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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 236 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.22% 8.09% 7.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.03% 31.25% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 52 55
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £326 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.79 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -6.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
445 336 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.36% 25.89% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 167 195
Median daily rate £425 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 52
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £41.56 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Leatherhead +4 60 £488 -2.50% 5
Camberley +7 32 £425 - 6
Guildford +20 27 £403 +28.80% 20
Redhill - 18 £408 - 4
Woking +10 17 £450 +5.88% 12
Staines -6 13 £600 +44.57% 2
Epsom +6 8 - -
Weybridge -3 2 - - 1
Reigate - 1 £525 - 8
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 213 (42.35%) Unix
2 160 (31.81%) Windows
3 150 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 134 (26.64%) Security Cleared
5 129 (25.65%) Java
6 123 (24.45%) SC Cleared
7 116 (23.06%) SQL
8 113 (22.47%) SAN
9 108 (21.47%) Red Hat
9 108 (21.47%) Oracle
10 92 (18.29%) VMware
11 89 (17.69%) Data Centre
12 87 (17.30%) Finance
13 85 (16.90%) Solaris
14 81 (16.10%) Microsoft
15 71 (14.12%) Active Directory
16 69 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
17 66 (13.12%) JBoss
17 66 (13.12%) Veritas
18 63 (12.52%) XML
19 62 (12.33%) Python
19 62 (12.33%) TCP/IP
20 57 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (11.33%) PKI
20 57 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (11.33%) Windows Server
20 57 (11.33%) Puppet
20 57 (11.33%) DevOps
21 54 (10.74%) Perl
22 52 (10.34%) SQL Server

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 66 (13.12%) JBoss
2 40 (7.95%) Apache
3 21 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.38%) OpenStack
5 12 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.39%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.19%) Node.js
7 7 (1.39%) IIS
7 7 (1.39%) TPMS
7 7 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.19%) SAS
9 5 (0.99%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.80%) Drupal
11 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.60%) CMS
11 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.60%) nginx
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.60%) WordPress
12 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.19%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.39%) IaaS
3 12 (2.39%) PaaS
4 9 (1.79%) SaaS
4 9 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.19%) Route 53
7 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) Office 365
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 113 (22.47%) SAN
2 62 (12.33%) TCP/IP
3 49 (9.74%) SSL
4 46 (9.15%) Firewall
5 35 (6.96%) LDAP
6 31 (6.16%) NAS
7 29 (5.77%) DNS
8 28 (5.57%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (4.57%) DHCP
10 20 (3.98%) Network Security
10 20 (3.98%) VPN
11 15 (2.98%) LAN
11 15 (2.98%) Reverse Proxy
11 15 (2.98%) SSH
12 14 (2.78%) HTTP
12 14 (2.78%) WAN
12 14 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.58%) FTP
14 12 (2.39%) IPsec
15 9 (1.79%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.55%) MySQL
3 30 (5.96%) DB2
4 29 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.18%) VoltDB
8 15 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.58%) Big Data
10 11 (2.19%) OLTP
10 11 (2.19%) VLDB
11 10 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.99%) OpenStack Swift
13 5 (0.99%) SAS EBI
13 5 (0.99%) Sybase IQ
14 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (9.54%) Maven
2 45 (8.95%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.35%) Eclipse
3 42 (8.35%) Subversion
4 38 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 26 (5.17%) SoapUI
6 21 (4.17%) JUnit
7 14 (2.78%) JMeter
7 14 (2.78%) Selenium
8 11 (2.19%) Trac
9 10 (1.99%) Ant
9 10 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.99%) JBehave
10 9 (1.79%) JIRA
10 9 (1.79%) RSpec
11 7 (1.39%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.99%) TestNG
13 4 (0.80%) Gradle
13 4 (0.80%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (17.30%) Finance
2 37 (7.36%) Banking
3 26 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.98%) Retail
5 13 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.39%) Back Office
7 5 (0.99%) Legal
8 4 (0.80%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (19.09%) Developer
2 90 (17.89%) Administrator
3 60 (11.93%) Systems Administrator
4 50 (9.94%) Java Developer
5 49 (9.74%) Unix Administrator
6 42 (8.35%) Architect
7 37 (7.36%) Security Engineer
8 36 (7.16%) Support Engineer
9 29 (5.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 28 (5.57%) Analyst
10 28 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 27 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
12 26 (5.17%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.57%) Storage Administrator
13 23 (4.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
15 19 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (3.78%) Linux Operator
15 19 (3.78%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.52%) XML
2 48 (9.54%) Web Services
3 35 (6.96%) SOAP
4 26 (5.17%) HTML
5 23 (4.57%) Java EE
