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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 185 101 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.79% 7.78% 7.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.90% 30.24% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £548 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.52 £48.20 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
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
412 334 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.47% 25.71% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 177 210
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 51
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 25 £450 - 9
Guildford +2 22 £345 -31.06% 11
Staines -6 19 £456 +25.86% 6
Redhill - 15 £335 - 4
Epsom - 11 - - 2
Reigate 0 5 £473 +6.77% 2
Woking 0 4 - -
Egham - 4 £400 - 1
Weybridge -5 3 £500 +17.64% 3
Camberley - 2 £400 - 6
Chertsey 0 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 123 (42.86%) Windows
2 105 (36.59%) UNIX
3 95 (33.10%) SQL
4 85 (29.62%) Oracle
5 74 (25.78%) Red Hat
6 70 (24.39%) Java
7 66 (23.00%) Security Cleared
8 61 (21.25%) SC Cleared
9 53 (18.47%) VMware
10 50 (17.42%) Data Centre
11 45 (15.68%) Finance
11 45 (15.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (15.33%) Python
13 39 (13.59%) SAN
13 39 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (13.24%) Solaris
15 37 (12.89%) Cisco
15 37 (12.89%) Jenkins
16 35 (12.20%) Perl
16 35 (12.20%) Maven
16 35 (12.20%) Puppet
17 34 (11.85%) Apache
17 34 (11.85%) Microsoft
18 33 (11.50%) MySQL
18 33 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (11.50%) Ruby
19 32 (11.15%) Shell Script
19 32 (11.15%) Firewall
20 31 (10.80%) SQL Server
20 31 (10.80%) Citrix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (11.85%) Apache
2 25 (8.71%) JBoss
3 16 (5.57%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.48%) IIS
6 7 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.39%) SAS
8 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.35%) nginx
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (4.18%) PaaS
4 12 (4.18%) IaaS
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.05%) SaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.59%) SAN
2 32 (11.15%) Firewall
3 24 (8.36%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.01%) VPN
5 21 (7.32%) LAN
5 21 (7.32%) SSH
6 20 (6.97%) LDAP
6 20 (6.97%) WAN
6 20 (6.97%) DNS
7 16 (5.57%) NAS
8 13 (4.53%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (4.18%) Network Security
10 11 (3.83%) SSL
10 11 (3.83%) FTP
10 11 (3.83%) DHCP
10 11 (3.83%) Internet
11 10 (3.48%) IPsec
12 7 (2.44%) MPLS
12 7 (2.44%) VLAN
13 5 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.50%) MySQL
2 31 (10.80%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 21 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.97%) DB2
5 17 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.79%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.44%) PowerCenter
8 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.39%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.39%) Big Data
10 4 (1.39%) OpenStack Swift
10 4 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (12.89%) Jenkins
2 35 (12.20%) Maven
3 23 (8.01%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.97%) Subversion
5 19 (6.62%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.83%) JIRA
6 11 (3.83%) RSpec
7 10 (3.48%) Ant
8 9 (3.14%) YourKit
9 8 (2.79%) VisualVM
9 8 (2.79%) JUnit
9 8 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (2.79%) ANTLR
10 7 (2.44%) Selenium
11 5 (1.74%) RubyGems
11 5 (1.74%) Hudson
12 4 (1.39%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (15.68%) Finance
2 14 (4.88%) Military
3 12 (4.18%) Back Office
4 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.83%) Banking
5 8 (2.79%) Retail
6 5 (1.74%) Billing
7 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (17.07%) Developer
2 34 (11.85%) Administrator
3 33 (11.50%) Architect
4 29 (10.10%) Analyst
5 25 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (7.67%) Java Developer
7 20 (6.97%) Software Engineer
8 18 (6.27%) Linux Administrator
9 16 (5.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) OSS Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.48%) Security Engineer
14 9 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.14%) DBA
14 9 (3.14%) Consultant
