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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 105 96 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.07% 7.61% 7.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.72% 27.20% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 36
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£363 £376 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £180 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £440 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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
331 353 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.44% 27.99% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 204 128
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 64
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.38 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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
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 August 2014.

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 August 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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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 24 £363 -9.37% 5
Guildford +9 20 £465 +32.92% 18
Woking +3 8 £475 +163.88% 7
Weybridge - 4 £425 -
Reigate - 2 £443 -
Redhill +8 1 - - 1
Chertsey -2 1 - -
Leatherhead -3 1 £300 -27.27% 1
Farnham - 1 £275 -
Godalming - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - - 3
Dorking - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 97 (45.12%) UNIX
2 71 (33.02%) SQL
3 70 (32.56%) Oracle
4 67 (31.16%) Windows
5 65 (30.23%) Java
6 48 (22.33%) C++
7 42 (19.53%) MySQL
8 36 (16.74%) Finance
9 35 (16.28%) Python
10 34 (15.81%) JavaScript
10 34 (15.81%) Software Engineering
10 34 (15.81%) Relational Database
11 30 (13.95%) Perl
11 30 (13.95%) HTML
11 30 (13.95%) CSS
12 29 (13.49%) C
13 28 (13.02%) Web Services
13 28 (13.02%) Security Cleared
14 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (12.09%) jQuery
14 26 (12.09%) Embedded Systems
15 25 (11.63%) Multithreading
16 24 (11.16%) Telecoms
16 24 (11.16%) VMware
16 24 (11.16%) Apache
16 24 (11.16%) Subversion
17 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
18 22 (10.23%) SC Cleared
18 22 (10.23%) Oracle Database
18 22 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (11.16%) Apache
2 12 (5.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.65%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.72%) CMS
5 6 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.86%) SAS
6 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.40%) Documentum
7 3 (1.40%) Drupal
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.93%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.47%) Liferay
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Office
1 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Maya
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.98%) Firewall
2 13 (6.05%) SAN
3 8 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.26%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.79%) 3G
5 6 (2.79%) 2G
5 6 (2.79%) DNS
5 6 (2.79%) LAN
5 6 (2.79%) WAN
5 6 (2.79%) FTP
6 5 (2.33%) HTTP
6 5 (2.33%) SNMP
6 5 (2.33%) DHCP
6 5 (2.33%) VoIP
6 5 (2.33%) DVB
6 5 (2.33%) Telnet
6 5 (2.33%) Network Security
6 5 (2.33%) LTE
6 5 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.53%) MySQL
2 34 (15.81%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.23%) Oracle Database
4 18 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.05%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.65%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.65%) DB2
8 10 (4.65%) Big Data
9 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.19%) HBase
9 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.72%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.79%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (11.16%) Subversion
2 14 (6.51%) ClearCase
3 13 (6.05%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.58%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.26%) Selenium
6 6 (2.79%) Hudson
7 5 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.33%) Maven
7 5 (2.33%) JIRA
8 4 (1.86%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.86%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.86%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.40%) JUnit
9 3 (1.40%) JMeter
9 3 (1.40%) RSpec
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (16.74%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.05%) Retail
4 12 (5.58%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.40%) Electronics
5 3 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Military
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (40.00%) Developer
2 28 (13.02%) Software Engineer
3 25 (11.63%) Architect
4 18 (8.37%) Analyst
5 17 (7.91%) Python Developer
6 15 (6.98%) Consultant
6 15 (6.98%) C++ Developer
7 13 (6.05%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.65%) PHP Developer
8 10 (4.65%) Python/Django Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Database Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.72%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.72%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Support Consultant
11 7 (3.26%) Administrator
11 7 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.95%) HTML
1 30 (13.95%) CSS
2 28 (13.02%) Web Services
3 26 (12.09%) jQuery
4 19 (8.84%) HTML5
5 17 (7.91%) Django
6 9 (4.19%) XML
6 9 (4.19%) POSIX
7 8 (3.72%) REST
8 7 (3.26%) SOAP
9 6 (2.79%) LAMP
9 6 (2.79%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.79%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (2.33%) Spring
10 5 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.33%) Zend Framework
11 4 (1.86%) Java SE
11 4 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (1.86%) Middleware
11 4 (1.86%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.09%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (8.84%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (8.84%) Open Source
3 14 (6.51%) DTV
4 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.79%) Clustering
5 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.86%) HACMP
6 4 (1.86%) STB
7 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.40%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.40%) Life Science
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.93%) Physics
8 2 (0.93%) Handset
8 2 (0.93%) Online Games
8 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) FMCG
8 2 (0.93%) EMV
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 97 (45.12%) UNIX
2 67 (31.16%) Windows
3 22 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (8.84%) Solaris
5 13 (6.05%) AIX
6 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.72%) CentOS
9 6 (2.79%) SUSE
10 5 (2.33%) Android
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.47%) VMS
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.47%) HPUX
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.81%) Software Engineering
2 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (11.63%) Multithreading
4 21 (9.77%) Configuration Management
5 20 (9.30%) OO
6 17 (7.91%) Web Design
6 17 (7.91%) Web Development
6 17 (7.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (7.44%) ETL
8 15 (6.98%) Project Management
9 13 (6.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.58%) UML
11 11 (5.12%) ITIL
12 10 (4.65%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.65%) Information Security
12 10 (4.65%) Data Security
13 9 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.72%) Project Planning
14 8 (3.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.02%) SQL
2 65 (30.23%) Java
3 48 (22.33%) C++
4 35 (16.28%) Python
5 34 (15.81%) JavaScript
6 30 (13.95%) Perl
7 29 (13.49%) C
8 19 (8.84%) PHP
9 18 (8.37%) C#
10 15 (6.98%) PL/SQL
10 15 (6.98%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.12%) Ruby
12 7 (3.26%) R
13 6 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.86%) PHP5
15 3 (1.40%) Korn
16 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.93%) VB
17 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 28 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.72%) Degree
4 7 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.79%) CCNP
6 5 (2.33%) CCIE
7 2 (0.93%) HND
7 2 (0.93%) CCNA
7 2 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB
7 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.93%) RHCE
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.47%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.47%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
1 2 (0.93%) QA
1 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (2.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.86%) vSphere
4 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.40%) XenApp
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.93%) NFS
6 2 (0.93%) vCloud
6 2 (0.93%) KVM
6 2 (0.93%) XenServer
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.93%) Xen
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.12%) Puppet
1 11 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.19%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.40%) Foglight
3 3 (1.40%) Legato
4 2 (0.93%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.93%) Nagios
4 2 (0.93%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (32.56%) Oracle
2 24 (11.16%) VMware
3 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.77%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.51%) Cisco
5 14 (6.51%) IBM
6 10 (4.65%) Sybase
6 10 (4.65%) Business Objects
7 9 (4.19%) JBoss
7 9 (4.19%) EMC
8 8 (3.72%) Veritas
9 7 (3.26%) Greenplum
10 6 (2.79%) Ericsson
10 6 (2.79%) Tableau
10 6 (2.79%) RapidMiner
10 6 (2.79%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (2.33%) Zend
11 5 (2.33%) Huawei
11 5 (2.33%) Juniper
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