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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 10 1 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.50% 27.05% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.02% 63.46% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £185 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
41 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.03% 42.62% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 18
Median daily rate £401 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £540 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 20 (58.82%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Apache
3 11 (32.35%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) SOAP
3 11 (32.35%) XML
3 11 (32.35%) REST
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Puppet
5 8 (23.53%) HTTP
5 8 (23.53%) DNS
5 8 (23.53%) HTTPS
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 7 (20.59%) Middleware
6 7 (20.59%) Perl
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
6 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) JAXB
7 6 (17.65%) VMware
7 6 (17.65%) Spring
8 5 (14.71%) Maven
8 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) Law
8 5 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) Web Services

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 11 (32.35%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
4 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.82%) Confluence
5 3 (8.82%) Mule
5 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (5.88%) JBoss
7 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
1 8 (23.53%) HTTP
1 8 (23.53%) HTTPS
2 5 (14.71%) FTP
2 5 (14.71%) SMTP
2 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) 2G
3 2 (5.88%) 3G
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) LTE
3 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.88%) SNMP
3 2 (5.88%) Telnet
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Big Data
1 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Metasploit
4 2 (5.88%) Checkstyle
4 2 (5.88%) Cobertura
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Linux Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) REST
1 11 (32.35%) SOAP
1 11 (32.35%) XML
2 7 (20.59%) Middleware
3 6 (17.65%) JAXB
3 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 5 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (14.71%) JMS
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) Angular 2
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 3 (8.82%) Regular Expression
7 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
7 2 (5.88%) JAX-RS
7 2 (5.88%) OAuth2
7 2 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.94%) DataPower
1 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) CentOS
2 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
5 3 (8.82%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) OWASP
5 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.82%) AWS Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CEH
4 3 (8.82%) RHCT
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PA-DSS
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
1 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) logstash
3 4 (11.76%) Oozie
4 3 (8.82%) Kibana
4 3 (8.82%) Rsyslog
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
4 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.88%) Greenplum
5 2 (5.88%) Huawei
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (5.88%) Nortel
5 2 (5.88%) Samsung
5 2 (5.88%) Splunk
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Software AG
6 1 (2.94%) webMethods
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
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