The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX 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 UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 38 13
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing UNIX 123 52 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.24% 4.05% 8.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.39% 16.15% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 59
Average daily rate £413 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £267 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £35.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
449 322 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.07% 25.10% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 139 183
Average daily rate £333 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

UNIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

UNIX
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 UNIX within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines +7 26 £413 - 1
Guildford +4 8 £300 - 1
Redhill +6 7 £425 +47.82%
Epsom - 6 - -
Weybridge +5 2 £453 +25.69%
Camberley -3 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £350 - 2
Reigate - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Woking - - - - 6
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 110 (64.33%) Linux
2 82 (47.95%) Oracle
3 74 (43.27%) Windows
4 66 (38.60%) SQL
5 53 (30.99%) Finance
6 51 (29.82%) HTML
7 39 (22.81%) Web Development
8 37 (21.64%) JavaScript
8 37 (21.64%) Web Services
8 37 (21.64%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (21.64%) Relational Database
9 36 (21.05%) CSS
9 36 (21.05%) Java
9 36 (21.05%) jQuery
9 36 (21.05%) Web Design
10 35 (20.47%) Python
11 34 (19.88%) Django
11 34 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (19.88%) HTML5
11 34 (19.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 32 (18.71%) PL/SQL
13 31 (18.13%) ITIL
14 29 (16.96%) MySQL
15 25 (14.62%) Subversion
16 24 (14.04%) C++
16 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.87%) Solaris
18 21 (12.28%) Git (software)
19 20 (11.70%) Oracle Database
19 20 (11.70%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.09%) Apache
2 6 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.51%) CloudStack
3 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.92%) SAS
4 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.17%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) RMDS
1 2 (1.17%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) FTP
2 9 (5.26%) Network Security
3 7 (4.09%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (4.09%) Firewall
4 6 (3.51%) TELNET
4 6 (3.51%) SNMP
4 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.51%) NetScaler
5 5 (2.92%) 4G
5 5 (2.92%) 2G
5 5 (2.92%) LAN
5 5 (2.92%) WAN
5 5 (2.92%) 3G
5 5 (2.92%) SAN
6 4 (2.34%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.75%) ATM
8 2 (1.17%) Intranet
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.64%) Relational Database
2 29 (16.96%) MySQL
3 20 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.34%) DB2
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.17%) DataStage
10 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.17%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.58%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Subversion
2 21 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.19%) Toad
4 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.75%) JIRA
7 2 (1.17%) JUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.58%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.58%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.58%) Introscope
8 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
General
1 53 (30.99%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.92%) Marketing
4 4 (2.34%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.34%) French Language
4 4 (2.34%) Retail
5 3 (1.75%) Back Office
6 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.17%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.17%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (37.43%) Developer
2 34 (19.88%) Python Developer
3 21 (12.28%) Analyst
3 21 (12.28%) Administrator
4 18 (10.53%) Architect
4 18 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 14 (8.19%) Consultant
5 14 (8.19%) Python/Django Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.43%) DBA
8 9 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Support Consultant
11 6 (3.51%) Junior
11 6 (3.51%) Graduate
11 6 (3.51%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Junior C++ Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.82%) HTML
2 37 (21.64%) Web Services
3 36 (21.05%) CSS
3 36 (21.05%) jQuery
4 34 (19.88%) Django
4 34 (19.88%) HTML5
5 20 (11.70%) XML
6 12 (7.02%) XHTML
6 12 (7.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (6.43%) .NET
8 9 (5.26%) J2EE
9 5 (2.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (2.92%) Spring
9 5 (2.92%) Ajax
9 5 (2.92%) JSP
9 5 (2.92%) EDI
9 5 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.34%) Middleware
11 3 (1.75%) JSF
11 3 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.64%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.34%) Clustering
4 4 (2.34%) Life Science
5 3 (1.75%) AS400
6 2 (1.17%) HACMP
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 110 (64.33%) Linux
2 74 (43.27%) Windows
3 22 (12.87%) Solaris
4 9 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.26%) AIX
5 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.51%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.92%) HPUX
7 5 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.75%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) Web Development
2 36 (21.05%) Web Design
3 34 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (19.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 31 (18.13%) ITIL
5 16 (9.36%) Project Management
6 15 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.77%) OO
7 14 (8.19%) Business Continuity
7 14 (8.19%) Resource Management
7 14 (8.19%) Business Continuity Management
8 12 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.43%) Migration
10 9 (5.26%) CRM
10 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.68%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.68%) Analytics
12 7 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.09%) Multithreading
12 7 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.60%) SQL
2 37 (21.64%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.05%) Java
4 35 (20.47%) Python
5 32 (18.71%) PL/SQL
6 24 (14.04%) C++
7 18 (10.53%) PHP
8 17 (9.94%) Perl
8 17 (9.94%) C#
9 13 (7.60%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.92%) CCIE
1 5 (2.92%) CCNP
2 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) HNC
2 3 (1.75%) HND
3 2 (1.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.51%) XenApp
3 6 (3.51%) XenServer
3 6 (3.51%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (2.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 15 (8.77%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.34%) Puppet
4 4 (2.34%) nmon
4 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (1.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 82 (47.95%) Oracle
2 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.94%) IBM
4 16 (9.36%) Intel
5 11 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.85%) Symantec
6 10 (5.85%) Greenplum
7 9 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 9 (5.26%) VMware
8 8 (4.68%) Cisco
9 6 (3.51%) Veritas
9 6 (3.51%) Ericsson
9 6 (3.51%) Nortel
9 6 (3.51%) Citrix
9 6 (3.51%) AppSense
9 6 (3.51%) Axway
9 6 (3.51%) Huawei
10 5 (2.92%) Talend
11 4 (2.34%) Juniper
11 4 (2.34%) Informatica
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