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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 105 110 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.93% 8.33% 7.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.44% 29.26% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 40
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£363 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 24
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.40 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.64 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.63% -
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
334 376 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.23% 28.48% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 224 126
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £30.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 12 September 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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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
Guildford +7 19 £430 +34.90% 23
Staines +5 18 £363 -9.37% 4
Woking +10 11 £425 +136.11% 10
Camberley -1 4 £413 -2.94% 6
Weybridge - 4 £425 - 2
Redhill +7 1 - - 2
Chertsey -3 1 - - 4
Farnham - 1 £275 - 2
Reigate - 1 £275 - 1
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 4
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - - 2
Epsom - - - - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 90 (41.86%) UNIX
2 68 (31.63%) Windows
3 64 (29.77%) SQL
4 63 (29.30%) Oracle
5 60 (27.91%) Java
6 48 (22.33%) C++
7 39 (18.14%) MySQL
8 34 (15.81%) Software Engineering
9 32 (14.88%) Security Cleared
10 31 (14.42%) Python
10 31 (14.42%) Finance
11 30 (13.95%) C
11 30 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
12 28 (13.02%) Relational Database
13 27 (12.56%) Perl
14 26 (12.09%) JavaScript
15 25 (11.63%) Web Services
15 25 (11.63%) Apache
15 25 (11.63%) VMware
16 24 (11.16%) Telecoms
16 24 (11.16%) Red Hat
16 24 (11.16%) SC Cleared
17 23 (10.70%) Multithreading
17 23 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (10.70%) Oracle Database
18 22 (10.23%) Open Source
18 22 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (10.23%) CSS
18 22 (10.23%) HTML
19 21 (9.77%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 25 (11.63%) Apache
2 11 (5.12%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.65%) CMS
3 10 (4.65%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.33%) Drupal
6 4 (1.86%) SAS
6 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.40%) Documentum
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.47%) Liferay
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Office
2 10 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Maya
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.91%) Firewall
2 15 (6.98%) SAN
3 7 (3.26%) DNS
3 7 (3.26%) LAN
3 7 (3.26%) WAN
3 7 (3.26%) DHCP
3 7 (3.26%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.79%) 3G
4 6 (2.79%) DVB
4 6 (2.79%) 2G
4 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.33%) VoIP
5 5 (2.33%) SNMP
5 5 (2.33%) FTP
5 5 (2.33%) Telnet
5 5 (2.33%) LTE
5 5 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (1.86%) Internet
6 4 (1.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.14%) MySQL
2 28 (13.02%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.70%) Oracle Database
4 18 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (5.12%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.65%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.65%) DB2
8 10 (4.65%) Big Data
9 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.19%) HBase
9 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (3.72%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.79%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Subversion
2 15 (6.98%) ClearCase
3 12 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.19%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.26%) Selenium
6 6 (2.79%) Hudson
7 5 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.33%) Maven
7 5 (2.33%) JIRA
8 4 (1.86%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.86%) JUnit
8 4 (1.86%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.86%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.40%) JMeter
9 3 (1.40%) RSpec
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 31 (14.42%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.05%) Retail
4 12 (5.58%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.40%) Electronics
5 3 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Military
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (37.67%) Developer
2 28 (13.02%) Software Engineer
3 24 (11.16%) Architect
4 16 (7.44%) Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) C++ Developer
6 12 (5.58%) Technical Architect
6 12 (5.58%) Consultant
7 11 (5.12%) Python Developer
8 10 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Database Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Administrator
10 8 (3.72%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.72%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Python/Django Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) DBA
12 6 (2.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.63%) Web Services
2 22 (10.23%) HTML
2 22 (10.23%) CSS
3 18 (8.37%) jQuery
4 13 (6.05%) HTML5
5 11 (5.12%) Django
6 9 (4.19%) XML
6 9 (4.19%) POSIX
7 8 (3.72%) SOAP
7 8 (3.72%) REST
8 6 (2.79%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (2.33%) LAMP
9 5 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.33%) Zend Framework
10 4 (1.86%) Java SE
10 4 (1.86%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.86%) Middleware
10 4 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.86%) Spring
10 4 (1.86%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (10.23%) Open Source
3 15 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.51%) DTV
5 12 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.33%) Clustering
8 5 (2.33%) STB
9 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.40%) DataPower
9 3 (1.40%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.93%) Online Games
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.93%) Physics
10 2 (0.93%) Life Science
10 2 (0.93%) Handset
10 2 (0.93%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.93%) EMV
10 2 (0.93%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 90 (41.86%) UNIX
2 68 (31.63%) Windows
3 22 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.91%) Solaris
5 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.65%) AIX
7 9 (4.19%) CentOS
8 8 (3.72%) Android
8 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.26%) SUSE
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.47%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.47%) HPUX
11 1 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.81%) Software Engineering
2 23 (10.70%) Multithreading
2 23 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.77%) Configuration Management
4 20 (9.30%) OO
5 19 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (7.44%) ETL
7 15 (6.98%) Project Management
8 13 (6.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (5.12%) Web Development
9 11 (5.12%) UML
9 11 (5.12%) Web Design
10 10 (4.65%) Information Security
10 10 (4.65%) Data Security
10 10 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.19%) ITIL
12 8 (3.72%) Network Design
12 8 (3.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.77%) SQL
2 60 (27.91%) Java
3 48 (22.33%) C++
4 31 (14.42%) Python
5 30 (13.95%) C
6 27 (12.56%) Perl
7 26 (12.09%) JavaScript
8 18 (8.37%) C#
8 18 (8.37%) PHP
9 13 (6.05%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
10 11 (5.12%) Ruby
11 8 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.26%) R
13 4 (1.86%) PHP5
14 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.40%) Korn
15 2 (0.93%) VB
16 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 32 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.65%) Degree
4 8 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.26%) CCNP
6 5 (2.33%) CCIE
6 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.93%) CCDA
8 2 (0.93%) ISEB
8 2 (0.93%) HND
8 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.93%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.47%) RHCE
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
1 2 (0.93%) QA
1 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.86%) NFS
3 4 (1.86%) vSphere
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.93%) Xen
5 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.93%) vCloud
5 2 (0.93%) KVM
5 2 (0.93%) Docker
5 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.47%) Squid
6 1 (0.47%) Samba
6 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.72%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.26%) Puppet
3 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.86%) Legato
4 4 (1.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.40%) Foglight
5 3 (1.40%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.93%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) WSUS
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (29.30%) Oracle
2 25 (11.63%) VMware
3 24 (11.16%) Red Hat
4 21 (9.77%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.51%) IBM
6 13 (6.05%) Cisco
7 11 (5.12%) EMC
8 10 (4.65%) Sybase
8 10 (4.65%) Business Objects
9 9 (4.19%) JBoss
10 7 (3.26%) Juniper
10 7 (3.26%) Greenplum
11 6 (2.79%) Ericsson
11 6 (2.79%) HP
11 6 (2.79%) Tableau
11 6 (2.79%) RapidMiner
11 6 (2.79%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.33%) Sun
12 5 (2.33%) Nortel
12 5 (2.33%) SAP
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Rate: £24,000 + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Direct Advertiser
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago