The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 135 195 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.54% 13.92% 9.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.80% 50.13% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 100 68
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
323 389 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.61% 27.77% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 226 187
Median daily rate £400 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +4 24 £425 -19.04% 4
Leatherhead +7 20 £500 +11.11% 11
Camberley 0 10 £425 +25.92% 8
Guildford -7 9 £425 +25.00% 11
Woking +3 8 £450 - 14
Redhill -8 7 £450 +34.32% 3
Egham +10 5 £413 +3.12% 3
Reigate +1 4 £475 +0.52% 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Linux.

1 117 (32.68%) Unix
2 102 (28.49%) Java
3 91 (25.42%) Python
4 88 (24.58%) Security Cleared
4 88 (24.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (24.30%) Windows
6 84 (23.46%) Finance
7 80 (22.35%) DevOps
8 78 (21.79%) SC Cleared
9 76 (21.23%) SQL
10 75 (20.95%) Oracle
11 74 (20.67%) Puppet
12 67 (18.72%) Ansible
13 66 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
13 66 (18.44%) Ruby
13 66 (18.44%) Red Hat
14 63 (17.60%) Apache
15 53 (14.80%) VMware
15 53 (14.80%) Tomcat
15 53 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
16 52 (14.53%) Git (software)
17 51 (14.25%) Subversion
18 47 (13.13%) Data Centre
19 46 (12.85%) Opscode Chef
20 45 (12.57%) Cisco
21 44 (12.29%) Solaris
22 42 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (11.17%) Open Source
23 40 (11.17%) Microsoft
24 39 (10.89%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 63 (17.60%) Apache
2 53 (14.80%) Tomcat
3 38 (10.61%) JBoss
4 34 (9.50%) WebLogic
5 23 (6.42%) WebSphere
6 16 (4.47%) Apache Pig
7 11 (3.07%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.51%) OpenStack
9 8 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.96%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.56%) IIS
13 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.28%) Drupal
13 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.28%) TPMS
Applications
1 17 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.68%) MS Office
4 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.28%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 66 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.63%) Amazon S3
6 12 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.35%) IaaS
6 12 (3.35%) PaaS
7 4 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.12%) GitHub
7 4 (1.12%) SaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.78%) TCP/IP
2 34 (9.50%) SAN
3 30 (8.38%) SSL
4 21 (5.87%) VPN
5 17 (4.75%) LDAP
5 17 (4.75%) WAN
6 16 (4.47%) Firewall
6 16 (4.47%) LAN
7 13 (3.63%) NAS
8 12 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (3.35%) IPsec
8 12 (3.35%) Network Security
9 11 (3.07%) DNS
9 11 (3.07%) SSH
10 10 (2.79%) Kerberos
10 10 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (2.23%) Asterisk PBX
11 8 (2.23%) VoIP
12 7 (1.96%) LTE
12 7 (1.96%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.82%) MySQL
2 24 (6.70%) Big Data
2 24 (6.70%) Hadoop
3 21 (5.87%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.75%) Apache Hive
5 14 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.63%) HBase
7 12 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.79%) Sqoop
8 10 (2.79%) VoltDB
9 8 (2.23%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 7 (1.96%) Apache Zeppelin
10 7 (1.96%) DB2
11 6 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 51 (14.25%) Subversion
3 35 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 33 (9.22%) Maven
5 28 (7.82%) Eclipse
6 16 (4.47%) JUnit
6 16 (4.47%) Selenium
7 14 (3.91%) SoapUI
8 11 (3.07%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.07%) JMeter
9 10 (2.79%) JBehave
10 9 (2.51%) JIRA
11 7 (1.96%) GCC
11 7 (1.96%) GDB
11 7 (1.96%) Trac
12 5 (1.40%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.40%) Metasploit
12 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.12%) Ant
13 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (23.46%) Finance
2 17 (4.75%) Banking
3 13 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.35%) Retail
5 10 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.51%) Legal
7 7 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (17.60%) Developer
2 61 (17.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (16.20%) Administrator
4 32 (8.94%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.94%) Systems Administrator
5 30 (8.38%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (6.98%) Architect
7 22 (6.15%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (5.31%) Software Engineer
9 18 (5.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.03%) Team Leader
10 17 (4.75%) DevOps Administrator
10 17 (4.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 16 (4.47%) Support Engineer
11 16 (4.47%) Technical Leader
12 15 (4.19%) Unix Administrator
13 13 (3.63%) Automation Engineer
13 13 (3.63%) Unix Team Leader
14 12 (3.35%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 12 (3.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.89%) XML
2 32 (8.94%) Web Services
3 20 (5.59%) SOAP
4 14 (3.91%) Java EE
5 13 (3.63%) JSON
6 12 (3.35%) REST
7 11 (3.07%) HTML
7 11 (3.07%) SAML
8 9 (2.51%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.51%) JMS
8 9 (2.51%) Spring
9 8 (2.23%) JCE
9 8 (2.23%) Kafka
10 7 (1.96%) Apache Tez
10 7 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (1.96%) Middleware
10 7 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (1.96%) STL
11 6 (1.68%) LAMP
11 6 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.13%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.26%) PKI
3 19 (5.31%) Cryptography
4 18 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.63%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.96%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.68%) AS400
8 6 (1.68%) Clustering
8 6 (1.68%) iSeries
9 5 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.40%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.40%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.40%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.12%) Digital TV
11 3 (0.84%) CMDB
11 3 (0.84%) STB
11 3 (0.84%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.68%) Unix
2 88 (24.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 87 (24.30%) Windows
4 44 (12.29%) Solaris
5 21 (5.87%) CentOS
6 18 (5.03%) AIX
7 14 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.35%) Data ONTAP
8 12 (3.35%) Windows Server
9 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.84%) Debian
12 3 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) Fedora
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) VMS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.35%) DevOps
2 53 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (11.17%) Open Source
4 39 (10.89%) Migration
5 36 (10.06%) Software Engineering
6 31 (8.66%) Configuration Management
6 31 (8.66%) ITIL
7 22 (6.15%) High Availability
8 19 (5.31%) Analytics
9 18 (5.03%) Change Management
10 17 (4.75%) MapReduce
10 17 (4.75%) Use Case
11 15 (4.19%) Multithreading
11 15 (4.19%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.19%) Test Automation
12 14 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.91%) Load Testing
12 14 (3.91%) Scrum
13 13 (3.63%) OO
13 13 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.49%) Java
2 91 (25.42%) Python
3 76 (21.23%) SQL
4 66 (18.44%) Ruby
5 37 (10.34%) Perl
6 36 (10.06%) Shell Script
7 35 (9.78%) C++
8 28 (7.82%) PowerShell
9 27 (7.54%) C
10 22 (6.15%) JavaScript
11 21 (5.87%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.79%) PHP
13 9 (2.51%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.68%) C#
14 6 (1.68%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.84%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.84%) VBScript
17 2 (0.56%) Scala
17 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 78 (21.79%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.78%) Degree
4 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.79%) CISSP
6 9 (2.51%) MCSE
7 7 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.68%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.68%) CCNA
8 6 (1.68%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.40%) ISEB
9 5 (1.40%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.12%) GIAC
10 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.12%) RHCE
10 4 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.84%) BICSI Certification
11 3 (0.84%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.84%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.51%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) FIPS 140-2
3 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.56%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) MISRA
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.54%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.47%) vSphere
4 13 (3.63%) Apache Flume
5 11 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (2.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (2.79%) HDFS
6 10 (2.79%) vCloud
6 10 (2.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (2.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.68%) Firmware
9 6 (1.68%) GlusterFS
10 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.40%) NFS
10 5 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.84%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (20.67%) Puppet
2 67 (18.72%) Ansible
3 46 (12.85%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (5.59%) Oozie
5 12 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (3.07%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.79%) Ambari
7 10 (2.79%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (1.12%) Packer
10 4 (1.12%) QRadar
10 4 (1.12%) yum
10 4 (1.12%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.84%) Legato
11 3 (0.84%) Nagios
11 3 (0.84%) NetApp OnCommand
11 3 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (20.95%) Oracle
2 66 (18.44%) Red Hat
3 53 (14.80%) VMware
4 45 (12.57%) Cisco
5 40 (11.17%) Microsoft
6 23 (6.42%) HP
7 18 (5.03%) Veritas
8 17 (4.75%) NetApp
9 16 (4.47%) EMC
10 11 (3.07%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.07%) IBM
10 11 (3.07%) Sun
11 10 (2.79%) Brocade
11 10 (2.79%) Citrix
11 10 (2.79%) Juniper
12 9 (2.51%) Hortonworks
13 7 (1.96%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.96%) Splunk
13 7 (1.96%) Teradata
14 6 (1.68%) Symantec
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £326 - £365 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago