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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 101 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.32% 8.88% 8.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.27% 36.45% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 59
Average daily rate
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£388 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £11.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.75 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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
271 310 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.65% 24.35% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 143 180
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 £200 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 74
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -9 18 £338 -3.57% 3
Guildford +3 13 £369 +40.74% 24
Leatherhead +1 6 £450 +16.12% 5
Epsom -4 4 - -
Reigate +6 2 - - 1
Woking -5 2 - - 17
Chertsey - 2 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 1 - - 3
Weybridge -3 1 - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 2
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - - 3
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 101 (42.08%) UNIX
2 84 (35.00%) Windows
3 61 (25.42%) Oracle
4 58 (24.17%) SQL
5 56 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 45 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 39 (16.25%) Microsoft
8 39 (16.25%) C++
9 36 (15.00%) VMware
9 36 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 35 (14.58%) Firewall
10 35 (14.58%) MySQL
11 34 (14.17%) Java
11 34 (14.17%) Perl
12 29 (12.08%) C
12 29 (12.08%) SAN
13 28 (11.67%) JavaScript
13 28 (11.67%) SC Cleared
14 26 (10.83%) Bash Shell
14 26 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (10.83%) Finance
14 26 (10.83%) CSS
15 25 (10.42%) HTML
16 24 (10.00%) Solaris
16 24 (10.00%) DV Cleared
17 23 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (9.58%) Oracle Database
18 22 (9.17%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 22 (9.17%) Apache
2 12 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.17%) CMS
4 6 (2.50%) JBoss
5 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.08%) Drupal
6 4 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.25%) IIS
7 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.25%) WordPress
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.58%) MS Office
3 10 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.67%) PaaS
2 4 (1.67%) IaaS
3 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.58%) Firewall
2 29 (12.08%) SAN
3 14 (5.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.58%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (4.17%) FTP
6 9 (3.75%) DNS
6 9 (3.75%) NAS
7 8 (3.33%) Wireshark
8 7 (2.92%) HTTP
8 7 (2.92%) VoIP
8 7 (2.92%) WAN
8 7 (2.92%) DHCP
8 7 (2.92%) LAN
8 7 (2.92%) Internet
8 7 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.50%) SSH
9 6 (2.50%) 2G
9 6 (2.50%) 3G
9 6 (2.50%) VPN
10 4 (1.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.58%) MySQL
2 23 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (9.58%) Oracle Database
3 22 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.25%) DB2
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Subversion
2 12 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.08%) ClearCase
4 5 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.67%) Selenium
5 4 (1.67%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.25%) Xdebug
6 3 (1.25%) Maven
6 3 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.83%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.83%) JUnit
8 1 (0.42%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.42%) CasperJS
8 1 (0.42%) Ant
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (10.83%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (1.25%) Games
5 3 (1.25%) Publishing
5 3 (1.25%) Automotive
6 2 (0.83%) Military
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (29.17%) Developer
2 28 (11.67%) Software Engineer
3 19 (7.92%) Administrator
4 17 (7.08%) Architect
5 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 11 (4.58%) Analyst
7 11 (4.58%) Consultant
8 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.17%) PHP Developer
8 10 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.17%) Technical Support
9 9 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.75%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) Backup Administrator
11 7 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.92%) Security Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.83%) CSS
2 25 (10.42%) HTML
3 20 (8.33%) jQuery
4 11 (4.58%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (4.17%) Middleware
5 10 (4.17%) .NET
6 9 (3.75%) Web Services
7 8 (3.33%) REST
8 6 (2.50%) LAMP
8 6 (2.50%) XHTML
8 6 (2.50%) XML
8 6 (2.50%) STL
8 6 (2.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.08%) Swing
9 5 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.67%) JNI
10 4 (1.67%) Java SE
11 3 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Open Source
2 13 (5.42%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 11 (4.58%) PKI
5 10 (4.17%) Clustering
6 8 (3.33%) DataPower
6 8 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.92%) iSeries
7 7 (2.92%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.67%) HACMP
9 4 (1.67%) DTV
9 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.25%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (1.25%) STB
11 2 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (42.08%) UNIX
2 84 (35.00%) Windows
3 45 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (10.00%) Solaris
5 22 (9.17%) CentOS
6 13 (5.42%) AIX
6 13 (5.42%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.08%) SUSE
10 4 (1.67%) Android
10 4 (1.67%) Fedora
11 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.83%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (7.50%) ETL
5 15 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (5.42%) OO
6 13 (5.42%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.42%) DevOps
7 11 (4.58%) Multithreading
7 11 (4.58%) Network Architecture
7 11 (4.58%) Line Management
8 10 (4.17%) Cyber Security
8 10 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (4.17%) MVC
9 9 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.75%) Web Development
10 8 (3.33%) Test Automation
10 8 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.92%) Project Management
11 7 (2.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.17%) SQL
2 39 (16.25%) C++
3 34 (14.17%) Java
3 34 (14.17%) Perl
4 29 (12.08%) C
5 28 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.83%) Bash Shell
7 20 (8.33%) Ruby
8 19 (7.92%) Python
9 18 (7.50%) PHP
10 17 (7.08%) C#
10 17 (7.08%) PowerShell
11 15 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.25%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.83%) VB
15 1 (0.42%) ABAP
15 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.42%) VBScript
15 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.42%) CCNA
4 13 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (1.25%) CISSP
6 3 (1.25%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.83%) MCITP
7 2 (0.83%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.83%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) CCDA
7 2 (0.83%) CCNP
7 2 (0.83%) HND
8 1 (0.42%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) WAI
2 3 (1.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.75%) Xen
4 6 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (2.50%) vSphere
4 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (2.50%) NFS
5 5 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.67%) Docker
7 3 (1.25%) LXC
7 3 (1.25%) Firmware
7 3 (1.25%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.83%) XenApp
8 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.83%) Postfix
8 2 (0.83%) Nmap
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (5.42%) Puppet
2 10 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.25%) Nagios
6 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.83%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.83%) Nessus
6 2 (0.83%) Control-M
6 2 (0.83%) OpenView
6 2 (0.83%) nmon
6 2 (0.83%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.42%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.42%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Ansible
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (25.42%) Oracle
2 40 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 39 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 36 (15.00%) VMware
5 20 (8.33%) IBM
6 17 (7.08%) Cisco
7 16 (6.67%) HP
8 14 (5.83%) Business Objects
9 13 (5.42%) SAP
9 13 (5.42%) Juniper
10 12 (5.00%) Sun
11 8 (3.33%) Greenplum
11 8 (3.33%) Veritas
12 7 (2.92%) NetApp
12 7 (2.92%) CommVault
12 7 (2.92%) EMC
13 6 (2.50%) Symantec
13 6 (2.50%) Ericsson
14 5 (2.08%) Nortel
14 5 (2.08%) Citrix
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