The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 229 105 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.04% 7.51% 8.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.05% 37.10% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 47 47
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +120.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £48.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
440 283 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.58% 20.23% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 140 149
Average daily rate £385 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 36
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +32.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.84 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +13 35 £413 +10.00% 19
Leatherhead 0 31 £450 +4.65% 17
Redhill - 23 £330 - 5
Staines +11 18 £450 +26.31% 3
Egham - 17 £425 - 7
Reigate +3 11 £350 +40.00% 8
Woking +6 5 £338 - 6
Camberley - 5 £553 - 1
Epsom +2 4 £303 - 2
Dorking - 1 £325 -
Godalming - 1 £340 - 1
Oxted - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 206 (45.98%) Windows
2 190 (42.41%) Unix
3 154 (34.38%) Java
3 154 (34.38%) SQL
4 106 (23.66%) Oracle
5 105 (23.44%) Red Hat
6 91 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (19.87%) VMware
8 87 (19.42%) Data Centre
9 77 (17.19%) JavaScript
10 76 (16.96%) SAN
11 73 (16.29%) Security Cleared
12 69 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (15.18%) SC Cleared
14 62 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 61 (13.62%) Ruby
16 59 (13.17%) Microsoft
16 59 (13.17%) Finance
16 59 (13.17%) Open Source
17 58 (12.95%) Cisco
18 57 (12.72%) OO
19 56 (12.50%) Puppet
19 56 (12.50%) Windows Server
20 53 (11.83%) Citrix
21 51 (11.38%) MVC
22 50 (11.16%) JBoss
22 50 (11.16%) ITIL
22 50 (11.16%) NoSQL
23 48 (10.71%) REST
23 48 (10.71%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 50 (11.16%) JBoss
2 42 (9.38%) Node.js
3 34 (7.59%) Apache
4 31 (6.92%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.02%) SAS
6 15 (3.35%) IIS
7 12 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.23%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.56%) Drupal
11 6 (1.34%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.89%) CMS
13 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.89%) WordPress
14 3 (0.67%) nginx
14 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.34%) MS Office
2 6 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (2.01%) Route 53
5 6 (1.34%) IaaS
5 6 (1.34%) PaaS
6 5 (1.12%) SaaS
7 4 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.45%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (16.96%) SAN
2 42 (9.38%) Firewall
3 41 (9.15%) TCP/IP
4 33 (7.37%) DNS
5 25 (5.58%) VPN
6 22 (4.91%) LAN
6 22 (4.91%) NAS
7 20 (4.46%) DHCP
8 19 (4.24%) WAN
9 18 (4.02%) LDAP
10 17 (3.79%) Network Security
11 15 (3.35%) FTP
11 15 (3.35%) SSH
12 14 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (2.46%) SSL
14 9 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (2.01%) HTTP
14 9 (2.01%) Internet
14 9 (2.01%) IPsec
14 9 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.16%) NoSQL
2 47 (10.49%) SQL Server
3 43 (9.60%) MongoDB
3 43 (9.60%) MySQL
4 35 (7.81%) DB2
5 25 (5.58%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.35%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.01%) SAS EBI
9 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.79%) Base SAS
11 6 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.12%) Big Data
12 5 (1.12%) OpenStack Swift
12 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.89%) VLDB
13 4 (0.89%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 48 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 40 (8.93%) Maven
4 38 (8.48%) Subversion
5 22 (4.91%) Eclipse
6 12 (2.68%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.23%) RSpec
8 9 (2.01%) Ant
8 9 (2.01%) JIRA
8 9 (2.01%) JUnit
8 9 (2.01%) Trac
9 7 (1.56%) Selenium
10 5 (1.12%) Hudson
11 4 (0.89%) JMeter
11 4 (0.89%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.67%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.67%) JBehave
12 3 (0.67%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (13.17%) Finance
2 23 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.24%) Back Office
4 16 (3.57%) Banking
5 9 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.56%) Retail
7 4 (0.89%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 114 (25.45%) Developer
2 54 (12.05%) Administrator
3 40 (8.93%) Node.js Developer
4 39 (8.71%) Linux Engineer
4 39 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
5 38 (8.48%) Analyst
6 33 (7.37%) Java Developer
7 31 (6.92%) Architect
7 31 (6.92%) Linux Specialist
8 29 (6.47%) Support Engineer
9 28 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 28 (6.25%) Linux Operator
10 27 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
11 24 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.36%) Unix Engineer
12 23 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
