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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 223 117 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.93% 8.99% 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.10% 32.59% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 56 52
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.90 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -35.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
420 359 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 33.76% 27.59% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 187 174
Median daily rate £408 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 36
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +14 51 £488 +8.33% 8
Staines -3 27 £385 -13.72% 3
Camberley +8 20 £450 +12.50% 9
Woking +11 17 £445 - 19
Guildford +19 15 £401 +16.50% 4
Epsom +2 11 £350 -
Redhill - 8 £390 - 5
Reigate - 7 £450 - 3
Egham +3 4 £325 -16.12% 2
Tadworth - 3 - -
Weybridge -10 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 201 (38.73%) Unix
2 156 (30.06%) Windows
3 154 (29.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 127 (24.47%) Security Cleared
5 121 (23.31%) Java
6 117 (22.54%) Red Hat
7 115 (22.16%) SC Cleared
8 114 (21.97%) SAN
9 113 (21.77%) Oracle
10 106 (20.42%) SQL
11 104 (20.04%) Finance
12 96 (18.50%) VMware
12 96 (18.50%) Solaris
13 85 (16.38%) Python
13 85 (16.38%) Data Centre
14 78 (15.03%) Microsoft
15 69 (13.29%) Puppet
16 68 (13.10%) Active Directory
17 65 (12.52%) Veritas
17 65 (12.52%) DevOps
18 64 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 63 (12.14%) JBoss
20 61 (11.75%) Perl
20 61 (11.75%) XML
20 61 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
21 60 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
22 57 (10.98%) TCP/IP
23 56 (10.79%) SSL
23 56 (10.79%) ITIL
24 55 (10.60%) EMC

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 63 (12.14%) JBoss
2 48 (9.25%) Apache
3 38 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.43%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.35%) TPMS
8 5 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.96%) SAS
9 4 (0.77%) IIS
9 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.58%) Drupal
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.39%) nginx
11 2 (0.39%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.08%) IaaS
3 16 (3.08%) PaaS
4 10 (1.93%) SaaS
5 9 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.77%) Office 365
7 4 (0.77%) Route 53
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 114 (21.97%) SAN
2 57 (10.98%) TCP/IP
3 56 (10.79%) SSL
4 46 (8.86%) Firewall
5 36 (6.94%) NAS
6 34 (6.55%) LDAP
7 33 (6.36%) Fibre Channel
8 25 (4.82%) DNS
9 24 (4.62%) VPN
10 22 (4.24%) Network Security
11 18 (3.47%) DHCP
12 17 (3.28%) LAN
13 16 (3.08%) IPsec
13 16 (3.08%) SSH
13 16 (3.08%) WAN
14 13 (2.50%) FTP
14 13 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
15 12 (2.31%) HTTP
16 11 (2.12%) Internet
16 11 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.94%) MySQL
3 23 (4.43%) DB2
3 23 (4.43%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.28%) Big Data
7 16 (3.08%) VoltDB
8 11 (2.12%) OLTP
8 11 (2.12%) VLDB
9 10 (1.93%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.35%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.96%) HBase
13 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.96%) Sybase IQ
14 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 52 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.83%) Subversion
3 47 (9.06%) Maven
4 38 (7.32%) Eclipse
5 36 (6.94%) Jenkins
6 23 (4.43%) SoapUI
7 19 (3.66%) JUnit
8 15 (2.89%) Selenium
9 14 (2.70%) JMeter
10 11 (2.12%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.12%) Trac
11 10 (1.93%) Ant
11 10 (1.93%) JBehave
12 9 (1.73%) JIRA
13 6 (1.16%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.96%) RSpec
15 4 (0.77%) Gradle
15 4 (0.77%) TestNG
15 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
16 3 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 104 (20.04%) Finance
2 41 (7.90%) Banking
3 25 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.89%) Retail
6 9 (1.73%) Legal
7 8 (1.54%) Back Office
8 4 (0.77%) Automotive
8 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (17.92%) Administrator
2 92 (17.73%) Developer
3 60 (11.56%) Systems Administrator
4 50 (9.63%) Unix Administrator
5 49 (9.44%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.09%) Architect
7 37 (7.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 30 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (5.78%) Security Engineer
9 29 (5.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 28 (5.39%) Software Engineer
10 28 (5.39%) Support Engineer
11 26 (5.01%) Analyst
12 23 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (4.24%) Storage Administrator
13 22 (4.24%) Storage Systems Administrator
14 21 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
15 18 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
16 17 (3.28%) Team Leader
17 15 (2.89%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.75%) XML
2 45 (8.67%) Web Services
3 34 (6.55%) SOAP
4 21 (4.05%) HTML
5 20 (3.85%) Java EE
6 18 (3.47%) JCE
7 13 (2.50%) CSS
7 13 (2.50%) JSON
7 13 (2.50%) SAML
