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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 117 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.02% 7.79% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.50% 29.46% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £508 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.74% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 19
Average hourly rate £47.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £51.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £51.00 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
360 353 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.76% 26.44% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 177 159
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £128 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 67
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Staines -2 19 £446 +27.50% 10
Leatherhead -15 10 £450 +28.57% 5
Epsom - 8 - -
Egham - 6 £388 - 4
Camberley -6 4 £400 -5.88%
Guildford -8 3 £375 -12.79% 18
Woking +18 2 - - 2
Weybridge - 2 £500 - 2
Farnham +1 1 £375 +15.38%
Chertsey - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 83 (37.90%) Windows
2 78 (35.62%) UNIX
3 66 (30.14%) Security Cleared
4 58 (26.48%) SC Cleared
5 57 (26.03%) Oracle
6 54 (24.66%) SQL
7 44 (20.09%) Red Hat
8 41 (18.72%) Solaris
9 38 (17.35%) Java
10 37 (16.89%) Python
11 36 (16.44%) Shell Script
12 35 (15.98%) SAN
13 34 (15.53%) VMware
14 32 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
16 29 (13.24%) Finance
16 29 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (12.79%) Ruby
17 28 (12.79%) Firewall
18 26 (11.87%) Apache
19 25 (11.42%) Perl
20 24 (10.96%) Oracle Database
21 23 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (10.50%) C++
21 23 (10.50%) TCP/IP
22 22 (10.05%) VPN
22 22 (10.05%) Active Directory
22 22 (10.05%) SQL Server
22 22 (10.05%) Jenkins
22 22 (10.05%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 26 (11.87%) Apache
2 12 (5.48%) JBoss
3 9 (4.11%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.74%) IIS
5 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.91%) Node.js
6 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.11%) PaaS
3 9 (4.11%) IaaS
3 9 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.98%) SAN
2 28 (12.79%) Firewall
3 23 (10.50%) TCP/IP
4 22 (10.05%) VPN
5 19 (8.68%) LAN
6 18 (8.22%) WAN
7 16 (7.31%) DNS
8 14 (6.39%) NAS
9 13 (5.94%) SSH
9 13 (5.94%) SSL
9 13 (5.94%) LDAP
10 12 (5.48%) Network Security
11 10 (4.57%) IPsec
11 10 (4.57%) DHCP
12 8 (3.65%) Internet
13 7 (3.20%) FTP
14 6 (2.74%) VLAN
15 5 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.28%) MPLS
15 5 (2.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 22 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.31%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.94%) MySQL
5 9 (4.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.20%) PowerCenter
8 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.37%) DB2
10 3 (1.37%) Big Data
10 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.91%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.91%) OpenStack Swift
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (10.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.68%) Maven
3 13 (5.94%) Subversion
4 11 (5.02%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.02%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.65%) LoadRunner
6 7 (3.20%) RSpec
7 6 (2.74%) JIRA
7 6 (2.74%) Ant
7 6 (2.74%) Selenium
7 6 (2.74%) RubyGems
8 5 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.28%) YourKit
9 4 (1.83%) VisualVM
9 4 (1.83%) ANTLR
9 4 (1.83%) JUnit
10 3 (1.37%) WATIR
11 2 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.91%) Hudson
11 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
General
1 29 (13.24%) Finance
2 12 (5.48%) Military
3 5 (2.28%) Banking
3 5 (2.28%) Retail
3 5 (2.28%) Marketing
4 4 (1.83%) Billing
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (23.74%) Developer
2 33 (15.07%) Analyst
3 31 (14.16%) Architect
4 22 (10.05%) Administrator
5 14 (6.39%) Software Engineer
5 14 (6.39%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (5.48%) Java Developer
6 12 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.02%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.02%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.11%) DBA
9 8 (3.65%) Consultant
9 8 (3.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.65%) Security Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) C++ Developer
9 8 (3.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.20%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.76%) HTML
