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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.07% 7.69% 10.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 40.00% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
37 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.52% 19.23% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 20
Average daily rate £325 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £534 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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
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 3 July 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 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) STL
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) HTTP
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Kafka

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) IPv6
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) L2TP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GCC
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) YourKit
2 1 (7.14%) GDB
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) STL
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) Kafka
3 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) Yii
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Lucene
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Game Development
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Tufin
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce
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