7 13 (2.50%) XML Messaging
8 12 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (2.31%) jQuery
8 12 (2.31%) REST
8 12 (2.31%) STL
9 11 (2.12%) Spring
10 10 (1.93%) JMS
11 9 (1.73%) LAMP
12 8 (1.54%) Middleware
13 7 (1.35%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 54 (10.40%) PKI
3 38 (7.32%) Clustering
4 36 (6.94%) Cryptography
5 30 (5.78%) Algorithms
6 26 (5.01%) EMC VMAX
7 21 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.05%) iSeries
8 20 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.85%) AS400
9 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.12%) HACMP
11 10 (1.93%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.93%) RSA SecurID
11 10 (1.93%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.35%) DataPower
12 7 (1.35%) Replication
13 6 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 201 (38.73%) Unix
2 156 (30.06%) Windows
3 154 (29.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 96 (18.50%) Solaris
5 61 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (9.83%) Windows Server
7 35 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (5.97%) AIX
9 20 (3.85%) CentOS
10 17 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.31%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (1.35%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.16%) Debian
14 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.58%) MVS
16 2 (0.39%) Android
16 2 (0.39%) SUSE
16 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (12.52%) DevOps
2 60 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.79%) ITIL
4 50 (9.63%) Migration
5 49 (9.44%) Change Management
6 40 (7.71%) Software Engineering
7 32 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (5.97%) High Availability
9 30 (5.78%) Configuration Management
10 25 (4.82%) Project Management
11 24 (4.62%) Integration Testing
11 24 (4.62%) Open Source
12 23 (4.43%) Problem Management
13 22 (4.24%) Incident Management
13 22 (4.24%) Use Case
14 20 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (3.66%) Multithreading
15 19 (3.66%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.47%) Identity Management
16 18 (3.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 121 (23.31%) Java
2 106 (20.42%) SQL
3 85 (16.38%) Python
4 61 (11.75%) Perl
5 53 (10.21%) Ruby
6 51 (9.83%) Shell Script
7 41 (7.90%) C++
8 35 (6.74%) JavaScript
9 34 (6.55%) C
10 28 (5.39%) Bash Shell
11 21 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.89%) PHP
13 10 (1.93%) Korn
14 9 (1.73%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.54%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.35%) C#
16 7 (1.35%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.16%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.58%) AWK
18 3 (0.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 127 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 115 (22.16%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.36%) Degree
4 12 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.73%) CISSP
6 9 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.16%) CCNA
8 5 (0.96%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.96%) MCSE
9 4 (0.77%) CCSP
9 4 (0.77%) CISM
9 4 (0.77%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.77%) EMC Certification
9 4 (0.77%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.77%) NCDA
9 4 (0.77%) NCIE
9 4 (0.77%) NCSA
9 4 (0.77%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.20%) SLA
2 13 (2.50%) FIPS 140-2
3 8 (1.54%) QA
4 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) MISRA
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 64 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 35 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 19 (3.66%) GlusterFS
7 12 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.31%) vSphere
8 10 (1.93%) Firmware
8 10 (1.93%) NFS
8 10 (1.93%) XenApp
9 7 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.35%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.16%) Veritas File System
10 6 (1.16%) Xen
11 5 (0.96%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.77%) Docker
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 69 (13.29%) Puppet
2 50 (9.63%) Ansible
3 44 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (6.36%) NetBackup
5 22 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 18 (3.47%) Failover Clustering
7 18 (3.47%) Oracle ZFS
8 16 (3.08%) Tivoli
9 14 (2.70%) Simpana
10 11 (2.12%) Legato
11 10 (1.93%) SCCM
12 9 (1.73%) yum
13 7 (1.35%) Nagios
14 6 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (1.16%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.96%) Foglight
15 5 (0.96%) Oozie
15 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 117 (22.54%) Red Hat
2 113 (21.77%) Oracle
3 96 (18.50%) VMware
4 78 (15.03%) Microsoft
5 65 (12.52%) Veritas
6 55 (10.60%) EMC
7 48 (9.25%) Cisco
8 42 (8.09%) NetApp
9 40 (7.71%) Citrix
10 38 (7.32%) HP
11 34 (6.55%) Sun
12 33 (6.36%) Brocade
13 32 (6.17%) IBM
14 18 (3.47%) Palo Alto
15 17 (3.28%) Juniper
15 17 (3.28%) StorageTek
16 15 (2.89%) CommVault
16 15 (2.89%) Symantec
17 14 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
18 13 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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