The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 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 15 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 11.45% 31.29% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.88% 66.67% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 7
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £185 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £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 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 69 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 24.43% 46.94% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Guildford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Guildford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Guildford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Guildford

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Guildford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (61.11%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Apache
2 14 (38.89%) REST
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) SOAP
4 11 (30.56%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) Python
5 10 (27.78%) Middleware
5 10 (27.78%) Spring
6 9 (25.00%) HTTP
7 8 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (22.22%) HTTPS
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (19.44%) Unix
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) Puppet
8 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
8 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
9 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (16.67%) logstash
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) JAXB
9 6 (16.67%) Red Hat

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 14 (38.89%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
4 4 (11.11%) Confluence
4 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.33%) Mule
6 2 (5.56%) JBoss
7 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) HTTP
2 8 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) FTP
5 3 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (5.56%) 2G
6 2 (5.56%) 3G
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) LTE
6 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (5.56%) SNMP
6 2 (5.56%) SSL
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) Telnet
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
3 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) Checkstyle
4 2 (5.56%) Cobertura
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Linux Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) REST
2 11 (30.56%) SOAP
2 11 (30.56%) XML
3 10 (27.78%) Middleware
3 10 (27.78%) Spring
4 8 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (16.67%) JAXB
5 6 (16.67%) JSON
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (13.89%) JMS
7 4 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (8.33%) J2EE
8 3 (8.33%) Kafka
8 3 (8.33%) Regular Expression
9 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.56%) JAX-RS
9 2 (5.56%) OAuth2
9 2 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) DataPower
1 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.33%) CentOS
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) BDD
5 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.33%) OWASP
5 3 (8.33%) Release Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CEH
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) RHCT
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PA-DSS
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) logstash
3 4 (11.11%) Kibana
3 4 (11.11%) Rsyslog
4 3 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (5.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.56%) Greenplum
6 2 (5.56%) Huawei
6 2 (5.56%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Nortel
6 2 (5.56%) Samsung
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Software AG
7 1 (2.78%) webMethods