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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 140 127 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.32% 9.53% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.57% 35.18% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 53
Average daily rate
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£386 £376 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 20
Average hourly rate £47.00 £36.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.76% -12.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.66%
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
405 361 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.96% 27.10% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 216 152
Average daily rate £355 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 56
Average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Guildford +16 35 £410 +49.09% 22
Staines +7 17 £363 -19.44% 3
Woking +4 13 £355 +97.22% 16
Camberley -5 6 £375 -11.76% 8
Leatherhead -7 5 £350 -6.66% 6
Chertsey -2 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £425 -
Farnham +3 1 £275 +83.33% 2
Redhill -6 1 - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 105 (44.30%) UNIX
2 69 (29.11%) Windows
3 66 (27.85%) SQL
3 66 (27.85%) Oracle
4 58 (24.47%) Java
5 51 (21.52%) Security Cleared
6 49 (20.68%) C++
7 45 (18.99%) MySQL
8 42 (17.72%) Software Engineering
9 35 (14.77%) C
9 35 (14.77%) VMware
10 32 (13.50%) Perl
11 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
11 31 (13.08%) Firewall
12 30 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (12.24%) Oracle Database
14 28 (11.81%) SC Cleared
15 27 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (11.39%) Apache
16 26 (10.97%) CSS
17 25 (10.55%) HTML
17 25 (10.55%) OO
17 25 (10.55%) Open Source
18 24 (10.13%) Bash Shell
18 24 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
18 24 (10.13%) Red Hat
18 24 (10.13%) Telecoms
19 23 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
20 22 (9.28%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (11.39%) Apache
2 15 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.49%) CMS
4 9 (3.80%) JBoss
5 8 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.38%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.11%) Drupal
7 4 (1.69%) IIS
8 3 (1.27%) WordPress
8 3 (1.27%) Documentum
8 3 (1.27%) SAS
8 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (5.49%) MS Office
1 13 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Maya
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (0.42%) HumanIK
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.08%) Firewall
2 17 (7.17%) SAN
3 11 (4.64%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (3.80%) DNS
4 9 (3.80%) FTP
5 8 (3.38%) DHCP
5 8 (3.38%) Wireshark
5 8 (3.38%) 3G
5 8 (3.38%) 2G
6 7 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.53%) LTE
7 6 (2.53%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.53%) DVB
7 6 (2.53%) Telnet
7 6 (2.53%) VoIP
7 6 (2.53%) SNMP
7 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.11%) PBX
8 5 (2.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.99%) MySQL
2 29 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 23 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (7.17%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (5.06%) DB2
8 11 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.80%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.38%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.38%) HBase
10 8 (3.38%) Big Data
11 7 (2.95%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.95%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.53%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Subversion
2 16 (6.75%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.33%) ClearCase
4 9 (3.80%) Selenium
4 9 (3.80%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.53%) Hudson
6 5 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.11%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.11%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.11%) Maven
6 5 (2.11%) JIRA
6 5 (2.11%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.69%) JUnit
7 4 (1.69%) RSpec
8 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.27%) JMeter
8 3 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.27%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.84%) Capybara
9 2 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 24 (10.13%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.02%) Finance
3 8 (3.38%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.95%) Retail
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (35.86%) Developer
2 33 (13.92%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.97%) Architect
4 19 (8.02%) Analyst
5 13 (5.49%) PHP Developer
6 12 (5.06%) Database Developer
6 12 (5.06%) Technical Architect
7 11 (4.64%) Support Analyst
7 11 (4.64%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) C++ Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (3.38%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Administrator
10 8 (3.38%) Consultant
10 8 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.97%) CSS
2 25 (10.55%) HTML
3 19 (8.02%) jQuery
4 16 (6.75%) Web Services
5 11 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (3.80%) XML
6 9 (3.80%) POSIX
7 8 (3.38%) SOAP
7 8 (3.38%) HTML5
7 8 (3.38%) REST
8 7 (2.95%) XHTML
9 6 (2.53%) .NET
9 6 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (2.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.11%) STL
10 5 (2.11%) Swing
10 5 (2.11%) Java SE
10 5 (2.11%) Zend Framework
10 5 (2.11%) LAMP
10 5 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.55%) Open Source
2 21 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (5.91%) DTV
4 11 (4.64%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.80%) PKI
6 8 (3.38%) Device Driver
7 6 (2.53%) DataPower
7 6 (2.53%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.11%) Clustering
8 5 (2.11%) STB
8 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.69%) Life Science
9 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.27%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.84%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 105 (44.30%) UNIX
2 69 (29.11%) Windows
3 30 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (7.59%) CentOS
5 17 (7.17%) Solaris
6 12 (5.06%) AIX
7 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.38%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (2.95%) SUSE
10 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.11%) Android
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.84%) HPUX
14 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.72%) Software Engineering
2 27 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.55%) OO
4 20 (8.44%) ETL
5 18 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
5 18 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (7.17%) Multithreading
7 15 (6.33%) Project Management
8 13 (5.49%) Configuration Management
8 13 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (4.64%) Network Architecture
10 10 (4.22%) Data Security
11 9 (3.80%) Software Architecture
12 8 (3.38%) Network Design
12 8 (3.38%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.38%) ITIL
12 8 (3.38%) Analytics
12 8 (3.38%) Cyber Security
13 7 (2.95%) BDD
13 7 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.85%) SQL
2 58 (24.47%) Java
3 49 (20.68%) C++
4 35 (14.77%) C
5 32 (13.50%) Perl
6 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
7 24 (10.13%) Bash Shell
8 22 (9.28%) PHP
8 22 (9.28%) Python
9 20 (8.44%) C#
10 17 (7.17%) Ruby
11 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.38%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.95%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.53%) R
15 4 (1.69%) PHP5
16 3 (1.27%) Korn
16 3 (1.27%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.27%) VB
17 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 51 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.44%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.64%) CCNA
4 11 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.95%) Degree
6 3 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.84%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.84%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CCDA
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) HND
7 2 (0.84%) CCNP
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) RHCE
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) WAI
2 3 (1.27%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.95%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.95%) Xen
3 5 (2.11%) vSphere
3 5 (2.11%) NFS
3 5 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.69%) Docker
5 3 (1.27%) LXC
5 3 (1.27%) vCloud
5 3 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.42%) Squid
7 1 (0.42%) Samba
7 1 (0.42%) Postfix
7 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) Puppet
2 7 (2.95%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.95%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.84%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.84%) nmon
5 2 (0.84%) Legato
5 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.42%) Foglight
6 1 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (27.85%) Oracle
2 35 (14.77%) VMware
3 24 (10.13%) Red Hat
3 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.02%) IBM
5 17 (7.17%) Cisco
6 15 (6.33%) Business Objects
7 11 (4.64%) EMC
7 11 (4.64%) Juniper
8 10 (4.22%) Greenplum
9 8 (3.38%) Ericsson
9 8 (3.38%) Sybase
10 7 (2.95%) HP
10 7 (2.95%) Nortel
10 7 (2.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (2.95%) Huawei
11 6 (2.53%) Zend
11 6 (2.53%) Sun
11 6 (2.53%) Tableau
11 6 (2.53%) RapidMiner
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