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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 99 118 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.09% 8.68% 6.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.26% 31.22% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 20
Average hourly rate £47.50 £29.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.39% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £11.43 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.75 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
273 378 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.54% 27.79% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 171 162
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -19.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Guildford 0 11 £400 +45.45% 28
Staines -7 11 £356 +1.78% 9
Leatherhead +3 7 £425 +21.42% 9
Epsom -5 7 - - 1
Chertsey +4 3 £525 -
Reigate - 3 £250 - 1
Woking +1 2 - - 11
Camberley +4 1 - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 2
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 4
Weybridge - - - - 2
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 5
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 5
Godalming - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 96 (42.29%) UNIX
2 81 (35.68%) Windows
3 63 (27.75%) Security Cleared
4 57 (25.11%) Oracle
5 55 (24.23%) SQL
6 40 (17.62%) Firewall
7 37 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (15.86%) Red Hat
9 35 (15.42%) Microsoft
9 35 (15.42%) C++
10 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
11 33 (14.54%) VMware
12 30 (13.22%) Perl
13 28 (12.33%) SAN
13 28 (12.33%) Finance
14 27 (11.89%) Solaris
14 27 (11.89%) Software Engineering
15 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
16 25 (11.01%) Java
17 24 (10.57%) HTML
17 24 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (10.57%) Bash Shell
18 23 (10.13%) DV Cleared
18 23 (10.13%) CSS
18 23 (10.13%) MySQL
18 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database
19 22 (9.69%) Cisco
19 22 (9.69%) Shell Script
19 22 (9.69%) jQuery
20 21 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (5.73%) Apache
2 8 (3.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.20%) CMS
4 4 (1.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.32%) JBoss
5 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
5 3 (1.32%) WordPress
6 2 (0.88%) Node.js
6 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.96%) MS Office
3 8 (3.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.76%) IaaS
2 4 (1.76%) PaaS
3 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.62%) Firewall
2 28 (12.33%) SAN
3 19 (8.37%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.29%) LAN
4 12 (5.29%) WAN
5 10 (4.41%) NAS
5 10 (4.41%) Internet
5 10 (4.41%) VPN
5 10 (4.41%) FTP
6 9 (3.96%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (3.52%) Wireshark
7 8 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.52%) DNS
8 7 (3.08%) VoIP
9 6 (2.64%) SSH
9 6 (2.64%) Network Security
9 6 (2.64%) SSL
10 5 (2.20%) HTTP
10 5 (2.20%) DHCP
10 5 (2.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.13%) MySQL
1 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database
2 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.88%) DB2
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Subversion
1 14 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.20%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.20%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.32%) Selenium
4 3 (1.32%) Maven
4 3 (1.32%) Xdebug
5 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.88%) GCC
5 2 (0.88%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) ProC
6 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 28 (12.33%) Finance
2 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.08%) Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Automotive
5 3 (1.32%) Publishing
5 3 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (28.19%) Developer
2 21 (9.25%) Software Engineer
3 20 (8.81%) Administrator
4 19 (8.37%) Analyst
5 17 (7.49%) Architect
6 14 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (3.96%) C++ Developer
8 9 (3.96%) Database Developer
9 8 (3.52%) PHP Developer
9 8 (3.52%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.08%) Consultant
10 7 (3.08%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.08%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Backup Administrator
11 6 (2.64%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.57%) HTML
2 23 (10.13%) CSS
3 22 (9.69%) jQuery
4 10 (4.41%) Middleware
4 10 (4.41%) XML
5 9 (3.96%) .NET
5 9 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (3.96%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.52%) REST
7 7 (3.08%) STL
8 6 (2.64%) LAMP
8 6 (2.64%) XHTML
9 5 (2.20%) Web Services
9 5 (2.20%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.20%) XML Messaging
9 5 (2.20%) HTML5
10 4 (1.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.32%) ICEfaces
11 3 (1.32%) Zend Framework
11 3 (1.32%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.37%) Open Source
2 12 (5.29%) Device Driver
3 11 (4.85%) PKI
4 8 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (3.52%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.08%) Clustering
5 7 (3.08%) iSeries
6 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.20%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.20%) DataPower
6 5 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.76%) SecurID
8 3 (1.32%) Replication
8 3 (1.32%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.88%) Life Science
9 2 (0.88%) HACMP
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
10 1 (0.44%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 96 (42.29%) UNIX
2 81 (35.68%) Windows
3 37 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (11.89%) Solaris
5 18 (7.93%) CentOS
6 15 (6.61%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (5.29%) AIX
8 11 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.64%) Fedora
10 5 (2.20%) Android
11 3 (1.32%) SUSE
11 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.88%) VMS
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.89%) Software Engineering
2 24 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (5.73%) ETL
5 12 (5.29%) ITIL
5 12 (5.29%) MVC
6 11 (4.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (4.85%) Web Development
6 11 (4.85%) Cyber Security
6 11 (4.85%) DevOps
7 10 (4.41%) Line Management
7 10 (4.41%) Network Architecture
7 10 (4.41%) Multithreading
7 10 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (3.96%) OO
8 9 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (3.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.23%) SQL
2 35 (15.42%) C++
3 30 (13.22%) Perl
4 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.01%) Java
6 24 (10.57%) Bash Shell
7 22 (9.69%) Shell Script
8 21 (9.25%) C
8 21 (9.25%) Python
9 17 (7.49%) PowerShell
10 16 (7.05%) Ruby
11 13 (5.73%) PHP
12 12 (5.29%) C#
13 8 (3.52%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.88%) Korn
14 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.88%) VB
14 2 (0.88%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 63 (27.75%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.13%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.29%) CCNA
6 11 (4.85%) Degree
7 5 (2.20%) ISEB
8 4 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.32%) CISSP
9 3 (1.32%) VCP4
10 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.88%) MCITP
10 2 (0.88%) MCP
10 2 (0.88%) PMP
10 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.44%) RHCE
11 1 (0.44%) CCSP
11 1 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) WAI
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.96%) Xen
4 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.20%) NFS
5 5 (2.20%) vSphere
5 5 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.76%) Docker
7 3 (1.32%) Firmware
7 3 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.32%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.32%) LXC
8 2 (0.88%) Nmap
8 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.88%) Postfix
8 2 (0.88%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.88%) XenApp
8 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) FortiGate
1 10 (4.41%) Puppet
2 8 (3.52%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.76%) Nagios
4 4 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.32%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.88%) nmon
6 2 (0.88%) Ansible
6 2 (0.88%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.88%) Nessus
6 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.88%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.88%) Control-M
6 2 (0.88%) OpenView
7 1 (0.44%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Legato
7 1 (0.44%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 57 (25.11%) Oracle
2 36 (15.86%) Red Hat
3 35 (15.42%) Microsoft
4 33 (14.54%) VMware
5 22 (9.69%) Cisco
6 18 (7.93%) HP
7 17 (7.49%) Juniper
7 17 (7.49%) IBM
8 14 (6.17%) Sun
9 13 (5.73%) SAP
10 10 (4.41%) Business Objects
11 9 (3.96%) CommVault
12 8 (3.52%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.08%) NetApp
14 6 (2.64%) Symantec
14 6 (2.64%) Veritas
14 6 (2.64%) Dell
15 5 (2.20%) Citrix
15 5 (2.20%) Greenplum
15 5 (2.20%) Blue Coat
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