15 8 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.01%) Web Services
2 21 (7.32%) HTML
3 14 (4.88%) REST
4 12 (4.18%) jQuery
4 12 (4.18%) XML
4 12 (4.18%) Spring
5 9 (3.14%) .NET
5 9 (3.14%) CSS
5 9 (3.14%) RESTful
5 9 (3.14%) boto
6 8 (2.79%) Apache Thrift
6 8 (2.79%) MyBatis
6 8 (2.79%) XACML
6 8 (2.79%) Drools
6 8 (2.79%) J2EE
6 8 (2.79%) JMS
7 7 (2.44%) JCE
8 6 (2.09%) XML Messaging
9 5 (1.74%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.27%) PKI
4 16 (5.57%) AS400
5 15 (5.23%) iSeries
6 13 (4.53%) Client/Server
7 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (3.48%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (3.14%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.79%) Ontologies
11 8 (2.79%) Replication
12 6 (2.09%) DataPower
13 5 (1.74%) SecurID
13 5 (1.74%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (1.39%) CMDB
14 4 (1.39%) Data Integration
15 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 3 (1.05%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 123 (42.86%) Windows
2 105 (36.59%) UNIX
3 45 (15.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (13.24%) Solaris
5 22 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.18%) AIX
8 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.74%) HPUX
10 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.39%) CentOS
11 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.70%) VMS
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (10.45%) DevOps
3 27 (9.41%) Software Engineering
4 26 (9.06%) Multithreading
5 25 (8.71%) ITIL
6 22 (7.67%) Capacity Management
7 21 (7.32%) Change Management
8 20 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (6.97%) Configuration Management
9 17 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.57%) Software Deployment
10 16 (5.57%) Migration
10 16 (5.57%) Incident Management
11 14 (4.88%) TDD
11 14 (4.88%) Information Security
11 14 (4.88%) Project Management
11 14 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.18%) SOA
12 12 (4.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 95 (33.10%) SQL
2 70 (24.39%) Java
3 44 (15.33%) Python
4 35 (12.20%) Perl
5 33 (11.50%) Ruby
6 32 (11.15%) Shell Script
7 24 (8.36%) C++
8 22 (7.67%) JavaScript
9 19 (6.62%) C
9 19 (6.62%) C#
10 18 (6.27%) Bash Shell
11 12 (4.18%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.48%) Korn
13 9 (3.14%) PHP
13 9 (3.14%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.39%) VBScript
14 4 (1.39%) Jython
15 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (23.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.76%) Degree
4 11 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.14%) HND
6 6 (2.09%) CCNA
7 5 (1.74%) MCP
7 5 (1.74%) MCSE
7 5 (1.74%) MCSA
7 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.39%) CISSP
9 3 (1.05%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.05%) RHCE
9 3 (1.05%) CISA
9 3 (1.05%) CCSP
9 3 (1.05%) ISEB
10 2 (0.70%) HNC
10 2 (0.70%) CISM
10 2 (0.70%) MBA
10 2 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) SLA
2 7 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) COBIT
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.74%) Veritas File System
6 4 (1.39%) vSphere
6 4 (1.39%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.05%) RHEV
8 2 (0.70%) iptables
8 2 (0.70%) NFS
8 2 (0.70%) Firmware
8 2 (0.70%) Samba
8 2 (0.70%) KVM
8 2 (0.70%) XenServer
9 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.35%) Docker
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (12.20%) Puppet
2 18 (6.27%) Tivoli
3 17 (5.92%) Ansible
4 12 (4.18%) NetBackup
5 11 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.79%) OPNET
6 8 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.09%) Nagios
8 5 (1.74%) SCOM
9 4 (1.39%) Cacti
9 4 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.39%) Control-M
9 4 (1.39%) SCCM
9 4 (1.39%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.05%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 85 (29.62%) Oracle
2 74 (25.78%) Red Hat
3 53 (18.47%) VMware
4 37 (12.89%) Cisco
5 34 (11.85%) Microsoft
6 31 (10.80%) Citrix
7 24 (8.36%) Sun
7 24 (8.36%) IBM
8 15 (5.23%) HP
9 13 (4.53%) SAP
10 12 (4.18%) Informatica
11 11 (3.83%) Symantec
11 11 (3.83%) Juniper
12 10 (3.48%) Blue Coat
13 8 (2.79%) Veritas
13 8 (2.79%) TIBCO
13 8 (2.79%) Greenplum
13 8 (2.79%) Talend
13 8 (2.79%) Cerion
14 7 (2.44%) NetApp
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