The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 188 156 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.28% 11.12% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.87% 40.52% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 70 51
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +18.11%
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
377 385 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.65% 27.44% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 219 181
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 30
Median hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +12 28 £500 +17.64% 9
Staines +2 25 £440 +13.54% 1
Woking +11 17 £440 - 13
Camberley -1 16 £550 +37.50% 2
Reigate - 10 £450 - 4
Egham +12 9 £400 - 1
Redhill -7 8 £450 +34.32% 6
Epsom +3 6 £350 - 1
Guildford -6 6 - - 5
Tadworth - 3 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Linux.

1 152 (35.35%) Unix
2 116 (26.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 113 (26.28%) Windows
4 111 (25.81%) Finance
5 110 (25.58%) Java
5 110 (25.58%) Security Cleared
6 101 (23.49%) SC Cleared
7 98 (22.79%) Python
8 91 (21.16%) DevOps
9 87 (20.23%) Oracle
10 83 (19.30%) Red Hat
11 81 (18.84%) Puppet
12 79 (18.37%) SQL
12 79 (18.37%) Solaris
13 72 (16.74%) Ruby
14 68 (15.81%) SAN
15 67 (15.58%) VMware
16 64 (14.88%) Ansible
17 61 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
18 59 (13.72%) Apache
19 58 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (13.26%) Git (software)
20 57 (13.26%) Data Centre
21 56 (13.02%) Tomcat
22 55 (12.79%) Perl
23 54 (12.56%) XML
23 54 (12.56%) Microsoft
24 53 (12.33%) Shell Script
24 53 (12.33%) Subversion
24 53 (12.33%) Opscode Chef

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (13.72%) Apache
2 56 (13.02%) Tomcat
3 47 (10.93%) JBoss
4 35 (8.14%) WebLogic
5 25 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.02%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.40%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.40%) TPMS
9 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.47%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) Drupal
11 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.40%) MS Office
4 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.72%) IaaS
3 16 (3.72%) PaaS
4 15 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.02%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.86%) SaaS
7 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.47%) GitHub
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.81%) SAN
2 48 (11.16%) TCP/IP
3 39 (9.07%) SSL
4 28 (6.51%) NAS
5 26 (6.05%) VPN
6 23 (5.35%) Fibre Channel
7 22 (5.12%) Firewall
8 20 (4.65%) LDAP
9 16 (3.72%) Network Security
10 14 (3.26%) IPsec
11 13 (3.02%) DNS
12 12 (2.79%) LAN
12 12 (2.79%) SSH
12 12 (2.79%) WAN
13 11 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (2.33%) Internet
15 9 (2.09%) DHCP
15 9 (2.09%) FTP
16 7 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.44%) MySQL
2 25 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.26%) Big Data
5 13 (3.02%) DB2
5 13 (3.02%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.02%) VoltDB
6 9 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.63%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.63%) OLTP
8 7 (1.63%) VLDB
9 6 (1.40%) HBase
9 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.16%) Sybase IQ
11 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 53 (12.33%) Subversion
3 41 (9.53%) Maven
4 38 (8.84%) Jenkins
5 33 (7.67%) Eclipse
6 19 (4.42%) JUnit
7 18 (4.19%) SoapUI
8 14 (3.26%) Selenium
9 12 (2.79%) JMeter
10 11 (2.56%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.33%) JBehave
11 10 (2.33%) JIRA
12 9 (2.09%) Ant
13 5 (1.16%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.16%) Trac
14 4 (0.93%) GCC
14 4 (0.93%) GDB
14 4 (0.93%) TestNG
14 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (25.81%) Finance
2 36 (8.37%) Banking
3 17 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.02%) Retail
6 9 (2.09%) Legal
7 7 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Automotive
8 2 (0.47%) Billing
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (17.44%) Administrator
2 70 (16.28%) Developer
3 67 (15.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 52 (12.09%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (8.60%) Java Developer
5 37 (8.60%) Unix Administrator
6 33 (7.67%) Linux Engineer
7 32 (7.44%) Architect
8 24 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
9 23 (5.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.88%) Software Engineer
11 20 (4.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.19%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.19%) Team Leader
13 18 (4.19%) Technical Leader
14 17 (3.95%) Security Engineer
15 16 (3.72%) DevOps Administrator
16 14 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 13 (3.02%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.56%) XML
2 37 (8.60%) Web Services
3 23 (5.35%) SOAP
4 16 (3.72%) Java EE
5 13 (3.02%) JSON
5 13 (3.02%) REST
6 12 (2.79%) JCE
7 11 (2.56%) HTML
7 11 (2.56%) SAML
8 10 (2.33%) JMS
8 10 (2.33%) Spring
9 8 (1.86%) LAMP
10 7 (1.63%) CSS
