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) 4G
6 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) MySQL
2 16 (41.03%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (10.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) RSpec
3 2 (5.13%) Capybara
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Database Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.69%) SAS Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Designer
6 1 (2.56%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.56%) Java EE
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) JSF
5 1 (2.56%) JMS
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
1 5 (12.82%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Android
4 4 (10.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.13%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ETL
1 14 (35.90%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Android Development
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) Validation
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Logistics
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Perl
2 7 (17.95%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Xen
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Business Objects
4 9 (23.08%) Greenplum
5 6 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (15.38%) Nortel
5 6 (15.38%) Huawei
5 6 (15.38%) Ericsson
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.69%) Talend
8 2 (5.13%) Perforce
8 2 (5.13%) VMware
9 1 (2.56%) Cognos
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco
9 1 (2.56%) Sybase
9 1 (2.56%) Juniper
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