The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Surrey region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 101 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.98% 6.85% 6.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.76% 24.29% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 39
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £180 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 31
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.73% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
318 350 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.12% 28.20% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 186 141
Average daily rate £320 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 72
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Linux
South East

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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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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 -1 28 £363 +3.57% 2
Guildford -2 12 £465 +32.92% 11
Redhill - 5 £425 - 1
Leatherhead +3 4 £350 -15.15% 2
Weybridge +7 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Woking +4 3 £543 +201.38% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £231 -
Farnham - 3 £325 - 1
Reigate - 2 £443 - 4
Camberley +3 1 £425 -4.22% 1
Chertsey - 1 - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 109 (50.23%) UNIX
2 85 (39.17%) Oracle
3 80 (36.87%) SQL
4 67 (30.88%) Java
5 66 (30.41%) Windows
6 51 (23.50%) Finance
7 46 (21.20%) C++
8 44 (20.28%) Python
9 43 (19.82%) JavaScript
9 43 (19.82%) Relational Database
10 40 (18.43%) HTML
11 39 (17.97%) CSS
12 38 (17.51%) Web Services
12 38 (17.51%) jQuery
12 38 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (17.05%) MySQL
14 31 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (13.82%) HTML5
15 30 (13.82%) Subversion
16 28 (12.90%) Web Design
16 28 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
16 28 (12.90%) Django
16 28 (12.90%) Web Development
17 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
18 26 (11.98%) Multithreading
18 26 (11.98%) Embedded Systems
18 26 (11.98%) Oracle Database
19 25 (11.52%) Solaris
19 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
20 24 (11.06%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (9.68%) Apache
2 10 (4.61%) Apache Pig
3 9 (4.15%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.84%) SAS
5 4 (1.84%) CMS
5 4 (1.84%) CloudStack
5 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.38%) IIS
6 3 (1.38%) Documentum
7 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.46%) nginx
8 1 (0.46%) Liferay
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.15%) MS Office
3 7 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Maya
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.83%) Firewall
2 11 (5.07%) SAN
2 11 (5.07%) FTP
3 9 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.23%) Network Security
4 7 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.30%) HTTP
5 5 (2.30%) WAN
5 5 (2.30%) LAN
6 4 (1.84%) DNS
6 4 (1.84%) 3G
6 4 (1.84%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.84%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (1.84%) VoIP
6 4 (1.84%) 2G
6 4 (1.84%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.38%) LTE
7 3 (1.38%) DVB
7 3 (1.38%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.82%) Relational Database
2 37 (17.05%) MySQL
3 26 (11.98%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.91%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.99%) DB2
6 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.61%) Apache Hive
7 10 (4.61%) Big Data
8 9 (4.15%) HBase
8 9 (4.15%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.69%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.76%) RapidMiner
10 6 (2.76%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (1.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (13.82%) Subversion
2 19 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.07%) ClearCase
5 8 (3.69%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.76%) Maven
6 6 (2.76%) Selenium
7 5 (2.30%) JIRA
7 5 (2.30%) JUnit
7 5 (2.30%) Hudson
7 5 (2.30%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.84%) YourKit
9 3 (1.38%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.38%) JMeter
9 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.38%) RSpec
10 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (23.50%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.99%) Retail
4 11 (5.07%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.84%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) Electronics
6 3 (1.38%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (43.78%) Developer
2 28 (12.90%) Python Developer
3 26 (11.98%) Architect
4 21 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 19 (8.76%) C++ Developer
6 18 (8.29%) Analyst
7 15 (6.91%) Python/Django Developer
8 14 (6.45%) Technical Architect
9 13 (5.99%) Consultant
10 12 (5.53%) Administrator
10 12 (5.53%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) DBA
12 7 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.23%) Support Consultant
13 6 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.43%) HTML
2 39 (17.97%) CSS
3 38 (17.51%) Web Services
3 38 (17.51%) jQuery
4 30 (13.82%) HTML5
5 28 (12.90%) Django
6 10 (4.61%) XML
7 9 (4.15%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.69%) Spring
8 8 (3.69%) MapReduce
9 7 (3.23%) REST
9 7 (3.23%) LAMP
9 7 (3.23%) POSIX
9 7 (3.23%) SOAP
10 6 (2.76%) .NET
10 6 (2.76%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (2.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (2.30%) Struts
11 5 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (2.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (11.98%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (7.83%) Open Source
4 10 (4.61%) DTV
5 6 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.38%) Life Science
7 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.38%) FMCG
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.92%) Physics
8 2 (0.92%) Handset
8 2 (0.92%) Online Games
8 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.92%) EMV
8 2 (0.92%) HACMP
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) STB
9 1 (0.46%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.46%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 109 (50.23%) UNIX
2 66 (30.41%) Windows
3 25 (11.52%) Solaris
4 17 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.99%) AIX
6 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.30%) Android
10 4 (1.84%) CentOS
10 4 (1.84%) SUSE
11 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.46%) VMS
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.46%) HPUX
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (12.90%) Web Development
2 28 (12.90%) Web Design
2 28 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
3 26 (11.98%) Multithreading
4 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
5 24 (11.06%) Software Engineering
6 18 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (7.37%) OO
8 15 (6.91%) Project Management
9 13 (5.99%) ITIL
9 13 (5.99%) UML
10 10 (4.61%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.61%) ETL
10 10 (4.61%) Information Security
10 10 (4.61%) Analytics
11 9 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.15%) Data Security
11 9 (4.15%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (3.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.87%) SQL
2 67 (30.88%) Java
3 46 (21.20%) C++
4 44 (20.28%) Python
5 43 (19.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.60%) Perl
7 22 (10.14%) PL/SQL
8 20 (9.22%) PHP
9 19 (8.76%) C
10 16 (7.37%) Shell Script
11 15 (6.91%) C#
12 7 (3.23%) R
13 6 (2.76%) Ruby
14 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.38%) Korn
16 3 (1.38%) PHP5
17 2 (0.92%) VB
18 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
18 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.30%) CCIE
4 5 (2.30%) CCNP
4 5 (2.30%) Degree
5 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.92%) RHCE
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.30%) XenApp
3 5 (2.30%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.84%) XenServer
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.92%) Xen
6 2 (0.92%) vCloud
6 2 (0.92%) KVM
6 2 (0.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) Varnish
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.15%) Tivoli
1 9 (4.15%) Puppet
1 9 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.84%) nmon
3 3 (1.38%) Legato
3 3 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.38%) Nagios
3 3 (1.38%) Foglight
4 2 (0.92%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) Salt
5 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 85 (39.17%) Oracle
2 20 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.83%) Red Hat
3 17 (7.83%) VMware
4 15 (6.91%) IBM
5 14 (6.45%) Cisco
6 10 (4.61%) Sybase
7 7 (3.23%) EMC
8 6 (2.76%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.76%) Sun
8 6 (2.76%) Tableau
8 6 (2.76%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.30%) Perforce
9 5 (2.30%) SAP
9 5 (2.30%) JBoss
9 5 (2.30%) Citrix
9 5 (2.30%) Veritas
10 4 (1.84%) Juniper
10 4 (1.84%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.84%) HP
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 9 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Keene and Lord
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago