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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 251 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.97% 7.67% 7.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.30% 31.82% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 57 55
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £29.70 £48.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £48.85 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -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
499 330 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.72% 24.11% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 163 226
Average daily rate £414 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 51
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 52 £481 +13.23% 2
Guildford +17 35 £400 +18.51% 10
Redhill - 24 £283 - 7
Camberley +4 22 £425 - 4
Woking +9 21 £450 +5.88% 7
Staines -1 14 £433 +15.33% 4
Epsom +6 8 - - 1
Reigate +3 3 £525 +110.00% 4
Godalming - 2 £335 -
Egham +2 1 £300 -20.00%
Weybridge -4 1 - - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 203 (43.38%) Unix
2 177 (37.82%) Windows
3 127 (27.14%) Java
4 126 (26.92%) SQL
5 107 (22.86%) SAN
6 106 (22.65%) Red Hat
7 105 (22.44%) Security Cleared
8 98 (20.94%) SC Cleared
9 97 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 96 (20.51%) Oracle
11 92 (19.66%) VMware
12 87 (18.59%) Data Centre
13 73 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (15.38%) Finance
15 71 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 65 (13.89%) Solaris
17 63 (13.46%) Microsoft
18 57 (12.18%) XML
18 57 (12.18%) Windows Server
19 56 (11.97%) Puppet
19 56 (11.97%) Cisco
20 55 (11.75%) Python
20 55 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 54 (11.54%) JavaScript
21 54 (11.54%) Citrix
21 54 (11.54%) DevOps
22 53 (11.32%) Change Management
22 53 (11.32%) Ruby
23 52 (11.11%) JBoss
24 51 (10.90%) Veritas

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 52 (11.11%) JBoss
2 30 (6.41%) Apache
3 23 (4.91%) Node.js
4 18 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 18 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.14%) SAS
7 9 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.50%) IIS
9 7 (1.50%) TPMS
10 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.85%) Drupal
12 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.64%) CMS
12 3 (0.64%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.64%) nginx
12 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.64%) WordPress
13 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.92%) IaaS
4 9 (1.92%) PaaS
4 9 (1.92%) SaaS
5 8 (1.71%) Route 53
6 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.85%) Office 365
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 107 (22.86%) SAN
2 51 (10.90%) TCP/IP
3 40 (8.55%) Firewall
4 32 (6.84%) NAS
5 27 (5.77%) DNS
6 25 (5.34%) Fibre Channel
7 23 (4.91%) SSL
8 21 (4.49%) DHCP
8 21 (4.49%) VPN
9 20 (4.27%) LDAP
10 16 (3.42%) Network Security
11 15 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (2.99%) LAN
13 13 (2.78%) FTP
13 13 (2.78%) HTTP
13 13 (2.78%) WAN
14 9 (1.92%) GSM
14 9 (1.92%) LTE
14 9 (1.92%) RTP
14 9 (1.92%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.91%) MySQL
2 35 (7.48%) DB2
2 35 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.84%) NoSQL
4 29 (6.20%) Oracle Database
5 24 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.63%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.35%) OLTP
8 11 (2.35%) VLDB
8 11 (2.35%) VoltDB
9 10 (2.14%) Big Data
9 10 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.92%) SAS EBI
11 8 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.07%) OpenStack Swift
13 5 (1.07%) Sybase IQ
14 4 (0.85%) Apache Accumulo
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (9.83%) Maven
2 42 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.48%) Subversion
4 34 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 31 (6.62%) Eclipse
6 21 (4.49%) SoapUI
7 12 (2.56%) Ant
7 12 (2.56%) JUnit
8 11 (2.35%) Trac
9 9 (1.92%) JIRA
9 9 (1.92%) JMeter
9 9 (1.92%) RSpec
10 8 (1.71%) Selenium
11 5 (1.07%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.07%) JBehave
12 4 (0.85%) Gradle
12 4 (0.85%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.64%) Metasploit
13 3 (0.64%) TestNG
General
1 72 (15.38%) Finance
2 34 (7.26%) Banking
3 25 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.21%) Back Office
5 12 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.14%) Retail
7 4 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (21.58%) Developer
2 81 (17.31%) Administrator
3 55 (11.75%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (9.83%) Unix Administrator
5 39 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 34 (7.26%) Analyst
6 34 (7.26%) Architect
6 34 (7.26%) Support Engineer
7 29 (6.20%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (6.20%) Software Engineer
8 28 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
9 27 (5.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 25 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (5.13%) Linux Operator
11 24 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
12 23 (4.91%) Node.js Developer
13 22 (4.70%) Citrix Specialist
13 22 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (4.70%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.70%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.18%) XML