2 15 (6.85%) jQuery
3 13 (5.94%) CSS
4 12 (5.48%) XML
5 11 (5.02%) REST
6 10 (4.57%) Web Services
7 8 (3.65%) XML Messaging
7 8 (3.65%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.74%) .NET
8 6 (2.74%) LAMP
9 5 (2.28%) Spring
9 5 (2.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.28%) RESTful
9 5 (2.28%) STL
9 5 (2.28%) Middleware
9 5 (2.28%) JCE
9 5 (2.28%) boto
10 4 (1.83%) Apache Thrift
10 4 (1.83%) MyBatis
10 4 (1.83%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.57%) Client/Server
2 10 (4.57%) PKI
3 9 (4.11%) Replication
3 9 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.20%) SecurID
6 5 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.28%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.83%) DataPower
7 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.37%) Clustering
8 3 (1.37%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.91%) CMDB
9 2 (0.91%) AS400
9 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 83 (37.90%) Windows
2 78 (35.62%) UNIX
3 41 (18.72%) Solaris
4 29 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.85%) AIX
6 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.83%) CentOS
8 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.37%) Fedora
9 3 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.91%) Android
10 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.91%) VMS
11 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.13%) Software Engineering
3 18 (8.22%) Capacity Management
3 18 (8.22%) DevOps
4 16 (7.31%) Multithreading
4 16 (7.31%) ITIL
5 15 (6.85%) Open Source
6 14 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (6.39%) MVC
7 13 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.48%) Software Deployment
9 11 (5.02%) TOGAF
9 11 (5.02%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (5.02%) TDD
9 11 (5.02%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.57%) Migration
11 9 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.11%) Scrum
11 9 (4.11%) Web Development
12 8 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.66%) SQL
2 38 (17.35%) Java
3 37 (16.89%) Python
4 36 (16.44%) Shell Script
5 28 (12.79%) Ruby
6 25 (11.42%) Perl
7 23 (10.50%) C++
8 19 (8.68%) JavaScript
9 15 (6.85%) C#
10 14 (6.39%) C
11 13 (5.94%) Bash Shell
12 12 (5.48%) PowerShell
12 12 (5.48%) PL/SQL
13 10 (4.57%) PHP
14 4 (1.83%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.83%) Korn
14 4 (1.83%) Jython
15 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.46%) Uniface
16 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 66 (30.14%) Security Cleared
2 58 (26.48%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) Degree
4 8 (3.65%) ISEB
5 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.74%) MCP
7 5 (2.28%) MCSE
7 5 (2.28%) MCSA
7 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.83%) HND
8 4 (1.83%) CISSP
8 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.37%) MCITP
9 3 (1.37%) CCSP
10 2 (0.91%) CCNA
10 2 (0.91%) CISA
10 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) ACSP
11 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.37%) COBIT
2 3 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (2.28%) vSphere
6 5 (2.28%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.83%) Veritas File System
8 3 (1.37%) XenApp
9 2 (0.91%) XenServer
9 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.46%) KVM
10 1 (0.46%) iptables
10 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Firmware
10 1 (0.46%) Samba
10 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (8.22%) Puppet
2 11 (5.02%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (3.20%) Ansible
5 6 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.74%) Nagios
6 5 (2.28%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (2.28%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.83%) SCCM
7 4 (1.83%) SCOM
7 4 (1.83%) Control-M
8 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.91%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.91%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.91%) Cacti
10 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 57 (26.03%) Oracle
2 44 (20.09%) Red Hat
3 34 (15.53%) VMware
4 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.68%) Cisco
6 17 (7.76%) Sun
7 15 (6.85%) Juniper
8 14 (6.39%) HP
8 14 (6.39%) SAP
9 13 (5.94%) Blue Coat
10 12 (5.48%) Informatica
11 11 (5.02%) NetApp
12 10 (4.57%) CheckPoint
13 9 (4.11%) Symantec
14 8 (3.65%) Citrix
14 8 (3.65%) Veritas
15 7 (3.20%) McAfee
16 6 (2.74%) Zend
16 6 (2.74%) IBM
16 6 (2.74%) Dell
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