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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 106 117 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.74% 8.02% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.93% 27.34% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 15
Average hourly rate £47.50 £51.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
332 428 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.25% 29.34% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 218 142
Average daily rate £375 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £122 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Leatherhead +3 14 £438 +25.00% 4
Staines +3 9 £375 +4.52% 10
Guildford -1 9 £350 -18.60% 11
Camberley +1 7 £425 - 1
Woking - 4 £425 - 8
Egham - 3 £375 - 1
Epsom - 3 - -
Reigate +8 2 £250 -24.24% 1
Chertsey +1 2 £525 - 2
Weybridge -3 2 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (38.24%) UNIX
1 78 (38.24%) Windows
2 55 (26.96%) Security Cleared
3 51 (25.00%) Oracle
4 49 (24.02%) SQL
5 44 (21.57%) SC Cleared
6 41 (20.10%) Shell Script
7 40 (19.61%) Red Hat
8 31 (15.20%) Solaris
9 30 (14.71%) Python
9 30 (14.71%) VMware
10 28 (13.73%) C++
10 28 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 27 (13.24%) Perl
11 27 (13.24%) Finance
11 27 (13.24%) Firewall
11 27 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (12.75%) SAN
13 24 (11.76%) Ruby
14 23 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (10.29%) Java
16 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
16 19 (9.31%) Apache
16 19 (9.31%) TCP/IP
16 19 (9.31%) MySQL
16 19 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (9.31%) Open Source
17 18 (8.82%) Oracle Database
17 18 (8.82%) Cisco
17 18 (8.82%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (9.31%) Apache
2 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.43%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.45%) JBoss
5 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.98%) IIS
6 2 (0.98%) Node.js
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.43%) PaaS
3 7 (3.43%) IaaS
4 5 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.24%) Firewall
2 26 (12.75%) SAN
3 19 (9.31%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.33%) VPN
5 16 (7.84%) LAN
6 15 (7.35%) WAN
7 12 (5.88%) DNS
8 10 (4.90%) Internet
8 10 (4.90%) SSL
8 10 (4.90%) NAS
9 8 (3.92%) LDAP
9 8 (3.92%) SSH
10 7 (3.43%) IPsec
11 6 (2.94%) VoIP
11 6 (2.94%) DHCP
11 6 (2.94%) FTP
12 5 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.45%) Network Security
12 5 (2.45%) SMTP
12 5 (2.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.31%) MySQL
2 18 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.94%) PowerCenter
7 6 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.98%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.98%) DB2
10 2 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.98%) Big Data
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.90%) Subversion
3 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.92%) LoadRunner
5 7 (3.43%) Maven
6 4 (1.96%) Ant
6 4 (1.96%) JIRA
6 4 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.96%) RSpec
7 3 (1.47%) RubyGems
7 3 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.47%) WATIR
7 3 (1.47%) Selenium
8 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.98%) GCC
8 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.98%) Trac
9 1 (0.49%) GDB
General
1 27 (13.24%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Military
3 5 (2.45%) Marketing
3 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (23.04%) Developer
2 23 (11.27%) Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) Administrator
3 21 (10.29%) Architect
4 15 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (6.37%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.90%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (4.41%) Consultant
7 9 (4.41%) C++ Developer
8 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.92%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) PHP Developer
9 7 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.43%) DBA
9 7 (3.43%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 6 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.82%) HTML
2 16 (7.84%) CSS
2 16 (7.84%) jQuery
3 15 (7.35%) XML
4 10 (4.90%) Middleware
4 10 (4.90%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.92%) XML Messaging
5 8 (3.92%) REST
6 7 (3.43%) LAMP
7 6 (2.94%) .NET
8 5 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (2.45%) STL
8 5 (2.45%) Web Services
9 3 (1.47%) Zend Framework
9 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.47%) XSD
9 3 (1.47%) Doctrine
10 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.98%) J2EE
10 2 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Open Source
2 8 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.94%) iSeries
4 5 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.45%) DataPower
4 5 (2.45%) PKI
5 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.96%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.96%) Clustering
5 4 (1.96%) SecurID
5 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.47%) Replication
7 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.24%) UNIX
1 78 (38.24%) Windows
2 31 (15.20%) Solaris
3 27 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (6.86%) AIX
5 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.43%) CentOS
7 7 (3.43%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (2.94%) Fedora
9 4 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.98%) SUSE
11 2 (0.98%) VMS
11 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.98%) Android
11 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (7.84%) MVC
4 15 (7.35%) Software Engineering
5 13 (6.37%) ITIL
6 12 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.88%) DevOps
7 11 (5.39%) Web Development
7 11 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (5.39%) Multithreading
7 11 (5.39%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.41%) Capacity Management
8 9 (4.41%) Test Automation
8 9 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.41%) ETL
8 9 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (3.92%) Performance Testing
9 8 (3.92%) Software Deployment
9 8 (3.92%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.02%) SQL
2 41 (20.10%) Shell Script
3 30 (14.71%) Python
4 28 (13.73%) C++
5 27 (13.24%) Perl
6 24 (11.76%) Ruby
7 21 (10.29%) Java
8 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
9 18 (8.82%) C
10 13 (6.37%) PowerShell
11 11 (5.39%) C#
11 11 (5.39%) PHP
11 11 (5.39%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.41%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.96%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.98%) Jython
14 2 (0.98%) VB
14 2 (0.98%) PHP5
14 2 (0.98%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 55 (26.96%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.86%) Degree
4 8 (3.92%) ISEB
5 5 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.47%) MCP
7 3 (1.47%) HND
7 3 (1.47%) CCNA
7 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.47%) CISSP
8 2 (0.98%) MCITP
9 1 (0.49%) OSCP
9 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) CEH
9 1 (0.49%) HNC
9 1 (0.49%) MCSE
9 1 (0.49%) MCSA
9 1 (0.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.98%) COBIT
2 2 (0.98%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.45%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.96%) iptables
5 4 (1.96%) Firmware
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.96%) vSphere
6 2 (0.98%) Xen
6 2 (0.98%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.98%) XenApp
6 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Postfix
7 1 (0.49%) Snort
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.49%) Samba
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (6.86%) Puppet
2 6 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.45%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (2.45%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (2.45%) Nagios
4 4 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.96%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.47%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.47%) Ansible
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.98%) Control-M
6 2 (0.98%) Nessus
6 2 (0.98%) Nmap
6 2 (0.98%) SCCM
6 2 (0.98%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.49%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 51 (25.00%) Oracle
2 40 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 30 (14.71%) VMware
4 28 (13.73%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.82%) Cisco
6 17 (8.33%) HP
7 13 (6.37%) SAP
7 13 (6.37%) Sun
8 12 (5.88%) NetApp
9 11 (5.39%) Juniper
9 11 (5.39%) IBM
10 9 (4.41%) Blue Coat
10 9 (4.41%) Informatica
11 8 (3.92%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.92%) CommVault
12 6 (2.94%) McAfee
13 5 (2.45%) F5
13 5 (2.45%) Zend
13 5 (2.45%) Veritas
13 5 (2.45%) Citrix
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