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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 103 112 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.09% 8.15% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.31% 28.57% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 23
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£418 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £47.79 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £51.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £51.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
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
329 392 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.84% 28.51% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 192 120
Average daily rate £375 £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 48
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2015. 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
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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
Staines 0 13 £415 +0.60% 8
Leatherhead -2 10 £475 +35.71% 14
Camberley -3 7 £425 - 2
Guildford -4 5 £313 -27.32% 12
Woking +16 3 £425 - 11
Weybridge - 3 £500 - 1
Egham - 3 £375 - 1
Epsom - 3 - - 1
Farnham +5 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 75 (36.59%) UNIX
1 75 (36.59%) Windows
2 59 (28.78%) Security Cleared
3 55 (26.83%) SQL
3 55 (26.83%) Oracle
4 50 (24.39%) SC Cleared
5 46 (22.44%) Red Hat
6 40 (19.51%) Shell Script
6 40 (19.51%) Python
7 37 (18.05%) Solaris
8 34 (16.59%) VMware
9 32 (15.61%) SAN
9 32 (15.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (14.15%) Java
11 28 (13.66%) Finance
12 27 (13.17%) Perl
12 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
13 26 (12.68%) Ruby
14 25 (12.20%) C++
14 25 (12.20%) Firewall
14 25 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
16 21 (10.24%) Apache
17 20 (9.76%) Open Source
17 20 (9.76%) Oracle Database
18 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
18 19 (9.27%) VPN
19 18 (8.78%) LAN
19 18 (8.78%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 21 (10.24%) Apache
2 9 (4.39%) JBoss
3 8 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.41%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.95%) IIS
5 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.98%) Node.js
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.37%) PaaS
3 11 (5.37%) IaaS
4 7 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.61%) SAN
2 25 (12.20%) Firewall
3 19 (9.27%) VPN
4 18 (8.78%) TCP/IP
4 18 (8.78%) LAN
5 17 (8.29%) WAN
6 15 (7.32%) DNS
6 15 (7.32%) NAS
7 12 (5.85%) SSH
8 10 (4.88%) LDAP
9 9 (4.39%) DHCP
9 9 (4.39%) SSL
9 9 (4.39%) Internet
10 8 (3.90%) Network Security
10 8 (3.90%) FTP
11 7 (3.41%) VLAN
11 7 (3.41%) IPsec
12 6 (2.93%) MPLS
13 5 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.83%) MySQL
4 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.41%) PowerCenter
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.46%) DB2
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.98%) VoltDB
9 2 (0.98%) Big Data
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.37%) Subversion
2 11 (5.37%) Maven
3 8 (3.90%) LoadRunner
3 8 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.95%) RSpec
5 4 (1.95%) JIRA
5 4 (1.95%) Ant
6 3 (1.46%) WATIR
6 3 (1.46%) Selenium
6 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.46%) RubyGems
6 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.46%) YourKit
7 2 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.98%) GCC
7 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.98%) Trac
General
1 28 (13.66%) Finance
2 10 (4.88%) Military
3 6 (2.93%) Banking
4 5 (2.44%) Retail
4 5 (2.44%) Marketing
5 4 (1.95%) Publishing
5 4 (1.95%) Billing
6 2 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (21.46%) Developer
2 27 (13.17%) Analyst
3 25 (12.20%) Architect
4 22 (10.73%) Administrator
5 14 (6.83%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.34%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.39%) DBA
9 9 (4.39%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.90%) Consultant
11 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (2.93%) UNIX Administrator
12 6 (2.93%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) HTML
2 15 (7.32%) jQuery
3 14 (6.83%) CSS
4 13 (6.34%) XML
5 10 (4.88%) REST
5 10 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.90%) XML Messaging
6 8 (3.90%) Web Services
7 7 (3.41%) .NET
8 6 (2.93%) LAMP
9 5 (2.44%) Middleware
9 5 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.44%) STL
10 4 (1.95%) J2EE
11 3 (1.46%) XSD
11 3 (1.46%) JMS
11 3 (1.46%) Spring
11 3 (1.46%) Zend Framework
11 3 (1.46%) boto
11 3 (1.46%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.37%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.41%) Replication
5 5 (2.44%) PKI
5 5 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.95%) DataPower
6 4 (1.95%) SecurID
7 3 (1.46%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.46%) iSeries
7 3 (1.46%) Clustering
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.98%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.59%) UNIX
1 75 (36.59%) Windows
2 37 (18.05%) Solaris
3 32 (15.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (7.80%) AIX
5 12 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.93%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (2.44%) CentOS
8 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.95%) Fedora
9 4 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.95%) VMS
10 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.98%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.76%) Open Source
3 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
4 16 (7.80%) Capacity Management
5 15 (7.32%) DevOps
5 15 (7.32%) MVC
6 13 (6.34%) ITIL
6 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.34%) Multithreading
6 13 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.37%) Software Deployment
7 11 (5.37%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (5.37%) Web Development
8 10 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.39%) Test Automation
10 8 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (3.90%) Performance Testing
10 8 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.83%) SQL
2 40 (19.51%) Python
2 40 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 29 (14.15%) Java
4 27 (13.17%) Perl
5 26 (12.68%) Ruby
6 25 (12.20%) C++
7 18 (8.78%) JavaScript
8 16 (7.80%) C
9 15 (7.32%) C#
9 15 (7.32%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.34%) PL/SQL
11 12 (5.85%) PowerShell
12 9 (4.39%) PHP
13 4 (1.95%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.95%) Jython
14 3 (1.46%) Korn
15 2 (0.98%) PHP5
15 2 (0.98%) PHP4
15 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (28.78%) Security Cleared
2 50 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.34%) Degree
4 8 (3.90%) ISEB
5 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.95%) MCP
6 4 (1.95%) HND
6 4 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.46%) MCSE
7 3 (1.46%) MCSA
7 3 (1.46%) MCITP
7 3 (1.46%) CCNA
8 2 (0.98%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) HNC
9 1 (0.49%) CCSP
9 1 (0.49%) CCNP
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.46%) COBIT
3 2 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.80%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (2.93%) vSphere
6 5 (2.44%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.95%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.46%) iptables
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.46%) Firmware
9 2 (0.98%) XenApp
9 2 (0.98%) XenServer
9 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.49%) Samba
10 1 (0.49%) Xen
10 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (8.78%) Puppet
2 9 (4.39%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.93%) Nagios
6 5 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (2.44%) Ansible
7 4 (1.95%) Control-M
8 3 (1.46%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.46%) SCCM
8 3 (1.46%) SCOM
8 3 (1.46%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.49%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 55 (26.83%) Oracle
2 46 (22.44%) Red Hat
3 34 (16.59%) VMware
4 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
5 17 (8.29%) Cisco
6 16 (7.80%) Sun
7 14 (6.83%) HP
8 12 (5.85%) Informatica
9 11 (5.37%) NetApp
9 11 (5.37%) Juniper
9 11 (5.37%) SAP
10 9 (4.39%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.90%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.90%) IBM
12 7 (3.41%) Veritas
12 7 (3.41%) Symantec
13 6 (2.93%) Citrix
13 6 (2.93%) McAfee
14 5 (2.44%) Websense
14 5 (2.44%) Zend