The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Woking 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 8 7
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking - 6.67% 19.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Average daily rate - £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 27.96% 20.00% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 16
Average daily rate £413 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.10% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Surrey

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Woking region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Woking region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 17 (89.47%) UNIX
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) OO
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) C++
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Computer Science
3 13 (68.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (68.42%) PHP
3 13 (68.42%) MySQL
3 13 (68.42%) XHTML
4 2 (10.53%) Bower
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) Life Science
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) RMDS
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bower
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
1 13 (68.42%) C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Junior Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Junior C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate
2 6 (31.58%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) XHTML
2 13 (68.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
3 2 (10.53%) WPF
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Akka
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) UNIX
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) OO
1 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Web Design
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) C++
2 13 (68.42%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Axway