The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank - 93 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Linux Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1147 1256 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.57% 92.83% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 722 550
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 86
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec