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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 131 102 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.67% 8.02% 6.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.03% 32.38% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 19
Average hourly rate £47.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £30.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
374 315 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.60% 24.76% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 164 191
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 64
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £16.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -6.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.59 £24.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Leatherhead -14 15 £450 +28.57% 7
Staines -3 14 £388 +6.89% 1
Guildford 0 10 £323 -30.68% 23
Epsom - 8 - -
Redhill +1 5 £335 -21.17% 2
Egham - 3 £400 - 4
Camberley -3 2 £388 -8.82% 2
Woking -1 1 - - 9
Weybridge -2 1 £500 +17.64% 2
Chertsey -2 1 - -
Farnham -3 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 97 (40.59%) Windows
2 84 (35.15%) UNIX
3 66 (27.62%) SQL
4 65 (27.20%) Security Cleared
5 62 (25.94%) Oracle
6 60 (25.10%) SC Cleared
7 54 (22.59%) Red Hat
8 47 (19.67%) Java
9 43 (17.99%) Python
10 39 (16.32%) VMware
11 35 (14.64%) Solaris
11 35 (14.64%) Shell Script
11 35 (14.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (13.81%) SAN
12 33 (13.81%) Perl
12 33 (13.81%) Finance
13 32 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (12.97%) Apache
15 30 (12.55%) Firewall
16 29 (12.13%) Ruby
16 29 (12.13%) Data Centre
17 28 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (11.30%) Jenkins
19 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
19 25 (10.46%) Active Directory
19 25 (10.46%) Maven
19 25 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (10.04%) Software Engineering
20 24 (10.04%) DevOps
20 24 (10.04%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (12.97%) Apache
2 14 (5.86%) JBoss
3 12 (5.02%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.77%) IIS
5 7 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.09%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.84%) Node.js
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (3.35%) IaaS
5 8 (3.35%) PaaS
6 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.81%) SAN
2 30 (12.55%) Firewall
3 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
3 24 (10.04%) VPN
4 20 (8.37%) DNS
4 20 (8.37%) LAN
5 19 (7.95%) WAN
6 17 (7.11%) LDAP
7 15 (6.28%) SSH
8 14 (5.86%) SSL
9 12 (5.02%) NAS
9 12 (5.02%) Network Security
9 12 (5.02%) IPsec
10 10 (4.18%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (4.18%) DHCP
11 9 (3.77%) Internet
12 7 (2.93%) FTP
13 5 (2.09%) SMTP
13 5 (2.09%) VLAN
13 5 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.79%) SQL Server
1 21 (8.79%) Oracle Database
2 19 (7.95%) MySQL
3 16 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.77%) DB2
6 8 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.93%) PowerCenter
7 7 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.09%) Big Data
8 5 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.67%) OpenStack Swift
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.84%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.46%) Maven
3 16 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.28%) Subversion
5 14 (5.86%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.77%) RSpec
7 8 (3.35%) LoadRunner
7 8 (3.35%) Ant
7 8 (3.35%) JIRA
8 7 (2.93%) Selenium
9 6 (2.51%) YourKit
10 5 (2.09%) VisualVM
10 5 (2.09%) RubyGems
10 5 (2.09%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.09%) JUnit
10 5 (2.09%) ANTLR
11 4 (1.67%) Hudson
11 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (13.81%) Finance
2 13 (5.44%) Military
3 9 (3.77%) Back Office
4 6 (2.51%) Banking
4 6 (2.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.67%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (19.67%) Developer
2 35 (14.64%) Analyst
3 30 (12.55%) Architect
4 26 (10.88%) Administrator
5 18 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.11%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.69%) Software Engineer
8 15 (6.28%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.86%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (5.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.02%) Test Analyst
12 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.77%) C++ Developer
13 9 (3.77%) OSS Engineer
14 8 (3.35%) Security Engineer
14 8 (3.35%) Consultant
14 8 (3.35%) DBA
15 7 (2.93%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
16 6 (2.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.95%) HTML
2 14 (5.86%) Web Services
3 13 (5.44%) XML
4 12 (5.02%) jQuery
