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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 102 122 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.15% 8.82% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.00% 29.05% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 32
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£408 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £47.50 £46.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +32.14%
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
300 420 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.04% 30.37% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 192 153
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 58
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 12 £425 +21.42% 1
Guildford -3 11 £369 -22.36% 26
Staines -3 10 £356 +1.78% 6
Camberley +2 5 £425 - 3
Woking +7 4 £425 - 17
Epsom -6 3 - - 1
Chertsey +2 2 £525 -
Reigate - 2 £250 - 1
Weybridge -4 1 - - 4
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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 90 (41.10%) UNIX
2 78 (35.62%) Windows
3 58 (26.48%) Security Cleared
4 56 (25.57%) Oracle
5 54 (24.66%) SQL
6 42 (19.18%) SC Cleared
7 38 (17.35%) Red Hat
8 36 (16.44%) C++
9 34 (15.53%) Shell Script
10 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
11 32 (14.61%) Solaris
12 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
12 31 (14.16%) Firewall
12 31 (14.16%) VMware
12 31 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (13.70%) Perl
14 29 (13.24%) HTML
15 28 (12.79%) SAN
15 28 (12.79%) Finance
16 27 (12.33%) CSS
17 26 (11.87%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (11.87%) jQuery
17 26 (11.87%) Oracle Database
18 25 (11.42%) Java
18 25 (11.42%) Python
19 24 (10.96%) Ruby
20 23 (10.50%) C
21 22 (10.05%) MySQL
21 22 (10.05%) Software Engineering
22 21 (9.59%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (7.76%) Apache
2 11 (5.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.83%) JBoss
4 4 (1.83%) CMS
5 3 (1.37%) WordPress
5 3 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.91%) IIS
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) nginx
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Office
3 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.74%) PaaS
2 6 (2.74%) IaaS
3 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.16%) Firewall
2 28 (12.79%) SAN
3 20 (9.13%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.85%) LAN
5 14 (6.39%) WAN
5 14 (6.39%) VPN
6 10 (4.57%) DNS
6 10 (4.57%) NAS
7 9 (4.11%) LDAP
7 9 (4.11%) Internet
7 9 (4.11%) SSL
8 8 (3.65%) FTP
8 8 (3.65%) SSH
9 7 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.20%) VoIP
10 5 (2.28%) HTTP
10 5 (2.28%) IPsec
10 5 (2.28%) BIG-IP
10 5 (2.28%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.87%) Oracle Database
2 22 (10.05%) MySQL
3 18 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.91%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.91%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.91%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.91%) Big Data
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (7.76%) Subversion
2 15 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.74%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.28%) Maven
5 5 (2.28%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.37%) Xdebug
8 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.91%) Trac
8 2 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.91%) GCC
8 2 (0.91%) JIRA
8 2 (0.91%) Selenium
8 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.91%) Ant
9 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (12.79%) Finance
2 8 (3.65%) Marketing
3 6 (2.74%) Banking
4 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.28%) Military
5 3 (1.37%) Publishing
5 3 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (26.48%) Developer
2 23 (10.50%) Analyst
3 21 (9.59%) Administrator
4 20 (9.13%) Architect
5 18 (8.22%) Software Engineer
6 13 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.11%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.20%) Consultant
11 7 (3.20%) DBA
11 7 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) Backup Administrator
12 6 (2.74%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.24%) HTML
2 27 (12.33%) CSS
3 26 (11.87%) jQuery
4 13 (5.94%) XML
5 11 (5.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (4.57%) .NET
6 10 (4.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.11%) REST
7 9 (4.11%) Middleware
8 7 (3.20%) STL
8 7 (3.20%) LAMP
9 6 (2.74%) XML Messaging
9 6 (2.74%) XHTML
9 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.28%) HTML5
11 4 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (1.37%) Doctrine
12 3 (1.37%) Zend Framework
12 3 (1.37%) Web Services
12 3 (1.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.13%) Open Source
2 8 (3.65%) Client/Server
2 8 (3.65%) Device Driver
2 8 (3.65%) PKI
3 7 (3.20%) iSeries
3 7 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.74%) Clustering
5 5 (2.28%) DataPower
5 5 (2.28%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.83%) SecurID
6 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.37%) Replication
7 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) PMI
8 2 (0.91%) HACMP
8 2 (0.91%) Life Science
8 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 90 (41.10%) UNIX
2 78 (35.62%) Windows
3 32 (14.61%) Solaris
4 31 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.48%) CentOS
6 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.02%) AIX
7 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.57%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (2.74%) Fedora
9 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.37%) Android
9 3 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.91%) SUSE
10 2 (0.91%) VMS
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (10.05%) Software Engineering
3 18 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (6.85%) MVC
5 13 (5.94%) Multithreading
6 12 (5.48%) DevOps
7 11 (5.02%) Web Development
7 11 (5.02%) ITIL
8 10 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.57%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.11%) OO
9 9 (4.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.65%) ETL
10 8 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (3.65%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.20%) Line Management
11 7 (3.20%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.20%) Cyber Security
11 7 (3.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.66%) SQL
2 36 (16.44%) C++
3 34 (15.53%) Shell Script
4 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 30 (13.70%) Perl
6 25 (11.42%) Java
6 25 (11.42%) Python
7 24 (10.96%) Ruby
8 23 (10.50%) C
9 16 (7.31%) PHP
9 16 (7.31%) PowerShell
10 14 (6.39%) Bash Shell
10 14 (6.39%) C#
11 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.83%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.37%) VB
14 2 (0.91%) VBScript
14 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.91%) Korn
15 1 (0.46%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 58 (26.48%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.94%) Degree
4 10 (4.57%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.20%) CCNA
7 6 (2.74%) ISEB
8 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.37%) CISSP
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.91%) MCP
10 2 (0.91%) HND
10 2 (0.91%) MCITP
10 2 (0.91%) PMP
10 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.46%) CISM
11 1 (0.46%) CCSA
11 1 (0.46%) CEH
11 1 (0.46%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) WAI
2 3 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.65%) iptables
4 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.28%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.28%) Xen
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.83%) Firmware
6 4 (1.83%) Sendmail
6 4 (1.83%) vSphere
7 3 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.91%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.91%) XenApp
8 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.91%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.46%) Samba
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (5.48%) Puppet
2 8 (3.65%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.74%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.28%) Nagios
6 4 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.83%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.83%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.83%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.37%) Ansible
8 2 (0.91%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.91%) Control-M
8 2 (0.91%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (0.91%) OpenView
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.91%) Nessus
8 2 (0.91%) Nmap
9 1 (0.46%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (25.57%) Oracle
2 38 (17.35%) Red Hat
3 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 31 (14.16%) VMware
5 21 (9.59%) Cisco
6 19 (8.68%) HP
7 16 (7.31%) Sun
8 15 (6.85%) IBM
9 13 (5.94%) SAP
9 13 (5.94%) Juniper
10 11 (5.02%) NetApp
11 9 (4.11%) CommVault
12 8 (3.65%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.65%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.20%) Veritas
14 6 (2.74%) Dell
14 6 (2.74%) Symantec
15 5 (2.28%) Zend
15 5 (2.28%) F5
15 5 (2.28%) Informatica
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