2 41 (8.76%) Web Services
3 29 (6.20%) JSON
4 27 (5.77%) HTML
4 27 (5.77%) REST
5 22 (4.70%) Express
6 21 (4.49%) SOAP
7 19 (4.06%) JCE
8 18 (3.85%) Java EE
9 17 (3.63%) CSS
10 15 (3.21%) XML Messaging
11 13 (2.78%) LAMP
12 12 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 12 (2.56%) Middleware
12 12 (2.56%) SAML
12 12 (2.56%) STL
13 9 (1.92%) J2EE
14 8 (1.71%) jQuery
14 8 (1.71%) RESTful
15 7 (1.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.48%) PKI
3 34 (7.26%) Clustering
4 31 (6.62%) iSeries
5 30 (6.41%) AS400
6 28 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (5.13%) EMC VMAX
8 20 (4.27%) Cryptography
8 20 (4.27%) User Experience
9 19 (4.06%) Computer Science
10 15 (3.21%) Algorithms
11 13 (2.78%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (2.14%) HACMP
13 8 (1.71%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.50%) Replication
14 7 (1.50%) Smart Meter
15 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
16 5 (1.07%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 203 (43.38%) Unix
2 177 (37.82%) Windows
3 97 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (13.89%) Solaris
6 57 (12.18%) Windows Server
7 36 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.13%) AIX
9 14 (2.99%) CentOS
10 13 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.92%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.28%) MVS
13 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.85%) Debian
15 3 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.21%) Android
17 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.21%) i5/OS
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (11.54%) DevOps
3 53 (11.32%) Change Management
4 44 (9.40%) Migration
5 43 (9.19%) Open Source
6 39 (8.33%) ITIL
7 38 (8.12%) OO
8 34 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (6.62%) Software Engineering
10 30 (6.41%) Incident Management
11 28 (5.98%) High Availability
11 28 (5.98%) MVC
12 25 (5.34%) Configuration Management
12 25 (5.34%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (5.34%) Project Management
13 23 (4.91%) OOD
14 22 (4.70%) Pair Programming
15 20 (4.27%) Multithreading
16 18 (3.85%) Integration Testing
16 18 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (27.14%) Java
2 126 (26.92%) SQL
3 55 (11.75%) Python
4 54 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 53 (11.32%) Ruby
6 50 (10.68%) Perl
7 48 (10.26%) Shell Script
8 35 (7.48%) C++
9 24 (5.13%) C
10 20 (4.27%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.06%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.63%) PHP
13 15 (3.21%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.14%) Korn
15 9 (1.92%) C#
16 5 (1.07%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.07%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.07%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.85%) VB
18 3 (0.64%) AWK
Qualifications
1 105 (22.44%) Security Cleared
2 98 (20.94%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.56%) Degree
4 12 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.50%) CCNA
8 5 (1.07%) CISSP
8 5 (1.07%) MCP
9 4 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.85%) EMC Certification
9 4 (0.85%) ISEB
9 4 (0.85%) MCITP
9 4 (0.85%) MCSA
9 4 (0.85%) MCSE
9 4 (0.85%) NCDA
9 4 (0.85%) NCIE
9 4 (0.85%) NCSA
9 4 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.62%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.64%) COBIT
4 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 55 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (9.19%) Active Directory
3 37 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 20 (4.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 17 (3.63%) GlusterFS
7 12 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.35%) XenApp
9 8 (1.71%) Firmware
9 8 (1.71%) vSphere
10 7 (1.50%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.28%) NFS
12 5 (1.07%) Veritas File System
12 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.07%) Xen
13 4 (0.85%) Docker
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle Clusterware
13 4 (0.85%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.64%) RHEV
15 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (11.97%) Puppet
2 39 (8.33%) Ansible
3 30 (6.41%) NetBackup
4 25 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (5.34%) Tivoli
5 19 (4.06%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (4.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 18 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 16 (3.42%) Oracle ZFS
8 14 (2.99%) Simpana
9 10 (2.14%) Legato
9 10 (2.14%) SCCM
9 10 (2.14%) WSUS
10 8 (1.71%) Nagios
10 8 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.07%) Foglight
11 5 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.85%) Cacti
12 4 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (22.65%) Red Hat
2 96 (20.51%) Oracle
3 92 (19.66%) VMware
4 63 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 56 (11.97%) Cisco
6 54 (11.54%) Citrix
7 51 (10.90%) Veritas
8 49 (10.47%) EMC
9 41 (8.76%) IBM
10 34 (7.26%) HP
11 29 (6.20%) NetApp
12 27 (5.77%) Sun
13 26 (5.56%) Brocade
14 23 (4.91%) CommVault
15 15 (3.21%) StorageTek
16 14 (2.99%) Dell Compellent
16 14 (2.99%) Symantec
17 13 (2.78%) Juniper
18 12 (2.56%) Palo Alto
19 11 (2.35%) Rackspace
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