5 11 (4.60%) REST
6 9 (3.77%) CSS
6 9 (3.77%) XML Messaging
7 7 (2.93%) JCE
7 7 (2.93%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.93%) boto
8 6 (2.51%) Spring
8 6 (2.51%) RESTful
8 6 (2.51%) .NET
9 5 (2.09%) JMS
9 5 (2.09%) Drools
9 5 (2.09%) XACML
9 5 (2.09%) LAMP
9 5 (2.09%) MyBatis
9 5 (2.09%) Apache Thrift
10 4 (1.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.13%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.28%) PKI
3 13 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.18%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.35%) Replication
7 7 (2.93%) SecurID
7 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.51%) DataPower
8 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.51%) AS400
9 5 (2.09%) Ontologies
9 5 (2.09%) iSeries
9 5 (2.09%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.26%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.26%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (1.26%) CMDB
12 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (40.59%) Windows
2 84 (35.15%) UNIX
3 35 (14.64%) Solaris
3 35 (14.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.86%) AIX
5 11 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.26%) CentOS
9 3 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Android
10 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.84%) Fedora
10 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.84%) VMS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.04%) Software Engineering
2 24 (10.04%) DevOps
3 22 (9.21%) Multithreading
4 19 (7.95%) Capacity Management
5 16 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (6.69%) ITIL
5 16 (6.69%) Configuration Management
6 15 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (5.86%) Software Deployment
8 13 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.44%) TDD
9 12 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.60%) Project Management
10 11 (4.60%) Migration
10 11 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (4.60%) Open Source
11 10 (4.18%) Auto-Scaling
11 10 (4.18%) Scrum
11 10 (4.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.62%) SQL
2 47 (19.67%) Java
3 43 (17.99%) Python
4 35 (14.64%) Shell Script
5 33 (13.81%) Perl
6 29 (12.13%) Ruby
7 24 (10.04%) C++
8 20 (8.37%) JavaScript
9 17 (7.11%) Bash Shell
10 15 (6.28%) C#
11 14 (5.86%) C
12 11 (4.60%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.18%) PL/SQL
14 9 (3.77%) PHP
14 9 (3.77%) Korn
15 5 (2.09%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.67%) Jython
17 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.84%) Embedded C
18 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (27.20%) Security Cleared
2 60 (25.10%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.79%) Degree
4 8 (3.35%) HND
4 8 (3.35%) ISEB
5 6 (2.51%) MCP
5 6 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.09%) MCSE
6 5 (2.09%) MCSA
7 4 (1.67%) CISSP
8 3 (1.26%) CCSP
8 3 (1.26%) CCNA
8 3 (1.26%) RHCE
8 3 (1.26%) CISA
9 2 (0.84%) CISM
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.84%) HNC
9 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) SLA
2 7 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.46%) Active Directory
1 25 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.18%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (2.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (2.09%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.67%) vSphere
5 4 (1.67%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.84%) KVM
6 2 (0.84%) iptables
6 2 (0.84%) XenServer
6 2 (0.84%) Samba
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 24 (10.04%) Puppet
2 11 (4.60%) Ansible
3 10 (4.18%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.93%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.09%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (2.09%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (2.09%) OPNET
7 4 (1.67%) Control-M
7 4 (1.67%) Nagios
7 4 (1.67%) SCOM
7 4 (1.67%) Cacti
8 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.26%) SCCM
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.26%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.84%) Nessus
10 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (25.94%) Oracle
2 54 (22.59%) Red Hat
3 39 (16.32%) VMware
4 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
5 24 (10.04%) Cisco
6 17 (7.11%) Sun
7 16 (6.69%) Citrix
8 13 (5.44%) Juniper
8 13 (5.44%) IBM
8 13 (5.44%) Blue Coat
9 12 (5.02%) Informatica
9 12 (5.02%) SAP
10 11 (4.60%) HP
11 9 (3.77%) Symantec
12 8 (3.35%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.35%) NetApp
12 8 (3.35%) Veritas
13 7 (2.93%) McAfee
14 6 (2.51%) Dell
15 5 (2.09%) Websense
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Guildford
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