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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 116 115 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.69% 8.76% 8.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.40% 38.59% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 70
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£388 £325 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £184 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.23% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £11.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £36.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.11%
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
358 298 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.74% 22.70% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 167 190
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 62
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.25 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £25.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Guildford +11 27 £393 +56.37% 24
Staines -9 18 £438 +25.00% 4
Leatherhead +1 9 £430 +10.96% 5
Epsom -2 4 - -
Chertsey - 3 - -
Reigate -9 2 - - 1
Woking -9 2 £280 -41.05% 7
Weybridge -1 1 - -
Shepperton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 2
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - - 3
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 113 (46.50%) UNIX
2 78 (32.10%) Windows
3 65 (26.75%) SQL
4 62 (25.51%) Oracle
5 47 (19.34%) MySQL
5 47 (19.34%) Security Cleared
6 45 (18.52%) C++
7 44 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (16.87%) Java
8 41 (16.87%) Microsoft
9 39 (16.05%) Red Hat
9 39 (16.05%) Software Engineering
10 36 (14.81%) Perl
10 36 (14.81%) C
11 33 (13.58%) Firewall
11 33 (13.58%) VMware
12 32 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
14 26 (10.70%) ETL
15 25 (10.29%) SAN
15 25 (10.29%) Telecoms
15 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (9.88%) Bash Shell
16 24 (9.88%) CSS
16 24 (9.88%) Apache
16 24 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (9.47%) PHP
17 23 (9.47%) HTML
17 23 (9.47%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (9.88%) Apache
2 13 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.12%) CMS
4 8 (3.29%) JBoss
5 7 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.06%) Drupal
7 3 (1.23%) WordPress
7 3 (1.23%) IIS
7 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.00%) MS Visio
3 16 (6.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.65%) PaaS
2 4 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.58%) Firewall
2 25 (10.29%) SAN
3 16 (6.58%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (4.94%) FTP
5 11 (4.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.12%) DNS
6 10 (4.12%) VoIP
6 10 (4.12%) 3G
6 10 (4.12%) 2G
7 8 (3.29%) Internet
7 8 (3.29%) DHCP
7 8 (3.29%) Wireshark
8 7 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.88%) LTE
8 7 (2.88%) NAS
8 7 (2.88%) WAN
8 7 (2.88%) LAN
8 7 (2.88%) SNMP
8 7 (2.88%) Telnet
9 6 (2.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.34%) MySQL
2 32 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.05%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.65%) DB2
9 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.41%) Redis
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (6.58%) Subversion
1 16 (6.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.12%) ClearCase
3 9 (3.70%) Selenium
3 9 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.06%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.06%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.06%) JIRA
4 5 (2.06%) NetBeans
5 4 (1.65%) JUnit
5 4 (1.65%) Maven
5 4 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.65%) Hudson
6 3 (1.23%) Xdebug
7 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.82%) RSpec
7 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (8.64%) Finance
3 7 (2.88%) Banking
4 3 (1.23%) Marketing
4 3 (1.23%) Automotive
4 3 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (0.82%) Games
5 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Military
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (30.04%) Developer
2 31 (12.76%) Software Engineer
3 18 (7.41%) Database Developer
4 16 (6.58%) Analyst
5 15 (6.17%) Administrator
6 14 (5.76%) Architect
7 13 (5.35%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.53%) Consultant
10 10 (4.12%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.29%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.29%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Backup Administrator
12 7 (2.88%) Security Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.47%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.88%) CSS
2 23 (9.47%) HTML
3 19 (7.82%) jQuery
4 12 (4.94%) XML
5 11 (4.53%) Web Services
5 11 (4.53%) REST
6 9 (3.70%) .NET
7 8 (3.29%) Middleware
7 8 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (2.88%) XHTML
9 6 (2.47%) Swing
9 6 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (2.47%) Zend Framework
10 5 (2.06%) JNI
10 5 (2.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.06%) HTML5
10 5 (2.06%) Java SE
10 5 (2.06%) POSIX
10 5 (2.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Open Source
2 14 (5.76%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (4.53%) Device Driver
3 11 (4.53%) PKI
4 10 (4.12%) DTV
5 8 (3.29%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.29%) Clustering
5 8 (3.29%) DataPower
6 7 (2.88%) iSeries
6 7 (2.88%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.65%) Life Science
9 4 (1.65%) STB
9 4 (1.65%) HACMP
10 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.23%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 113 (46.50%) UNIX
2 78 (32.10%) Windows
3 44 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (8.23%) CentOS
5 19 (7.82%) Solaris
6 14 (5.76%) AIX
7 12 (4.94%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.06%) SUSE
11 4 (1.65%) Android
12 3 (1.23%) Fedora
12 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.41%) HPUX
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.05%) Software Engineering
2 26 (10.70%) ETL
3 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (9.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (7.82%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.58%) OO
8 13 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.35%) DevOps
9 11 (4.53%) Network Architecture
9 11 (4.53%) Validation
10 10 (4.12%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.12%) Line Management
10 10 (4.12%) Cyber Security
11 9 (3.70%) ITIL
12 8 (3.29%) Performance Management
12 8 (3.29%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (3.29%) Software Architecture
13 7 (2.88%) BDD
13 7 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.75%) SQL
2 45 (18.52%) C++
3 41 (16.87%) Java
4 36 (14.81%) C
4 36 (14.81%) Perl
5 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.88%) Bash Shell
7 23 (9.47%) PHP
8 18 (7.41%) C#
9 16 (6.58%) Python
9 16 (6.58%) Ruby
10 15 (6.17%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.53%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.23%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.82%) VB
13 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (19.34%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.47%) DV Cleared
3 22 (9.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.76%) CCNA
5 10 (4.12%) Degree
6 3 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CCDA
7 2 (0.82%) CISSP
7 2 (0.82%) HND
7 2 (0.82%) CCNP
7 2 (0.82%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.82%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) RHCE
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) WAI
2 3 (1.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.70%) Xen
4 7 (2.88%) NFS
5 6 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (2.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.65%) Docker
8 3 (1.23%) LXC
8 3 (1.23%) vSphere
8 3 (1.23%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.23%) Firmware
8 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.82%) Nmap
9 2 (0.82%) Postfix
9 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (5.35%) Puppet
2 10 (4.12%) NetBackup
2 10 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.12%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.23%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.82%) Nessus
5 2 (0.82%) OpenView
5 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.82%) Control-M
5 2 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.82%) nmon
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.41%) Legato
6 1 (0.41%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (25.51%) Oracle
2 41 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 39 (16.05%) Red Hat
4 33 (13.58%) VMware
5 23 (9.47%) IBM
6 20 (8.23%) Business Objects
7 16 (6.58%) Cisco
8 13 (5.35%) HP
9 12 (4.94%) Sun
9 12 (4.94%) Greenplum
10 11 (4.53%) SAP
10 11 (4.53%) Juniper
11 10 (4.12%) Ericsson
12 9 (3.70%) Veritas
13 8 (3.29%) Huawei
13 8 (3.29%) Nortel
13 8 (3.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 7 (2.88%) Zend
14 7 (2.88%) CommVault
14 7 (2.88%) EMC
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