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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.14% 2.78% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 15.15% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 6
Median daily rate £403 £313 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -27.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £333 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
49 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.50% 18.33% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 22
Median daily rate £400 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.86 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.55 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 May 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 28 May 2016, 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 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.51%) ITIL
4 17 (27.87%) Unix
4 17 (27.87%) SAN
4 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
4 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
5 15 (24.59%) Clustering
5 15 (24.59%) C++
5 15 (24.59%) SQL
5 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
6 14 (22.95%) SLA
6 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (21.31%) Subversion
7 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 13 (21.31%) CommVault
8 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (19.67%) Dell Compellent
8 12 (19.67%) Simpana
9 11 (18.03%) Trac
9 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (18.03%) VMware
9 11 (18.03%) STL
9 11 (18.03%) OO
10 10 (16.39%) High Availability
11 9 (14.75%) LTE
11 9 (14.75%) RANAP
11 9 (14.75%) GSM

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 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) JBoss
2 2 (3.28%) TPMS
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.64%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (14.75%) GSM
2 9 (14.75%) LTE
2 9 (14.75%) RANAP
2 9 (14.75%) RTP
2 9 (14.75%) UMTS
2 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) NAS
5 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 2 (3.28%) DHCP
7 2 (3.28%) FTP
7 2 (3.28%) HTTP
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) PuTTY
7 2 (3.28%) SMTP
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) SAS EBI
4 2 (3.28%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Subversion
2 11 (18.03%) Trac
3 2 (3.28%) GCC
3 2 (3.28%) GDB
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.64%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (11.48%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (18.03%) STL
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) HTML5
2 3 (4.92%) J2EE
2 3 (4.92%) Java SE
3 2 (3.28%) Ajax
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) CSS3
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.28%) SOAP
3 2 (3.28%) Swing
4 1 (1.64%) Akka
4 1 (1.64%) Kafka
4 1 (1.64%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.64%) spray
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Clustering
2 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Unix
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.20%) Solaris
7 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.56%) CentOS
7 4 (6.56%) Debian
8 3 (4.92%) AIX
9 2 (3.28%) MVS
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.64%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.03%) OO
4 10 (16.39%) High Availability
5 9 (14.75%) Cross-Platform Development
6 8 (13.11%) Change Management
7 7 (11.48%) Project Management
8 6 (9.84%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) DevOps
9 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Network Management
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.92%) Analytics
10 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) C++
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Java
2 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.20%) C
3 5 (8.20%) Perl
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.28%) Korn
6 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) MCITP
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.28%) MISRA
4 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) XenApp
3 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.56%) Terminal Server
4 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.92%) Firmware
5 3 (4.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
7 1 (1.64%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.64%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Simpana
2 5 (8.20%) Zenoss
3 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 4 (6.56%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.92%) Ansible
4 3 (4.92%) Legato
4 3 (4.92%) SCCM
4 3 (4.92%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.28%) Foglight
5 2 (3.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.64%) Mesos
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) CommVault
3 12 (19.67%) Dell Compellent
4 11 (18.03%) VMware
5 7 (11.48%) Citrix
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.20%) NetApp
7 5 (8.20%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.20%) Veritas
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco
9 3 (4.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.28%) Cognos
10 2 (3.28%) Emulex
10 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.28%) HP
10 2 (3.28%) Sybase
10 2 (3.28%) Zend
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
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