10 7 (1.63%) XML Messaging
11 6 (1.40%) Middleware
12 5 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (1.16%) Drools
12 5 (1.16%) jQuery
12 5 (1.16%) Regular Expression
12 5 (1.16%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.26%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.91%) PKI
3 26 (6.05%) Cryptography
4 19 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.42%) Clustering
5 18 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.19%) EMC VMAX
6 14 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.56%) AS400
7 11 (2.56%) iSeries
8 9 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.63%) Replication
9 7 (1.63%) RSA SecurID
10 6 (1.40%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.40%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.93%) HACMP
12 4 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 152 (35.35%) Unix
2 116 (26.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 113 (26.28%) Windows
4 79 (18.37%) Solaris
5 26 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (5.58%) AIX
7 22 (5.12%) CentOS
8 18 (4.19%) Windows Server
9 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.79%) Data ONTAP
10 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.86%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.70%) Debian
15 2 (0.47%) Android
15 2 (0.47%) SUSE
15 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.16%) DevOps
2 58 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (12.09%) Migration
4 40 (9.30%) ITIL
5 39 (9.07%) Software Engineering
6 34 (7.91%) Change Management
7 30 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 30 (6.98%) Open Source
8 24 (5.58%) High Availability
9 21 (4.88%) Use Case
10 20 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (4.65%) Scrum
11 19 (4.42%) Project Management
12 18 (4.19%) Multithreading
13 16 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (3.72%) Service Delivery
14 15 (3.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (3.49%) Incident Management
14 15 (3.49%) Problem Management
14 15 (3.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.58%) Java
2 98 (22.79%) Python
3 79 (18.37%) SQL
4 72 (16.74%) Ruby
5 55 (12.79%) Perl
6 53 (12.33%) Shell Script
7 33 (7.67%) C++
8 25 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 24 (5.58%) Bash Shell
9 24 (5.58%) C
9 24 (5.58%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.26%) PHP
11 10 (2.33%) Embedded C++
12 9 (2.09%) Korn
13 6 (1.40%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.40%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.93%) C#
15 2 (0.47%) VB
15 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 101 (23.49%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.84%) Degree
4 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.33%) CISSP
6 9 (2.09%) MCSE
7 8 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.63%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.40%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.40%) CCNA
10 5 (1.16%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.93%) GIAC
11 4 (0.93%) RHCE
12 3 (0.70%) EMC Certification
12 3 (0.70%) ISEB
12 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.70%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.70%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.33%) SLA
2 8 (1.86%) FIPS 140-2
2 8 (1.86%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) MISRA
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 19 (4.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 16 (3.72%) vSphere
6 13 (3.02%) GlusterFS
7 12 (2.79%) Firmware
8 11 (2.56%) Hyper-V
9 10 (2.33%) vCloud
10 8 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.63%) NFS
12 6 (1.40%) Apache Flume
12 6 (1.40%) Veritas File System
12 6 (1.40%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.93%) Docker
14 4 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.93%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.93%) XenApp
14 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 81 (18.84%) Puppet
2 64 (14.88%) Ansible
3 53 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.58%) NetBackup
5 18 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (3.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 14 (3.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 12 (2.79%) Oracle ZFS
9 11 (2.56%) Legato
10 8 (1.86%) Oozie
11 7 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (1.63%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.40%) NetApp OnCommand
12 6 (1.40%) SCCM
13 5 (1.16%) Foglight
13 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.16%) yum
13 5 (1.16%) Zenoss
14 4 (0.93%) QRadar
14 4 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (20.23%) Oracle
2 83 (19.30%) Red Hat
3 67 (15.58%) VMware
4 54 (12.56%) Microsoft
5 46 (10.70%) Veritas
6 40 (9.30%) Cisco
7 39 (9.07%) EMC
8 34 (7.91%) HP
9 28 (6.51%) NetApp
10 23 (5.35%) Sun
11 22 (5.12%) Brocade
12 21 (4.88%) IBM
13 20 (4.65%) Citrix
14 13 (3.02%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.79%) Juniper
16 11 (2.56%) StorageTek
17 10 (2.33%) Splunk
17 10 (2.33%) Symantec
18 9 (2.09%) Dell
18 9 (2.09%) Palo Alto
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