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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 29.31% 6.86% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.83% 42.42% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
48 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 41.38% 16.18% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 38 (69.09%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
4 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.91%) SLA
6 16 (29.09%) Java
6 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
7 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (23.64%) C++
10 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
10 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
11 11 (20.00%) ITIL
12 10 (18.18%) CommVault
12 10 (18.18%) VMware
13 9 (16.36%) Clustering
13 9 (16.36%) SAN
13 9 (16.36%) Project Management
13 9 (16.36%) STL
13 9 (16.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (16.36%) Simpana
13 9 (16.36%) Dell Compellent
13 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.55%) Diameter Protocol
14 8 (14.55%) Trac
14 8 (14.55%) LTE
14 8 (14.55%) Subversion
14 8 (14.55%) RANAP
14 8 (14.55%) Unix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (12.73%) JBoss
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) SAS
3 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) Drupal
4 3 (5.45%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (14.55%) GSM
2 8 (14.55%) LTE
2 8 (14.55%) RANAP
2 8 (14.55%) RTP
2 8 (14.55%) UMTS
2 8 (14.55%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (9.09%) FTP
4 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) NAS
4 4 (7.27%) PuTTY
4 4 (7.27%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.64%) GPRS
5 2 (3.64%) SMTP
5 2 (3.64%) VLAN
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.27%) SAS EBI
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (5.45%) DTS
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
1 8 (14.55%) Trac
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Back Office
3 5 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) OSS Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Back Office Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.09%) OSS Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 4 (7.27%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) SAS Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (16.36%) STL
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) SWT
3 4 (7.27%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET
4 3 (5.45%) Ajax
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.45%) DHTML
4 3 (5.45%) jQuery
4 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (5.45%) Swing
4 3 (5.45%) WinForms
5 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.64%) JAXB
5 2 (3.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (16.36%) Clustering
2 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.82%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 38 (69.09%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.55%) Unix
6 4 (7.27%) MVS
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.45%) CentOS
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Debian
8 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) HPUX
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.91%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.27%) Image Processing
8 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
8 4 (7.27%) MapReduce
8 4 (7.27%) Release Management
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.64%) Parallel Processing
10 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) C++
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) C
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) VBScript
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) CEH
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) MBA
5 1 (1.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) KVM
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Simpana
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.82%) OPNET
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) CommVault
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Dell Compellent
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco
7 4 (7.27%) Cognos
8 3 (5.45%) Huawei
8 3 (5.45%) Nokia
8 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.64%) HP
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) Siemens
9 2 (3.64%) Veeam
10 1 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.82%) Sun
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