The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Guildford region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.02% 11.80% 11.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 38.78% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£465 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.92% +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.62% 30.43% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 14
Average daily rate £170 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) MS Office
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (36.00%) UNIX
6 8 (32.00%) ETL
6 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (28.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) XML
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) Business Objects
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (20.00%) 2G
9 5 (20.00%) Validation
9 5 (20.00%) Nortel
9 5 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 5 (20.00%) SNMP
9 5 (20.00%) 3G
9 5 (20.00%) Telnet
9 5 (20.00%) Perl
9 5 (20.00%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (16.00%) SAS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SNMP
1 5 (20.00%) 3G
1 5 (20.00%) Telnet
1 5 (20.00%) 2G
1 5 (20.00%) LTE
1 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) YourKit
3 2 (8.00%) RSpec
3 2 (8.00%) Capybara
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SAS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Perl Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) Struts
3 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (12.00%) Lucene
3 3 (12.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (4.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
1 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ETL
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) OWASP
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (20.00%) Nortel
4 5 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 5 (20.00%) Huawei
4 5 (20.00%) Greenplum
4 5 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (12.00%) Talend
6 2 (8.00%) Perforce
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos
7 1 (4.00%) Sybase
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