13 20 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 18 (4.02%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.71%) REST
2 45 (10.04%) JSON
3 41 (9.15%) Web Services
4 40 (8.93%) Express
5 33 (7.37%) XML
6 31 (6.92%) HTML
7 17 (3.79%) CSS
8 14 (3.13%) Middleware
8 14 (3.13%) SOAP
9 13 (2.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 13 (2.90%) Java EE
9 13 (2.90%) jQuery
9 13 (2.90%) Spring
9 13 (2.90%) STL
10 11 (2.46%) J2EE
10 11 (2.46%) RESTful
11 10 (2.23%) LAMP
12 9 (2.01%) SAML
13 8 (1.79%) Ajax
13 8 (1.79%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.04%) User Experience
3 30 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.70%) iSeries
4 29 (6.47%) AS400
5 25 (5.58%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.24%) Clustering
7 18 (4.02%) PKI
8 14 (3.13%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.90%) Smart Meter
10 9 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
12 7 (1.56%) EMC VNX
12 7 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.56%) SecurID
13 6 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.34%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 206 (45.98%) Windows
2 190 (42.41%) Unix
3 69 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 32 (7.14%) Solaris
6 32 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.35%) CentOS
9 13 (2.90%) AIX
10 9 (2.01%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.34%) MVS
12 4 (0.89%) Debian
12 4 (0.89%) HPUX
13 3 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.67%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (13.17%) Open Source
3 57 (12.72%) OO
4 51 (11.38%) MVC
5 50 (11.16%) ITIL
6 48 (10.71%) DevOps
7 43 (9.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 42 (9.38%) OOD
9 40 (8.93%) Pair Programming
10 35 (7.81%) Change Management
11 34 (7.59%) Incident Management
12 33 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (7.37%) Migration
13 27 (6.03%) Software Engineering
14 26 (5.80%) High Availability
14 26 (5.80%) Project Management
15 21 (4.69%) Multithreading
16 15 (3.35%) Configuration Management
16 15 (3.35%) Service Delivery
17 13 (2.90%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (34.38%) Java
1 154 (34.38%) SQL
2 77 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 61 (13.62%) Ruby
4 42 (9.38%) Python
5 29 (6.47%) Perl
6 28 (6.25%) C++
6 28 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 22 (4.91%) C
8 19 (4.24%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.79%) C#
10 15 (3.35%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.35%) PHP
11 5 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 4 (0.89%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.89%) PHP 4
12 4 (0.89%) PHP 5
12 4 (0.89%) VB
13 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (16.29%) Security Cleared
2 68 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.03%) Degree
4 15 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.79%) MCP
6 8 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.56%) CCNA
7 7 (1.56%) CISSP
8 6 (1.34%) CEH
8 6 (1.34%) MCSA
8 6 (1.34%) MCSE
9 5 (1.12%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.12%) MCITP
10 4 (0.89%) CCSP
10 4 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.67%) ISEB
11 3 (0.67%) RHCT
12 2 (0.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.81%) SLA
2 8 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.89%) COBIT
4 4 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 44 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.23%) vSphere
7 7 (1.56%) Docker
7 7 (1.56%) NFS
7 7 (1.56%) XenApp
8 6 (1.34%) GlusterFS
8 6 (1.34%) RHEV
8 6 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.67%) KVM
9 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.45%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) NDS
11 1 (0.22%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (12.50%) Puppet
2 32 (7.14%) Ansible
3 29 (6.47%) Tivoli
4 19 (4.24%) Nagios
5 18 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.57%) NetBackup
7 12 (2.68%) WSUS
8 10 (2.23%) Cobbler
8 10 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (2.23%) Simpana
9 9 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (1.79%) SCCM
11 6 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (1.12%) SCOM
13 4 (0.89%) Cacti
13 4 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 106 (23.66%) Oracle
2 105 (23.44%) Red Hat
3 89 (19.87%) VMware
4 59 (13.17%) Microsoft
5 58 (12.95%) Cisco
6 53 (11.83%) Citrix
7 37 (8.26%) IBM
8 26 (5.80%) Sun
9 24 (5.36%) HP
10 23 (5.13%) EMC
11 20 (4.46%) Brocade
11 20 (4.46%) CommVault
12 15 (3.35%) Veritas
13 13 (2.90%) NetApp
13 13 (2.90%) Palo Alto
13 13 (2.90%) Symantec
14 12 (2.68%) Juniper
15 10 (2.23%) CA
15 10 (2.23%) Dell Compellent
16 9 (2.01%) SAP
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £575 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coded People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Yoh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
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Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
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