6 20 (3.98%) JSON
7 19 (3.78%) JCE
8 16 (3.18%) CSS
8 16 (3.18%) REST
9 15 (2.98%) SAML
9 15 (2.98%) XML Messaging
10 13 (2.58%) jQuery
10 13 (2.58%) Middleware
11 12 (2.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (2.39%) STL
12 10 (1.99%) LAMP
13 9 (1.79%) Express
13 9 (1.79%) Spring
14 8 (1.59%) AngularJS
14 8 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 57 (11.33%) PKI
3 36 (7.16%) Clustering
3 36 (7.16%) Cryptography
4 30 (5.96%) Algorithms
5 25 (4.97%) EMC VMAX
5 25 (4.97%) iSeries
6 24 (4.77%) AS400
7 22 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.58%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.58%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.19%) HACMP
10 11 (2.19%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.79%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.79%) User Experience
12 8 (1.59%) DataPower
13 7 (1.39%) Replication
14 6 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
14 6 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 213 (42.35%) Unix
2 160 (31.81%) Windows
3 150 (29.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 85 (16.90%) Solaris
5 69 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (11.33%) Windows Server
7 37 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (6.96%) AIX
9 16 (3.18%) CentOS
10 14 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.39%) Debian
13 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.80%) MVS
15 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (11.33%) DevOps
2 52 (10.34%) Change Management
3 46 (9.15%) Migration
4 45 (8.95%) ITIL
5 33 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (5.96%) Software Engineering
7 29 (5.77%) High Availability
8 28 (5.57%) Open Source
8 28 (5.57%) Project Management
9 27 (5.37%) Configuration Management
9 27 (5.37%) Problem Management
10 25 (4.97%) Incident Management
11 24 (4.77%) OO
12 23 (4.57%) Integration Testing
13 21 (4.17%) Identity Management
13 21 (4.17%) Use Case
14 17 (3.38%) BDD
15 16 (3.18%) Multithreading
15 16 (3.18%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (25.65%) Java
2 116 (23.06%) SQL
3 62 (12.33%) Python
4 54 (10.74%) Perl
5 48 (9.54%) Shell Script
6 43 (8.55%) JavaScript
7 42 (8.35%) Ruby
8 34 (6.76%) C++
9 30 (5.96%) C
10 21 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.78%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.38%) PHP
13 13 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.99%) Korn
15 8 (1.59%) C#
16 7 (1.39%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.19%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.60%) AWK
18 3 (0.60%) Embedded C++
18 3 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 134 (26.64%) Security Cleared
2 123 (24.45%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.77%) Degree
4 14 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.99%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.59%) CCNA
9 6 (1.19%) CISSP
10 5 (0.99%) MCSE
11 4 (0.80%) CCSA
11 4 (0.80%) CCSP
11 4 (0.80%) CISM
11 4 (0.80%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.80%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.80%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.80%) MCITP
11 4 (0.80%) NCDA
11 4 (0.80%) NCIE
11 4 (0.80%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.77%) SLA
2 14 (2.78%) FIPS 140-2
3 7 (1.39%) QA
4 4 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.60%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.40%) MISRA
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 57 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.16%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 33 (6.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 18 (3.58%) GlusterFS
7 12 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.19%) XenApp
9 10 (1.99%) Firmware
10 7 (1.39%) NFS
10 7 (1.39%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.39%) vSphere
10 7 (1.39%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.19%) Veritas File System
11 6 (1.19%) Xen
12 4 (0.80%) Docker
12 4 (0.80%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (0.80%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.60%) RHEV
14 2 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (11.33%) Puppet
2 44 (8.75%) Ansible
3 31 (6.16%) NetBackup
4 28 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (4.77%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (4.17%) Tivoli
7 20 (3.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 20 (3.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (3.38%) Oracle ZFS
9 15 (2.98%) yum
10 14 (2.78%) Simpana
11 11 (2.19%) Legato
11 11 (2.19%) SCCM
12 9 (1.79%) Nagios
13 7 (1.39%) WSUS
14 6 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (1.19%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.99%) Foglight
15 5 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 4 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 108 (21.47%) Oracle
1 108 (21.47%) Red Hat
2 92 (18.29%) VMware
3 81 (16.10%) Microsoft
4 66 (13.12%) Veritas
5 52 (10.34%) EMC
6 51 (10.14%) Cisco
7 49 (9.74%) Citrix
8 42 (8.35%) HP
9 39 (7.75%) IBM
10 34 (6.76%) NetApp
11 30 (5.96%) Sun
12 28 (5.57%) Brocade
13 20 (3.98%) CommVault
14 16 (3.18%) StorageTek
15 14 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
15 14 (2.78%) Palo Alto
15 14 (2.78%) Symantec
16 13 (2.58%) Juniper
17 9 (1.79%) Sybase
Guildford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42 - £45 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago